Michael Martin, Ed.D. is the Director of Curriculum & Technology for Montpelier Public Schools and a Senior Associate with the Rowland Foundation. He was a participant in the National Summit on K-12 Competency-Based Education and teaches graduate courses on personalized and proficiency-based learning for Saint Michael’s College and The University of Vermont. He has written over 100 commentaries on culture & education for Vermont Public Radio and is the author of The Ghost of John Dewey. His work focuses on deeper learning, learner agency, and school transformation.