The Monterey Institute for Technology and Education (MITE) is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation founded in 2003. The cornerstone project of MITE is The NROC Project, formerly known as the National Repository of Online Courses. The NROC Project is a community-guided effort focused on new models of digital content development, distribution, and use. NROC has been funded by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and by NROC member institutions nationwide. The NROC membership is united by a belief in open and equal access to high-quality education and the power of media to personalize learning.
Some of the notable accomplishments of The NROC Project are:
A membership community of more than 135 U.S. academic institutions (including 21 state DOE’s/virtual schools) representing more than 6 million students, that guide the project direction, utilize the project content and applications, and support the project financially through membership fees. www.nrocnetwork.org
A complete multimedia-rich teaching materials for Algebra 1 and Developmental Math, including Arithmetic, Introductory Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, and Topics in Statistics and Geometry. www.nrocmath.org
), a repository of high-quality multimedia learning objects that are editorially-vetted and curriculum-correlated and made available as a free resource to students and teachers worldwide.
), a math and English college readiness system that helps students avoid the time and cost of remediation and offers a personalized course of study customized for college or certificate programs nationwide.
A self-sustaining revenue model that is on track for making The NROC Project breakeven for all operating costs and able to pursue its mission in perpetuity.