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The Highlander Institute is a non-profit community of educators and professionals

working to improve the educational experience of all learners.

 

Transformative Consulting

Our models for School Reform have helped partner schools and school districts increase their NECAP scores by an average of 11 points over two years and transform their practices.

 

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Research & Development

We conduct on-going Research and Development to explore which tools and methods work well in the classroom, and use our insights to innovate exciting, new solutions.

 

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Professional Development

High quality training is essential in order to support teachers through various reform initiatives.  We offer a diverse array of content through tailored delivery models.

 

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Conferences & Workshops

The Highlander Institute actively organizes educational events and conferences to help build community and provide professional development resources to educators.

 

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meet_educationStay up to date with the Meet Education Project!

The Meet Education Project is a podcast series, hosted by Nick DiNardo, focused on having deep conversations with the thought leaders, action takers, and “do’ers” in the education industry.  Each week, he connects with inspiring people who hold many different roles in education, such as teachers, education entrepreneurs, school leaders & administrators (public, private, and new school models), consultants, professors, higher education professionals, and students.


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Episode 048: Dr. Keith Hampson, Managing Director of Client Innovation at Acrobatiq

Dr. Keith Hampson is the Managing Director of Client Innovation at Acrobatiq, a Carnegie Mellon University venture. In this episode of MEP, he joins us to talk about the future of learning, and the role that learning analytics will play, how institutions will evolve in an administrative standpoint, and improving analytics for faculty and student use. Guest Bio Keith has deep roots in higher education. After doing his doctorate at the University of.. read more

Our Impact

The Highlander Institute is dedicated to producing high impact results through our various service and product offerings.

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Recent News

At the Highlander Institute we always have new and exciting things going on! Stay up to date by checking out our Recent News section.

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Educators Spend Summer Day at Unconference

07/23/2014

EdTechRI’s fifth unconference took place on Tuesday, July 15 at West Warwick High School. Over 60 educators from 19 districts attended the event, which ran from 9:00am until noon. Unconferences.. read more

Tom Vanderark Cites Highlander Institute as Key to Blended Learning in Providence

05/13/2014

Smart Cities: Providence Picking Up The Pace The Providence School District was engaged in a turnaround effort at the turn of the century. Almost 15 years later, Providence Schools continues efforts to implement.. read more

Orton Gillingham Associate Course Applications Being Accepted

03/26/2014

Course Information: The Highlander Institute’s Orton-Gillingham course at the Associate Level is a one-year training program accredited by the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators. Upon completion of the course.. read more