A non-profit organization based in Providence RI, Highlander Institute cultivates and disseminates innovative education solutions that improve educator and system capacity to provide personalized experiences for every learner. Through our targeted work, the Highlander Institute focuses on creating student-centered, personalized learning environments, and improving teaching and learning across the region.
Since 2005, the Institute has become the leading state provider of technical assistance and professional development related to the integration of personalized and blended learning models. Working with over fifty schools and districts and building relationships with thousands of educators across diverse urban, suburban, charter and district environments, the Institute team has a sophisticated understanding of the complexities involved in supporting district level change initiatives.
- We identify innovations and implement best practices in collaborative partnerships with classroom educators and system administrators.
- We advocate for and activate educators as agents promoting social change through personalized and blended learning.
- We address gaps across all levels of the student and educator experience by creating specific resources and disseminating insights to field at large.
- We act as a trusted translator, convener, and facilitator among stakeholders to ensure clarity, understanding, and common purpose.