Links

For a complete listing of members of The Special Education Technical Assistance and Dissemination Network and projects funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services please visit: http://www.ed.gov/parents/needs/speced/resources.html


TA&D Network

Regional Resource and Federal Centers

North Central Regional Resource Center (NCRRC)
Institute on Community Integration
University of Minnesota
5 Pattee Hall
150 Pillsbury Drive, SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: 612.624.9722 | Fax: 612.624.9344
TTY: 800.627.3529
E-mail: ncrrc@umn.edu
http://www.rrfcnetwork.org/ncrrc

Mountain Plains Regional Resource Center (MPRRC)
Utah State University
1780 North Research Pkwy, Suite 112
Logan, UT 84341
Phone: 435.752.0238
Fax: 435.753.9750
TTY: 435.753.9750
E-mail: cope@cc.usu.edu
http://www.rrfcnetwork.org/mprrc

Western Regional Resource Center (WRRC)
1268 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1268
Phone: 541.346.5641 |
Fax: 541.346.0322
TTY: 541.346.0367
E-mail: wrrc@uoregon.edu
http://www.rrfcnetwork.org/wrrc

The Federal Resource Center for Special Education (FRC)
Academy for Educational Development (AED)
1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: 202.884.8215 |
Fax: 202.884.8443
TTY: 202.884.8200
E-mail: frc@aed.org
http://www.rrfcnetwork.org

Northeast Regional Resource Center (NERRC)
Learning Innovations at WestEd
20 Winter Sport Lane
Williston, VT 05495
Phone: 802.951.8226 |
Fax: 802.951.8222
TTY: 802.951.8213
E-mail: kreedy@wested.org
http://www.rrfcnetwork.org/nerrc/

Mid-South Regional Resource Center (MSRRC)
Interdisciplinary Human Development Institute/UK
1 Quality Street - Suite 722
Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: 859.257.4921
Fax: 859.257.4353
TTY: 859.257.2903
E-mail: jjohn@uky.edu
http://www.rrfcnetwork.org/msrrc

Southeast Regional Resource Center (SERRC)
School of Education
Auburn University Montgomery
P.O. Box 244023
Montgomery, AL 36124-4023
Phone: 334.244.3100 | Fax: 334.244.3101
E-mail: ebeale@mail.aum.edu
http://www.rrfcnetwork.org/serrc

Data Management

Data Accoutability Center (DAC)
Westat
Rockville, MD
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (888) 819-7024
E-mail:ideadata@weststat.com
www.IDEAdata.org

Technical Assistance in Data Collection, Analysis, and Report Preparation
Westat RA 1210
1650 Research Boulevard Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 888.819.7024 | Fax: 301.294.4475
E-mail: IDEAdata@westat.com
http://www.IDEAdata.org

Deaf-Blind

National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness (NCDB)
Teaching Research Institute
Western Oregon University
345 North Monmouth Avenue
Monmouth, OR 97361 Phone: 800.438.9376
Fax: 503.838.8150
TTY: 800.854.7013
E-mail: info@nationaldb.org
http://www.nationaldb.org

National Technical Assistance Consortium for Children and Young Adults Who Are Deaf-Blind (NTAC)
Teaching Research Institute
Western Oregon University
345 North Monmouth Avenue
Monmouth, OR 97361 Phone: 503.838.8808
Fax: 503.838.8150
TTY: 503.838.9623
E-mail: ntac@wou.edu
http://www.tr.wou.edu/ntac/

Helen Keller National Center
141 Middle Neck Road
Sands Point, NY 11050
Phone: 516.944.8900
Fax: 516.944.7302
TTY: 516.944.8637
E-mail: hkncinfo@hknc.org
http://www.hknc.org

Dissemination

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NDC/NIHCY)
FHI 360
Washington, DC
Phone: 800.695.0285
Fax: 202.884.8441
TTY: 800.695.0285 | 202.884.8200
E-mail: nichcy@fhi360.org
http://www.nichcy.org

