Region II Resources
Northeast Regional Comprehensive Center
The Northeast Regional Comprehensive Center is funded by the U.S. Department of Education and acts on behalf of all students in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont by working with education leaders in the states to meet the goals of No Child Left Behind (NCLB). NRCC engages states education leaders in using research-based findings and rigorous evidence to meet the goals of NCLB. NRCC staff designs technical assistance services that meet education leaders' priority needs, further the key initiatives of the U.S. Department of Education, and have the greatest potential for developing states capacity to help districts and schools improve.
Technical Assistance Center on Disproportionality (TACD)
Technical Assistance Center on Disproportionality (TACD) project, formerly known as Chapter 405, at The Metropolitan Center for Urban Education (Metro Center), is contracted through the New York State Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities to develop, implement, and assess a process of providing comprehensive technical assistance and professional development trainings to New York State School Districts that are addressing issues of disproportionality.
Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands (REL-NEI)
The Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast and Islands (REL-NEI) serves New England, New York, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. REL-NEI’s mission is to help preK-16 educators at the state, district and school levels increase their use of scientifically based evidence to make decisions that lead to improved student achievement and reduced performance gaps among student groups. REL-NEI is operated by Education Development Center, Inc. in Newton, Massachusetts. EDC is an international nonprofit organization that conducts and applies research to advance learning and promote health. EDC manages more than 325 projects in 35 countries.
Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services
The Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services (JBFCS) has been a trailblazer in treating social problems for more than 110 years. Today, JBFCS is one of the nation’s largest and most respected nonprofit mental health and social service agencies. JBFCS serves over 65,000 New Yorkers annually from all religious, ethnic, and economic backgrounds through a comprehensive range of 185 community-based programs, residential facilities, and day-treatment centers.