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Joone

Learning to Redefine Tomorrow

Ventura, CA   |  https://joone.org

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Mission

Joone’s mission is to democratize K-12 education by creating and distributing free, open-source curricula. We are committed to fostering educational consistency and quality across the globe through interactive learning experiences and cutting-edge research. Our goal is to ensure every child, regardless of their location or circumstances, has access to personalized and high-quality education.

Notes from the nonprofit

We greatly appreciate all forms of support as we undertake this extraordinary task, notably the invaluable time offered by our dedicated volunteers.

Ruling year info

2023

CEO

Joshua Chamberlain

Main address

2417 Taos Ave

Ventura, CA 93001 USA

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EIN

92-3556562

NTEE code info

Educational Services and Schools - Other (B90)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Joone aims to solve the problem of unequal access to quality education. We believe that every child, regardless of their socio-economic background, geographic location, or personal circumstances, should have equal access to high-quality, personalized K-12 education. Our goal is to democratize education by creating and distributing free, open-source curricula that are inclusive and adaptable to diverse learning needs.

Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

SentiNova Curricula

Our program is dedicated to creating free, open-source K-12 curricula that not only covers core academic subjects but also integrates career and technical education paths. This unique blend of academic and practical learning prepares students for both higher education and the workforce, providing them with a comprehensive educational foundation.

Our curriculum is designed with inclusivity and adaptability at its core. It caters to a wide range of learning styles and needs, ensuring that every student, regardless of their learning approach, can benefit from it. The curriculum is flexible, allowing for adjustments and modifications to better suit the learning pace and style of each student.

A standout feature of the SentiNova Initiative is its specific focus on addressing the educational requirements of students with diverse needs. This includes students with Autism, ADHD, socio-emotional learning needs, and other learning differences. The curriculum is designed with these students in

Population(s) Served

Our program utilizes advanced AI-powered tutors to create a highly personalized and inclusive learning environment. These tutors are designed to dynamically adjust curriculum content to match each student's unique abilities, ensuring a tailored learning experience.

The program caters to a diverse range of student needs, including those with Autism, ADHD, and socio-emotional learning needs. This focus on inclusivity ensures that every student, regardless of their learning differences, can benefit from the program.

To make learning more engaging and relatable, the tutors are programmed to embody the playful personas of popular figures. This innovative approach helps to capture students' interest and encourages active participation in the learning process.

The Cognitive Navigators program is designed with a global perspective, aiming to support students, teachers, and parents around the world in their modern learning journey. By providing personalized, accessible

Population(s) Served
People with disabilities
LGBTQ people
At-risk youth
Victims and oppressed people
Economically disadvantaged people
People with disabilities
LGBTQ people
At-risk youth
Victims and oppressed people
Economically disadvantaged people

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of students who demonstrate improved overall literacy

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Preteens, Adolescents, Children

Related Program

Cognitive Navigators

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

The metric measures literacy improvements, reflecting the effectiveness of integrated academic and career education alongside AI tutoring for diverse learners.

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Goals & Strategy

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Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Our primary goal is to provide free, open-source K-12 curricula and AI-powered tutors to students worldwide, particularly those who are disadvantaged. We aim to foster educational consistency and quality across the globe through interactive learning experiences and cutting-edge research. We also strive to integrate our resources with existing educational systems to enhance and personalize each student's learning journey.

Our strategies include the development of open-source K-12 curricula that integrate core academics with career and technical education paths, the deployment of AI-powered tutors that adjust to each student's abilities, and the assistance of districts in deploying interactive three-dimensional spaces for learning. We also encourage global collaboration through our open-source platform and prioritize mental health by offering well-being check-ins and stress management techniques.

With a team led by a CEO with extensive experience in Information Technology and Special Education Case Management and Administration, we have the expertise to develop and implement our strategies effectively. Our use of advanced AI technology and our commitment to open-source collaboration further enhance our capabilities.

So far, we have developed a range of open-source curricula and AI-powered tutors, and have assisted districts in deploying interactive learning spaces. We have also established a global platform for collaboration and have prioritized mental health in our educational approach. Moving forward, we aim to expand our reach, continually update and improve our resources, and further our research in educational technology.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive, We share the feedback we received with the people we serve, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback, We ask the people who gave us feedback how well they think we responded

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Joone

Board of directors
as of 02/23/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Joshua Chamberlain

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Joshua Chamberlain

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Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes