A Public Forum for Community School Transformation

California Community Schools Partnership Program

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Find resources, tools and templates, and stories to support your community school journey.  Share your own resources and engage with others across California.

Let’s build on our collective wisdom to ensure all public schools are connected to their communities!

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Where do I start?

We know people are at different stages and we’ve designed the website to meet you where you are.
Just learning about community schools or want to deepen your knowledge?

Access the California Community Schools Fundamentals, resources that build understanding of the why and how of community schools, and share your own resources.

Looking for actionable resources for your community school work?

Use tools and templates to lift up the assets and respond to the needs in your community.

Want to inspire people with the promise of community schooling?

Listen to diverse voices across California and the United States as they work to transform their communities.

Who are we?

The State Transformational Assistance Center or “S-TAC” is a team of education professionals from the following organizations.
Alameda County Office of Education Logo
UCLA Center for Community Schooling logo
Californians for Justice logo
National Education Association logo

We have a contract with the California Department of Education (CDE) to support the implementation of the state’s historic $4.1B California Community Schools Partnership Program. 

Join the Movement!

Learn about California’s historic investment in community schools and how your school or LEA can join the movement to ensure all public schools are connected to their communities.

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Invested in California Community Schools
Local Education Agencies
Regional-Technical Assistance Centers
State-Transformational Assistance Center