Tertl Studos LLC (yes, it's spelled that way) was established in 2006 with an initial focus on mathematics and computing education. Tertl has won over $2M in National Science Foundation grant funding for tool and game research and development in algebra, programming, robotics, and statistics education. Since 2011 Tertl has extended its services to a wide range of business and academic clients, while continuing original R&D in early literacy education.
Tertl is headquartered in Montpelier VT, not far from the State House. Tertl draws on a network of partners and associates locally, throughout the US, and around the world to bring the right capabilities to each project.
Put Chris Hancock's background in product creation, development, software publishing and entrepreneurship to work for your venture. Tertl's founder has made a career creating breakthrough products that make powerful ideas accessible, learnable, and playable. His Tabletop™ data visualization interface spawned a generation of data analysis tools for education. With Scot Osterweil he created the acclaimed Zoombinis series of math games. In his doctoral work at the MIT Media Lab he created new paradigms for end-user robotics programming. He has won and led multiple major NSF R&D awards, has managed teams of up to 20, and has carried many projects from conceptualization to successful commercialization and deployment. Over the years Chris has delivered software products developed in over a dozen languages and platforms.