Educational Institutions

EL Education, Inc.

  • New York, NY
  • www.eleducation.org

Mission Statement

EL Education is a leading K-12 education non-profit that is meeting the national challenge to raise student achievement in our schools.

Combining challenging work with the joy of discovery and pride in mastery, EL Education offers the education we would want for every child: one that prepares citizens with both the skills and the character necessary for success throughout college, work and life.

Our portfolio of instructional materials and coaching services draws on 20+ years of success in more than 160 EL Education Schools around the country. Based on founding principles of meaningful work, character and respect for teachers, EL Education's offerings transform teaching and learning to promote habits of scholarship and character that lead to high student achievement, regardless of student background.

In addition to success on standardized tests, EL Education students demonstrate critical thinking, intellectual courage and emotional resilience; they possess the passion and the capacity to contribute to a better world.

Main Programs

  1. Whole School Reform
  2. Curriculum Development
  3. Professional Development for Teachers
Service Areas

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New York

EL Education partners with more than 160 schools and 4,000 teachers serving 53,000 students in 33 states, and thousands of other teachers through its professional services work in New York and other states.

ruling year

2000

President & CEO

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Scott Hartl

Keywords

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Whole School Reform, K-12, Curriculum, Teacher Capacity, Education Publishing

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Also Known As

EL Education

EIN

06-1576405

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Primary/Elementary Schools (B24)

Secondary/High School (B25)

Educational Services and Schools - Other (B90)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Whole School Reform

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Elementary & Secondary Education

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Curriculum Development

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Curriculum Development

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Professional Development for Teachers

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Teacher & Faculty

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Service Areas

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New York

EL Education partners with more than 160 schools and 4,000 teachers serving 53,000 students in 33 states, and thousands of other teachers through its professional services work in New York and other states.

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EXPEDITIONARY LEARNING OUTWARD BOUNDINC
Fiscal year: Sep 01-Aug 31
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Operations

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EL Education, Inc.

Leadership

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President & CEO

Scott Hartl

BIO

Scott Hartl is President & CEO of EL Education, a leading K-12 education organization at the forefront of the movement to raise expectations and outcomes for students, teachers, and schools. Its innovative curriculum, professional services, and whole school model promote a vision of student success that combines academic achievement, character, and high-quality work. Since Expeditionary Learning was founded in 1993, its national network has grown to more than 160 schools, 4000 teachers, and 50,000 students.

A founding staff member, Scott has held positions of increasing responsibility and was named its President & CEO in 2009. Under his leadership, he has expanded the organization's reach through the development of rigorous and engaging Common Core curriculum, based on its 20 years of work with schools across the country.

A lifelong educator, Scott was a founding principal of a high performing middle school in Boston and a high school teacher. He was also an Outward Bound leadership instructor for 14 years and has led major expeditions in the mountains of Nepal, Alaska, and other areas of the U.S.

Scott is an Ashoka Fellow and a member of several advisory groups: the National Association of State Boards of Education Deeper Learning State Action Group; the Council of State Governments Deeper Learning Focus Group; and the Education Funders Strategy Group. He was also a member of the Massachusetts Governor's Creativity Commission in 2011 and 2012.

Scott has a Bachelor of Arts in Science from Marlboro College and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Union University. He and his family live near Amherst, Massachusetts.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Virginia Worden

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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