In a state that educates nearly 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 175 districts, educating over 2 million students, to improve collaboration through our CA Labor Management Initiative

  • Convened over 15,000 educators to improve STEAM learning over the last decade through the CA STEAM Symposium.

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

  • Supported 97 local education agencies and university residency partnerships. 65% of resident graduates are BIPOC, outpacing the state’s teacher average of  37%.


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.


California STEAM Initiatives

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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