Educational Institutions

Center for Educational Innovation

  • New York, NY
  • www.cei-pea.org

Mission Statement

Every child deserves a quality education. It is the mission of the Center for Educational Innovation (CEI) to guarantee that this right is a reality for children in New York City and other communities across the United States. We accomplish this mission through: - Developing new, small public schools - Redesigning large public schools into small learning environments - Training teachers and principals in innovative educational practices - Advocating for system-wide adoption of effective school-based reforms and public education policies - Improving educational leadership through mentor and network programs - Researching and implementing best practices - Supporting accountability measured by pupil performance - Providing extensive information services for parents and other members of the educational community.

ruling year

2001

Principal Officer

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Mr. Seymour Fliegel

Keywords

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education, charter school

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Also Known As

CEI

EIN

13-4113613

 Number

4437424847

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (B01)

Management & Technical Assistance (B02)

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

CEI-PEA helps create new public schools, redesign failing schools, establish charter schools, develop networks for schools to share effective practices, provide critical information to educators and parents, and other projects designed to improve teaching and learning.

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CENTER FOR EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Center for Educational Innovation

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Principal Officer

Mr. Seymour Fliegel

BIO

Sy has a long and prestigious history in public education. He started his career as a teacher, then became an assistant principal and principal. In 1975, he became the Director of Alternative Education for New York City's Community School District 4 and began the transformation of New York City public schools described in his book, Miracle in East Harlem. In 1989, having served five years as Deputy Superintendent, he became the Superintendent of District 28 in Queens. Sy has been invited to the White House on two occasions in recognition of his achievements in public education. He has written extensively, made numerous television appearances and is quoted frequently by the print media. He has spoken nationally and internationally about the importance of creating innovative, effective schools and a system of meaningful public school choice for all children. Outside of his CEI-PEA work, Sy serves on the advisory boards of The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the Greater Opportunities Board, Donna Hanover's Cool Schools, and The Young Women's Leadership School. He was also on the nominating committee for the Dana Awards for Pioneering Achievements in Education.

Governance

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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