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Resource Centers

Several centers at Hunter offer faculty, staff, and students resources with which they can analyze and understand various subjects.

 

Education Center for Community Organizing

The Education Center for Community Organizing (ECCO) at the Hunter College Silberman School of Social Work helps to strengthen the effectiveness of organizers in neighborhoods and human service agencies. ECCO has assisted over 5,000 human service workers and community organizers through workshops, conferences, festivals, forums, consultations, written materials, training and skills development.

 

National Resource Center for Family-Centered Practice and Permanency Planning

The National Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections at the Hunter College Silberman School of Social Work is a training, technical assistance, and information services organization dedicated to help strengthen the capacity of state, local, tribal and other publicly administered or supported child welfare agencies to institutionalize a safety-focused, family-centered, and community-based approach to meet the needs of children, youth and families.

 

Manhattan / Staten Island Bilingual / ESL Technical Assistance Center (M/SI BETAC)

The Bilingual / ESL Technical Assistance Center (BETAC) provides staff development and technical assistance to all educators. Staff offer resources and training on issues pertaining to English Language Learners (ELLs).

 

Center for HIV Educational Studies and Training

The Center For HIV Educational Studies and Training (CHEST) conducts research to identify and promote strategies that prevent the spread of HIV and improve the lives of people living with HIV.

 

Gender Equity Project

The Gender Equity Project, partially funded by an NSF Advance Institutional Transformation Award, has the mission of promoting equity and excellence at Hunter College.

 

Center for Gifted Studies and Education

The Center for Gifted Studies and Educated is committed to understanding and encouraging high level achievement in diverse kinds of learners, with a particular focus on urban settings.

 

Urban Center for Assessment, Research, and Evaluation (UCARE)

The Hunter College Urban Center for Assessment, Research, and Evaluation (UCARE) was established to serve colleges and universities, K-12 public schools, and community-based organizations in their efforts to improve teaching and learning in urban settings.