Non-Profit Leading the Future of STEM Education

About Us

Who We Are

The Center for Innovation in Education is an established 501(3)c non-profit that wants to bring great education to young people. We are taking a new innovative approach to learning as we believe it will have a big impact on the lives of many students.

Our Mission

The Center for Innovation in Education is dedicated to creating and implementing innovative methods for educating young people in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Students will leave our program with the necessary skills in STEM, as well as finance and products, to succeed in the real world.

The Founders

John D. Beneventi - Co-Founder

John is a social entrepreneur at heart with a focus on using technology as an industry change agent. He has over a decade of experience leading the design, creation, and deployment of market-leading technologies and process improvements for the real estate, mortgage finance, housing counseling, and aviation industries. As co-founder of 5X Solutions and Center for Innovation in Education, John has implemented streamline processes and provided scalable solutions resulting in disruptive technology solutions that redefine industries.

Ron de Frates - Co-Founder

Ron is a technologiest and entrepreneur with an interest in disruptive technology and mega-trends. He has over 30 years of experience applying engineering principles to businsess and social problems. Explioting emperical evidence and shortening the feed-back loop during product development are central to his approach to delivering successful solutions. As co-founder of 5X Solutions, Inc., Ron focuses on stakeholder problems and solutions.