News, events and things going on at Accelerate Institute
From fundraising events to job postings, personal achievements to news about results, you can always catch up on the latest happenings here. Browse the images below to explore.
Way to go, class!
The Ryan Fellows Class of 2018 just completed their Leadership Playbook Defense in Chicago. They presented their plans for year one as a principal to a panel of peers, and soon they will put their Playbooks to work as year one principals! We can't wait to see this awesome cohort's impact on student learning.
Results Are In: High Placement Rates & Satisfaction
Ryan Fellows are prepared for principalship! Survey results in 2017 show Fellows value our program and have high placement rates.
Alain Locke Fundraiser: Exceed the Need
Let’s put Alain Locke students first. When you donate to the Exceed the Need Fund, you help make sure students come to school prepared with new backpacks, supplies, uniforms and even shoes. Click the photo to help put Alain Locke students first by making your donation today.
Carmen Ranked #1 School in Wisconsin
Carmen High School of Science and Technology, led by Ryan Fellow principal Janis Meinke, was ranked the #1 high school in Wisconsin by U.S. News and World Report!
2017 Impact Dinner another Success!
This year, we celebrated Ryan Awardees Alexa Sorden and Elizabeth Vandlik. We exceeded our fundraising goal, so thanks to everyone who attended and gave their support! (Pictured, from left: Shirley Ryan, Pat Ryan (founder), Elizabeth Vandlik, Alexa Sorden, Pat Ryan, Sr.).
Accelerate Institute Blog Launches
Read about Ryan Fellow Drew Goltermann's approach to project-based learning (pictured) and more from our team, program members and partners on our brand-new blog.
Ryan Fellow Principals Exceed National Retention Rates
It's so important for transformational school leaders to be in their work for the long run. We're excited to announce that our Fellows are more likely to remain in their position than the national average!
Accelerator Principals Close the Achievement Gap
Leaders in our Accelerator program for sitting principals are bringing students up to grade level on ITBS assessments
Let’s celebrate! Managing Director Catherine Burns graduated this spring with a Doctorate of Education Leadership. Her thesis focused on principals as leaders of social justice. We’re proud of Dr. Catherine Burns and the wealth of knowledge she brings to our programs!