CEI delighted to honor Richard Carrión, Caroline McConnie, and Dr. Kathleen Cashin at our 2018 Benefit Dinner on Thursday, November 29, 2018, at The Plaza Hotel!
Funds raised at the benefit support CEI’s Project BOOST program. Project BOOST (Building Options and Opportunities for Students) provides students from low-income communities in grades 4-8 with a “boost” by exposing them to experiences and resources usually restricted to their more affluent peers.Learn More!
CEI continually evolves to meet the needs of teachers and administrators in a constantly changing educational landscape. Following the NYSED’s modification to the Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) requirements, CEI has been recognized as an approved CTLE provider.
We are always adding new opportunities for educators as they strive to support and inspire students.
Make sure to check out our current offerings!View the Catalog!
With a team of prominent arts education professionals with decades of experience, CEI is offering professional development & parent engagement workshops and services to PreK-12 schools citywide!
All workshops and services are customized to the specific needs of each school, grade level, and student population.Learn More
On behalf of the team at CEI, we want to thank you for joining us at our annual benefit gala on November 30, 2017.
We were honored to recognize NYS Commissioner of Education, MaryEllen Elia, and Baseball Legend, Bobby Valentine, and to celebrate CEI’s signature program: Project BOOST.
Thank you to everyone who attended, celebrated, bid, and contributed to guarantee a quality education for every child.Photo Gallery
Project BOOST (Building Options and Opportunities for Students) is a school based enrichment program for low-income, at-risk 4th to 12th grade public school students. Currently, Project BOOST serves 168 public schools, including a specialized program for children with autism and a universal pre-K (UPK).
Watch CEI’s short video to learn more about what BOOST can do!Watch the Video!
The Center for Educational Innovation (CEI) is a non‐profit education organization and a recognized leader in advancing meaningful reforms in public education. Our mission is to ensure the school is the center and driving force of public education reform and innovation.
CEI provides customized, hands‐on support to principals, teachers, parents and staff to help them meet the unique needs of their students. With a team of experts in a variety of disciplines, CEI helps schools design, develop and implement effective and innovative practices. These teams are comprised of experienced educators with the knowledge to help leaders and teachers implement effective instructional practices and improve experiences and outcomes for all students.
The mission of the Center for Educational Innovation (CEI) is to guarantee a quality education for every student in New York City and communities across the United States.
Providing quality public education requires constant innovation based on experience. CEI senior staff members fulfill this mandate by building on decades of successful experience in the public schools, serving as teachers, principals, and superintendents.
CEI’s staff is complemented by a Board of Trustees composed of leaders from the public and private sectors who have demonstrated their commitment to public education through service to schools and educational organizations. CEI builds on this combined experience to implement innovative reforms in public and charter schools across the globe.
“Children don’t attend a public educational system, they go to school. That is why the school must be the center of change”
– Sy Fliegel, CEI President & Gilder Senior Fellow