What We Do

R19CC serves American Samoa, Hawai‘i, and  the Republic of the Marshall Islands.  The Center provides high-quality intensive capacity-building services to State clients and recipients to identify, implement, and sustain effective evidence-based practices that support improved educator and student outcomes.


R19CC employs innovative strategies to provide responsive and effective technical assistance that builds SEA capacity to:

– Implement approved ESEA consolidated state plans
– Implement ARP ESSER State Plans
– Implement and scale evidence-based programs, practices, and interventions
– Address corrective actions from audit findings and monitoring
– Identify trends, best practices, and cost-effective strategies

Strategy 1 – Ensure Commitment of Chief State School Officers & Regional Stakeholders

Strategy 2 – Deliver Relevant Research & Capacity Building Expertise

Strategy 3 – Build Capacity for Needs Assessment, Evaluation & Continuous Improvement

Strategy 4 – Promote Partnerships & Collaboration


We at the Region 19 Comprehensive Center (R19CC) envision a future where the opportunity gap is eliminated – a future where every child of the Pacific achieves success from birth through their careers. Across our projects, the R19CC team works to strengthen career pathways, curriculum and instruction, distance education, and English learner and migrant education. We are excited for the work ahead.


–Melly Wilson, Director Region 19 Comprehensive Center

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