Accreditation, Assessment, Professional Development 


Who we are

Cognia™ is a global nonprofit that has the knowledge to help schools improve. Cognia offers accreditation and certification, assessment, professional learning, and improvement services. The result of the merger of AdvancED and Measured Progress, Cognia was formed to bridge the gap between school evaluation and student assessment. 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. In 2020, the entities that came together to form Cognia marked 125 years of service to education. Find out more at

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 30,000 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. When you join Cognia, you get:

  • A comprehensive suite of tools and resources that promotes collaboration and evidence-based decision making
  • Connection with an expert for your area, who can guide you to optimize your experience to match your goals
  • Access to professional learning for you and your team—focused on the unique challenges of global educators 
  • The opportunity to gain valuable recognition for your school through accreditation and certification—signifying your commitment to high standards 

Schools around the world are facing unique challenges today—disruptions in schooling, the demands on teachers, and concern about lost learning time. Cognia can help you meet those challenges and strengthen your impact.


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Jennifer Woods
Senior Analyst
888.413.3669 x5687

9115 Westside Parkway
Alpharetta, GA 30009

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