K-12 Resources

A) Professional Development/Associations

California Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators (CALSA):  http://www.calsa.org/

National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE):  http://www.nabe.org/

American Federation of Teachers (AFT): https://www.aft.org

American Student Assistance (ASA): https://www.asa.org/

B) U.S. Department of Education Resources

  • Every Student Succeeds Act
    The previous version of the law, the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, was enacted in 2002. The Every Student Succeeds (ESSA) was signed by President Obama on December 10, 2015. The new law builds on key areas of progress in recent years, made possible by the efforts of educators, communities, parents, and students across the country. 

          Website: http://www.ed.gov/essa

  • Federal Student Aid 
    General information about student financial assistance programs, such as Pell Grants and student loans.  Questions about the application process, status of loans and location of lenders.  Information on teacher loan forgiveness.

Website: https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa

Click this link to access help from the Federal Student Aid Contact Center