The Mid-Atlantic Comprehensive Center (MACC) works with state education agencies to increase their capacity to support low-performing districts and schools in improving student achievement. MACC assists the District of Columbia and four states in the mid-Atlantic region: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
Are you looking for support tailored to your state's unique challenges?
- MACC assesses the needs and challenges of state education agencies and customizes its services accordingly.
- MACC collaborated with the District of Columbia to establish a committee of practitioners dedicated to promoting sustainable improvement in low-performing schools.
- MACC collaborated with Pennsylvania to develop an instructional coaching endorsement based on competencies targeting increased teacher effectiveness and student performance.
Do you need assistance with implementing ESEA, SIG, and Race to The Top (RTTT) requirements?
- MACC can assist you in making good practice decisions when implementing federal policy.
- MACC is working with Delaware to create and review student growth measures to add to the teacher evaluation system.
- MACC is assisting Maryland in creating and implementing its strategic reform plan for RTTT.
- MACC is assisting New Jersey with developing and using tools and protocols for assessing the implementation and impact of the School Improvement Grant (SIG) program in New Jersey.
Do you need assistance with delivering coordinated support to low-performing districts and schools?
- MACC can increase your ability to provide coherent support to local education agencies.
- MACC and New Jersey have established a state committee consisting of staff from divisions and programs throughout the New Jersey state education agency; MACC assists the committee in prioritizing and managing the improvement efforts of low-performing schools.
- MACC assisted Delaware in conducting a self-assessment of their state system of support to identify areas in need of improvement and helped them develop a plan addressing those needs.