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Council for Educational Change

Leading the Way to Better Education

three stars

85.92

3265 Meridian Parkway Suite 130
Weston, FL 33331
tel: (866) 268-0250   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 85.92 three stars
  Financial 83.41 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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

three stars

83.41

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.28
  Program Expenses Growth 5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 62.5%
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.

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Council for Educational Change (FL) 85.92 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $903,776
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $857,185
Total Contributions $1,760,961
   Program Service Revenue $76,288
Total Primary Revenue $1,837,249
   Other Revenue $2,039
TOTAL REVENUE $1,839,288
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,881,174
   Administrative Expenses $208,025
   Fundraising Expenses $84,932
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,174,131
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-334,843
   
Net Assets $647,540

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
$155,000 7.12% Elaine Liftin Edd Exec. Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Council for Educational Change (FL) 85.92 three stars
Student Leadership Network (NY) 92.02 four stars
National Association of Scholars (NY) 89.75 three stars
Children Now (CA) 92.02 four stars
EdChoice (IN) 92.71 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Council for Educational Change
3265 Meridian Parkway
Suite 130
Weston, FL 33331
tel: (866) 268-0250
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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