The California Education Round Table is comprised of the chief executive officers of the state's educational sectors—the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, the President of the University of California, the Chancellor of the California State University, the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, and the President of the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities. Through its collaborative initiatives, the Round Table seeks to achieve the following goal:
All students will meet high academic standards such that they will be prepared for subsequent success in education or the workplace without the need for remediation in core academic disciplines.
The Intersegmental Coordinating Committee (ICC) is the programmatic arm of the Round Table. Composed of staff, faculty, and student representatives from all sectors of education, the ICC has responsibility for fostering collaboration within California's educational community at all levels through conducting activities and supporting strategies that link the public schools, community colleges, and baccalaureate-granting colleges and universities. ICC participants include representatives of the California Department of Education, local K–12 educators, the University of California, the California State University, the California Community Colleges, and Independent Colleges and Universities.
Issues being addressed include recommending standards for high school graduation in English and Mathematics, the transition from high school to college, preparation of students for college, teacher recruitment and professional development, collaborative applications of information technology, and community college transfer. The Superintendent appoints CDE and local K–12 education representatives to the ICC. The ICC has a committee structure that varies by year according to the annual work plan.
There are also other intersegmental processes and forums that vary by subject area, but the ICC is the principal and formal mechanism.
The ICC conducts various services including College Making It Happen, and Transfer Making It Happen, both aimed at increasing college going and successful transition. It also advocates for issues of mutual interest and serves as the convener for inter-segmental collaboration. Ad hoc publications and events are sponsored.
Each segment pays dues.
The ICC is a policy making and deliberative body.
College Preparation and Postsecondary Programs Office