Who We Are
The Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC) at SEDL is one of 15 regional comprehensive centers funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The centers provide training and technical assistance to state education agencies (SEAs) to enable them to assist school districts and schools in the implementation and administration of programs authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and the use of research-based information and strategies. SECC works closely with SEAs in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, and South Carolina to support their efforts to implement, scale up, and sustain initiatives statewide and to lead and support their school districts and schools in improving student outcomes. Partners in this project include the American Institutes for Research and RMC Research.
Meet Our Experts
Database Development Associate
Mr. Waters develops and manages online database systems and Web applications to support work with state departments of education and other clients on projects, such as the Early Warning Data System (EWDS), a database application that helps schools and districts identify students at risk for dropping out of high school.
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Virtual Learning Program Rubric
Data in Head Start and Early Head Start: Digging Into Data
Creating a School-Community Culture of Learning: Exemplary Leadership Practices in Four School Districts
New Challenges, New Mindsets, New Disciplines: Transforming the SEA into a Modern Performance Organization
Supporting Students In Close Reading
Moving Toward Equity
CCRS Interactive State Map
Supporting Sustainability Efforts in School Turnaround
The Common Core State Standards Videos — Mathematics
The Common Core State Standards Videos — English language arts
Priority Area Resources
Strengthen SEA’s Support of Districts and Schools
SECC will serve as a critical friend and partner in planning for the delivery of professional learning opportunities for Georgia school improvement specialists to meet the improvement and implementation needs of Priority, Focus, and Alert Schools. SECC will support implementation of the Indistar data management system to enable continuous, targeted assistance to those schools and districts.
Project in: Georgia.
Project ID: 113