Accelerate Institute Blog
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May 9, 2018, 2:23 PM
Transformational school leaders know that you need to get culture right before you will see gap-closing academic gains. To this end, schools are increasingly adopting responsive approaches to discipline that are centered around social and emotional development. Read more about how Valor Principal Jackson Sprayberry's wholistic approach to education is making a difference.
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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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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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Feb 1, 2017, 2:38 PM
How should leaders approach difficult conversations with staff? Managing Director Catherine shows us how to both care personally and challenge directly while holding your team accountable with "radical candor".
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Dec 23, 2016, 6:40 PM
Our leaders are a community of change agents. As a part of this community - whether you are a first year Ryan Fellow in the field, or an experienced Accelerator principal transforming your school - you share in our collective successes and challenges.