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Federal Partners

The T4PA Center has identified and coordinates with several federal partners from different agencies, programs and offices, and federally-funded TA centers that focus on Title IV-A program-related work which includes: supporting a well-rounded education, improving the safety and health of students, and effectively using technology.

Title IV-A Topic Areas

Center for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support (CSTLTS)

Center for Disease Control (CDC) ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Safe and Healthy Students
The Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support (CSTLTS) improves community health outcomes by strengthening state, tribal, local, and territorial health agencies.

Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Safe and Healthy Students

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.


Building State Capacity and Productivity Center

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education

The Building State Capacity and Productivity Center (BSCP Center) is one of seven national content centers supported under the U.S. Department of Education’s Comprehensive Centers program. The BSCP Center focuses on providing assistance to the 15 Regional Comprehensive Centers (RCCs) and state education agencies (SEAs) throughout the country to meet the daunting challenge of improving student performance with diminishing financial resources. The BSCP Center provides technical assistance to SEAs that builds their capacity to support local educational agencies (LEAs or districts) and schools, by providing high quality information, tools, and implementation support to help them shift from a “compliance-based” to a “performance-oriented” approach.


Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (KTDRR)

NIDLRR ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education, Safe and Healthy Students, Effective Use of Technology
The purpose of the Center on KTDRR is to make it easier to find, understand, and use the results of research that can make a positive impact on the lives of people with disabilities. The Center on KTDRR promotes ""the use of high-quality disability and rehabilitation research that is relevant to the needs of intended audiences by serving as the main KT resource"" for National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) funded researchers, developers, and KT centers.

Center for School Turnaround and Improvement

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education

The Center for School Turnaround and Improvement (CSTI) at WestEd is a nationally recognized leader in the research and development of solutions that support systemic improvement for all schools. We work with you at all levels—from SEAs to districts to individual schools—to identify and help sustain evidence-based, promising practices that ensure equity and drive systemwide change for rapid improvement.


Center for Standards, Assessment, & Accountability

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education

Center for Standards, Assessment, & Accountability (CSAA), managed by WestEd and the Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, & Student Testing (CRESST), is one of seven content centers that provide research-based technical assistance and support to 15 Regional Comprehensive Centers (RCCs), and to the states that they serve, around each of the following areas: building state capacity and productivity; college and career readiness and success; enhancing early learning outcomes; great teachers and leaders; innovations in learning; school turnaround; and standards and assessment implementation.


Center on Technology and Disability (CTD)

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Effective Use of Technology

The Center on Technology and Disability (CTD) is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). The Center is designed to increase the capacity of families and providers to advocate for, acquire, and implement effective assistive and instructional technology (AT/IT) practices, devices, and services. Research-based technologies, used appropriately, have great potential to help infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities participate fully in daily routines; have increased access to the general educational curriculum; improve their functional outcomes and educational results; and meet college- and career-ready standards.


Central Comprehensive Center

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education
The Central Comprehensive Center (C3) at the University of Oklahoma is one of a national network of 22 federally funded centers. The C3 mission is to provide high quality/high impact technical assistance that helps build or expand the capacity of the state education agency (SEA), intermediary agencies, and other educational systems in Colorado, Kansas, and Missouri to implement, support, scale-up, and sustain reform efforts to improve teaching and learning.

Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability, and Reform Center (CEEDAR)

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education
The Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability and Reform (CEEDAR) helps states and institutions of higher education reform their teacher and leader preparation programs, revise licensure standards to align with reforms, refine personnel evaluation systems, and realign policy structures and professional learning systems.

Disaster Technical Assistance Center (DTAC)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Safe and Healthy Students
DTAC helps states, U.S. territories, tribes, and local providers plan for and respond to behavioral health needs after a disaster.

Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN)

U.S. Department of Labor ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education
The Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) is a free resource that helps employers tap the benefits of disability diversity by educating public- and private-sector organizations on ways to build inclusive workplace cultures. EARN offers information and resources to empower individuals and organizations to become leaders in the employment and advancement of people with disabilities.

