Our Fellows & Networks

Measurement Fellows

The Learning Accelerator oversees a year-long Fellowship of individuals who will be conducting research that advances our measurement agenda for innovative learning. Through these fellowships, we work to catalyze the measurement ecosystem (including future researchers, leaders, and educators) to work together towards the mutual goal of all students receiving an outstanding education, enabling them to reach their full potential.

Innovation Directors Network

TLA’s Innovation Directors Network brings together system-level leaders to drive the scaling of high quality innovative practices nationwide. This network connects district and charter management organization leaders charged with expanding innovation efforts across their systems, collaboratively identifies and tests approaches for solving commonly held problems, and disseminates knowledge about problem-solving strategies broadly to the field.

Innovation Directors Network Participants

  • Deagan Andrews, Director of Curriculum and Personalized Learning, Greeley-Evans School District 6
  • Errika Baker, Director of Personalized Learning, Chicago Public Schools
  • Bob Ettinger, Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, Renton School District
  • Ami Gandhi, Chief Learning Officer, Intrinsic Schools
  • Rebekah Kim, Executive Director of Teaching, Learning and Leadership, Highline Public Schools
  • Grace Magley, Director of Digital Learning, Natick Public Schools
  • Kristen Watkins, Director of Personalized Learning, Dallas ISD
  • Nyree Whyte, Director of Digital Learning, Achievement First Inc.

Innovation Directors Network Alumni

  • Amy Dodson, Regional Advocacy Director – West Texas, Raise Your Hand Texas
  • Mike Fauteux, CEO, GiveThx
  • Kevin Hoffman, STEM Director/Math Teacher, Aspire Public Schools
  • Jin-Soo Huh, Partner, The Learning Accelerator
  • Nate Kellogg, Partner, The Learning Accelerator
  • Dewayne McClary, Director, League of Innovative Schools, Digital Promise
  • Kyleigh Nevis, Independent Consultant
  • Karen Perry, Director, UK Center for Next Generation Leadership