Educational Institutions

Council for Educational Change

  • Weston, FL
  • www.changeeducation.org

Mission Statement

Since 2001, the Council for Educational Change (CEC) has been a leading catalyst for educational progress in the state of Florida.
 

 

Our mission is to focus on LEADERSHIP within education to improve overall student achievement and school performance.
 

 

We do this by bringing together business leaders and education leaders in collaborative partnerships.   These partnerships have produced verifiable results in thousands of schools throughout our state.

Main Programs

  1. Macro Impact of CEC
Service Areas

Self-reported

Florida

The Council for Educational Change is a 501(c)3 Not-For Profit Organization serving Florida since February 7, 1997.  The Council has a significant footprint in the First Coast, South Florida, and Tampa Bay communities with additional impact felt in Central Florida, the Panhandle and Southwest Florida.

ruling year

2002

Principal Officer since 1997

Self-reported

Dr. Elaine Liftin

Keywords

Self-reported

education. leadership development, business and educational partnerships

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Also Known As

CEC

EIN

01-0638224

 Number

2896249262

Physical Address

3265 Meridian Parkway Suite 130

Weston, FL 33331

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Educational Services and Schools - Other (B90)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (S01)

Leadership Development (W70)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

Self-reported by organization

The Council for Education Change is a major catalyst for educational progress and change throughout Florida.  With efforts improving over 1,275,000 students; 34,400 teachers; 5,000 school-based leaders; 913 schools in 67 districts.

 

75% of students in Council program participant schools achieved academic gains

 

72% of Council program schools are socio-economically disadvantaged

 

80% of donations go directly to support Council programs

Programs

Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Macro Impact of CEC

Facilitate and fund innovative and results oriented programs with partnerships among schools, community organizations and businesses to improve the quality of education & student achievement in the public schools of Florida. Approximately 547,000 benefited from programs.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Adults

Hispanics

Budget

1875000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Florida

The Council for Educational Change is a 501(c)3 Not-For Profit Organization serving Florida since February 7, 1997.  The Council has a significant footprint in the First Coast, South Florida, and Tampa Bay communities with additional impact felt in Central Florida, the Panhandle and Southwest Florida.

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Financials

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COUNCIL FOR EDUCATIONAL CHANGE INC
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Council for Educational Change

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Dr. Elaine Liftin

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Gene Marshall

Community Volunteer

Term: Nov 2010 - Nov 2012

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?


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CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?


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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?


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BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?


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BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?