The Learnatory is a 501(c)3 NoN-Profit educational organization
Roles and Responsibilities
We believe every child, regardless of zip code, has the right to a high-quality education. The Learnatory Mission is to close the opportunity gap by advocating for education equity, advancing effective leadership, and transforming our education system through innovation and powerful learning experiences. We educate through hands-on, interactive, learning that engages and empowers students. We cultivate and arm professionals and students with the in-demand skills, knowledge, and real-world learning required to successfully compete in a global society.
We focus on the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) delivering real-world learning that enable students to:
Purpose of the Advisory Board
The function of an advisory board is to offer assistance to enterprises with anything from marketing to managing human resources to influencing the direction of regulators. Advisory boards are composed of accomplished experts offering innovative advice and dynamic perspectives. Meeting quarterly or biannually, boards can provide strategic direction, guide quality improvement, and assess program effectiveness.
Roles and Responsibilities of Advisory Board Members
Expectations of Individual Board Members:
Participation & Contributions
The Learnatory Board Members will consider The Learnatory a philanthropic priority and make annual gifts that reflect that priority. So that The Learnatory can credibly solicit contributions from foundations, organizations, and individuals, The Learnatory expects to have 100 percent of Board Members make an annual contribution that is commensurate with their capacity.
Length of Term
Advisory Board Members serve a two-year term. Terms may be renewed indefinitely. There will be an annual review of each Board Member, Board Chair, and the Executive Director to determine consideration Board of Directors membership. If a Board Member cannot fulfill his/her responsibility, they may be asked to leave prior to the end of their terms. The current Founder-Executive Director is excluded from forced removal.
Board Members spend, on average, one hour per month outside of the monthly meeting working on committee or other projects.
Advisory Board Meetings
Advisory Board meetings will be held quarterly and committee meetings will be held in coordination with full board meetings. It is important that all Board Members attend the meetings to hear organizational updates, report their progress, present new leads and/or request support from other Board Members or staff.
Advisory Board Members are encouraged to attend important events involving The Learnatory whenever possible. Important events include:
Connecting The Learnatory to New Resources
Advisory Board Members spend, on average, one hour per month outside of the monthly meeting contacting potential corporate partners to provide introductions to The Learnatory and in checking with the Executive Director.
This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about The Learnatory’s mission and who has a track record of board leadership. Selected Advisory Board Members will have achieved leadership stature in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector. His/her accomplishments will allow him/her to attract other well-qualified, high-performing Advisory Board Members.
Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:
Benefits of Serving on a Nonprofit Board
For professionals who want to use their skills and passion to make an impact on a nonprofit organization, there are fantastic benefits to serving on a board:
Applications are now available.