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For more than 25 years Accelerate Institute has worked to close the achievement gap in low-income, urban schools by creating high-impact, transformational school leaders who accelerate student achievement. ­

As experts in school leadership, Accelerate Institute works tirelessly to:  
Identify the right leaders and schools to undertake change management
Create principal-led schoolwide change anchored in systematized data cycles
Develop school leaders as systemic change managers
Build a network of leader support with a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
Share promising leadership practices with our partners in the field of education

Accelerate Institute is anchored by four innovative programs that converge together for a singular focus of accelerating student achievement: the Fellowship, School Accelerator, Leadership Academy, and the Ryan Award.

Our commitment to diversity 

Accelerate Institute embraces diversity. It is something we have believed in and supported from day one. Having a diverse organization aligns with our commitment to an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status, or other legally protected status. We are also ready to accommodate physically challenged or special needs individuals that require any special assistance. Accelerate Institute is proud of our history of diversity and is a strong supporter of the community. 

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