Allie named executive director of Institute for Learning

Angela Allie has been named executive director of the Institute for Learning at Pitt’s Learning Research and Development Center. 

The institute partners with school districts across the U.S. and internationally to develop programs and knowledge about school improvement, particularly for traditionally underserved students. Allie also will be a research associate at LRDC.

She than 20 years’ experience in systemic school change, culturally relevant teaching, and professional learning for racial equity in K-12 settings to the position.

Most recently, Allie was the executive director of Pittsburgh Public Schools’ Equity Office, where she worked to ensure educational equity across all schools as part of the district’s equity plan.

Prior to Pittsburgh Public Schools, Allie was principal of Propel Andrew Street High School in Munhall. During her tenure (2011-2016), Propel Andrew Street High School was ranked as one of the Best High Schools in America in 2014 for math and reading proficiency and college preparation by U.S. News and World Report.