We are innovators and learners.

United by the fierce belief that quality education is not a privilege but a universal right, each of our team members brings unique expertise and perspective to the table, with talents that complement and compound one another.

Phyllis Lockett Founder and CEO

Phyllis Lockett is a serial social entrepreneur who has led transformative efforts in the education, government and civic arenas. She is currently the founder and CEO of LEAP Innovations, an organization headquartered in Chicago that connects innovation and education to transform how students learn. LEAP works directly with innovators across the country to pilot, research and scale personalized learning technologies and innovative practices across learning environments.

Our Board of Directors

National and local business leaders from the city of Chicago serve on our Board of Directors. The Board provides invaluable support and strategic insight to LEAP.