GOVERNMENT RELATIONS CASE STUDY
Center for Educational Innovation
Understand The Need
The Center for Educational Innovation (CEI) works with schools in New York and around the country to support students and educators and improve learning outcomes.
ISSUES & CHALLENGES
working with U.S. Department Of Education
Finding the Funding
CEI often looks to the federal government for funding to expand its programming.
Locking in on the Target
CEI wanted to target the U.S. Department of Education’s Assistance for Arts Education which would fund them to establish teacher training in multiple schools.
“At the core of our successful practice is an exceptional group of attorneys, litigators, registered lobbyists, strategic planning and communications professionals who specialize in government affairs. Our combined knowledge, experience, and relationships at the city, state and federal levels is unique and distinct."
Keith L.T. Wright, Director of Strategic Planning, Government Relations Practice
Developing a Plan
First Things First
Coordinate with CEI on their application to the program, offering guidance on key priorities for the U.S. Department of Education.
It's All about Connections
Connect CEI with Congressional support to offer their advice and lend support to the application.
Secure letters of support from Congressional offices to bolster CEI’s application.