California MTSS | Supporting School Leaders as They Implement California’s Multi-tiered System of Support Framework

In partnership with the Orange County Department of Education, Inflexion is currently consulting with school leadership teams throughout California as they implement and scale up California’s Multi-tiered System of Support (MTSS) framework. This framework “aligns academic, behavioral, and social-emotional learning in a fully integrated system of support for the benefit of all students. MTSS offers the potential to create needed systemic change through intentional design and redesign of services and supports to quickly identify and match to the needs of all students.”

Pivot Learning Partners

EPIC is collaborated with Pivot Learning Partners to examine existing resources and develop new resources that support Common Core State Standard implementation in several Pivot district networks and ensure integration with the Hewlett Foundation’s Deeper Learning skills. These skills go beyond those required to master academic content knowledge, and include critical thinking and problem solving,…

College & Career Readiness Task Bank

College & Career Readiness Task Bank Inflexion (formerly EPIC) created a set of performance tasks based on the results of a two-year study of over 2,000 college and university syllabi, assignments, and assessments. Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the goal of this study was to establish an empirical understanding of the expectations…

Merced Union High School District | Making Learning Relevant for all Students Through CTE

Merced Union High School District CTE Course Alignment Project“The vison for our district is to make learning relevant for all of our students. CTE does that.” Constantino Aguilar, MUHSD Assistant Superintendent From February 2016 through July 2017, Inflexion (formerly EPIC) partnered with Merced Union High School District (MUHSD) to support the districtwide development of robust…

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

    In 2012, EPIC was awarded a multi-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for the College and Career Readiness Task Bank: Alternative Pathways for Demonstrating Proficiency project. The project seeks to achieve four major aims: Contribute to an empirical understanding of college and career readiness through an analysis of entry-level coursework.…

California Education Policy Fund | Connecting Policy and Practice

  In 2014, the California Education Policy Fund (CEPF), with support from the Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, awarded EPIC a 2-year contract to work with Orange County and Silicon Valley schools to improve college and career readiness and support the development of Deeper Learning. EPIC’s role involves supporting implementation of…

Spokane Public Schools (Washington)

  Spokane Public Schools (SPS), the second-largest district in the State of Washington, is committed to making sure that all doors are open to their students after they graduate from high school. To achieve this, SPS has implemented a districtwide campaign called T-2-4 focused on preparing students to successfully complete some form of higher education:…