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.
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Service. We do whatever it takes to delight our partners. We support and share responsibility with the members of our team.
Continuous Learning. We are passionate about learning and seek to constantly improve and innovate. We are not afraid to make mistakes. We learn from others and from our challenges & successes.
Persistence. The stakes are high for the students and educators we serve. We knock down barriers to ensure the long-term success of our partners.
Sustainability. We work smartly, take care of our team, and have fun in order to ensure the sustainability and success of our organization.
Live our Mission. We constantly ask how our choices support educators and improve outcomes for English Language Learners. Our passion for these students drives us to work with great urgency and to hold each other accountable.
We listen, innovate, and deliver.