The Highlander Institute is a non-profit community of educators and professionals
working to improve the educational experience of all learners.
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.
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.
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.
Conferences & Workshops
The Highlander Institute actively organizes educational events and conferences to help build community and provide professional development resources to educators.
Stay 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.
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