Reading Rockets
WETA
2775 South Quincy Street
Arlington, VA 22206
Phone: 703.998.2001
Fax: 703.998.2060
E-mail: readingrockets@weta.org
http://readingrockets.org

Early Childhood

Center for Early Literacy Learning
18 A Regent Park Boulevard
Asheville, NC 28806
Phone: (828) 255-0470
Fax: (828) 255-9035
e-mail: tmasiello@puckett.org
www.earlyliteracylearning.org

National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (NECTAC)
Campus Box 8040, UNC-CH
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8040
Phone: 919.962.2001
Fax: 919.966.7463
TTY: 919.843.3269
E-mail: nectac@unc.edu
http://www.nectac.org

Instruction/Behavior

The Access Center: Improving Outcomes for All Students K-8
American Institutes for Research
1000 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007-3835
Phone: 202.403.5300 | Fax: 202.403.5454
TTY: 877.334.3499
E-mail: accesscenter@air.org
http://www.k8accesscenter.org

Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
1235 University of Oregon
1761 Alder Street
Eugene, OR 97403
Phone: 541.346.2505 | Fax: 541.346.5517
E-mail: pbis@uoregon.edu
http://www.pbis.org

National Center on Student Progress Monitoring
American Institutes for Research
1000 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007
Phone: 866.770.6111 | Fax: 202.403.5001
TTY: 877.334.3499
E-mail: studentprogress@air.org
http://www.studentprogress.org

National Institute for Urban School Improvement (NIUSI)
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ
Phone: 480.965.0391
E-mail: niusi@cudenver.edu
http://www.niusileadscape.org/

Consortium for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE)
Direction Service, Inc.
P.O. Box 51360
Eugene, OR 97405-0906
Phone: 541.686.5060 | Fax: 541.686.5063
toll-free: 800.695.0285 (NICHCY)
E-mail: cadre@directionservice.org
http://www.directionservice.org/cadre

Project Forum
National Association of State Directors
of Special Education (NASDSE)
1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 320
Alexandria, VA 22314-2840
Phone: 703.519.3800 | Fax: 703.519.3808 
E-mail: forum@nasdse.org
http://www.projectforum.orghttp://www.projectforum.org

Leadership

IDEA Partnership
National Association of State Directors of
Special Education (NASDSE)
1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 320
Alexandria, VA 22314-2840
Phone: 877.IDEA.INFO (toll-free); 703.519.3800
Fax: 703.519.3808; TDD: 703.519.7008 
E-mail: partnership@nasdse.org
http://www.ideapartnership.org

NIUSI-LeadScape
The Principal Professional Development Center
Mary Lou Fulton College of Education
Arizona State University
PO Box 872011
Tempe, AZ 85287-2011
Phone:  480. 727-8642 | Fax:  480.965.4942
E-mail: elizabeth.kozleski@asu.edu
www.niusileadscape.org

Learning Disabilities Initiative

National Research Center on Learning Disabilities (NRCLD)
Vanderbilt University
Peabody College, Box 328
Nashville, TN 37203-5701
Phone: 615.322.8150
Fax: 615.343.1570
E-mail: nrcld@ku.edu
http://nrcld.org

The National Research Center on Learning Disabilities engages in research, develops recommendations, and provides training to help administrators, teachers, parents, and policymakers address the complex issues surrounding the proper identification of students with learning disabilities who need special education services.

