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Creating solutions tailored to local systems to support new ways to learn and work.
Leadership
Developing leaders to build capacity in and for communities.
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Partnering with communities to accelerate systems change.
Systems Transformation
Leadership
Collaborate & Innovate

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 Supports Passage Of Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

This legislation is a significant step forward that will save lives and increase funding and access for mental health services in our communities and schools.

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Partners For Community College Student Success And Economic Growth In Appalachia

The Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) hosted a 3-day virtual convening, Partners for Community College Student Success and Economic Growth in Appalachia, designed to bring together experts and learners from across Appalachia to lift up partnerships that grow enrollment, increase student success, and provide a workforce that promotes economic development and regional prosperity.

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IEL’s 2022 National Community Schools And Family Engagement Conference Reflects, Transforms, And Soars With 3,500 Educators And Practitioners In L.A.

IEL’s Community Schools and Family Engagement conferences are always wonderful opportunities for professional development and connection, but this year’s combined conference topped them all.

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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.