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Center for Community Education

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”                                                           —Margaret Mead

The Center for Community Education (CCE) promotes partnerships among community agencies, schools, and the University of Florida by providing research, materials development, and technical assistance at the local, state, national, and international levels. CCE’s mission is aligned with the of the College of Education’s mission by collaborating with others to solve educational and human problems in a diverse global community. CCE uses a collaborative approach in planning, providing, and evaluating educational programs and services to emphasize the significant role that community based education and non-profit agencies can play in helping to close the achievement gap among children who live in very distressed communities.