Why HighFive?

Exceptional challenges in Ed Tech demand exceptional people. With so much at stake, finding the right talent makes all the difference. We have upended the traditional recruiting process by designing a proprietary framework that allows us to cut the traditional timeline in half. Our trusted process, which produces a cadre of qualified candidates within 30 days of the search launch, will deliver the talent that you need.

we've been in your shoes

We've been in your shoes

With decades of executive industry experience in Ed Tech, we understand your business, culture, and perspective. We specialize in working with companies with a strong social purpose, and we know how to position an opportunity to initially passive yet talented candidates.

Speed Matters

Speed matters

Our data-driven approach to the search process coupled with our vast partner network enable us to operate efficiently and recruit with velocity.


Dream candidates don't know that they're candidates

The best candidates are often the most passive. Leveraging our curated network of top talent, we target dream candidates with the opportunities they didn’t know they were looking for.


We hold ourselves accountable at every step

You’ll never be in the dark about how rapidly and extensively we are working to make your search a top priority. Throughout the search process, we are completely transparent about the candidates in the pipeline, our communication between the candidates, and our progress in the interview process.


We optimize and make effective use of your time

Our deep insight into the education and technology industries enables us to thoroughly evaluate each candidate and to collect pertinent evidence on their qualifications through a diverse range of channels. We ensure candidates are aligned with the position, its challenges, and the company culture before they are presented to our clients.


Our search strategy delivers results

Our relentless focus on delivering multiple candidates who are equally qualified enables you to choose the ideal teammates needed to build a world-class organization.

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Featured Clients

Well-Connected & Experienced

"HighFive's extensive connections and experience in the education industry enabled them to find a number of strong candidates for our organization. Throughout the hiring process, HighFive guided us through key tasks such as the job description and interviewing candidates. We're definitely going to continue working with HighFive as Quill grows."

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Peter Gault - Executive Director/Founder, Quill

Excellent Service

"HighFive has been instrumental in helping K2P build a game-changing organization. They take pride in delivering multiple candidates that are equally qualified so the organization can personally put the puzzle of their team together to optimize strengths and minimize weaknesses."

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Mary Ellen Beliveau - Chief Executive Officer, Knowledge to Practice

Outstanding Hires

"HighFive’s proven and customized search process led us to an array of exceptional candidates. They were far more efficient than we have ever been in procuring, vetting, and hiring candidates, cutting our hiring process time by 4-6 weeks. They became a trusted extension of our team, and their placements will have a transformative impact on Hayes, now and for the long term."

maura connor
Maura Connor - Chief Operating Officer, Hayes

Experts in their Field

"HighFive served as a valuable sounding board, bringing to bear their knowledge of the broader educational technology ecosystem and the competitive landscape. When I have another key opening on my team, I’ll be eager to partner with HighFive to fill it. I have also already recommended HighFive to a number of my colleagues looking to fill strategic and core positions."

Petra Recter - VP of Product Management, Wiley


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