Greg is an exceptional systems thinker and recognized leader. His work in schools has proven both transformative and enduring, with a focus on the future.
Jay McTighe co-author, Understanding by Design Framework ®
Greg Curtis is a visionary in the true sense of the word. I have observed, first-hand, his leadership in organizing Think Tanks focused on the future of education, his sharp understanding of 21st century learning needs, and his passionate involvement in creative curriculum design.
Peter Mott Director: New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on American & International Schools Abroad


  • Currently co-authoring a book with Jay McTighe on 21st century school reform (Publisher:  Solution Tree)
  • Currently co-authoring a book with Allison Zmuda and Diane Ullman on Personalized Learning (Publisher:  Jossey-Bass)
  • Currently a member of a small team developing new accreditation process for New England Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Currently designing and leading STEP21 21st century district/school peer review process for EdLeader21
  • A member of McTighe & Associates Consulting (see bio here)
  • Contributed a chapter in Taking the PYP Forward (2009, John Catt Educational Ltd)
  • Appeared in Assessment for 21st Century Learning DVD (ASCD, 2010)
  • Co-presented multi-day institute on UbD and Curriculum Mapping with Heidi Jacobs and Jay McTighe (2009, Near East South Asia Council of Overseas Schools)
  • Ran a two-day UbD/SbD workshop for over 450 school administrators in Manila (2011, Rex Book Store Inc.)
  • Presented at many regional conferences (European Council of International Schools, Near East South Asia Council of Overseas Schools and East Asia Regional Council of Schools) on topics ranging from global citizenship, UbD, technology infusion, curriculum design and mapping, 21st century teaching and learning, strategic planning and school change processes
  • Has designed and implemented innovative curriculum mapping tools and practices
  • Has consulted for a number of international schools on large-scale curriculum development, etc. (Bangkok, Bali, Dusseldorf, Bahamas, Singapore, etc.)
  • Currently serving as a member of the Research and Development Committee of the Council of International Schools