KnowledgeWorks Vision, Mission and Values

Our work in schools across the country sparks new thinking about ways to prepare students for an uncertain future. We believe in personalized learning not only for students, but also for educators and leaders.


With more than 20 years of experience exploring the future of learning, growing educator impact and working with state and federal policymakers, our passionate team partners with states and school districts to grow a system-wide approach to sustain student-centered practices so that every child graduates ready for what’s next.

We know that we all do better when we work together.

Our Vision

A future of learning where students of all races and ethnicities, incomes and identities pursue the kinds of learning experiences that enable them to uncover their passions and thrive in an evolving world.

Our Mission

We help our partners in states and schools work together to align policy and practice, reimagining what education can do through personalized, competency-based learning – and what it must do to prepare students for a lifetime of learning.

Our Core Values

  • Passion: we inspire others to act
  • Courage: we take bold actions to transform education
  • Empower: we believe in everyone’s potential
  • Partner: we achieve more together
  • Inclusion: we celebrate the strength of all voices