Essential Materials



The Murphy-Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children® (MMTIC®) is a self-report instrument designed for personality and psychological type assessment in young people grades 2-12. Learn more about the story of the MMTIC assessment here.

Requirements for using the assessment

The MMTIC instrument and reports are available for use only by adults who are 21 years of age or older, have a four-year degree from an accredited college or university (if you studied outside the U.S. you will need an equivalent degree), and have successfully completed the MMTIC® Certification Program.





MMTIC® Instrument

MMTIC® Career Report
MMTIC® Career Report

Many school systems now require career exploration for students. The MMTIC® Career Report is appropriate for both middle and high school students and includes type specific information related to select jobs that students of a particular type would most likely find appealing. Students are asked to reflect on values, interests, and skills and suggestions are also given on how to research potential careers.

MMTIC® Professional Verified Type Report
MMTIC® Professional Verified Type Report

The MMTIC® Professional Verified Type Report is designed to complement the student report, and is written for the professional rather than the student. Counselors, teachers, and consultants get information on how to help students understand their results of the MMITC assessment, as well as specific statements about how the student’s personality type affects learning styles and relationships.

MMTIC® Student Verified Type Report
MMTIC® Student Verified Type Report

When a child or young person takes the Murphy-Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children® (MMTIC®) assessment, and before they get their scored student report, it is required that they go through a type verification process with a qualified adult. If the student verifies a different preference on any of the four scales, the MMTIC® Verified Type Report can be generated for an additional fee.

MMTIC® Facilitator Interface
MMTIC® Facilitator Interface

The MMTIC® Facilitator Interface is a powerful and easy tool that can be used to set up and administer group and individual assessments, key-in scores, request reports, and download (at no charge) test booklets, answer sheets, the MMTIC® Manual, and other support materials.

MMTIC® Online Student Administration
MMTIC® Online Student Administration

The MMTIC® Online Student Administration is quick and easy and includes the MMTIC® Student Report. Teachers, school counselors, or other adult facilitators can purchase single or multiple administrations by contacting CAPT. Once a group has been created, students simply complete the MMTIC assessment on a computer and submit their responses.

MMTIC® Professional Report
MMTIC® Professional Report

The MMTIC® Professional Report is designed to complement the student report, and is written for the professional rather than the student. Counselors, teachers, and consultants get information on how to help students understand their results of the MMITC assessment, as well as specific statements about how the student’s personality type affects learning styles and relationships.

MMTIC® Question Booklets
MMTIC® Question Booklets

The MMTIC® instrument was developed to determine the psychological preferences of children. It is designed for use with children from grades two through twelve and is written at a second grade reading level. The MMTIC question booklets are reusable and measures Extraversion—Introversion, Sensing—Intuition, Thinking—Feeling, and Judging—Perceiving.

MMTIC® Key-In Answer Sheets
MMTIC® Key-In Answer Sheets

These answer sheets are designed to collect written MMTIC® responses from students working from MMTIC® Question Booklets. Responses are then entered for scoring and reporting through the MMTIC® Facilitator Interface. (Scoring requires purchase of MMTIC® Online Student Administrations.)


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MMTIC® Resources

MMTIC® Career Report
MMTIC® Manual

Includes a general introduction to type and the Murphy-Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children® (MMTIC®) assessment. The development, administration, and scoring of the MMTIC assessment are explained, along with information on the reliability and validity of the instrument. It also contains suggestions for applications of type knowledge in the classroom.

MMTIC® Career Report
Descriptions of the Sixteen Types

Brief MBTI® personality type descriptions written by psychological type expert and author Gordon Lawrence. These succinct descriptions emphasize the values and priorities of each type and suggest the motivational energies behind behaviors. Also included are materials to help introduce MBTI type, such as Words to Help Understanding of Type Concepts.

MMTIC® Career Report
Type Dynamics

Now that you know your four-letter type, what is next? After the initial introduction to psychological type via the MBTI® instrument the next level of understanding can involve type dynamics—the study of how type can further influence and enhance our lives. Type dynamics identifies the "core of the personality or the hallmarks of the person," and this handout offers a very clear picture of how type dynamics works, including a look at how the dominant, auxiliary, tertiary, and inferior functions are represented for each of the sixteen whole types.

