|Mission and Goals|
EIA serves as the leading voice for education entrepreneurs, advocating for the interests of businesses in the PreK – 12 market and serving as the knowledge center which integrates best practices and research that raise student achievement through innovation and improvement strategies.
EIA works to foster the development of a vibrant preK-12 education industry by:
A. Delivering superior services that support the business growth of EIA’s diverse membership, resulting in substantial increases in new members and the retention of current members.
B. Developing and utilizing strategic partnerships (Johns Hopkins University School of Education, NIPSA, global initiative, inter-association coalition, etc) to advance the mission of EIA and the capacities of education entrepreneurs to innovate.
C. Serving as the industry-wide center of knowledge and ideas, compiling, summarizing and disseminating industry reports, trends and research on best practices in PreK-12 education to improve the state of the industry and PreK-12 education.
D. Conducting advocacy and strategic communications at the Federal, State, and Local levels in support of the role of the private sector in education. This includes ESEA re-authorization, tax incentives for tutoring, regulations/oversight of proprietary schools, and other targeted opportunities that affect the role of the private sector in public education
Since 1990, the EIA has worked to expand business opportunities for education entrepreneurs of all sizes in preK-12 markets. Benefits include federal-state-local advocacy, public relations support, professional development, peer-to-peer networking and much more. To join >