Minorities/Diversity

National Center for Culturally Responsive Educational Systems (NCCRESt)
University of Colorado at Denver
1380 Lawrence Street, Suite 625
Denver, CO 80204
Phone: 303.556.3990
Fax: 303.556.6141
E-mail: nccrest@cudenver.org
http://www.nccrest.org

National Center for Personnel Preparation in Special Education at Minority Institutions of Higher Education (Monarch Center)
University of Illinois at Chicago
1640 West Roosevelt Road
(M/C947), Room 651
Chicago, IL 60608 Phone: 866.323.7648
Fax: 312.996.1427
E-mail: monarch@uic.edu
http://www.monarchcenter.org

Outcomes

The Early Childhood Outcomes Center
SRI International
333 Ravenwood Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025-3493
Phone: 530.758.7483
Fax: 530.753.0832
E-mail: kathleen.hebbeler@sri.com
http://www.the-eco-center.org

National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO)
University of Minnesota
350 Elliott Hall
75 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: 612.626.1530
Fax: 612.624.0879
E-mail: dmh@umn.edu
http://www.nceo.info

National Post-School Outcomes Center
1268 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1268
Phone: 541.346.5641
Fax: 541.346.0322
TTY: 541.346.0367
E-mail: dkunruh@uoregon.edu
http://psocenter.or

Professional Development/Personnel

Center for Improving Teacher Quality
Council for Chief State School Officers
One Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20001-1431
Phone: 202.336.7058
Fax: 202.371.1766
E-mail: kathyp@ccsso.org
http://www.centerforteacherquality.org

IRIS Center for Faculty Enhancement
Vanderbilt University
Peabody College, Box 160
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 866.831.6134
Fax: 615.343.5611
E-mail: iris@vanderbilt.edu
http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu

The National Center for Special Education Personnel and Related Service Providers (Personnel Center)
National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE)
1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 320 Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 866.BECOME1
Fax 703.519.3808
E-mail: info@personnelcenter.org
http://www.personnelcenter.org

National Professional Development Center on Inclusion (NPDCI)
Campus Box 8185, UNC-CH
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8185
Phone: 919.843.5418
Fax: 919.843.5784
Email: wanda_weaver@unc.edu
http://www.fpg.unc.edu/~npdci/

Professional Development in Autism (PDA) Center
University of Washington
Experimental Education Unit, Box 357925
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.543.4011
Fax: 206.616.8177
E-mail: pdacent@u.washington.edu
http://www.pdacenter.org

Secondary/Postsecondary

National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities
Clemson University
209 Martin Street
Clemson, SC 29631-1555
Phone: 864.656.2599
Fax: 864.656.0136
E-mail: lbost@clemson.edu
http://www.ndpc-sd.org

National Postsecondary Education Programs Network (PEPNet 2.0)
California State University, Northridge
National Center on Deafness
Northridge, CA
Phone: (818) 677-2611
E-mail:info@pepnet.org
www.pepnet.org

National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center
UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
Phone: 704.687.8606
Fax: 704.687.2916
e-mail: chfowler@email.uncc.edu
http://www.nsttac.org

Northeast Regional Center
Rochester Institute of Technology
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
52 Lomb Memorial Drive, 50C-A260
Phone: 585.475.6433
Fax: 585.475.7660
E-mail: netac@rit.edu
http://www.netac.rit.edu

PEPNet Midwest
Saint Paul College
235 Marshall Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55102
Phone: 651.846.1337
Fax: 651.221.1339
TTY: 651.846.1537
E-mail: dave@pepnet.org
http://www.pepnet.org

PEPNet-South
Center on Deafness
The University of Tennessee
Claxton Complex A239
Knoxville, TN 37996-3442
Phone: 865.974.0607
Fax: 865.974.3522

E-mail: pepnet-south@utk.edu
http://www.pepnet.org

PEPNet-West
National Center on Deafness
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8267
Phone: 888.684.4695
Fax: 818.677.6270
TTY: 888.684.4695; 818.677.2099
E-mail: west@pepnet.org
http://www.pepnet.or

Technical Assistance ALLIANCE for Parent Centers

National Parent Technical Assistance Center (NPTAC)
PACER Center
Minneapolis, MN
Phone: 888.248.0822
Fax: 952.838.0199
e-mail: alliance@taalliance.org
http://www.parentcenternetwork.org/national

Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN)
35 Halsey Street, 4th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973.642.8100
Fax: 973.642.8080
e-mail: Region1PTAC@spannj.org
http://www.neparentcenters.org

