Breakthroughs emerge from clashes and collaboration of diverse ideas, perspectives, and expertise.

And R&D takes real capacity. Given this, we assemble and deploy talent from within a school operator’s community and from our diverse talent network called the Yellow Hats League, which includes:


While projects last for months and years, the composition of the project teams vary over time. Some team members are part of a “volunteer army” who have other day jobs but are deeply committed to building the future. Others work full-time on the projects for long stretches. Others participate part-time or for key moments in a project’s lifecycle.

Read more about the Yellow Hats League.