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Education

Association of California Community College Administration (ACCCA)
ACCCA takes an active role in the development and advocacy of public policy and legislation for the benefit of the California community college system and its administrative leadership team.

Association of California School Administrators (ACSA)
The mission of ACSA is to support California’s educational leaders; ensure all students have the essential skills and knowledge needed to excel; and champion public education.

California's Coalition for Adequate School Housing (CASH)
C.A.S.H. advocates for funding to build, modernize, and maintain K-12 public schools in California.

California Department of Education (CDE)
The purpose of the California Department of Education is to lead and support the continuous improvement of student achievement, with a specific focus on closing achievement gaps.

California School Boards Association (CSBA)
CSBA brings together school governing boards and their districts and county offices on behalf of California’s children. CSBA develops, communicates and advocates the perspective of California school districts and county offices of education.

Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS)
To educate all urban school students to the highest academic standards. To lead, govern and manage urban public schools in ways that advance the education of children and inspire the public’s confidence. To engage parents and build a confident, committed and supportive urban community for raising the achievement of urban public schoolchildren.

National School Boards Association (NSBA)
The National School Boards Association is a not-for-profit organization representing state associations of school boards and their member districts across the United States. Its mission is to foster excellence and equity in public education through school board leadership.

No Bully
The mission of No Bully® is to make school a place where every student feels included by their peers and accepted for who they are, to create a world where every adult is accepted and valued for who they are. No Bully helps schools and school districts to develop an anti-bullying policy and implement campus-wide programs to address bullying.

San Diego Education Fund - Future Educators Scholars Program
The Future Educator Scholars Program is an innovative project established to produce teachers more reflective of the diversity in the community.

School Services of California, Inc.
Provides information services, legislative or governmental advocacy, financial and business consulting, executive search, or innovative workshops and training that are designed to help in solving problems and improving student performance.

School Tube
SchoolTube provides students and educators a safe, world class, and FREE media sharing website that is nationally endorsed by premier education associations.

The Urban Special Education Leadership Collaborative
The Urban Special Education Leadership Collaborative is a network of special and general education leaders working together to improve outcomes for students with disabilities in the nation's urban schools.


Green

BeWaterWise.com
Created by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and the Family of Southern California Water Agencies, there is a wealth of information and resources about saving water indoors and out. 

California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE)
The California Center for Sustainable Energy is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation that helps residents, businesses and public agencies save energy, reduce grid demand and generate their own power through a variety of rebate, technical assistance and education programs. CCSE also provides the community with objective information, research, analysis and long-term planning on energy issues and technologies.

Earth Day Network
Earth Day Network was founded on the premise that all people, regardless of race, gender, income, or geography, have a moral right to a healthy, sustainable environment. Their mission is to broaden and diversify the environmental movement worldwide, and to mobilize it as the most effective vehicle for promoting a healthy, sustainable environment through a combination of education, public policy, and consumer activism campaigns.

Green Technology
Green Technology is a non-profit initiative designed to inform government efforts toward sustainability, providing a forum in which government officials can communicate with those in the private sector who are developing and distributing green technologies.

National Resource Defense Council (NRDC)
NRDC works to solve the most pressing environmental issues we face today: curbing global warming, getting toxic chemicals out of the environment, moving America beyond oil, reviving our oceans, saving wildlife and wild places.

Tree Musketeers
While taking action to help the planet, kids teach other kids to become active citizens and community leaders. Neighborhood by neighborhood, kids can rescue Earth!  To empower young people to be leaders of environmental and social change in Earth's communities.

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
A non-profit organization that certifies sustainable businesses, homes, hospitals, schools, and neighborhoods. USGBC is dedicated to expanding green building practices and education, and its LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System™.

Health

The Partnership for Drug Free America
Working with the nation's leading experts in the fields of parenting and substance abuse prevention, The Partnership for Drug Free America serves as a drug prevention information center, and a supportive community for parents to interact and learn from each other. Also includes information regarding Teens and Technology.

California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
The California Department of Public Health is dedicated to optimizing the health and well-being of the people in California.

Relay For Life: American Cancer Society
Relay For Life is the American Cancer Society’s signature activity. It offers  an opportunity to participate in the fight against cancer.

Law

Education Law Association (ELA)
The Education Law Association, formerly NOLPE, is a national, nonprofit, nonadvocacy member association that promotes interest in and understanding of the legal framework of education and the rights of students, parents, school boards, and school employees.


Publications

America School Board Journal
American School Board Journal chronicles change, interprets issues, and offers readers—some 50,000 school board members and school administrators—practical advice on a broad range of topics pertinent to school governance and management, policy making, student achievement, and the art of school leadership. In addition, regular departments cover education news, school law, research, and new books.

EdSource
EdSource believes that an informed, involved public is necessary to strengthen California’s schools for the benefit of the state’s children as well as the civic and economic quality of life in California.

Education Week
Editorial Projects in Education (Publishers) –  Raises the level of awareness and understanding among professionals and the public of important issues in American education.


Technology

NetLingo.com
A consumer-technology publishing company, NetLingo.com is a provider of personalized Internet information and educational tools. These tools motivate tech-conscious people to learn, understand, and grow in knowledge of online technology, business, and communication. A great resource to text talking and acronyms.

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