Exceptional Children's Assistance Center (ECAC)
907 Barra Row, Suites 102/103
Davidson, NC 28036

e-mail: ecacta@ecacmail.org
http://www.ecac-parentcenter.org

Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities (OCECD)
165 West Center Street,
Suite 302 Marion,
OH 43302-3741
Phone: 800.374.2806
Fax: 740.383.6421
e-mail: ocecd@gte.net
http://www.ocecd.org

PEAK Parent Center
611 North Weber, Suite 200
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: 719.531.9400
Fax: 719.531.9452
e-mail: info@peakparent.org
http://www.peakparent.org

Matrix Parent Network and Resource Center
94 Galli Drive, Suite C Novato, CA 94949
Phone: 415.884.3535
Fax: 415.884.3555
e-mail: region6@matrixparents.org
http://www.matrixparents.org

Technology

Center for Implementing Technology in Education (CITEd)
American Institutes for Research
1000 Thomas Jefferson Street,
NW Washington, DC 20007-3835
Phone: 202.403.5000
Fax: 202.403.5001
e-mail: citeducation@air.org
http://www.citeducation.org

Family Center on Technology and Disability (FCTD)
Academy for Educational Development (AED)
1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, DC 20009-5721
Phone: 202.884.8068
Fax: 202.884.8441
E-mail: fctd@aed.org
http://www.fctd.info/

NIMAS Development and Technical Assistance Centers
CAST
40 Harvard Mills Square, Suite 3
Wakefield, MA 01880
Phone: 781.245.2212
Fax: 781.245.5212
TTY: 781.245.9320
e-mail: chitchcock@cast.org
http://nimas.cast.org

Comprehensive Centers

Content Centers

Assessment & Accountability Comprehensive Center
WestEd
730 Harrison Street
San Francisco, CA 94107-1242
Phone: 415.615.3154
Fax: 415.615.3200
http://www.aacompcenter.org

Center on Innovation & Improvement
Academic Development Institute
121 N. Kickapoo Street
Lincoln IL 62656
Phone: 217.732.6462
Fax: 217.732.3696
e-mail: mmurphy@centerii.org
http://www.centerii.org

*Center on Instruction
RMC Research Corporation
1000 Market Street, Building 2
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone: 800.258.0802
Fax: 603.436.9166
e-mail: COI-Info@centeroninstruction.org
http://www.centeroninstruction.org

*National High School Center
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
1000 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007
Phone: 800.634.0503
Fax: 202.403.5875
TTY: 800.634.0752
e-mail: helpfor@betterhighschools.org
http://www.betterhighschools.org

*National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality
Learning Point Associates 
1100 17th St, NW Ste. 500
Washington, DC 20036-4632
Phone: 877.322.8700
Fax: 202.223.6728
e-mail: ncctq@learningpt.org
http://www.ncctq.or

Regional Centers

Alaska Comprehensive Center
SERRC
210 Ferry Way, Suite 200
Juneau, AK  99801
Phone: 907.586.6806
Fax: 907.463.3811
e-mail: jerrys@serrc.org
http://www.alaskacc.org

Appalachia Regional Comprehensive Center (ARCC)
Edvantia, Inc.
P.O. Box 1348
Charleston, WV 25325-1348
Phone: 304.347.0409
Fax: 304.347.1862
e-mail: info@edvantia.org
http://www.arcc.edvantia.org
 
The California Comprehensive Center
WestEd
1107 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814-3607
Phone: 916.492.4053
Fax: 916.492.4002
e-mail: info@cacompcenter.org
http://www.cacompcenter.org

The Florida & Islands Comprehensive Center
Educational Testing Service
1000 North Ashley Drive, Suite 312
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: 800.756.9003
Fax: 813.228.0632
e-mail: mkunderwood@ets.org
http://www.ets.org/flicc/

