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Exciting things are happening and when they do, I want to share. Check out some of the awesome things currently happening in Starr's Universe.

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Do you want to make an Impact?

Are you considering leaving the classroom? Not to worry--you can still have a positive impact on students and on the field of education, and use the skills you’ve worked so hard to develop over the years, in a new role outside of teaching!

Get your copy on July 31st.

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Leading with Heart: Starr Sackstein of Mastery Portfolio On The Power of Authentic Women’s Leadership

Read this latest interview about leading with empathy. Check it out here.

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Top 50 Women Leaders of Tampa

Starr was recently named one of "Women we Admire's" top 50 Women Leaders in Tampa, Florida. Read the article here.

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Power Women: Starr Sackstein of Mastery Portfolio On How To Successfully Navigate Work, Love and Life As A Powerful Woman

Check out this interview with Authority Magazine about work and life balance as a woman leader. Read the article here.


Author and Education Entrepreneur Selected as PDK Distinguished Educator

ARLINGTON, Va., May 1, 2024.— Starr Sackstein, Chief Operating Officer and partner of Mastery Portfolio, LLC, has been
named a 2024 PDK Distinguished Educator for her transformative work in developing alternative assessments and non-
traditional grading practices. Her innovative approaches have created more authentic learning environments, directly
benefiting students. PDK’s Distinguished Educators are leaders who have significantly contributed to the teaching
profession and shown commitment to the organization’s core values.

You can read the rest of the press release here.

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Beyond a Highlight Reel: Portfolios as Dynamic Workspaces

Check out my latest ASCD contribution here

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Student-Led Assessment is a new release best seller

Upon its release on January 3, 2024, Student-Led Assessment: Promoting Agency and Achievement Through Portfolio and Conferences is a new release best seller on Amazon. Get your copy here and leave a review.

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Celebrating Diversity: Starr Sackstein Of Mastery Portfolio On How To Build Inclusive Communities

Read this latest interview about inclusivity. Check it out here.

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Feature in Best Website Builder 2024

Read the article here

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Mastery Portfolio is named Best Company for Equity in Education from ACE

We are proud to be named a best company for promoting equity in the work we do. Read more about the award here.

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