Educational Institutions

Council for Educational Advancement, Inc.

  • St. Louis, MO

Mission Statement

The Council for Educational Advancement (CEA) was established in 1995 as a non-profit organization comprised of representatives from public, private and parochial schools; higher education; business; and the community. The CEA's mission is to serve as a facilitating organization to bring a more common view and vision to the development of education in the St. Louis region, and to enhance learning for all students by promoting cooperation among educational institutions and resources. The CEA provides an opportunity for leaders to come together to learn more about what?s happening in the educational community and take necessary steps to further those issues.

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ruling year

1995

Principal Officer

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Mr. Jerry Bryan

Keywords

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education, K-12, preK-12, teacher, principal, superintendent, university, college, character education, technology integration

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Also Known As

CEA

EIN

43-1587769

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

Elementary, Secondary Ed (B20)

Higher Education Institutions (B40)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

CEA serves as the foundation for Cooperating School Districts, a nonprofit without 501c3 status. Programs of CSD support teachers and administrators of K-12 education. The programs include CHARACTERplus, a nationally-recognized initiative that serves as a leader in character education. Visit www.characterplus.org to learn more. In addition, other CSD programs include interactive videoconferencing for teachers and students, technology integration training for teachers, digitized content for classrooms, programs for teachers on reading, writing, literacy, history and science, indepth study of China including travel there, co-op purchasing for schools, the REAP system for online job searches (teachers and HR directors), two annual conferences and support for English Language Learners.

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Operations

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Council for Educational Advancement, Inc.

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Jerry Bryan

BIO

Business leader and educational consultant. Chair and board members are not compensated.

Governance

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

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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