Accelerate Institute Blog
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Mar 27, 2018, 3:21 PM
Ryan Fellow Gretchen Larsen now has a whole new level of confidence as a leader, thanks to her cohort and Advisors at The Ryan Fellowship. It reminds her of the confidence she had as a 5th grader—dressed as Yogi Bear.
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Jan 31, 2018, 8:00 AM
Las Vegas Ryan Fellow Gretchen Larsen thinks back on her days organizing a theater program from scratch as she creates her Leadership Playbook, a "script" for her debut as a principal.
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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.