The Great Lakes East Comprehensive Center
Learning Point Associates
1120 East Diehl Road, Suite 200
Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: 630.649.6548
Fax: 630.649.6700
http://www.learningpt.org/greatlakeseast

The Great Lakes West Comprehensive Center
Learning Point Associates
1120 East Diehl Road, Suite 200
Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: 630.649.6625
Fax: 630.649.6700
e-mail: linda.miller@learningpt.org
http://www.learningpt.org/greatlakeswest

The Mid-Atlantic Comprehensive Center
George Washington University
Center for Equity & Excellence in Education
1555 Wilson Blvd., Suite 515
Arlington, VA 22209
Phone: 800.925.3223
Fax: 703.528.5973
e-mail: maccinfo@ceee.gwu.edu
http://ceee.gwu.edu

Mid-Continent Comprehensive Center (MC3)
The University of Oklahoma
College of Continuing Education
555 E. Constitution Street
Norman, OK 73072-7820
Phone: 405.325.1729
Fax: 405.325.1824
http://www.mc3edsupport.org

The New England Comprehensive Center
RMC Research Corporation
1000 Market Street, Building 2
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone: 603.422.8888
Fax: 603.436.9166
e-mail: ckeirstead@rmcres.com
http://www.necomprehensivecenter.org

The New York Comprehensive Center
RMC Research Corporation
60 E. 42nd Street, Suite 1345
New York, NY 10165-1345
Phone: 212.972.4762
Fax: 212.972.4763
e-mail: lsotero@rmcres.com
http://www.nycomprehensivecenter.org  

The North Central Comprehensive Center
Mid-Continent Research for Education & Learning
1536 Hewitt Avenue, MSC 1924
St. Paul, MN 55104
Phone: 651.523.2079
Fax: 651.523.3047
http://www.mcrel.org/nccc

The Northwest Comprehensive Center
Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory
101 SW Main Street, Suite 500
Portland, OR  97204
Phone: 503.275.9478
Fax: 503.275.0445
e-mail: nwrcc@nwrel.org
http://www.nwrel.org/nwrcc

The Pacific Comprehensive Center (PCC)
Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL)
900 Fort Street Mall, Suite 1300
Honolulu, HI 96813-3718
Phone: 808.441.1300
Fax: 808.441.1385
http://www.prel.org

The Southeast Comprehensive Center
Southwest Educational Development Laboratory
3330 N. Causeway Blvd. Suite 430
Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: 504.838.6861
Fax: 504.831.5242
e-mail: mkaigler@sedl.org
http://secc.sedl.org/

The Southwest Comprehensive Center
2020 N. Central Avenue, Suite 660
Phoenix, AZ  85004-4598
Phone: 866.979.7322
Fax: 602.322.7007
e-mail: info@swcompcenter.org
http://www.swcompcenter.org

The Texas Comprehensive Center
211 E. 7th Street, Suite 200
Austin, TX 78701-3253
Phone: 512.476.6861 | Fax: 512.476.2286
e-mail: vdimock@sedl.org
http://txcc.sedl.org

*denotes a center co-funded by OESE and OSEP

Communities of Practice/Exiting-Part B Community
Email: wdonaldson@air.org
Web site
Tacommunities.org is a multi-functional software tool. As a member of the community, this platform will enable you to find colleagues who share interests (member profiles), participate in discussions, and share strategies, resources, and ideas (post content). 

The George Washington University HEATH Resource Center
2134 G Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20052-0001
Phone: 202. 973. 0904
Fax: 202. 994.3365
Email: AskHEATH@gwu.edu

The HEATH Resource Center is the national clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities. Support from the U.S. Department of Education enables the clearinghouse to serve as an information exchange about educational support services, policies, procedures, adaptations, and opportunities at American campuses, vocational-technical schools, and other postsecondary training entities.

