Press Releases


Cognia’s Teacher Observation Tool Helps Schools Take the Pulse of Learner-centric Teaching

Cognia announced the release of its dynamic new Teacher Observation Tool™ that enables teachers to review their instructional practice across five dimensions of instruction—from creating a positive classroom culture and promoting student agency to teaching higher-order thinking and building relationships with students.
July 13, 2021 | Alpharetta, GA
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Cognia surveys of 74,000 students, teachers, and parents find more work, less academic rigor in schools, and anxiety over student readiness

Report indicates heavy burden on teachers, significant support for educators as a result of COVID-19; urges schools to focus on four Rs—rigor, routines, relationships, and resources
October 29, 2020 | Alpharetta, GA
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Educators Serving on Cognia Accreditation Review Teams Can Earn Free University Credit

Cognia and Newman University offer degree credit for educators who volunteer their time and expertise to serve on school quality review teams for accreditation anywhere in the world.
October 5, 2020 | Alpharetta, GA
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Cognia Launches Trusted Partner Program

Cognia Trusted Partners, LINCspring® and MyVoice™ help educators bring transformative and sustainable professional development for remote learning to scale, and augment teacher voice.
May 1, 2020 | Alpharetta, GA
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Cognia Hosts Live Global Student Panel on Impact of COVID-19

Schooled: Students Speak Up webinar features student voices from around the globe. Learn the impact Coronavirus has on students’ home and school life directly from students.
April 23, 2020 | Alpharetta, GA
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New Mexico Partners with Cognia to Provide State Assessments in Grades 3-8

The New Mexico Public Education Department (PED) has signed a multiyear partnership with Cognia™ to provide the state’s mathematics and English language arts assessments for grades 3-8.
November 14, 2019 | Alpharetta, GA
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Discovery Education Is among the First STEM Organizations To Earn Inaugural Cognia STEM Provider Certification

Today, the school-improvement, assessment, and certification organization Cognia recognized the Charlotte, NC-based Discovery Education as one of the first organizations to earn its inaugural Cognia™ STEM Provider Certification.
November 6, 2019 | Alpharetta, GA
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Cognia Celebrates Grand Opening of 40,000 Square-Foot Building II at Its Alpharetta Headquarters

Driving down the 9100 block of Westside Parkway here, you may notice the new “Cognia” sign on the nonprofit’s headquarters. A few hundred yards away from the main building, connected by a walking bridge, you will also see the organization’s recently completed, three-story, 40,000-square foot Building II, which opened for business and tours today.
October 28, 2019 | Alpharetta, GA
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AdvancED | Measured Progress is changing its name to Cognia.

AdvancED | Measured Progress, which was formed as a result of two leading education nonprofits merging in November 2018, announced today that it is changing its corporate name to Cognia™. The new name comes from the Latin word cognitio, which means knowledge. The name change reflects the nonprofit’s belief that knowledge is the key to helping people reach their aspirations—regardless of circumstance or background.
August 12, 2019 | Alpharetta, GA
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