The mission of the California Community Colleges Chancellors Office is to empower the community colleges through leadership, advocacy and support. The California Community Colleges is the largest higher education system in the nation. It is comprised of 72 districts, 112 colleges and enrolls more than 2.9 million students.

California Community Colleges Classified Senate (4CS) is a non-profit organization, formed by the California Community College's classified staff to serve as the statewide classified senate. 4CS supports the leadership roles of classified staff in the governance of the California Community College System through the development and support of local senates, advocating increased involvement at the state level, and promoting leadership skills among classified staff.

The Community College League of California is a nonprofit public benefit corporation whose voluntary membership consists of the 72 local community college districts in California.

The California School Employees Association is the largest classified school employees union in the United States, representing more than 215,000 school support staff throughout California.