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Helpful Contacts for Education Information

Staff from the agencies listed in this section can answer many questions about their areas of expertise. The agencies are also a source of various points of view on education-related issues.

American Association of School Libraries [http://www.ala.org/aasl] External link opens in new window or tab.
800-545-2433

Association of California School Administrators [http://www.acsa.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
916-444-3216 or 800-608-2272

Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU) [http://www.aiccu.edu] External link opens in new window or tab.
916-446-7626

California Association of Private School Organizations [www.capso.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
818-781-4680

California Association of School Business Officials (CASBO) [http://www.casbo.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
916-447-3783

California Association of School Counselors [http://www.schoolcounselor-ca.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
909-815-5222

California Association of School Psychologists (CASP) [http://www.casponline.org/] External link opens in new window or tab.
916-444-1595

California Business Roundtable [http://www.cbrt.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
916-553-4093

California Charter Schools Association [http://www.myschool.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
916-448-0995

California Community Colleges [http://www.cccco.edu] External link opens in new window or tab.
916-327-5356

California Counseling Association [http://www.cacounseling.org/] External link opens in new window or tab.
510-500-4477 or 866-460-0945

California County Superintendents Educational Services Association [http://www.ccsesa.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
916-446-3095

California Department of Consumer Affairs, Bureau of Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education [http://www.bppve.ca.gov] External link opens in new window or tab.
800-952-5210

California Federation of Teachers [http://www.cft.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
818-843-8226

California Interscholastic Federation [http://www.cifstate.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
510-521-4447

California Postsecondary Education Commission [http://www.cpec.ca.gov] External link opens in new window or tab.
Note: This agency closed on November 18, 2011, but some information still remains online.

California School Boards Association [http://www.csba.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
800-266-3382

California School Employees Association [http://www.csea.com] External link opens in new window or tab.
408-473-1000 or 800-632-2128

California School Library Association [http://www.csla.net] External link opens in new window or tab.
916-447-2684

California School Nurses Organization [http://www.csno.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
916-448-5752 or 888-268-2766

California School Public Relations Association, San Juan Unified School District
[http://www.calspra.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
916-971-7700

California State Parent Teacher Association [http://capta.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
916-440-1985

California State University [http://www.calstate.edu] External link opens in new window or tab.
562-951-4800

California Teachers Association [http://www.cta.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
650-697-1400

Children Now [http://www.childrennow.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
510-763-2444

Commission on Teacher Credentialing [http://www.ctc.ca.gov/] External link opens in new window or tab.
916-4457254 or 888-921-2682

Council of Chief State School Officers [http://www.ccsso.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
202-336-7000

Education Data Partnership [http://staging.cde.ca.gov/nr/re/hc/index.asp] External link opens in new window or tab.

EdSource [http://www.edsource.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
650-917-9481

Education Commission of the States [http://www.ecs.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
303-299-3600

National Alliance for Public Charter Schools [http://www.publiccharters.org/] External link opens in new window or tab.
202-289-2700

National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth [http://www.naehcy.org/] External link opens in new window or tab.
202-364-7392

National Association of Social Workers, California Chapter [http://www.naswca.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
916-442-4565 or 800-538-2565

National Association of State Boards of Education [http://www.nasbe.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
703-684-4000

National Center for Education Statistics [http://nces.ed.gov/] External link opens in new window or tab.
202-502-7300

National Center on Education and the Economy [http://www.ncee.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
202-783-3668

National Education Association [http://www.nea.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
202-833-4000

National Library of Education [http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/projects/nle/] External link opens in new window or tab.
800-424-1616

National Parent Teacher Association [http://www.pta.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
312-670-6782 or 800-307-4782

National School Boards Association [http://www.nsba.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
703-838-6722

National School Public Relations Association [http://www.nspra.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
301-519-0496

Public Employees Relations Board (PERB) [http://www.perb.ca.gov] External link opens in new window or tab.
916-322-3198

Policy Analysis for California Education, University of California, Berkeley [http://pace.berkeley.edu] External link opens in new window or tab.
510-642-7223

U.S. Department of Education [http://www.ed.gov] External link opens in new window or tab.
202-401-2000 or 800-872-5327

Region IX Office [http://www.ed.gov/about/contacts/gen/regions.html] External link opens in new window or tab.
415-486-5708

University of California, Office of the President [http://www.ucop.edu] External link opens in new window or tab.
510-987-9074

Western Association of school and Colleges [http://www.wascweb.org/] External link opens in new window or tab.
650-696-1060

WestEd [http://www.wested.org] External link opens in new window or tab.
415-565-3000 or 877-493-7833

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, May 19, 2016
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