MMTIC® Career Report
Understanding the Type Table

Detailed instructions in the form of a participant handout for understanding and applying MBTI® type basics and type dynamics for beginners. The handout explains how to understand the personality type table divisions, how to determine dominant and auxiliary functions for the 16 MBTI types, and characteristics of the preference pairs in the type table columns (ST, SF, NF, NT) and the quadrants (IS, ES, IN, EN).

MMTIC® Career Report
Exploring Personality Type: Creating a Personal Path for Success

Written for high school students, this is a book about the unique ways they like to learn, think, and act as they go through life. Exploring Personality Type: Creating a Personal Path for Success can be used to help students better understand their MMTIC® results both in the classroom and at home. Students will see themselves in the descriptions of the distinctive personalities and learning styles, because these descriptions are based on years of careful observations of real people.

MMTIC® Career Report
Exploring Personality Type: Discovering My Best And Your Best

Written at the elementary school level, Exploring Personality Type: Discovering My Best and Your Best is about how students might like to learn, think, and act. This is a great resource to help children better understand their MMTIC® results and psychological type at home or in the classroom. Students will see themselves in some of the descriptions of different personality types and learning styles.

MMTIC® Career Report
Exploring Personality Type: Discovering My Strengths and Stretches

Written for middle and junior high school students, this is a book about how students like to learn, think, and act. Exploring Personality Type: Discovering My Strengths and Stretches can be used to help students better understand their MMTIC® results both in the classroom and at home. Students will see themselves in some of the descriptions of different personality types and learning styles.

MMTIC® Career Report
Verifying Type with Students

In this teachers guide to the type verification process author Elizabeth Murphy gives a clear and concise road map for teachers to successfully use the Murphy-Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children® (MMTIC®) assessment with their students. The I Am a Good Student handouts are used in conjunction with this book for the feedback process.

MMTIC® Career Report
Looking at Type®: The Fundamentals

Looking at Type®: The Fundamentals is designed to give a clearer picture of results from the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® assessment or the Murphy-Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children® assessment. This insight can enrich relationships, aid the decision-making process, and increase sense of self-worth and personal competence.

MMTIC® Career Report
People Types & Tiger Stripes

People’s behavior often seems randomly varied—but according to Carl G. Jung, behavior actually follows patterns. Jung called these patterns "psychological types," and he wrote extensively about these types. Isabel Briggs Myers brought Jung’s concepts into the mainstream through development of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® instrument which helps a person figure out his or her psychological type.

MMTIC® Career Report
The Chemistry of Personality

Every student learns differently. The Chemistry of Personality is every teacher's invaluable guide to a powerful and simple method of understanding such diversity, exploring a positive approach to personality differences with their students, and using effective teaching methods that reach and engage every young mind.

MMTIC® Career Report
Great Minds Don't Think Alike!

Every day teachers are faced with a sea of expectant faces—each with a different way of seeing and learning. How can we motivate and empower every one of these young people to reach their highest potential? In Great Minds Don’t Think Alike! education experts Diane Payne and Sondra VanSant provide the ultimate lesson plan for transforming classrooms into places where every child becomes engaged in the learning process.

MMTIC® Career Report
Discovering Type with Teens

It’s not easy being a teen. Looking back on those days we often say, "If only I knew then what I know now." That statement resonates even more when we think about all the insights gained from our knowledge of personality type. In this era of constant connectedness, but less actual human contact, personality type can help teens find real connections to their peers and to themselves.

MMTIC® Career Report
Looking at Type® and Learning Styles

Written for both students and teachers, this book helps gain insight into personal learning styles in order to develop more effective study and test-taking strategies and help teachers facilitate learning. Discusses strengths, key motivators, and blind spots for different preferences and provides guidelines to assist teachers in curriculum development and delivery.

MMTIC® Career Report
Wired for Conflict

Does it seem as if there is always conflict in your work life, your home life, and your relationships? That's normal—even unavoidable—according to conflict resolution expert Sondra VanSant, who reveals the inborn roots of conflict. Fortunately, says VanSant, the wiring in our brains that creates conflict also holds the key to resolving it.

MMTIC® Career Report
The Art of Dialogue

An MBTI book with a dynamic explanation of psychological type and communication researched and crafted by leading type expert, Carloyn Zeisset. Through the observation and recording of hundreds of dialogues, the author identifies the nuances and key phrases that determine different styles of communication.

