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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 034: Dr. Lori McEwen, Director of Academics at Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy (RI)

  Guest Bio: Dr. Lori McEwen joined the Blackstone Valley Prep network support team after working as an Assistant Principal at Portsmouth High School. Dr. McEwen has also served as a middle school leader and an educational consultant for Teachers21… 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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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

Roshni Mirchandani Makes a Splash at Startup Weekend EDU in NYC

02/12/2014

Highlander Institute’s own Roshni Mirchandani competed in Startup Weekend EDU in New York CIty this past weekend, winning the coveted “People’s Choice Award” after a grueling 54-hour pitch competition that.. read more

PBN Article: Teachers become tech testers

02/04/2014

Shawn Rubin launched EdTechRI as a natural outgrowth of his experience as director of blended learning and technology integration at the Highlander Institute, a charter school in Providence. Blended learning.. read more