Shawn Rubin
Director of Blended Learning


  • Blended learning
  • Classroom technology
  • Early childhood and preschool
  • Education technology
  • Instructional tools
  • Measures of effective teaching
  • Online learning
  • Personalized learning
  • State of education
  • Teacher quality

Shawn Rubin is the director of blended learning at Highlander Institute, where he manages the institute’s personalized and blended learning initiatives. Rubin also leads the Fuse RI Fellowship and co-founded various programs including the EdUnderground, EdTechRI, and Metryx, a startup software company building flexible formative assessment tools for educators where he serves as CEO. Rubin served as a founding faculty member of the Highlander Charter School before joining the Institute in 2011. He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan and his master’s in education at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.