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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 21–50
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.

Notable Achievements

  • Winners of the Tools Competition (with over 200 companies across the globe) for our automated feedback to writing.
  • Working with many of the largest districts in the US.
  • CEO is a Pahara Aspen Fellow.

Currently Operating in Three Regions

Press Mentions

March 21, 2024

ThinkCERCA Announces AI-Powered, Patent-Pending Automated Feedback for Student Writing

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March 21, 2024

ThinkCERCA Announces AI-Powered, Patent-Pending Automated Feedback for Student Writing

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June 23, 2023

ThinkCERCA Hosts Two-Day Education Leadership Institute With Notable Speakers and Action Planning Focus

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May 24, 2023

ThinkCERCA Hosts Literacy Leader and Author, Dr. Katie McKnight, on Science of Reading for Grades 6-12

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December 17, 2018

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

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September 26, 2018

Eileen Murphy – CEO – ThinkCERCA

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