Leveling the Field for All Learners

Highlander Institute partners with communities to imagine and create more equitable, relevant, and effective schools.

We support educators through


We identify innovations and implement best practices in collaborative partnerships with classroom educators and system administrators.


We activate educators as agents of change by providing learning opportunities that build skills, clarity, and common purpose.


We address gaps across all levels of the student and educator experience by creating resources and disseminating insights to the field at large.

Our approach leverages transformative frameworks to drive instructional equity

We aim to solve problems across the educational ecosystem

We are proudly supported by

With generous funding from our mission sponsors

Mission sponsors make it possible for the Highlander Institute to offer a number of special projects and events. Regardless of sponsorship, Highlander remains neutral with regard to educational technologies and applications.

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Be Education Podcast

The Be Education Podcast is your one-stop-shop for all things related to K-12 classroom teaching. Listen in for practical tips to learn how to implement blended learning techniques, drive classroom culture, differentiate instruction, approach rigor and mastery, and much more. Whether you are a new teacher or a veteran educator, the Be Education Podcast will have actionable advice to help you drive student learning.