Stories

Schools across the country use the Summit Learning program. Hear directly from educators, parents, and students about how the program empowers every child to succeed through hands-on projects, one-on-one mentoring, and by fostering lifelong learning skills.

What is Summit Learning?

The Summit Learning program engages students in real, meaningful learning while fostering strong teacher relationships that prepare students for life after graduation. Created by teachers with experience in diverse classrooms, Summit Learning is grounded in decades of research about how children learn. The Summit Learning program offers schools customizable curriculum, a range of educational resources and technology tools, professional development for educators, and ongoing coaching and support for schools.

Families and Schools: Partners in Education

Coastal Academy High School, Oceanside, CA

Coastal Academy High School uses the Summit Learning program to create a culture where students are invested in their own learning and ready to thrive in life outside the classroom. By helping parents stay engaged and giving them ongoing access into their child's progress, Summit Learning fosters partnerships between teachers, students, and parents to fuel student success at school and beyond.

The Role of the Teacher in the Classroom

Howard University Middle School, Washington, DC

Teachers are the heart of every Summit Learning classroom. With the ability to review student work in real time on the Summit Learning platform, teachers like Mr. Baiza at Howard University Middle School better understand each student's learning and customize lessons to meet every student where they need support.

Engaging Students, Engaging Parents

Chester County Junior High School, Henderson, TN

At Chester County Junior High School, both parents and school leaders value partnership between families and educators. With Summit Learning, parents have unparalleled, real-time access to their child's school experience — they can log in at any time or sign up for text notifications to see exactly what their child is working on and how they are progressing toward their goals.

Mentoring: Better Understanding and Supporting Students

In addition to instruction from their classroom teacher, every student also has weekly one-on-one meetings with a teacher who serves as their mentor. With this dedicated time, teacher-mentors talk with students about both their academic and emotional experience of school, which fosters deep understanding and connection between students and teachers, and leads to happier and more supportive learning environments for all children.

Teacher Testimonials

Fairview Park High School, OH

Andy Bruening

"I'm teaching way more than I ever taught before."

Stephens Elementary School, Burlington, KY

Barbara Stegman

"The biggest impact I found with my Summit kids is that they become more self aware."

Rick Schneider Middle School, Houston, TX

Melissa Ryan

"I get to zone in on things that I never got to before and help kids in an area they need."

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