The Region 3 Comprehensive Center (R3CC)

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education

The Region 3 Comprehensive Center (R3CC) at ETS provides technical assistance to state educational agencies to improve educational outcomes and close achievement gaps.


Great Lakes Comprehensive Center

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education, Safe and Healthy Students
The goal for the Great Lakes Comprehensive Center (GLCC) is to provide high-quality technical assistance that focuses on key initiatives, aligns with the work of the Content Centers, and builds the capacity of State Educational Agencies (SEAs) to implement, support, scale up, and sustain initiatives statewide. GLCC also helps the SEAs to lead and support their districts and school in improving student outcomes while working closely with other technical assistance providers, regional comprehensive centers, national content centers, and the regional educational laboratories.

Innovation and Opportunity Network

U.S. Department of Labor ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education
The vision of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is to increase access and opportunities to employment, education, training, support services to employment. The Innovation and Opportunity Network (ION) supports state and local workforce development boards, system professionals, and employers, by helping you find the resources you need to successfully implement that vision. ION is your starting point to stay informed on the latest technical assistance tools and resources for WIOA implementation— here you will find links to guidance documents, promising practices, training tools, and other technical assistance resources developed by the U.S. Department of Labor, as well as other Federal agency partners.

Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs (IWGYP)

( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Safe and Healthy Students
youth.gov (formerly FindYouthInfo.gov) was created by the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs (IWGYP), which is composed of representatives from 21 federal agencies that support programs and services focusing on youth. The IWGYP promotes the goal of positive, healthy outcomes for youth in four significant ways: create and support youth.gov, create and support YE4C, identify and disseminate promising and effective strategies, and promote enhanced collaborations.

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

U.S. Department of Labor ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace.

Knowledge Translation for Employment Research Center (KTER)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education, Safe and Healthy Students, Effective Use of Technology
The KTER Center identifies National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR)-funded and others’ research findings that improve the lives of individuals with disabilities. Armed with this critical research, the Center determines what informational needs are most pressing for stakeholders such as individuals with disabilities and their families, vocational rehabilitation practitioners, the business community, and policy makers.

Labor Market Information (LMI) Central

U.S. Department of Labor ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education
The Labor Market Information (LMI) Central community (or LMI Central, for short) is intended to be a leading source of information and collaboration on the wide array of resources and information products available to guide you in your data-driven decision-making.

Lead Center

U.S. Department of Labor ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education
The LEAD Center is a collaborative of disability, workforce and economic empowerment organizations dedicated to improving employment and economic advancement outcomes for all people with disabilities.

Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education, Safe and Healthy Students, Effective Use of Technology
The MSKTC strives to ensure that the latest and best research findings are being used in healthcare decision-making. The MSKTC collaborates with Model System programs to conduct systematic reviews on high priority health topics to inform clinical practice. The MSKTC ensures that useful health information gets to the people who need it. Meeting information needs to improve the health and quality of life of individuals with TBI, SCI and burn injuries involves understanding these needs and developing information resources and products that meet these needs. MSKTC conducts research, develops information materials, and creates innovative ways for important and timely information to reach your audiences.

National Center for Systemic Improvement (NCSI)

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education, Safe and Healthy Students
Launched in October 2014, the National Center for Systemic Improvement (NCSI) is a multiyear cooperative agreement funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). NCSI plays a major role in helping states achieve a national vision of Results-Driven Accountability (RDA) for special education and early intervention programs.

National Center on Intensive Intervention (NCII)

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education, Safe and Healthy Students
The Mission of the NCII is to build capacity of state and local education agencies, universities, practitioners, and other stakeholders to support implementation of intensive intervention in reading, mathematics, and behavior for students with severe and persistent learning and/or behavioral needs.

