Accelerate Institute Blog
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Dec 20, 2017, 3:03 PM
Our winter strategic planning retreat reminds Ryan Fellow Gretchen Larsen of her experience in improv comedy, where everyone has your back and are ready to jump in with a "yes, and..."
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Nov 30, 2017, 12:11 PM
Ryan Fellow Gretchen Larsen tells us about her "mini-movement". It's important practice for leading school-wide movements as a principal next year.
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Oct 31, 2017, 10:07 PM
On this month's Ryan Fellow Blog, Gretchen Larsen looks back on the hard work that got her where she is today - and the even harder work ahead after her first assessment.
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Sep 25, 2017, 12:00 PM
In her first post following her Field Study year, Ryan Fellow Gretchen Larsen talks about her Accelerate Summer Institute highlights and her first month at her Field Study site at Democracy Prep Public Schools.
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May 22, 2017, 8:23 AM
Janai Douglas, Ryan Fellow and Principal at Memphis Scholars Caldwell-Guthrie, shares her insights and approach for what it takes to create and sustain the high-performing team you need for a successful school.
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Mar 10, 2017, 6:11 PM
We interview Ryan Fellow principal TS Hoard on how he leads an aspirational culture at his schools through his "Five Creed Values" and morning huddles, engaging students in tough questions that create an intellectual and affirmative environment for students.