Who We Are

The Center for Education Market Dynamics (CEMD) is a leading nonprofit K-12 market intelligence organization dedicated to improving academic outcomes for underserved students by expanding the adoption and use of high-quality teaching and learning solutions.

We support stakeholders in the education sector to make faster, data-driven decisions about instructional products and services on behalf of underserved students through:

Data Aggregation

Data aggregation
and analysis

Market Signals

Market signals for accelerated decision making


Advocacy to help shape the market and support equitable education


Our Founding Partners

The team at CEMD has decades of experience in the education sector, with deep expertise in education markets, product development, and navigating the intersection of racism, poverty, and education.

Jeff Livingston

Jeff Livingston

founder, Partner

Jeff is a founding partner of CEMD who is motivated by partnering with other mission-based organizations to implement proven market-informed impact innovations for the K-12 students most in need.

Beth Mejia

Beth Mejia

co-founder, Partner

Beth is a founding partner of CEMD who believes deeply in the power of the market to positively impact underrepresented students.

Jay Bakhru

Jay Bakhru

co-founder, Partner

Jay is a founding partner of CEMD who is motivated by the opportunity to improve the education system in ways that benefit underserved students.

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