California Department of Education
Taking Center Stage – Act II

California Middle Grades Alliance (CMGA)

The CMGA is a statewide partnership organization dedicated to promoting middle grades excellence in California. The goals of the partner organization are to:

  • Influence middle grade policy and inform decision making.
  • Encourage California-based research on middle grades.
  • Disseminate research.
  • Leverage resources across organizations.
  • Increase public awareness and engagement regarding middle-level education.
  • Foster professional learning communities.
  • Collaborate on joint projects.

Member organizations in the CMGA partnership include the following:

Regional Leadership—Creating a Culture of Learning

California Middle Grades Partnership Network (CMGPN)