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Aurora Institute

Join our community of educators, school and district leaders, researchers, and policymakers, working together to transform education.

The Aurora Institute is the largest active community of educators, school and district leaders, researchers, and policymakers advancing systemic transformation toward student-centered learning in K-12 education. For nearly two decades, the Aurora Institute (formerly known as iNACOL) has led the field of innovative education leaders and practitioners shaping the future of teaching and learning for millions of children throughout the United States and around the world.

We are an independent, objective, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to our mission to drive the transformation of education systems and accelerate the advancement of breakthrough policies and practices to ensure high-quality learning for all. Our members are part of a networked community whose primary reason for joining is to support that mission.

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Symposium Registration Savings

Members receive a discount on their Symposium registration. The Symposium provides a forum for unparalleled networking opportunities for the field focused on leading innovative, personalized learning models.

Professional Development

Aurora Institute connects educators, experts, leaders, and researchers to stimulate professional growth and support promising new practices. Members have access to events and webinars.


Our members are a part of a growing community of education pioneers. Engage in knowledge-sharing, capacity-building, and professional learning. View events in our community.

Membership Types

  • Institutional

    $500 Annually

    For organizations that qualify as Institutional Members, which are districts, schools, state departments of education, regional education agencies, and universities and colleges, your organization can register an unlimited number of members for $500 annually.

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  • Individual

    $125 Annually

    Support our mission alongside other professionals from the nonprofit sector, government entities, philanthropic organizations, parents and others involved with K-12 personalized, competency-based education.

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  • Educator

    $60 Annually

    Join thousands of educator members including teachers, staff, and administrators implementing powerful, personalized learning opportunities for students.

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  • Associate

    $500 Annually

    The Associate membership category is for nonprofits, think tanks, and research organizations. This level provides five (or more) of your staff the opportunity to become Aurora Institute members.

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  • Corporate

    From $5,000 Annually

    Support the Aurora Institute and choose from three participation levels:

    • Platinum – $25,000 annually, 25 members
    • Gold – $10,000 annually, 10 members
    • Silver – $5,000 annually, 5 members

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