Knowledge is Opportunity

Recent months have brought new urgency to addressing learners’ health and safety, implementing digital schooling, and confronting gaps in learning and access. At the same time, educators continue efforts in many other important areas: to develop STEM curricula, make better use of assessment data, and expand their teams’ capabilities.

In all these areas, and more, Cognia offers resources to support you now and tomorrow. Find relevant, timely, and actionable information on our Schooling Today page.

What is Cognia?

We are a global network of enthusiastic educators here to help you strengthen your schools, so that all students have the opportunities that knowledge brings. Are you ready to push your educational community to new levels?

Your success is our mission

Cognia is a forward thinking nonprofit organization laser-focused on improving educational opportunities for all learners. When you work with us, you can expect:


Unmatched expertise to help you achieve visionary goals


Fresh perspective to help you link student and school performance


A global network of educators dedicated to your priorities


Services and solutions backed by well-regarded research

Cognia is taking real action toward diversity, equity, and inclusion—in our organization and for our network. CEO Dr. Mark Elgart describes our commitment.

Is your district doing enough? Next, expand your understanding of strategies for providing all learners equitable educational opportunities. Watch the webinar, “District Leaders Reflect on Equity: Challenges and Hope for the Future.”

Our robust services help you go further

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We know schools because we’re in schools

Our global network of educators guides you to diagnose challenges and implement change.

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Education institutions worldwide look to Cognia for proven practices, insightful research, and strategies for the future.

A path to achievement

Our expertise spans a wide range of educational issues. But when it comes to what’s most important in your school or region, you’re the authority. That’s why we partner with you to help reach your goals.




Farmington Schools: Continuous improvement practices drive a common sense of purpose
Case Study

Farmington Schools: Continuous improvement practices drive a common sense of purpose

Farmington, NM
A New Mexico district uses continuous improvement practices and insights from Cognia Accreditation Engagement Reviews and Assessment Services to hone its focus on instructional leadership development and student engagement.
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Fleming County Schools: A district in rural Kentucky moves from turnaround to transformation
Case Study

Fleming County Schools: A district in rural Kentucky moves from turnaround to transformation

Fleming County, KY
How do underperforming schools turn around and improve? With deliberate analysis and action. Using Cognia's Diagnostic Review process, Fleming County (KY) Public Schools went from being one of the state’s lowest-performing districts to one of its most successful—a Distinguished District—in just three years.
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Westminster Public Schools: A suburban district innovates and improves to avoid state intervention
Case Study

Westminster Public Schools: A suburban district innovates and improves to avoid state intervention

Westminster, CO
A pioneering district in suburban Denver went from turnaround status to success story by partnering with Cognia. Using innovations in individualized learning and continuous improvement, Westminster schools saw dramatic results and avoided state takeover.
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Boston Public Schools: Improving student learning through formative assessment
Case Study

Boston Public Schools: Improving student learning through formative assessment

Boston, MA
Boston district leaders turned to Cognia when they needed a set of common assessments that could support different curricula and pacing in place within grades.
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Meeting the Promise of Continuous Improvement
Whitepaper

Meeting the Promise of Continuous Improvement

Insights from the AdvancED Continuous Improvement System and Observations of Effective Schools
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