California Schools to Watch™-Taking Center Stage
This website is your guide to the Schools to Watch™-Taking Center Stage program and a resource for middle level reform. Through this gateway you can:
Considering Applying for 2014?
you believe your school is a model for others and is on the move toward
success in the areas of academic excellence, developmental
responsiveness, social equity and organizational structures that
supports middle level reform, we encourage you to explore the
possibility of applying to become a 2014 Schools to Watch™-Taking Center Stage school.
Application coming soon
Congratulations to the 2013 Schools to Watch!
As the lead agency for the Schools to Watch™-Taking Center Stage program, the California League of Middle Schools would like to
congratulate the following schools on their selection as 2013 Schools to
members from these five schools have worked extremely hard to create
supportive, engaging communities that actively serve the academic and
socio-emotional needs of all learners.
The Schools to Watch™-Taking Center Stage program is offered by:
• California League of Middle Schools (CLMS) (see www.clms.net for program specifics)
• California Department of Education (CDE)
• California Middle Grades Alliance, a partnership of:
of California School Administrators (ACSA), Advancement Via Individual
Determination (AVID), California Department of Education (CDE),
Curriculum and Instruction Steering Committee (CISC) of California
County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCESA),
California League of Middle Schools (CLMS), California Middle Grades
Partnership Network (CMGPN), California School Boards Association
(CSBA), California Parent Teachers Association (CAPTA), California
Teachers Association (CTA), Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for
Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP), United Way of Greater Los Angeles
• National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform
• Schools to Watch™-Taking Center Stage Model Schools
Media inquiries and questions about the new Schools to Watch™-Taking Center Stage may be directed to Dr. Irvin Howard, Program Director, at STWCAL@gmail.com or (951) 318-7515