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Education : Education Policy and Reform

Council for Educational Change

Leading the Way to Better Education

two stars

74.49

4205 Bonaventure Boulevard Suite 214
Weston, FL 33332
tel: (954) 727-9909   Web Site
EIN: 01-0638224

Board Leadership
Steven S. Wasserman
Chair

CEO
Elaine Liftin
President and Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 74.49 two stars
  Financial 75.00 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Council For Educational Change is a statewide, 501 (C)(3) non-profit organization. Our mission is to focus on LEADERSHIP to improve student achievement and address critical education issues. Since its inception, the Council for Educational Change has made remarkable strides. Our programs include the creation and continuation of new PASS© sites, development of the Wachovia Teachers and Teaching Initiative to train and retain new teachers, and development of the Educational Leadership Assessment© (ELA) online diagnostic tool for the individualized professional development of both aspiring and veteran principals.

The Council For Educational Change is a statewide, 501 (C)(3) non-profit organization. Our mission is to focus on LEADERSHIP to improve student achievement and address critical education issues. Since its inception, the Council for Educational Change has made remarkable strides. Our programs include the creation and continuation of new PASS© sites, development of the Wachovia Teachers and Teaching Initiative to train and retain new teachers, and development of the Educational Leadership Assessment© (ELA) online diagnostic tool for the individualized professional development of both aspiring and veteran principals.

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Financial

two stars

75.00

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
86.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.16
  Program Expenses Growth -4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 68.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Council for Educational Change on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Council for Educational Change on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Council for Educational Change (FL) 74.49 two stars
American Federation for Children Growth Fund (DC) 86.19 three stars
Stand for Children Leadership Center (OR) 87.32 three stars
National Association of Charter School Authorizers (IL) 85.00 three stars
The Edible Schoolyard Project (CA) 87.39 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $684,774
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $508,983
Total Contributions $1,193,757
   Program Service Revenue $61,628
Total Primary Revenue $1,255,385
   Other Revenue $67,648
TOTAL REVENUE $1,323,033
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,432,256
   Administrative Expenses $142,509
   Fundraising Expenses $52,704
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,627,469
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-304,436
   
Net Assets $357,540

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 02/01/2020 74.49 two stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 85.92 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 85.77 three stars
2014-12 09/01/2016 83.44 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 01-0638224
Name in IRS Master File COUNCIL FOR EDUCATIONAL CHANGE
NTEE Code B99
NTEE Classification Education N.E.C.
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date August, 2002
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$155,001 9.52% Elaine Liftin Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Council for Educational Change (FL) 74.49 two stars
Colorado Education Initiative (CO) 86.84 three stars
New Profit (MA) 88.19 three stars
Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education (GA) 94.93 four stars
The Edible Schoolyard Project (CA) 87.39 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Council for Educational Change
4205 Bonaventure Boulevard
Suite 214
Weston, FL 33332
tel: (954) 727-9909
fax: (954) 727-0990
EIN: 01-0638224

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Board Leadership

Steven S. Wasserman
Chair

CEO

Elaine Liftin
President and Executive Director

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