Responsible for our commitments and responsive to our members and the media
Results should be available, concise and clear to all constituents
Investments of time, talent and treasure must have measureable outcomes
In response to the workforce crises in Kansas and Missouri, Tyler Nottberg, Chairman & CEO of U.S. Engineering Company Holdings, along with David Oliver of Berkowitz Oliver, Jonathan Freiden, CEO of U.S. Toy & Constructive Play Things, and President Torree Pederson, founded Aligned (formerly the Alliance for Childhood Education) in October 2011.
Work as a third-party facilitator to address issues that matter most to educational achievement
Provide mentoring and career education opportunities for students and teachers
Get involved with School Board and School District decision makers to address issues
Participate at the community level to create multi-party dialogues around education
Pay attention to education policy at the Federal, State and local levels
Encourage the thoughtful investment of time, talent and treasure by businesses in education initiatives that will enhance student achievement and contribute to long-term economic development.
To this end, Aligned serves as a non-partisan convener of stakeholders that can educate and influence local, state and national policymakers on a regular basis to drive reform efforts.