In a state that educates 6+ million children, CDE Foundation has:

  • Harnessed the power of 1.2 million members of state associations to communicate about California’s updated math, English language Arts, and science standards

  • Engaged over 100 districts, educating over 1.5 million students, to improve collaboration through our CA Labor Management Initiative

  • Supported 13 schools districts, serving 35,000 students, to address chronic absence

  • Convened over 3,100 educators and advocates to improve STE(A)M learning

  • Convened pivotal task forces to develop recommendations  on Accountability and Continuous Improvement, Environmental Literacy, and STEM education that have resulted in consensus development, policy shifts, and concrete recommendations to the California Department of Education (CDE)

  • Provided capacity building on Family Engagement & LCAP for 10 school districts in San Mateo and Alameda Counties


Alliance for Continuous Improvement

The Alliance for Continuous Improvement (ACI) is dedicated to advancing California’s historic shift to a continuously improving system of education. Alliance members represent a broad and diverse range of stakeholders, including parents, teachers, students, administrators, business, community and social justice advocates, school boards, researchers, philanthropy, and institutions of higher education.


California Labor Management Initiative

The California Labor-Management Initiative (CA LMI) seeks to build collaborative relationships among teacher and classified employee unions, school boards, and school district management in county office of education, districts, and schools across the state.


Collaboration in Common

CiC provides a social network for professional learning communities that offer tools and resources to promote sharing and collaboration between educators and educational organizations across the state.


Family Engagement & the LCAP

California’s vision for aligning resources with the needs of students, the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) provides a progressive approach to funding public education.


California STEAM Symposium

The California STEAM Symposium (formerly the STEM Symposium) convenes over 3,000 educators from across California for ongoing rigorous, collaborative, and inspiring professional learning and resources to support high-quality science, technology, engineering, art, and math instruction for all students.

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