Education : Adult Education Programs and Services

Teaching Matters

Great teachers. Bright futures.

three stars

87.80

475 Riverside Drive Suite 1270
New York, NY 10115
tel: (212) 870-3505   Web Site
EIN: 13-3770472

Board Leadership
Olga Votis
Chair

CEO
Lynette Guastaferro
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.80 three stars
  Financial 82.76 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Teaching Matters is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing teacher effectiveness, one of the most critical factors in student success. Our services transform how educators work together at urban public schools, helping the most effective teachers develop the skills they need to lead their peers and drive school-wide improvement. We also partner with school leadership to create a work environment that equips teachers to succeed in the classroom.

From nearly 20 years of working in New York City's public schools, we've developed an understanding of realistic and lasting ways to improve student outcomes, and we're committed to real, measurable results.

Teaching Matters is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing teacher effectiveness, one of the most critical factors in student success. Our services transform how educators work together at urban public schools, helping the most effective teachers develop the skills they need to lead their peers and drive school-wide improvement. We also partner with school leadership to create a work environment that equips teachers to succeed in the classroom.

From nearly 20 years of working in New York City's public schools, we've developed an understanding of realistic and lasting ways to improve student outcomes, and we're committed to real, measurable results.

Financial

three stars

82.76

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
82.9%
  Administrative Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.30
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.96
  Program Expenses Growth 0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Teaching Matters on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Teaching Matters on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $561,787
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $137,125
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $698,912
   Program Service Revenue $3,916,592
Total Primary Revenue $4,615,504
   Other Revenue $99,895
TOTAL REVENUE $4,715,399
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,424,748
   Administrative Expenses $684,215
   Fundraising Expenses $316,926
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,425,889
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-710,490
   
Net Assets $5,945,176

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$173,838 3.20% Lynette Guastaferro Executive Director

Mission

Teaching Matters is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing teacher effectiveness, one of the most critical factors in student success. Our services transform how educators work together at urban public schools, helping the most effective teachers develop the skills they need to lead their peers and drive school-wide improvement. We also partner with school leadership to create a work environment that equips teachers to succeed in the classroom.

From nearly 20 years of working in New York City's public schools, we've developed an understanding of realistic and lasting ways to improve student outcomes, and we're committed to real, measurable results.

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Charity Contact Info

Teaching Matters
475 Riverside Drive
Suite 1270
New York, NY 10115
tel: (212) 870-3505
fax: (212) 870-3516
EIN: 13-3770472

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Board Leadership

Olga Votis
Chair

CEO

Lynette Guastaferro
Executive Director