Building Capacity to
Make a Difference
The SEA's systems, policies, procedures and processes that enable the SEA to share information internally; link together different divisions or departments; or collaborate with internal stakeholders.
The ability of SEA staff to develop skills and experience, apply what has been observed or learned, or develop content-related proficiency.
The SEA's systems, policies, procedures & processes in order to enable the SEA to better leverage or streamline fiscal, material, and other technology resources.
The SEA's systems, policies, procedures and processes, and practices in order to enable the SEA to be high-functioning and engage in continuous improvement.
The ability of SEA leaders to translate organizational goals into effective action; navigate the dynamic, ever-changing educational and political landscape; and engage external stakeholders in an institutionalized and ongoing manner.
Research in education offers compelling evidence that suggests language is at the root of learning in mathematics. Reciprocal Teaching in mathematics provides a structure for students to engage in discourse through the four roles: summarizer, planner, clarifier and questioner.
After spending several months gathering stakeholder input, the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) Digital Learning Advisory Panel, has posted a draft of its digital learning plan. Check out this short video to see how WDE and NCCC worked together to create a plan to ensure high quality teaching and learning for all Wyoming students
A historic meeting took place in Phoenix, AZ to discuss the promise that the Every Student Succeeds Act – ESSA – holds for improving Indian education across the United States. Check out this short video to hear perspectives on the historic nature of the meeting and the opportunities for improving outcomes for American Indian students.
In an effort to develop student capacity to increase academic language, South Dakota Title III Director Yutzil Becker teamed up with the NCCC to train a cohort of educators preparing to deliver targeted professional development to teachers across South Dakota. For more information, please contact Jane Hill at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-632-5529.
In May, the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE), in collaboration with North Central Comprehensive Center (NCCC), conducted six listening sessions at three school districts on the Wind River Reservation. For more information on this project, contact Dr. Terri Bissonette or call 303-632-5652.
As schools and districts throughout Nebraska are supported by both the SEA and Nebraska's Educational Service Units (ESUs), it is critical that efforts between the SEA and ESUs are coordinated to ensure efficient use of resources and enhanced quality of service.Recognizing the need for increased SEA and ESU collaboration, Nebraska's Commissioner of Education requested support from NCCC to identify areas of duplication and gaps in services between the SEA and ESUs.
The NCCC liaison and WDE personnel formed a Collaborative Team with representatives from across the state to address the development of great teachers and leaders in their State ESSA Plan. Adena Miller, the Wyoming liaison, facilitated 90-minute bi-monthly online meetings from January through April to ensure that all team members had the opportunity to actively participate, contributing valuable feedback and insights to the plan. For more information on this project, contact Adena Miller at email@example.com or call 303-632-5530.
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