Decoding the ACT

Decoding the ACT

The ultimate one-day professional development course for boosting ACT® scores.

Every school needs at least one expert on the ACT. With Decoding the ACT Professional Development, every teacher can be one!

In this workshop participants will learn: 

How It Works:

We know how to boost scores schoolwide.

In this one-day course, teachers will learn everything they need to understand what the ACT measures and how it is scored.

The Decoding the ACT guide provides teachers with strategies for incorporating test-taking skills into their everyday core curriculum and motivating students to succeed on the ACT and in academics in general. Using our 3 pillars of mastery, teachers are equipped to prepare every student to achieve a college-ready score on the ACT.

The 3 Pillars of Mastery

What's Included:

Take a sneak peak inside the workbook today!

Empower educators to increase ACT scores with virtual a professional development course

Decoding the ACT Virtual Professional Development

We make providing high-quality virtual professional development to educators easy.  Our team of expert instructors replicate our in-person PD experience through an engaging virtual classroom environment.

Delivery Timeline:

June-August, January, professional development days throughout the year

Success Story: Demopolis High School, Alabama

Demopolis High School serves 722 students. 60% come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, and 51% belong to a racial minority. 

Demopolis launched its ACT score improvement initiative with an onsite Decoding the ACT professional development program, and the results were immediate. In 2017, 15.1% of sophomores scored on track for readiness on the ACT Aspire test in math and 12.43% in science. In 2018, after the PD, readiness for those same students improved to over 40% in math and 25.7% in science.


All twenty-four attendees at Demopolis High School rated the session a perfect five out of five!

“Excellent workshop and the presenter was wonderful.”

“Great presenter! Very informative and engaging! Loved it!”

“Great job by presenter. It’s a hard job. She makes it look easy.”


Demopolis High School, Alabama
Students Scoring "Ready" on the ACT

Customers Reviews

What educators say:

"It's one of few PDs I have actually enjoyed and felt it benefitted me and will guide me in a way that will benefit my students."
Christopher Conger
John Overton High School, TN
"I found our consultant knowledgeable and practical. She provided opportunities to respond and kept the parameters real. I felt that she recognized the various needs and educational levels of all our students."
Sarah Barrick
Libby High School, MO
"There was a lot of helpful advice that I know will definitely help me in the future. More determined now than when I was before!"
Afretina Pickens
Midfield High School, AL

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Decoding the ACT is a professional development program designed by MasteryPrep to help educators improve the ACT score outcomes of their students.
Decoding the ACT is not an official ACT program.