Accreditation, Assessment, Professional Development 


Who we are

Cognia™ is a global nonprofit that has the knowledge to help schools improve. With more than 125 years of service to education, Cognia offers accreditation and certification, assessment, professional learning, and improvement services. We are the largest education improvement organization in the world and an undeniable force for enhancing schools, engaging students, and driving better outcomes for all.

What we do

Cognia is a global network of enthusiastic educators available to help you strengthen your schools so all students have the opportunities that knowledge brings. When you work with Cognia, you work with educators who share your passion and commitment, and who bring decades of expertise in school quality, accreditation and certification, and assessment to help your team and your students thrive. 

Our global network reaches tens of millions of students in more than 36,000 institutions around the world. Joining this network brings you into a community of leaders and experts, sharing best practices and insights about what works day to day. Cognia members benefit from:

  • Valuable recognition through accreditation and certification, signifying their institutions’ commitment to high standards 
  • Improved learning environments with a comprehensive suite of tools and resources such as surveys and diagnostics
  • Enhanced leadership and instruction through the Cognia Learning Community, a 24/7 online professional development platform for school leaders and staff
  • Personalized, local support to optimize your experience to match your goals

Other targeted services such as full-scale formative and interim assessments, strategic planning, and leadership support and training are also available.


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Jennifer Woods
Senior Analyst
888.413.3669 x5687

9115 Westside Parkway
Alpharetta, GA 30009

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