Executive Director Search Launches

By October 3, 2017 No Comments

New hire will lead MTC into future; candidates encouraged to apply online

The Mastery Transcript Consortium today announced the search for an Executive Director who will lead the MTC into the future. Key aspects of the role include spearheading the development of a potentially transformative assessment and reporting tool and serving as a voice in the national conversation about schools and learning, while guiding a vital network of schools with a common purpose and commitment to the sharing of ideas and initiatives for the benefit of students. The Executive Director will be a full-time, permanent position beginning in Summer 2018 or sooner. She or he will report to the MTC Board, comprised of education leaders.

“We’re deeply grateful for the great work that Interim Executive Director Patricia Russell is doing and for her willingness to remain in her current capacity until the permanent Executive Director is on board,” said Scott Looney, founder and board chair of MTC, in an email that went out to member schools and other supporters. “MTC’s Board of Directors will serve as the search committee, and we are working with the social sector search firm, On-Ramps, to lead the process.”

We’re Growing: Be Part of It

A pivotal time for the MTC, this search marks the culmination of a number of exciting milestones during the past six months, including a grant from the Edward E. Ford grant, the hiring of Mike Flanagan as Chief Product Officer, and the first site directors’ meeting in August, among other news. During the next decade, the MTC hopes to change the relationship between preparation for college and college admissions for the betterment of students.

If you know of candidates who may be a strong fit for the Executive Director position, please feel free to send them the position description and application link.

Job requirements include:

  • Master’s or higher degree in a related field
  • An entrepreneurial spirit
  • Impatience with the educational status quo
  • A proven ability to lead change.

If you have specific candidate recommendations or questions about the role please email Hansol Lee at On-Ramps ( If your school is considering or would like to receive information about membership, please contact Ben Rein, director of outreach, at

About Mastery Transcript Consortium

The Mastery Transcript Consortium (MTC) is a collective of high schools organized around the development and dissemination of an alternative model of assessment, crediting, and transcript generation. Together we hope to change the relationship between preparation for college and college admissions for the betterment of students.


About Jenny Barker

Jenny is the director of communications for MTC. Contact her at