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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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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.


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Episode 075: Michael Staton, Partner at Learn Capital

In this episode of MEP, I had the chance to talk to Michael Staton, Partner at Learn Capital, and our conversation centered on the current educational landscape, where educational technology fits, and how it should fit. Guest Bio: Michael Staton is a Partner at Learn Capital. He is the founder and former CEO of Inigral, the pioneer of Social Enrollment Management technology in Higher Education and the first Lifecycle Engagement.. read more

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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Adaptive Software: Friend, Not Foe

02/25/2015

Laura Jackson, Highlander Institute February 25, 2015 In my work supporting blended learning in Rhode Island and the surrounding region, one of the push-backs I occasionally hear is, “Why would.. read more

MVLRI Catches Up With Shawn Rubin! Check Out the Podcast Now!

02/23/2015

Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute sits down with Shawn Rubin, to discuss Highlander Institute’s latest works, including Fuse RI, integrating technology into instruction, and harnessing its potential to do a better.. read more

The School of the Future Is Here

01/23/2015

By: Laura Jackson, Highlander Institue January 23, 2015 Well, actually, it’s in California. Picture a child learning to swim whose parent keeps surreptitiously scooting backward to encourage them to swim.. read more