January 19, 2022, Meeting Update Notification: The January 19, 2022, Connecticut State Board of Education meeting will be held at 450 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, at 9:30 a.m. The wearing of masks is required of all persons entering 450 Columbus Boulevard, as well as during the meeting. All mask and social distancing protocols will be adhered to during the meeting. This meeting will be live streamed and can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAyxss_PnAM

Mastery-Based Learning


Communication - Mastery-Based Learning
A variety of communications toolkits are available to assist schools and school districts in explaining the changes necessary to implement Mastery-Based Learning.


Frequently Asked Questions about Mastery-Based Learning
Mastery-based learning refers to systems of instruction, assessment, grading, and academic reporting that are based on students demonstrating that they have learned the knowledge and skills they are expected to learn as they progress through their education.


Mastery-Based Learning Resource Center
This website is designed to support local school districts that choose to implement Mastery-Based Learning, as well as families and community partners who want to learn more about this model.


Resources for Schools and Educators
The information below will help get you started on your journey learning about MBL in Connecticut.


Resources for Students, Parents, and Communities
In a Mastery-Based Learning environment, students demonstrate mastery based on competencies and performance standards built from the Connecticut Core Standards and Connecticut Content Standards (social studies, arts, science, and career and technical education).


What is Mastery-Based Learning?
Connecticut students can learn through student-centered pathways that ensure college and career readiness.


Why Mastery-Based Learning?
Rather assuming that completing a number of hours in a classroom results in understanding, mastery-based learning requires students to demonstrate knowledge and skills before progressing to the next level. Mastery-based learning requires teachers to develop a more fine-grained understanding of student abilities.