Whole Child Partners
We are proud to join forces with leading education, health, arts, and civic organizations to further the Whole Child Initiative. The organizations below have signed on as partners to support a whole child approach to education. Browse our resources for reports, research, tools, and articles from our partners.
Projects and Actions
The College, Career, and Citizenship Readiness (CCCR) coalition, led by ASCD, was created in response to the proposed consolidation of programs that support a well-rounded education in President Obama's Blueprint for Education Reform. Organizations that represent the arts, foreign languages, civics, history, health education, physical education, and student social and emotional supports first convened in April 2010 to advocate for continued federal support for a variety of individual programs administered by the U.S. Department of Education. To date, the CCCR coalition has developed and shared broadly two consensus statements, one on supporting these programs in general, and a second that advocates for teacher evaluations in these subjects to be fairly based on multiple criteria of teacher effectiveness. The coalition continues to work to secure bipartisan support for well-rounded education through the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.