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability (NCWD) for Youth

( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education
The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth) assists state and local workforce development systems to better serve all youth, including youth with disabilities and other disconnected youth. NCWD/Youth offers a range of technical assistance services to state and local workforce investment boards, youth councils and other workforce development system youth programs. NCWD/Youth works to ensure that transition age youth are provided full access to high quality services in integrated settings to gain education, employment and independent living.

National Reporting System for Adult Education (NRS)

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education

The National Reporting System for Adult Education (NRS) is the accountability system for the Federally funded adult education program, authorized by Section 212 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The NRS includes the WIOA primary indicators of performance, measures that describe adult education students and their program participation, methodologies for collecting performance data, and program reporting procedures. The NRS support project offers training and technical assistance activities to assist states in collecting, reporting, and using data.


National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC)

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education, Safe and Healthy Students, Effective Use of Technology

The National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC) was established in 2002 through support from the U.S. Department of Education (ED). NDTAC serves as a national resource center to provide direct assistance to States, schools, communities, and parents seeking information on the education of children and youth who are considered neglected, delinquent, or at-risk. The education of youth involved in the juvenile justice system is a primary focus of the Center.


North Central Comprehensive Center

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education

North Central Comprehensive Center staff members are knowledgeable educators and researchers whose experience and expertise combines to meet the unique challenges faced by rural schools and districts in the NCCC region – Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming. The North Central Comprehensive Center partners with the state departments of education to: provide high-quality technical assistance, build collaborative relationships, support state and local educational agencies in making systemic changes, disseminate research-based practices to build local and state capacity.


Office of Migrant Education

U.S. Department of Education ( Federal Program )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Safe and Healthy Students
The mission of the Office of Migrant Education (OME) is to provide excellent leadership, technical assistance, and financial support to improve the educational opportunities and academic success of migrant children, youth, agricultural workers, fishers, and their families. The OME administers grant programs that provide academic and supportive services to the children of families who migrate to find work in the agricultural and fishing industries.

OJJDP National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC)

U.S. Department of Justice ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Safe and Healthy Students
OJJDP provides national leadership, coordination, and resources to those working to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization. Providing TTA resources that address the needs of juvenile justice practitioners and support state and local efforts to build capacity and expand the use of evidence-based practices is a major component of these efforts.

OVC Training and Technical Assistance Center (TTAC)

U.S. Department of Justice ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Safe and Healthy Students
The Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) is committed to helping victims of crime recover from the trauma and loss of their experience. OVC TTAC relies on a national network of highly trained consultants and seasoned professionals with first-hand experience in victim services. OVC TTAC offers no-cost tools and resources and both standard and customized training in a wide range of specialties. The assistance described below is designed to train victim service providers and expand outreach in every community, particularly those that are underserved.

Performance Improvement Managers Network (PIM Network)

Center for Disease Control (CDC) ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Safe and Healthy Students

The Performance Information Management Service (PIMS) is responsible for ensuring that existing and future performance-based, education-related data are available to help U.S. Department of Education staff and state administrators, among others, improve and strengthen policymaking, planning, and management through the use of data. PIMS key goals are to: provide internal and external customers with education information that is ""fit for use""; support and champion the integration and harnessing of the Department's information assets; and promote the efficient and effective use of resources.


Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest (REL Midwest)

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education, Safe and Healthy Students, Effective Use of Technology
Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Midwest serves seven states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. To address the priorities and interests of these states, REL Midwest works in partnership with school districts, state departments of education, and others to use data and research to improve academic outcomes for students.

Regional Educational Laboratory Southwest (REL Southwest)

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education, Safe and Healthy Students, Effective Use of Technology
REL Southwest serves five states: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. To address the priorities and interests of these states, REL Southwest works in partnership with school districts, state departments of education, and others to use data and research to improve academic outcomes for students.

South Central Comprehensive Center

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education
The South Central Comprehensive Center (SC3) at the University of Oklahoma is one of a national network of 22 federally funded centers. The SC3 mission is to provide high quality/high impact technical assistance that helps build or expand the capacity of the state education agency (SEA), intermediary agencies, and other educational systems in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Oklahoma to implement, support, scale-up, and sustain reform efforts to improve teaching and learning.

