Ellevation Company Overview
Ellevation helps English Language Learners realize their highest aspirations.
The success of our nation’s underserved students is closely tied to effective teaching. To support hard-working and passionate educators, we develop solutions to improve instruction, enhance collaboration, and maximize impact.
We constantly learn from educators, and the work we do reflects their insights. We will listen, innovate, and deliver.
Jobs at Ellevation
Co-Founder and CEO
Jordan Meranus is an entrepreneur who has helped start and lead a number of high-impact education organizations. Currently, Jordan serves as the CEO and Co-Founder of Ellevation, a web-based software platform that supports K-12 education professionals serving English Language Learners. Prior to Ellevation, Jordan was a Partner at NewSchools Venture Fund, a firm that helps entrepreneurs develop innovative organizations that help address some of the most intractable challenges in public education. At NewSchools Jordan has worked extensively with technology organizations, and has helped to incubate new education organizations on a number of occasions. Prior to NewSchools, Jordan was a Managing Director at Imagitas, where he launched an e-government business to help federal agencies provide better services to citizens. Jordan is also a co-founder of Jumpstart, a national nonprofit organization that provides intensive early literacy services to low-income children in Head Start in dozens of cities across the country. Jordan received his bachelor's degree in history from Duke University and earned a master's degree in both Education and Public Administration from Harvard.
Co-Founder and President
Mr. Teddy Rice is a Co-Founder of Ellevation, LLC and serves as its President. Mr. Rice is an entrepreneur with a background in venture capital, management consulting and general management. He has supported education businesses focused on advancing student achievement in the United States. He served as an Associate at Silverline Partners in New York, where he helped evaluate and execute leveraged buyout transactions in the lower-middle market. Teddy worked with senior management at Harcourt Education, to implement global supply chain reforms. He started his career as a Consultant with The Parthenon Group, where he advised companies on corporate strategy and post-merger integration in a variety of industries. Teddy holds a B.A., magna cum laude, from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. with honors from the Wharton School.
VP People Operations
Marion Kennedy- Amos
Chief Academic Officer
VP Partner Success
Impact. We live our mission. There is no more important work than helping students achieve their highest aspirations. Our passion drives us to work with great urgency and aspire for excellence in all we do.
Continuous Learning. We create a culture that promotes curiosity and experimentation. We are passionate about learning, improving, and innovating. We are not afraid to make mistakes and share them with others. We learn from both challenges & successes.
Inclusion. We champion diversity. We’re passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values a range of ideas and opinions. We embrace all types of differences in the development of our organization.
Long-term Vision. We are all responsible for Ellevation’s success. We believe that each member of our team is accountable for making decisions, solving problems, and taking actions that contribute to long-term impact and financial success
Partnership. We strive to understand and grow with our partners. We are more than a vendor, we are a partner to school districts and educators. We’re relentlessly curious about our partners’ strengths and needs. We integrate what we learn into our solutions, and we empower our partners to solve challenges and implement effective practices.
People. We rely on, support, and challenge each other. We collaborate, support each others’ learning, and have fun. We work hard to attract and retain high-performing and aligned colleagues, build a world-class culture, and make Ellevation a place to grow and thrive.
You can learn more about our company culture here!
Welcome to Ellevation!
We love our bright and spacious kitchen...
...it is a great space to enjoy the "fruits" of our labor!
Lunch time is that special bonding time!
Standing desks around the office allow for collaboration and comfort.
Charlie, a member of our Data Integration Team is seen here Excel-ing at his work!
Healthy Body, Healthy Mind, Healthy Engineers!!!
Looks like Lisa and Nathan just cracked the code!
It is always fun with the Sales Team...
...they work smart and play hard!
Every office needs a piñata!
"So long" to tiny conference rooms.
We dream BIG!
It is good to take a moment to clear your mind with a game of darts!
Collaborating and learning from each other.
Kerrel is all about that Marketing campaign!
Our Health Club is fully equipped.