K-12 Master Reviewer Certification (K-12 MRC)

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K-12 Master Reviewer Certification (K-12 MRC)

An intensive, self-paced two-week course that prepares QM K-12 Reviewers to serve in the role of QM K-12 Master Reviewer. QM K-12 Master Reviewers ensure the rigor and consistency of the peer review process.
Course Length:
2 weeks
Delivery Mode:
Online (Asynchronous)
Fee with Membership:

Please refer to the Schedule & Checklist for more information on course requirements.

The QM K-12 Master Reviewer Certification (K-12 MRC) is an advanced certification course for experienced QM K-12 and Publisher Course Reviewers. The role of a QM K-12 Master Reviewer is integral to ensuring the rigor and consistency of the course review process. In this course, reviewers will learn the role of a Master Reviewer includes the management of the entire review process and coaching peers to ensure helpful recommendations are provided for course improvements.

Upon successful completion of this certification course and completion of the QM K-12 Master Reviewer Role Application, QM K-12 Master Reviewers are noted in the QM database and are called upon to lead reviews. The QM K-12 Master Reviewer Certification is a rigorous and demanding certification course that prepares participants to hold the role of QM-Certified K-12 Master Reviewer. Participants have 24 hours from time of registration to begin the course and must complete the course within two weeks. .  

Learning Objectives
  1. Articulate the foundational concepts of Quality Matters.
  2. Summarize policies, procedures, roles, responsibilities, documents, and resources associated with official course reviews.
  3. Identify solutions to problems that occur during official course reviews.
  4. Accurately apply the QM Rubric Specific Review Standards and Annotations.
  5. Coach course reviewers to write helpful recommendations.
  6. Explain the importance of the role Master Reviewers (Team Chairs) play in the QM-Recognized course review process.
  1. Must be Certified QM K-12 Course Reviewer and/or QM K-12 Publisher Reviewer.
  2. Must have served on two QM-Managed K-12 Course Reviews or K-12 Publisher Course Reviews.
  3. Must be a Quality Matters Member (individual or through your organization). 
What Participants Need

A substantial time commitment is necessary to demonstrate the competencies necessary to complete the QM K-12 Master Reviewer Certification; at least 19 hours total to complete the course requirements. Successful completion is determined by the course facilitator. 

Offered as Online Dedicated
Offered as F2F Dedicated