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This program awards discretionary grants to establish comprehensive technical assistance centers to help low-performing schools and districts close achievement gaps and meet the goals of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Section 203 of Title II of the Educational Technical Assistance Act of 2002 (TA Act) authorizes the Department to establish not fewer than 20 comprehensive technical assistance centers to provide technical assistance to States to benefit school districts and schools, especially those in need of improvement.

For additional information on the Comprehensive Centers Program (CCP), please visit the CCP web site.

FY 2005 Regional Comprehensive Centers

Southeast Regional Resource Center
Alaska Comprehensive Center
Mr. Jerry Schoenberger, Director

The Alaska Comprehensive Center (ACC) serves the state of Alaska.

Edvantia
Appalachia Region Comprehensive Center
Dr. Steven Moats, Director

The Appalachia Region Comprehensive Center (ARCC) serves the states of Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.

WestEd
California Comprehensive Center
Dr. Fred Tempes, Director

The California Comprehensive Center serves the state of California.

Educational Testing Service
Florida and Islands Region Comprehensive Center
Ms. Karen Underwood, Director

The Florida and Islands Region Comprehensive Center serves the state of Florida, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

Learning Point Associates
Great Lakes East Region Comprehensive Center
Dr. Kate Nolan, Director

The Great Lakes East Regional Comprehensive Center (GLECC) serves the states of Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio.

Learning Point Associates
Great Lakes West Region Comprehensive Center
Dr. Ted Stilwill, Director

The Great Lakes West Regional Comprehensive Center (GLWCC) serves the states of Illinois and Wisconsin.

The George Washington University
Mid-Atlantic Region Comprehensive Center
Dr. Charlene Rivera, Director

The Mid-Atlantic Region Comprehensive Center (MACC) serves the states of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia.

The Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma
Mid-Continent Region Comprehensive Center
Dr. Belinda Biscoe, Director

The Mid-Continent Region Comprehensive Center (MC3) serves the states of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma.

RMC Research Corporation
New England Region Comprehensive Center
Dr. Carol Keirstead, Director

The New England Region Comprehensive Center (NECC) serves the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

RMC Research Corporation
New York Comprehensive Center
Mr. Larry Hirsch, Director

The New York Comprehensive Center serves the state of New York.

Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning
North Central Region Comprehensive Center
Dr. Audrey Cotherman, Director

The North Central Region Comprehensive Center serves the states of Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory
Northwest Region Comprehensive Center
Ms. Kathleen Peixotto, Director

The Northwest Region Comprehensive Center (NWRCC) serves the states of Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming.

Pacific Resources for Education and Learning
Pacific Region Comprehensive Center
Dr. Hilda Heine, Director

The Pacific Region Comprehensive Center (PC) serves the state of Hawaii, and American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia (Chuuk, Kosrae, Pohnpei, and Yap), Guam, Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau.

Southwest Educational Development Laboratory
Southeast Region Comprehensive Center
Dr. Robin Jarvis, Director

The Southeast Region Comprehensive Center serves the states of Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and South Carolina.

Southwest Educational Development Laboratory
Texas Comprehensive Center
Dr. K. Victoria Dimock, Director

The Texas Comprehensive Center serves the state of Texas.

WestEd
West/Southwest Region Comprehensive Center
Dr. Paul Koehler, Director

The West/Southwest Region Comprehensive Center serves the states of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah.

WestEd
Assessment and Accountability Content Center
Dr. Stanley N. Rabinowitz, Director

FY 2005 National Content Centers

The Assessment and Accountability Content Center is housed at WestEd in San Francisco, California.

American Institutes for Research
National High School Center
Dr. Becky Smerdon, Director

The National High School Center is housed at the American Institutes for Research in Washington, DC.

Academic Development Institute
Innovation and Improvement Content Center
Dr. Sam Redding, Director

The Innovation and Improvement Content Center is housed at the Academic Development Institute in Lincoln, Illinois.

RMC Research Corporation
Instruction Content Center
Ms. Angela Penfold, Director

The Instruction Content Center is housed at the RMC Research Corporation in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Learning Point Associates
Teacher Quality Content Center
Dr. Sabrina Laine, Director

The Teacher Quality Content Center is housed at Learning Points Associates (LPA) in Naperville, Illinois.

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