We strive to seed, inspire and scale education innovation

About Us

EduvateRI brings together education, research, philanthropic, government and commercial partners to surface and solve persistent problems in education collectively; develop and test effective education tools and technologies; and nurture breakthrough, authentic learning practices. Through organized, integrated, and coordinated efforts, the EduvateRI cluster seeks to close opportunity gaps for students, improve the national competitiveness of Rhode Island, and drive economic growth through new and existing education-related business.

EduvateRI helps Rhode Island set the bar for education innovation nationally, acting as a model for other clusters and as a research and design hub for education innovation broadly.


Featured Upcoming Events

March 29, 2017
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Join us for the 2nd Annual NextGenLeadersRI forum, hosted by the Academy for Career Exploration in partnership with Roger Williams University School of Continuing Studies.

Be a part of the conversation about health equity and education and what we can do to improve fresh food access and support local communities.

  • How does zip code affect health and education?
  • How do health disparities in minority populations affect education and economic outcomes?
  • How does access to farm fresh foods and food equity issues impact students?
  • How do healthy lifestyles and access to resources to support health and future prosperity?


April 1, 2017
8:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Rhode Island Convention Center
1 Sabin Street
Providence, RI 02903

The Highlander Institute and the Christensen Institute are excited to partner for our 6th Annual Blended & Personalized Learning Conference. The goal of this convening is to share proven practices from the best classroom, school and district success stories across the country.

With a focus on sharing the most effective implementation examples, participants will hear from district, building, classroom and student leaders to understand the critical elements behind their blended and personalized learning success.


June 19-20, 2017

Wolfeboro, NH
LLI New England will bring educators together June 19-20, 2017 to explore the important aspect of social and emotional learning in our schools. Focusing on professional development and teacher wellness, LLI New England will become a premiere collaboration to insure the emotional wellness of all our students.

Our Partners

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