State Implementation and Scaling-Up of Evidence-based Practices (SISEP)

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education, Effective Use of Technology
The purpose of the SISEP Center is to help to establish implementation and scaling capacity in State, regional, and district educational systems. SISEP provides content and technical assistance toward establishing large-scale, sustainable, high-fidelity implementation of effective education practices. SISEP's shared goal is to maximize academic and social outcomes of all students, especially those students with disabilities.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Safe and Healthy Students
The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) is the only federally supported resource center devoted to advancing the implementation of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. SPRC advances suicide prevention infrastructure and capacity building through: consultation, training, and resources to enhance suicide prevention efforts in states, Native settings, colleges and universities, health systems and other settings, and organizations that serve populations at risk for suicide; staffing, administrative, and logistical support to the Secretariat of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance), the public-private partnership dedicated to advancing the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention; support for Zero Suicide, an initiative based on the foundational belief that suicide deaths for individuals under care within health and behavioral health systems are preventable.

Tribal Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Center

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Safe and Healthy Students
The Tribal TTA Center offers training and technical assistance (TTA) on mental and substance use disorders, suicide prevention, and mental health promotion using the Strategic Cultural Framework.

Violence Prevention Training and Technical Assistance Center (VPTAC)

Center for Disease Control (CDC) ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Safe and Healthy Students
Violence Prevention Training and Technical Assistance Center (VPTAC) assists local public health departments and their community partners in communities with high youth violence homicide rates to develop and implement comprehensive youth violence prevention plans that are based on the best available evidence from research and practice.

Career and Technical Education Research Network (CTE)

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education, Effective Use of Technology
Career and technical education (CTE) prepares students with academic, technical, and employability skills for success in the workplace and in further education. Most high school students take at least one CTE course, and postsecondary students commonly pursue credentials in CTE. However, more research is needed to understand the effects of CTE on student outcomes. The CTE Research Network seeks to meet this need by increasing the number of CTE impact studies and strengthening the capacity of the field to conduct and use rigorous CTE research.

Center on Innovations in Learning (CIL)

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education, Effective Use of Technology
The Center on Innovations in Learning is one of seven national content centers funded by the United States Department of Education. The Center on Innovations in Learning’s mission is to (a) increase the capacity of state education agencies (SEAs) to stimulate, select, implement, and scale up learning innovations in local education agencies (LEAs) and schools to improve learning outcomes for all students; and (b) increase the capacity of regional comprehensive centers (RCCs) to provide technical assistance to SEAs relative to the Center’s scope of responsibility.

Effective Educator Development Programs

U.S. Department of Education ( Federal Program )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education
The SEED grant program provides funding to increase the number of highly effective educators by supporting the implementation of evidence-based preparation, development, or enhancement opportunities for educators.

National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE)

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Safe and Healthy Students
Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) operates the Department's technical assistance center for the federal Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program. NCHE works with schools, service providers, parents, and other interested stakeholders to ensure that children and youth experiencing homelessness can enroll and succeed in school.

Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology (PEAT)

U.S. Department of Labor ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Effective Use of Technology
The Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) is a multi-faceted initiative to foster collaboration and action around accessible technology in the workplace. Guided by a consortium of policy and technology leaders, PEAT works to help employers, IT companies, and others to understand why it pays to build and buy accessible technology, and how to do so.

Project SERV

U.S. Department of Education ( Federal Program )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Safe and Healthy Students
This program funds short-term and long-term education-related services for local educational agencies (LEAs) and institutions of higher education (IHEs) to help them recover from a violent or traumatic event in which the learning environment has been disrupted.

