THE MULTIPLE PATHWAYS INSTITUTE
— NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION —
through a district-wide professional learning community that increases teachers' skills and knowledge and improves student outcomes.
The Multiple Pathways Institute is an innovative, professional learning program designed to build the instructional expertise of teachers and the leadership capacity of principals, with the goal of improving students’ academic achievement and postsecondary outcomes.
WHO WE ARE
The Institute is designed and facilitated by a team of educators with extensive knowledge in research-based theories of adult learning and the unique needs of students who are significantly behind in their education.
The Institute is sponsored by the NYC Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Readiness.
WHAT WE DO
We build the leadership capacity of principals and the teaching capacity of educators using an innovative professional learning model that provides:
Professional learning with a community of peer schools
Strategic events focused on common areas of work
Our professional learning brings together both the district and school to adopt a common road map of opportunities that combine:
Personalization to meet schools' needs
Sustained multi-year participation
Partnerships with external educational organizations
Honing expert practice through mentorships
Explore our curriculum guides, case studies, videos, testimonials from participants, and other materials you can adapt for your school. The video below highlights one school's Institute work focused on improving students' higher order thinking skills.
See how the Institute impacts student outcomes and school-wide change, such as higher graduation rates, improved attendance, and increased credit accumulation.
"You see a progression of the amount of work, the rigor of work, the specific intention students now have of completing work... across the board."
— Chris Losurdo, Principal, Voyages Preparatory South High School, Queens, NY