Welcome!

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Welcome to IPSI
We are a Professional Learning Organization that invests in and builds capacity in people and whose goal is to impact student learning through educator development
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New or Experienced Teacher Academy

The University of Texas at Austin’s Institute for Public School Initiatives developed New or Experienced Teacher Academies as a means to learn, enhance, or refine pedagogical understanding or knowledge of instructional techniques.

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GEAR UP!

The Institute for Public School Initiatives College Readiness division bridges the information divide by developing college readiness and access training, easy-to-use data monitoring systems, continuous improvement analysis, conference organization and technical support.

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People are our Priority

The University of Texas at Austin’s Institute for Public School Initiatives has long been an advocate for developing human capital as a way to build capacity among various stakeholder groups and sustain the implementation of evidence-based practices. Thus our motto of “People Are Our Priority.”