The framework below was designed to guide state agencies and policymakers in implementing competency-based learning and credentialing statewide. It aligns with and builds off MTC's K-12 Journeys to Mastery Learning (JML) framework, and draws from Utah's experience as reflected in MTC's new report, "People, Practice, and Policy: How Utah Turned the Portrait of a Graduate into a Powerful Lever for Systems Change."
A Roadmap for State Transformation
State Journey to Mastery Learning
MTC has partnered with the Utah State Board of Education (USBE) since 2019 to support its efforts in building a statewide personalized, competency-based learning system. State leaders within USBE have been committed to these shifts since 2016, and they have adopted a flexible and evolutionary approach to supporting Utah Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) in building capacity and designing student-centered models that shift the way learners learn and teachers teach. With innovative spirits and legislative backing, the LEAs engaged in the USBE personalized, competency-based learning grant program are capitalizing on the learning, support, and innovative flexibility provided to them in order to advance their collective vision of learner-centered environments and experiences. Read more about Utah's initiative to pilot MTC Learning Records here.