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Teaching an average of two years of growth in one school year.

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Eileen Murphy

Founder and CEO at ThinkCERCA

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Employees 51–100
Headquarters Chicago, Illinois, United States
ThinkCERCA's personalized literacy platform helps educators teach critical thinking skills through argumentative writing. Through standards-aligned close reading and academic writing lessons for English language arts, science, social studies, and mathematics, ThinkCERCA's school-wide approach prepares students aged 9-18 for post-secondary life by strengthening their analytical skills in every subject. Entire school teams use the platform to challenge and inspire classrooms of diverse learners while closing the gap between basic literacy and 21st-century literacy skills. Studies have shown that students can achieve two years of academic growth in one academic year with this technology. ThinkCERCA has students and teachers using its platform in all 50 U.S. states and 130 countries. In 2013, ThinkCERCA was the recipient of a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Literacy Courseware Challenge grant.

Currently Operating in Four Regions

Press Mentions

December 17, 2018

35 World-Changing Women in Conscious Business — 2019 - Conscious Company

September 26, 2018

Eileen Murphy – CEO – ThinkCERCA

June 18, 2018

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August 5, 2016

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Posted December 13, 2021

Part Time Online Instructor


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Posted October 26, 2021

VP of Operations

Chicago, IL, USA

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Posted October 19, 2021

Partnership Development Representative

Chicago, IL, USA

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Posted August 18, 2021

Senior Software Engineer


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