In 2020, the UVM Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education at UVM’s College of Education and Social Services celebrated its 10th year in partnering with more than 70 schools around Vermont in moving towards student-centered innovative school change.

With the generous support of the Richard E. and Deborah L. Tarrant Foundation, the UVM Tarrant Institute has provided long-term professional development and research support to schools, as well as establishing Vermont’s leading educational storytelling platform, their award-winning blog, Innovative Education. The UVM Tarrant Institute has provided more than $1million in grant funding to Vermont schools, helping those schools realize their visions for technology, training and teaching opportunities.