National Center on Accessible Instruction Materials (AIM)
CAST, Inc.
40 Harvard Mills Square, Suite 3
Wakefield, MA 01880
Phone: 781.245.2212
Fax: 781.245.5212
TTY: 781.245.9320
Email: chitchcock@cast.org
http://aim.cast.org/

NCAC provides a vision of how new curricula, teaching practices, and policies can be woven together to create practical approaches for improved access to the general curriculum by students with disabilities. There is a growing awareness of the transformative power of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and the need for accessible materials. CAST's R&D is having an impact on education policies and practices, and it helps to extend the reach of NCAC through professional development and innovative evidence-based educational products.

Organizations

Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST)
40 Harvard Mills Square, Suite 3
Wakefield, MA 01880
Phone: 781.245.2212
Fax: 781.245.5212
TTY: 781.245.9320
E-mail: cast@cast.org
http://www.cast.org

CAST is transforming education through Universal Design for Learning (UDL), a framework for designing curricula that enable all individuals to gain knowledge, skills, and enthusiasm for learning. UDL provides rich supports for learning and reduces barriers to the curriculum while maintaining high achievement standards for all.

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
1110 North Glebe Road, Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: 703.620.3660
Fax: 703.264.9494
TTY: 866.915.5000
E-mail: service@cec.sped.org
http:// www.cec.sped.org

CEC is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides continual professional development, advocates for newly and historically underserved individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice

Divisions of CEC

Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD)
PO Box 3687
Olathe, KS 66063-3687
Phone: 913.254.9020
Fax: 913.254.9020
Jamie Thompson, Executive Secretary
E-mail: jaimeccbd@worldinter.net
http://www.ccbd.net/

The primary purpose of CCBD is to promote the education and general welfare of children and youth with behavioral disorders or serious emotional disturbance. CCBD encourages research, promotes professional growth, and supports those who serve children and youth with behavioral disorders or serious emotional disturbance.

Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD)
http://www.teachingld.org

Now entering its 20th year of existence, DLD works on behalf of persons with learning disabilities and the professionals who work with them. As the largest division of CEC, DLD seeks to serve the instructional needs of the 2.8 million school-aged children and youth currently receiving special education services for identified learning disabilities in the United States.

National Youth Employment Coalition (NYEC)
PEPNet

1836 Jefferson Place, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202.659.1064
Fax: 202.659.0399
E-mail: nyec@nyec.org
http://nyec.modernsignal.net/page.cfm?pageID=110

PepNet, the Promising and Effective Practices Network, is a system for enhancing the quality of programs that link young people (ages 12 to 25) to work and education to promote a successful transition to adulthood. PEPNet is comprised of pieces that work together: the PEPNet Standards are the goals for programs to aim towards; the PEPNet Tools are resources and supports to help achieve these goals and the PEPNet People are the network of nationally-recognized programs and other professionals who share practical strategies, examples and lessons about successful efforts with youth.

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Ave., S.W.
Washington, DC 20202-7100
Phone: 202.245.7531 | 800.872.5327
Fax: 202.401.0689
E-mail: customerservice@inet.ed.gov
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/osep/index.html?src=mr

OSEP is dedicated to improving results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities ages birth through 21 by providing leadership and financial support to assist states and local districts. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) authorizes formula grants to states, and discretionary grants to institutions of higher education and other non-profit organizations to support research, demonstrations, technical assistance and dissemination, technology and personnel development and parent-training and information centers.

Urban Special Education Leadership Collaborative
Education Development Center, Inc.
55 Chapel Street
Newton, Massachusetts 02458-1060
Phone: 617.969.7100 x 2189
Fax: 617.969.3440
TTY: 617.964.5448
E-mail: collaborative@edc.org
http://www.urbancollaborative.org

The Collaborative is a network of special and general education leaders working together to improve outcomes for students with disabilities in the nation's urban schools. It was founded in 1994 on the premise that mutual support, sharing of information and resources, and planning/problem-solving partnerships will strengthen each member district's ability to improve educational results and life opportunities for children and youth with disabilities in urban schools.

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