Practitioners of Change
We are Learning Experts
At Mount Vernon Ventures, we are insatiably curious. We also know that experience has an expiration date. As current practitioners in our respective areas of expertise, we explore, research, and expand our own capabilities in order to build capacity in others. We are most fortunate to work at The Mount Vernon School, a school of inquiry, innovation, and impact.
Scalable Opportunities for School Transformation.
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Since 2010, our team has been offering tools for design thinking. These tools are combined in the Compass Field Guide which is available for purchase. More products are coming in 2021
At Mount Vernon Ventures, we are insatiably curious. Be learners with us by joining one of our online courses. Our courses are asynchronous and are meant to be taken at your own pace.
Webinar & Events
Mount Vernon Ventures offers frequent school visit days for schools, teachers, and administration. We also host conferences and webinars around a range of topics.
How might we help?
Our Consulting Services
We create a customized strategy that outlines how to best guide you and your team on your transformation journey. We feel a great responsibility to make an impact and inspire transformation. With such a mindset, the dynamic team at Mount Vernon Ventures offers a range of services and experiences for wherever you are on your journey.
Mission and Vision Leadership
We at MV Ventures know that ultimately you need that North Star to truly know if you're moving in the right direction. Transformational change is not easy. You need the right infrastructure in place to know where to set your compass.
Culture and Brand
The culture and brand of your organization must be woven together to form a strong, cohesive and comprehensive message. Areas to focus on include brand promise, values and attributes and how they collectively tell your story.
Innovative Instructional Design
As current practitioners of educational transformation, MV Ventures consultants’ are resident experts in a variety of areas. From specific topics such as Virtual Reality and project-based learning to big picture pedagogy such as design thinking and competency-based learning, this is what we do best.
The Hewitt School
A recent collaboration with The Hewitt School in New York involved a year and a half-long journey with Mount Vernon senior consultants to incorporate design thinking and more real-world work through innovative teaching and learning pedagogy as part of a new strategic plan and overall school transformation. Deliverables included organizational leadership, collaborative problem-solving, instructional strategy, design thinking methods and training, and curriculum evaluation.
We have been where you are. We can help.
We create a customized strategy that outlines how to best guide you and your team on your transformation journey. This is an iterative process and works best with collaboration and feedback from you, the client.