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Chief Transition Services

CCSSO's Chief Transition Services (CTS) provides strategic counsel for chiefs and state education agencies (SEAs) in times of leadership transition. CTS deploys executive talent in times of transition, provides guidance on SEA organizational structure based on leading national policy implications, and works with chiefs and executive search firms to design positions and hire permanent staff and for SEAs.

CTS also provides guidance to chiefs for making SEAs more efficient and effective through auditing agency structure and strategic planning. CTS high-quality consulting services include creating SEA strategic plans, defining coherent state legislative and policy agendas aligned to SEA plans and guidance on the implementation of key reform agenda items. Implementation efforts include assistance securing local and national philanthropic funds to support reform efforts, and providing low-cost streamlined procurement support and legal expertise.