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Equity Assistance Center Network

Equity Assistance Center Network

The four 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, national origin and religion to public school districts to promote equal educational opportunities.

Britt Jung
U.S. Department of Education, OESE
School Support and Rural Programs
LBJ Building, Rm. 3E206, 400 Maryland Ave. S.W., Washington, D.C. 20202-6400
Ph: 202-205-4513; Fax: 202-205-5870


Region I

(serves Connecticut, Delaware, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virgin Islands, West Virginia)
Center for Education Equity
Mid-Atlantic Equity Consortium
5272 River Road, Suite 340
Bethesda, MD 20816
Susan Shaffer, Director
PH: 301-657-7741
F: 301-657-8742

Region II

(serves Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia)
IDRA EAC-South
Intercultural Development Research Association
5815 Callaghan Road, Suite 101
San Antonio, TX 78228-1102
Paula Johnson, Director
PH: 210-444-1710
F: 210-444-1714

Region III

(serves Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin)
Midwest and Plains EAC
Indiana University
902 West New York Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5167
Seena M. Skelton, Director
PH: 317-278-6832
F: 317-274-6864

Region IV

(serves Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming)
Western Educational EAC
Metropolitan State University, P.O. Box 173362, Campus Box 63
Denver, CO 80217-3362
Jan Perry Evenstad, Director
PH: 303-556-6175
F: 303-556-3912

Office for Civil Rights

OCR’s mission is to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence through vigorous enforcement of civil rights in our nation’s schools.

U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights

U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights
Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Bldg
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-1100

Locate the enforcement office serving your area select the state or territory where you live.

See a list of other technical assistance providers (regional centers and content centers).