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Our Partner Network

Our diverse and growing community of partners spans public, private, charter, urban, and suburban settings across 30+ states. Over the past five years our team has supported over 150 partners, impacting one million learners and counting.

Hear from Our Partners

Gain insight into our partners’ journeys to learner-centered education. Schools and districts from across our network reveal how they approached the work, share best practices and lessons learned, and offer examples of learner-centered education in action.

  • Embark Education

Embark Education: Rethinking Middle School Through Embedded, Integrated, and Learner-Centered Education

This micro middle-school, embedded in two small businesses, was designed with learners at the center and is an exemplar of what’s possible in learner-centered education. Learn how their design pillars, scheduling model, learner profile, competencies, assessment practices, and demonstrations of learning have evolved to form a powerful, learner-centered, student-driven middle school learning experience.

  • El Segundo USD

El Segundo Unified School District: Realizing Personalized, Student-Centered Learning

The El Segundo Unified School District (ESUSD) embraces innovative practice for student growth and empowerment. The District motto, Transforming Education for a Changing World, highlights a focus on the true transformation needed for students to be successful in a vastly different world than previously known. A member of the prestigious League of Innovative Schools, ESUSD is constantly seeking to learn, grow, and improve their practices to be a leader in education innovation.

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  • Mount Vernon School

Mount Vernon School: Making Project, Community, and Competency-Based Learning Visible

Inquiry, innovation, and impact are the three tenets of Mount Vernon School. Their goal is to prepare students to become engaged citizen leaders who are eager to make their impact on the world. Using human-centered design thinking as a guide, Mount Vernon fosters a learner-centered culture where students are encouraged to ask questions, find unique solutions to problems, and take agency over their learning.

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  • The Wooster School

Wooster School: A Competency-Based Chemistry Classroom

Founded in 1926, Wooster School has a long history of putting students and their learning at the center of all that they do. As a member of the Mastery Transcript Consortium, Wooster is among a number of forward-thinking schools collaborating to create a high school transcript that reflects the unique skills, strengths, and interests of each learner. Committed to making learning personal, meaningful, visible, and fun, Wooster is using the Altitude Learning platform to facilitate their continued progress towards more learner-centered, competency-based education.

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  • Space of Mind

Space of Mind: Measuring What Matters in the Classroom

Space of Mind (SOM) offers K-12 students an experiential learning experience designed for our modern, social world. Their staff of educators, called “coaches,” provide a creative, flexible, and personalized educational environment that fosters social, emotional, and academic growth for all learners. Elevating their theme-centered and project-based approach to learning, the Altitude Learning platform enables SOM students and coaches to capture all forms of learning and track individual progress toward standards, competencies, and individualized goals.

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