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Developing leaders to build capacity in and for communities.
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Systems Transformation
Leadership
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IEL works with leaders to eliminate systemic barriers in education and workforce development.

Prepare

Prepare

We prepare leaders of all ages, stages, and contexts who can work effectively across sectors. IEL leaders are champions of equity in their communities, states, and the nation.

Support

Support

We implement improved and inclusive decision-making processes, systems, and practices that ensure that all voices—particularly those of marginalized groups—are elevated and heard.

Mobilize

Mobilize

We disrupt the status quo by boldly identifying and mobilizing leaders to foster equity and address injustices and systems that perpetuate discrimination.
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Because of [IEL’s] Project I4, our students are being educated by like-minded educators who are committed to equity for all, 100% of the time.

Jennifer, North Carolina

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IEL Applauds Biden Administration’s Student Debt Forgiveness Plan, Calls For More Actions To Make College More Affordable

The Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) applauds President Biden’s announcement today to forgive student loan debt for many Americans, while also encouraging policymakers to curb increasing tuition costs of higher education.

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After 8 Years Of Leadership And Service, National Director Of IEL’s Education Policy Fellowship Program Passes Baton To IEL Senior Director Of Policy

The Institute for Educational Leadership’s Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP™) National Director Dr. Helen Janc Malone will be transitioning from her role after eight years, and will be succeeded by colleague Mary Kingston Roche, Senior Director of Policy at IEL.

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IEL Supports Self-Advocates At Florida Advocacy Summit

IEL staff joined the Family Café to facilitate the first Florida Advocacy Summit (funded through the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council), which included self-advocates with disabilities, family members, and allies.

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We cultivate racial healing and justice, disability inclusion, and economic equity in over 400 communities. We catalyze community-driven leadership across our education, health, and employment systems inspiring equitable futures for youth and families.