Who We Are

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Mission

We believe great teaching matters. Our mission is to empower education leaders to recognize, support, and scale great teaching practices so that all children are able to realize success in life.

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Vision

Consistently great teaching is in place across every school in Florida, for every student, every day.

Values

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Optimism

We believe all schools and all students can succeed and thrive with the right instructional practices in place in classrooms.

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Integrity

We are committed to independent and transparent decision-making based on trustworthy, validated data.

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Equity

We believe low-income students and students of color are underserved by the gaps that persist in our educational system. All students deserve an opportunity to succeed by receiving a great education in Florida’s classrooms.

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Shared Vision

We recognize the power of working toward a shared vision and commitment to the conditions for great teaching and student success. We achieve that by operating in a collaborative, apolitical, non-competitive way.

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Usefulness

We exist to make a real impact on student success by supporting education leaders with data, action, and advocacy so they can directly improve teaching and learning in classrooms.

Team

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Mandy Clark

Co-Founder and Chief Connector

As Impact Florida’s Executive Director, Mandy leads and manages all aspects of the organization’s strategy and relationships. She is a passionate advocate for providing equitable educational opportunities for all students in Florida.

Trey Csar

Co-Founder and Chief Wonk

As part of the Impact Florida team, Trey leads the organization’s operations and activities. As former President of the Jacksonville Public Education Fund, he has a history of contributing to smart improvements in schools that help all students succeed.

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