Leading in an era of educational transformation, Chip Houston has served as Head of Upper School, Head of Middle School, and Director of Admissions at Mount Vernon Presbyterian School, one of the top innovative schools in the country. A native Atlantan, Chip is currently working towards his Doctorate in Education Leadership at the University of Georgia. The focus of his dissertation and action research is the practical application of Mind, Brain, and Education (MBE) science.
The Upper School Team launched Mount Vernon’s new Upper School building, an innovative space in the education sector with movable walls, self-tinting windows, a room reservation system, pizza oven, and coffee shop.
The team is increasing its capacity for competency-based education while piloting part of the Mastery Transcript Consortium.
A new modular schedule compliments the new building with more student choice.