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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

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Eric Waters
Web Development Specialist

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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Early Education Data Use

Webinar Recording (NEW!)

Early Education Community of Practice, Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Comprehensive Centers

SECC’s Kathleen Theodore, Pamela Bonsu, and Sheryl Turner (RMC Research partner) collaborated with Mid-Atlantic CC (MACC) staff for an August 10 webinar on data use in early learning environments. MACC’s Chris Dwyer led more than 100 participants in exploring common questions for structuring data reviews; suggestions of data types to include in reviews; and tools for planning, organizing, and discussing data use.

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Project Highlight

SCDE Internal Evaluation Support

SECC staff will continue to support SCDE staff with implementing a state-wide system of support.

Project in: South Carolina.

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Project ID: 174

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