Service Members, Veterans, and their Families Technical Assistance (SMVF TA) Center

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Safe and Healthy Students
Since 2010, the SAMHSA Service Members, Veterans, and their Families Technical Assistance (SMVF TA) Center has provided technical assistance support to state and territory, military and civilian interagency teams working to strengthen behavioral health systems that serve service members, veterans, and their families. Technical assistance is also provided to SAMHSA stakeholders and grantees on issues and resources related to the behavioral health needs of service members, veterans, and their families.

State Support Network

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education
The State Support Network is a technical assistance initiative of the U.S. Department of Education designed to support state and district school improvement efforts. The State Support Network collaborates with states, districts, and technical assistance partners to: elevate student outcomes, scale systemic solutions, share learning and leverage effective evidence-based practices, and build sustainable partnerships with states and other technical assistance providers.

The Schoolwide Integrated Framework for Transformation (SWIFT) Center

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Safe and Healthy Students
SWIFT is a national technical assistance center that builds whole system—state, district, school, and community—capacity to provide academic and behavioral support to improve outcomes for all students.

Center to Improve Social Emotional Learning and School Safety

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Safe and Healthy Students
The vision of the national Center to Improve Social and Emotional Learning and School Safety is that when all children are educated in places of equity, safety, and learning, and when they receive the integrated academic, social, and emotional supports that meet their individual needs, then they can achieve their greatest potential in K-12 education, as well as in college, career, and life. The Center offers three-tiered technical assistance to expand the knowledge and capacity of the field to integrate evidence-based social and emotional learning (SEL) and school safety practices and programs to support students’ success throughout their K-12 experience and beyond.

National Center for Safe and Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE)

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Well-Rounded Education, Safe and Healthy Students, Effective Use of Technology
The National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Supportive Schools. The Center offers information and technical assistance to states, districts, schools, institutions of higher learning, and communities focused on improving student supports and academic enrichment. NCSSLE believes that with the right resources and support, educational stakeholders can better collaborate and serve students and families.

Office of Educational Technology

U.S. Department of Education ( Federal Program )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Effective Use of Technology
The U.S. Department of Education Office of Educational Technology (OET) develops national educational technology policy and establishes the vision for how technology can be used to transform teaching and learning and how to make everywhere, all-the-time learning possible for early learners through K-12, higher education, and adult education. OET carries out its mission by: promoting equity of access to transformational learning experiences enabled by technology; supporting personalized professional learning for state, district and school leaders and educators; ensuring all learners are connected to broadband internet in their classrooms and have access to high-quality, affordable digital learning resources at school and at home; fostering a robust ecosystem of entrepreneurs and innovators; and leading cutting-edge research to provide new types of evidence and to customize and improve learning.

Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Safe and Healthy Students
The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Safe and Supportive Schools has administered the REMS TA Center to serve two critical functions to support a safe and supportive learning environment for children, faculty, staff, and others. REMS TA Center builds the preparedness capacity (including prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery efforts) of schools, school districts, and institutions of higher education (IHEs), and community partners at the local, state, and Federal levels. REMS TA also serves as the primary source of information dissemination for schools, school districts, and IHEs for emergencies via the REMS TA Center Website.

Safe and Supportive Schools

U.S. Department of Education ( Federal Program )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Safe and Healthy Students
The National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments offers information and technical assistance to States, districts, schools, institutions of higher learning, and communities focused on improving student supports and academic enrichment. The Center believes that with the right resources and support, educational stakeholders can collaborate to: provide all students with access to a well-rounded education; improve school conditions for student learning; and improve the use of technology so all students have the opportunity to realize academic success and digital literacy in safe and supportive learning environments.

Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

U.S. Department of Education ( Federally-funded TTA Center )
Title IV-A Topic Area(s): Safe and Healthy Students
Funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), the Technical Assistance Center on PBIS supports schools, districts, and states to build systems capacity for implementing a multi-tiered approach to social, emotional and behavior support. The broad purpose of PBIS is to improve the effectiveness, efficiency and equity of schools and other agencies. PBIS improves social, emotional and academic outcomes for all students, including students with disabilities and students from underrepresented groups.