Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education

The Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education at the University of Vermont partners with middle schools around Vermont. We provide professional development rooted in best middle grades practice, innovative technology funding, and storytelling support to educators. We believe that effective personalized learning is possible; it depends on personal learning plans (PLPs), flexible pathways for learning, and proficiency-based education, implemented school-wide.

We help educators, teams and schools make sense of personalized learning in a way that’s meaningful, and works with the school’s existing and aspirational culture. And we are currently looking for partner schools for the 2021-2022 school year! Our professional development services range from our series of monthly online workshops, to half- and full-day in-services, bespoke leadership consultations, online courses and full, multi-year partnerships. We’re happy to work with a variety of funding sources and budget models. We can work with you to co-create a plan with educators and administrators that can transform young adolescent education.

We’re part of the College of Education and Social Services at the University of Vermont.

Find out more here.