Related Websites

Midwest & Plains Equity Assistance Center

Government Offices

Office for Civil Rights Regional Offices for Civil Rights
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
Regional Offices for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education
U.S. Department of Justice

Equity Assistance Centers (2011-2014)

The 10 equity assistance centers are funded by the U.S. Department of Education under Title IV of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. They provide assistance in the areas of race, gender, and national origin equity to public school districts to promote equal educational opportunities.
Region I: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont
The Education Alliance at Brown University
4 Richmond Square, Fourth Floor
Providence, RI 02906
PH: 401-274-9548 or 800-521-9550
Region II: New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
Equity Assistance Center Region II
Lander Center for Educational Research
Touro College
43 W. 23rd Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10010
PH: 212-463-0400 ext. 5399
Region III: District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia
Mid-Atlantic Equity Consortium
5272 River Road, Suite 340
Bethesda, MD 20816
PH: 301-657-7741 or 877-637-2736
Region IV: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
Southeastern Equity Center
1401 East Broward Boulevard, Suite 304
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
PH: 954-765-3553
Region V: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin
Great Lakes Equity Center
902 W New York St
Indianapolis, IN 46202
PH: 317-278-3493
Region VI: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas
Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA)
South Central Collaborative for Equity
5815 Callaghan Road, Suite 101
San Antonio, TX 78228
PH: 210-444-1710
Region VII: Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Midwest Equity Assistance Center (MEAC)
Kansas State University
1100 Mid-Campus Drive
Manhattan, KS 66506
PH: 785-532-6408
Region VIII: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
Equity Assistance Center Region VIII
Metropolitan State College of Denver
P.O. Box 173362, Campus Box 63-A
Denver, CO 80217-3362
PH: 303-556-6175
Region IX: Arizona, California, Nevada
Region IX Equity Assistance Center at WestEd
300 Lakeside Drive, 25th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612-3540
PH: 510-302-4246
Region X: Alaska, American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia (Kosrae, Chuuk, Yap, Pohnpei), Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Northern Mariana Islands, Oregon, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Republic of Palau, Washington
Region X Equity Assistance Center at Education Northwest
101 SW Main Street, Ste 500
Portland, OR 97204
PH: 503-275-9500

Regional Parent Technical Assistance Centers

Region I Region II
Northeast Parent Assistance Center and Technical Assistance Team (NE-PACT)
Exceptional Children's Assistance Center
Region III Region IV
Partners Resource Network
Wisconsin Family Assistance Center for Education Training & Support (WI FACETS) Parent Center
Region V Region VI
PEAK Parent Center
Matrix Parent Network and Resource Center

Region V State Departments of Education

Illinois Indiana
Illinois State Board of Education
Indiana Department of Education
Ohio Michigan
Ohio Department of Education
Michigan Department of Education
Minnesota Wisconsin
Minnesota Department of Education
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Other Websites

National Center for Culturally Responsive Educational Systems
Southern Poverty Law Center
Teaching Tolerance

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