The BLU Star Innovator Search

September 1, 2016 | by Clifford Maxwell

On March 31–April 1, the Highlander Institute and the Christensen Institute will showcase leading classroom, school, and district blended learning implementers from across the nation at our 2017 Blended & Personalized Learning Conference in Providence, R.I.

Do you want to be recognized as a BLU Star administrator or teacher spearheading blended and personalized learning in your school system? If so, then apply to receive a VIP invite to #BPLC17 and the opportunity to present to a gathering of more than 900 educators. Winners will be awarded a stipend to defray travel and lodging costs in Providence and have the opportunity to network and collaborate with thought leaders and educators from around the country.

Application Instructions:

  • Add your school or district profile to the BLU school directory here:
  • Fill out all profile fields. Tell us about your blended programs and initiatives and attach news links, videos, test results, and other resources that will help to illuminate how your classrooms, schools, or district are implementing blended learning.
    • NOTE: If you are already a BLU school, then simply log in and update your profile to showcase any changes you have made to your program.
  • Click “Apply to #BPLC17” on the top right of your profile and fill out the application form. Once you’re done, click “Apply” at the bottom of the form.

The application period closes November 4th, 2016. We will then notify finalists with further instructions as we consider who will be the BLU Star innovators attending the 2017 Blended and Personalized Learning Conference.


If you have any questions about the application process or experience issues, email us at [email protected]. For more information about the 2017 Blended and Personalized Learning Conference, click here


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