NCEO Related Organizations

NCEO partners with other organizations. The following are some of the related organizations:

AEM Corporation

AEM's Education Services Group is one of the U.S. Dept. of Education's technical assistance and data management partners. AEM is the current prime contractor for the Center for the Integration of IDEA Data (CIID) and both the EDFacts and the State Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS) programs.

Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO)

CCSSO is a nonpartisan, nationwide, nonprofit organization of public officials who head departments of elementary and secondary education in the states, the District of Columbia, the Department of Defense Education Activity, and five U.S. extra-state jurisdictions. CCSSO provides leadership, advocacy, and technical assistance on major educational issues. CCSSO organizes State Collaboratives on Assessment and Student Standards (SCASS) that strive to develop and implement high standards and valid assessment systems that maximize educational achievement for all children. NCEO participates in several of these SCASS groups, including Assessing Special Education Students (ASES), English Language Leaners (ELL), and Technical Issues in Large Scale Assessment (TILSA).

National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE)

NASDSE is a not-for-profit organization established to promote and support education programs and related services for children and youth with disabilities in the United States and outlying areas. NASDSE accomplishes its goals by establishing and maintaining relations between those responsible for the development of statewide and federal special education programs and those responsible for general curriculum planning at the local, state, and national levels.


WestEd is an educational research, development, and service organization that provides training and technical assistance, and works with policymakers and practitioners to carry out large-scale education improvement and change efforts. It operates the National Center for Systemic Improvement (NCSI).