Our vision is a world where every teacher understands how every student’s brain learns.

The CTTL’s mission is to elevate teacher effectiveness, student achievement, and the whole child’s school experience using the most promising research and strategies in Mind, Brain, and Education Science.

To fulfill its mission and public purpose, The CTTL:

Makes research-informed teaching and learning the central focus of professional learning and growth, and curriculum and program design at St. Andrew’s and in public, charter and international schools around the world.

Creates and delivers professional learning experiences and resources in alignment with research in diversity, equity, inclusion, justice and belonging (DEIJB).

Establishes partnerships with leading university researchers that are committed to enhancing teacher quality, student achievement, and the whole child school experience through the lens of Mind, Brain, and Education Science.

Connects independent and public school teachers, leaders, and policymakers through discourse on translating research into innovative teaching and learning strategies.

Trains, mentors, and coaches public, charter, and private school teachers and school leaders through on-site and online programming

Conducts and translates original research on how the brain learns with leading research universities and like-minded programs.

Shares its expertise with teachers, students, school leaders, parents, and policymakers through its on-site and online programming and its internationally-recognized journal, Think Differently and Deeply.