Understanding Competency Education

May 14, 2020

College Admissions Planning Amid COVID-19

For thousands of high schoolers throughout the country, the current uncertainty about the role of grades is exacerbating anxiety and accentuating inequitable learning environments. Many students feel undue pressure, including juniors as they prepare for college applications in 2020-2021 and others as they plan ahead to life after high school.
May 12, 2020
State Government

Four State Policy Priorities for Learning

“MTC, more than any other organization that we’ve come across, exists in the sweet spot of our two areas of policy focus,” said Sean Sloane, senior policy analyst at the Council of State Government (CSG).

December 27, 2019
View of Northern Cass School District

Insight & Connection: Mastery Learning Case Studies

MTC’s expertly illustrated series of case studies, prepared by Chris Sturgis, are key resources for member schools. We launch with two member schools, Northern Cass School District 97 in North Dakota and Tilton School in New Hampshire, whose journeys follow similar paths, but…
December 1, 2019
Getting Our Signals Straight

MTC Theory of Action

In partnership with Chris Sturgis and her coauthor Katherine Casey, MTC is developing a series of publications for members and schools considering membership. The first volume is our theory of action paper, “Getting Our Signals Straight for Students.” Read More
July 10, 2019
U of Florida

Higher Ed in Focus

Recently we sat down with Zina Evans, vice president for enrollment management and associate provost at University of Florida and a member of MTC’s growing Higher Ed Working Group (HEWG), to discuss her thoughts on MTC and the movement to change education.
December 19, 2017

MTC Announces Professional Learning Opportunities

The school-within-a-school model has given an MTC member school “space where we could test different educational strategies and approaches at scale, like the Mastery Transcript and competency-based learning.”
May 18, 2017

Transforming High School by Changing the Transcript

In an effort to accelerate the conversation about competency-based education and all its implications, we’re sharing this piece in the hope that educators will read, discuss and consider it carefully….
May 9, 2017
Edward E Ford Foundation Homepage

Thank You, Edward E. Ford Foundation

We have some news. The MTC was just awarded the $2 million Collaborative Innovation Grant from the Edward E. Ford Foundation, and we could not be more proud, humbled or…