MMTIC® Career Report
Out of Time

Understanding time management in relationship to psychological type is an invaluable tool for everyone from high-school students to CEOs. This booklet provides detailed explorations of each type's approach to time management and work style. Contains comments from workshop participants, who offer personal observations about their own use of time management tools, solutions for overcoming time traps, what leads to procrastination, and how individual types are motivated.

MMTIC® Career Report
Write from the Start

Learn how to break writer's block and reduce writing anxiety through the power of psychological type. This practical and enjoyable workbook helps make the writing process easier and more effective through an abundance of tools, examples, and exercises. Author Ann Loomis helps readers discover their natural gifts and relate better to their audiences.

MMTIC® Career Report
Statistics & Measurement

In this new edition of Statistics and Measurement: An Introduction, Ray Zeissett offers a fresh approach to the study of statistical research with step-by-step instructions, practical definitions of key terms, and quizzes to test understanding. Originally published to support psychologists in the study of test manuals and research literature, this revised edition provides a broader scope that includes examples from a variety of interest areas and a new section about how to critically read and evaluate research papers.


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MMTIC® Support Materials

16 Types Icon Placard Set
16 Types Icon Placard Set

Display your personality type with these colorful placards, designed to inspire conversation about type with people of all ages. Your type is shown in the middle of a quadrangle with lively illustrations representing each of your preferences, including a brief type description on the back of the card.

Differentiated Coaching
Differentiated Coaching

An exciting new book from an author well-versed in psychological type and its various applications. Here Kise explores the keys for how change can be facilitated so that everyone involved gets the most out of the process and the results. Focusing on teachers and the many demands of the classroom, administration, and community, Kise offers sound advice for helping teachers cope and excel in a complicated and often frustrating environment.

ENFJ Icon Placard
ENFJ Icon Placard

Display your personality type with these colorful placards, designed to inspire conversation about type with people of all ages. Your type is shown in the middle of a quadrangle with lively illustrations representing each of your preferences, including a brief type description on the back of the card.

ENFP Icon Placard
ENFP Icon Placard

Display your personality type with these colorful placards, designed to inspire conversation about type with people of all ages. Your type is shown in the middle of a quadrangle with lively illustrations representing each of your preferences, including a brief type description on the back of the card.

ENTJ Icon Placard
ENTJ Icon Placard

Display your personality type with these colorful placards, designed to inspire conversation about type with people of all ages. Your type is shown in the middle of a quadrangle with lively illustrations representing each of your preferences, including a brief type description on the back of the card.

ENTP Icon Placard
ENTP Icon Placard

Display your personality type with these colorful placards, designed to inspire conversation about type with people of all ages. Your type is shown in the middle of a quadrangle with lively illustrations representing each of your preferences, including a brief type description on the back of the card.

ESFJ Icon Placard
ESFJ Icon Placard

Display your personality type with these colorful placards, designed to inspire conversation about type with people of all ages. Your type is shown in the middle of a quadrangle with lively illustrations representing each of your preferences, including a brief type description on the back of the card.

ESFP Icon Placard
ESFP Icon Placard

Display your personality type with these colorful placards, designed to inspire conversation about type with people of all ages. Your type is shown in the middle of a quadrangle with lively illustrations representing each of your preferences, including a brief type description on the back of the card.

ESTJ Icon Placard
ESTJ Icon Placard

Display your personality type with these colorful placards, designed to inspire conversation about type with people of all ages. Your type is shown in the middle of a quadrangle with lively illustrations representing each of your preferences, including a brief type description on the back of the card.

ESTP Icon Placard
ESTP Icon Placard

Display your personality type with these colorful placards, designed to inspire conversation about type with people of all ages. Your type is shown in the middle of a quadrangle with lively illustrations representing each of your preferences, including a brief type description on the back of the card.

Exploring Personality Type: Creating a Personal Path for Success
Exploring Personality Type: Creating a Personal Path for Success

Written for high school students, this is a book about the unique ways they like to learn, think, and act as they go through life. Exploring Personality Type: Creating a Personal Path for Success can be used to help students better understand their MMTIC® results both in the classroom and at home. Students will see themselves in the descriptions of the distinctive personalities and learning styles, because these descriptions are based on years of careful observations of real people.

