Central Comprehensive Center
The Central Comprehensive Center (C3) is part of a national network of centers funded by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to support the improvement of educational outcomes.
The state portals below provide information about the Center's work in each state along with state education-related data, technical assistance contacts, and the membership of the State Coordinating Council.
Focus Areas & Other Resources
As part of its work, the Center provides a variety of resources to the public. Explore our Focus Areas and other resources below:
Aids educators in their efforts to serve American Indian students better. Explore More
Complex topics broken down into manageable pieces. Explore More
Resources for improved academic achievement of ELLs. Explore More
Support for insuring fairness and access to high quality education for all learners. Explore More
Brings together education and instruction-related websites and other external resources. Explore More
Register for upcoming education-related events and view previously broadcasted webinars. Explore More
Major Education Reform Areas
The Comprehensive Centers are charged with supporting state departments of education in major education reform areas. C3 has created portals dedicated to specific reform areas with information about ongoing technical assistance work with each state, related resources on this site, links to relevant state information, and links to other resources.
Supports increased high school completion rates and seeks to improve preparation of high school graduates entering college and the work force in the U.S. See More
Supports the goal of having an effective teacher in every classroom and an effective principal in every school. See More
Focuses on supporting schools in their efforts to improve performance and their students' academic achievement. See More
Focuses on fostering high quality early learning approaches, supporting early learning professionals' development, and expanding learning opportunities for early learners. See More
Supports the successful transition of all students from secondary education to college and careers without the need for remediation. See More
Seeks to identify and scale up innovative approaches to teaching and learning that significantly improve student outcomes. See More
Focuses on the use of data to improve teaching and learning. See More