The Hunt Institute

The Hunt Institute works at the intersection of policy and politics, supporting state and national policymakers and empowering them to drive educational reform.

Stanford Graduate School of Education

Stanford's Graduate School of Education is one of the world's leading centers of educational research and teaching.

Oakland Unified School District

Oakland Unified School District is working to build a full-service community school district that serves the whole child, eliminates inequity and provides each child with an excellent teacher, every day.

New York Department of Education

The New York City Department of Education is the largest public school system in the United States, serving about 1.1 million students in nearly 1,700 schools.


The National Council of La Raza (NCLR)—the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States—works to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans. Through its network of nearly 300 affiliated community-based organizations, NCLR reaches millions of Hispanics each year in 41 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia.

Council of Chief State School Officers

The Council of Chief State School Officers is a nationwide, nonpartisan, and nonprofit membership organization that brings together the top education leaders from every state to create a public education system that prepares every child for lifelong learning, work, and citizenship.

To access past EL SCASS presenter materials, please click here

Council for the Great City Schools

The Council of Great City Schools works to educate the nation’s most diverse student bodies to the highest academic standards and prepare them to contribute to our democracy and the global community.