Exploring Personality Type: Discovering My Best And Your Best
Exploring Personality Type: Discovering My Best And Your Best

Written at the elementary school level, Exploring Personality Type: Discovering My Best and Your Best is about how students might like to learn, think, and act. This is a great resource to help children better understand their MMTIC® results and psychological type at home or in the classroom. Students will see themselves in some of the descriptions of different personality types and learning styles.

Exploring Personality Type: Discovering My Strengths and Stretches
Exploring Personality Type: Discovering My Strengths and Stretches

Written for middle and junior high school students, this is a book about how students like to learn, think, and act. Exploring Personality Type: Discovering My Strengths and Stretches can be used to help students better understand their MMTIC® results both in the classroom and at home. Students will see themselves in some of the descriptions of different personality types and learning styles.

Great Minds Don't Think Alike!
Great Minds Don't Think Alike!

Every day teachers are faced with a sea of expectant faces—each with a different way of seeing and learning. How can we motivate and empower every one of these young people to reach their highest potential? In Great Minds Don’t Think Alike! education experts Diane Payne and Sondra VanSant provide the ultimate lesson plan for transforming classrooms into places where every child becomes engaged in the learning process.

INFJ Icon Placard
INFJ Icon Placard

Display your personality type with these colorful placards, designed to inspire conversation about type with people of all ages. Your type is shown in the middle of a quadrangle with lively illustrations representing each of your preferences, including a brief type description on the back of the card.

INFP Icon Placard
INFP Icon Placard

Display your personality type with these colorful placards, designed to inspire conversation about type with people of all ages. Your type is shown in the middle of a quadrangle with lively illustrations representing each of your preferences, including a brief type description on the back of the card.

INTJ Icon Placard
INTJ Icon Placard

Display your personality type with these colorful placards, designed to inspire conversation about type with people of all ages. Your type is shown in the middle of a quadrangle with lively illustrations representing each of your preferences, including a brief type description on the back of the card.

INTP Icon Placard
INTP Icon Placard

Display your personality type with these colorful placards, designed to inspire conversation about type with people of all ages. Your type is shown in the middle of a quadrangle with lively illustrations representing each of your preferences, including a brief type description on the back of the card.

ISFJ Icon Placard
ISFJ Icon Placard

Display your personality type with these colorful placards, designed to inspire conversation about type with people of all ages. Your type is shown in the middle of a quadrangle with lively illustrations representing each of your preferences, including a brief type description on the back of the card.

ISFP Icon Placard
ISFP Icon Placard

Display your personality type with these colorful placards, designed to inspire conversation about type with people of all ages. Your type is shown in the middle of a quadrangle with lively illustrations representing each of your preferences, including a brief type description on the back of the card.

ISTJ Icon Placard
ISTJ Icon Placard

Display your personality type with these colorful placards, designed to inspire conversation about type with people of all ages. Your type is shown in the middle of a quadrangle with lively illustrations representing each of your preferences, including a brief type description on the back of the card.

ISTP Icon Placard
ISTP Icon Placard

Display your personality type with these colorful placards, designed to inspire conversation about type with people of all ages. Your type is shown in the middle of a quadrangle with lively illustrations representing each of your preferences, including a brief type description on the back of the card.

MMTIC® Raised Hands Poster
MMTIC® Raised Hands Poster

Embrace differences in your classroom or office with the beautiful MMTIC “raised hands” image on your wall. Bold, high-quality, full color print on archive quality paper. 15" x 23". Safely shipped in a tube. Suitable for framing.

MMTIC® Raised Hands T-Shirt
MMTIC® Raised Hands T-Shirt

Wear the MMTIC “raised hands” image along with the slogan “Every Child Appreciated, Every Child Engaged” on these beautiful white t-shirts, in men’s or women’s styles. Made from durable and soft 50/50 cotton/polyester. Machine washable.

Type in Education Kit
Type in Education Kit

Everyone wins when personality type enters the picture in the education process. Teachers, counselors, administrators, parents, and students learn there are many paths to success, and embracing differences yields a love of learning that carries on for life. These three books from CAPT provide a wealth of information for educators who want to help students discover their unique potential, including the foundation of type theory and practical exercises for workshops and the classroom.

