Posts by Elina Alayeva

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As Executive Director, Elina sets Springpoint’s strategic direction and oversees programmatic offerings, organizational growth, and new partnerships. As a founding leader of Springpoint, Elina has grown the organization and its offerings to expand reach and impact. She has deep expertise in strategic planning and systems-level alignment to enable successful school efforts, technology-enabled innovation, student-centered school models, and organizational operations.

We Know Principals Are Important, So Why Doesn’t Anyone Want to Be One These Days?

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Director of Education

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Elina Alayeva

Guest Author · Executive Director, Springpoint

The pandemic is driving principals out, and preparation programs don’t give them the support they need.

April 01, 2022 | Category: Education

Transformative Schools Require Transformative Leaders

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Director of Education

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Elina Alayeva

Guest Author · Executive Director, Springpoint

New fellowship for aspiring school leaders who seek to reimagine high school.

March 10, 2022 | Category: Education

Creating a More Equitable High School Experience Requires Whole School Change

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Jenny Curtin

Senior Program Officer, Education

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Elina Alayeva

Guest Author · Executive Director, Springpoint

Supporting all students to succeed requires much more than a stand-alone racial equity training, program, or role.

February 08, 2021 | Category: Education

Don’t Let the School Year Go to Waste

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Director of Education

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Elina Alayeva

Guest Author · Executive Director, Springpoint

Leah Hamilton and Elina Alayeva share three priorities for a student-centered school year throughout the pandemic.

October 22, 2020 | Category: Education