About KnowledgeWorks

KnowledgeWorks is a national organization committed to providing every learner with meaningful personalized learning experiences that ensure success in college, career and civic life. With a presence in more than 30 states, we develop the capabilities of educators to implement and sustain competency-based and early college schools, partner with federal, state and district leaders to remove policy barriers that inhibit the growth of personalized learning and provide national thought leadership around the future of learning.

Our Vision

Every student experiences meaningful personalized learning that enables him or her to thrive in college, career and civic life.

Our Mission

By delivering innovative education approaches and advancing aligned policies, KnowledgeWorks activates and develops the capacity of communities and educators to imagine, build and sustain vibrant learning ecosystems that allow each student to thrive.

Our Work

Through our portfolio of school and community approaches, we provide innovative tools, training and assistance to school leaders, teachers and community stakeholders.

Our Core Values

Passion | we inspire others to act

  • Pursue goals with unrelenting energy, compassion and commitment
  • Celebrate success and make a positive impact everyday
  • Inspire and champion a compelling vision for the future

Courage | we take bold actions to transform education

  • Bring forward innovative, sustainable solutions
  • Persist in the face of challenges and hold ourselves and our partners accountable
  • Advocate for what is right through open dialogue, data and differing viewpoints

Empower | we believe in everyone’s potential

  • Think big and challenge ourselves and others to set high expectations
  • Value and learn from a diverse set of perspectives, skills and experiences
  • Foster a culture of learning, building on success, learning from failure, and getting better every day

Partner | we achieve more together

  • Cultivate strong relationships that create more impactful results than any individual effort
  • Engage in communities through leadership and service
  • Lift each other through our actions every day, united in our belief that all students deserve an equal opportunity to succeed

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