The Institute for Educational Initiatives' teaching, scholarship, and service reflect Notre Dame's commitment to advance K-12 schooling


The Institute develops teachers, leaders, and other informed stakeholders capable of realizing long-term, transformational influence on K-12 schools and school systems, public and private.

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The Institute is committed to a robust and influential interdisciplinary research agenda encompassing a broad array of methods and purposes. The research seeks to create new knowledge to advance school reform and generate new ideas and practices to improve student learning.

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Innovative Practice & Outreach

The Institute aspires to be a center for cutting-edge ideas, best practices, and effective strategic solutions for the transformation of schools and school systems, especially relevant to faith-based schooling.

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