Coordinated Student Support Division
Provides technical assistance as well as instructional and intervention strategies throughout California that aid all students to obtain the physical, social, emotional, and educational support they need to be healthy, learn, and succeed.
Gordon Jackson, Director
The Coordinated Student Support & Adult Education Division is part of the Student Support & Special Services Branch.
Program information for local educational agencies, Indian tribes and organizations, and other entities about meeting the unique academic, cultural, and linguistic needs of American Indian students.
Involves three elements to reinforce regular school attendance: prevention, early identification, and intervention.
Provides resources, funds, strategies, and training in school counseling and psychological and social services to support schools in planning, implementing, and monitoring comprehensive student support programs.
School and program alternatives that provide students with the environment, curriculum, and support systems needed to ensure that they achieve their full academic potential.
Foster Youth Services
Grant programs for each county office of education and selected school districts to increase interagency support for foster youth.
Information and resources to improve student health, school environment, health education and prevention.
State-funded school-community collaborative grants for integrating services to meet desired results and to support academic success for children, youths and families.
Provides training, resources and technical assistance to establish a school/community environment which is physically and emotionally safe, well disciplined, and conducive to learning.
Activities and strategies that involve youths in decision making, use youths as resources to implement programs, and build youth assets and strengths that result in improved academic performance and lower-risk behaviors.