|The Mission of the Education Commission of the States
The mission of the Education Commission of the States is to help states develop effective policy and practice for public education by providing data, research, analysis and leadership; and by facilitating collaboration, the exchange of ideas among the states and long-range strategic thinking.
To be the leader and key resource in the process through which the states continually learn from one another as they work to improve teaching and learning for their citizens.
These statements have evolved over time, and were created during a time of transition for the organization. If you're interested in the previous mission statement, click here.