San Mateo County Schools in the California Community Schools Partnership Program

The San Mateo County Office of Education provides technical assistance and support to local school districts in implementing the California Community Schools Partnership Program (CCSPP), which supports schools’ efforts to partner with community agencies and local government to align community resources to improve student outcomes.

Find state, regional, and local resources and information below to support community schools in your district.

California Community Schools Partnership Program Resources

What is a Community School?

A Community School is any school serving pre-Kindergarten through high school students using a whole-child approach, with an integrated focus on academics, health and social services, youth and community development, and community engagement.

Learn more about community schools and how they support student learning.

Apply for the 2023-24 CCSPP Implementation Grant

The California Department of Education is now accepting applications for CCSPP Implementation Grant (Cohort 3) funds until February 9, 2024. The CCSPP Implementation Grants are for new community schools or for the expansion or continuation of existing community schools. The grant awards are up to $500,000 annually, and all school districts are invited to apply. Learn more on the California Department of Education's website. If you need support applying for the grant, please connect with the County Office of Education.

Marcela Miranda

Director, School Community Partnerships


Phone: (650) 802-5431