ACHIEVE INC

aka Achieve   |   Washington, DC   |  www.achieve.org
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Mission

Achieve, Inc (achieve) is an education reform organization dedicated to supporting standards-based education reform efforts across the states achieve helps states raise academic standards and graduation requirements, improve assessments and strengthen accountability

Ruling year info

1997

President

Michael Cohen

Main address

1919 M Street NW Suite 450

Washington, DC 20036 USA

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EIN

52-2006429

NTEE code info

Educational Services and Schools - Other (B90)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Since its inception, Achieve has been at the center of education problem solving in the United States, working to promote standards-based learning, accurate assessment of student performance, and accountability systems that promote college and career readiness.

Our programs

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

Support educators through high-quality, NGSS-designed instructional materials

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Where we work

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Goals & Strategy

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Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Achieve is working to raise K-12 academic standards and graduation requirements, improve assessments, and strengthen accountability.

To accomplish the goals of raising K-12 academic standards and graduation requirements, improving assessments, and strengthening accountability Achieve will continue to partner with states and provide the following services: research, design, implementation, and evaluation of education standards, assessments, graduation requirements, and performance indicators; coalition building and advocacy to support smart education policy; development of high-quality instructional materials for classroom use; workshops and in-service teacher training with content experts in ELA literacy, mathematics, and science; and convening stakeholders to solve challenges.

Achieve has a staff largely comprised of subject matter experts as well as extensive experience in managing educational initiatives. Achieve hosts and attends a number of stakeholder convenings annually with the goals of advancing our agenda, building partnerships, and supporting states in their efforts to implement current educational initiatives.

Financials

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Operations

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

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ACHIEVE INC

Board of directors
as of 4/29/2019
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Board co-chair

Michael Cohen

Achieve, Inc.

Term: 2003 -


Board co-chair

Mark Grier

Prudential Financial, Inc.

Term: 2009 -

Craig Barrett Former CEO/Chairman of the Board

Intel Corporation

Chris Gabrieli Partner Emeritus, Bessemer Venture Partners; Chair Massachusetts Board of Higher Education; CEO, Empower School

Sylvester Gates Distinguished University Professor, Regents Professor, and John S. Toll Professor of Physics

University of Maryland

Bill Haslam Governor

State of Tennessee

John McKernan Former Governor of Maine; Senior Advisor to U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Janet Murguia President & CEO

NCLR

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and 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? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No