Type Tales (Paperback)
Type Tales (Paperback)

Author and artist Diane Farris uses innovative photography to illustrate four charming tales about canine friends Millie and Momo. Written for children grades one through five, these engaging stories address type in a way children will understand. By following Millie and Momo's daily adventures, children learn about the differences in personalities.

Verifying Type with Students
Verifying Type with Students

In this teachers guide to the type verification process author Elizabeth Murphy gives a clear and concise road map for teachers to successfully use the Murphy-Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children® (MMTIC®) assessment with their students. The I Am a Good Student handouts are used in conjunction with this book for the feedback process.

Building A Living Type Table
Building A Living Type Table

This 12-page leader's guide provides MBTI® trainers and facilitators with a detailed strategy for building a living type table by asking participants to self-report according to a verbal description of the preferences. This fun and informative exercise can also be used by teachers to introduce type to students.

Descriptions of the Sixteen Types
Descriptions of the Sixteen Types

Brief MBTI® personality type descriptions written by psychological type expert and author Gordon Lawrence. These succinct descriptions emphasize the values and priorities of each type and suggest the motivational energies behind behaviors. Also included are materials to help introduce MBTI type, such as Words to Help Understanding of Type Concepts.

Differentiation Through Personality Types
Differentiation Through Personality Types

This new, comprehensive resource by Jane Kise, author of Differentiated Coaching and Find Your Fit, presents an easy-to-implement, usable framework that assists K-12 teachers in achieving success in the classroom. Readers will find clear direction in appealing to different learning personalities and practical ideas and activities for immediate application in the classroom.

Discovering Type with Teens
Discovering Type with Teens

It’s not easy being a teen. Looking back on those days we often say, "If only I knew then what I know now." That statement resonates even more when we think about all the insights gained from our knowledge of personality type. In this era of constant connectedness, but less actual human contact, personality type can help teens find real connections to their peers and to themselves.

Effective Teaching, Effective Learning
Effective Teaching, Effective Learning

Written to help teachers bridge the gap between their teaching techniques and the needs of their students. Shows teachers how to identify the strengths and potential limitations of their own natural teaching styles and explains why certain styles are more effective with some students than others. Easy-to-use methods provide the means for reaching students whose preferred learning style may be different from the instructor's favored teaching method.

Find the Perfect College for You
Find the Perfect College for You

The college search can be both exciting and stressful for students and their families. With this unfamiliar journey unfolding, parents and students can choose from many college guides that offer statistics and opinions about the process of selecting a college. Find the Perfect College for You offers a fresh approach: matching a college based on a student’s personality type as measured by the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) instrument, with a special focus on matching learning styles and teaching philosophies.

Looking at Type® and Learning Styles
Looking at Type® and Learning Styles

Written for both students and teachers, this book helps gain insight into personal learning styles in order to develop more effective study and test-taking strategies and help teachers facilitate learning. Discusses strengths, key motivators, and blind spots for different preferences and provides guidelines to assist teachers in curriculum development and delivery.

Looking at Type® Booklet
Looking at Type® Booklet

The crisp graphics of this revised edition bring a contemporary sparkle to this proven classic material that explains personality type with easy-to-understand illustrations and keywords. Looking at Type® is designed for MBTI® professionals and MMTIC™ facilitators who deliver individual feedback to clients or students, or conduct introductory workshop sessions on psychological type.

Looking at Type® Training Kit
Looking at Type® Training Kit

This three-part training kit provides the perfect combination of tools for an explanation of psychological type to individuals and groups. It has been designed for both MBTI® and MMTIC® consultants, facilitators, teachers, and other professionals who want a complete system for presenting an easy-to-use introductory workshop or feedback session.

Looking at Type®: The Fundamentals
Looking at Type®: The Fundamentals

Looking at Type®: The Fundamentals is designed to give a clearer picture of results from the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® assessment or the Murphy-Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children® assessment. This insight can enrich relationships, aid the decision-making process, and increase sense of self-worth and personal competence.

Looking at Type®: Your Career
Looking at Type®: Your Career

The standard for MBTI® feedback in career counseling, this book describes how type is useful in career selection, linking type to interests, values, skills, decision making, and action planning. Teachers and MMTIC® facilitators will also find this resource helpful to students approaching high school graduation to gain insight into job responsibilities and career paths more likely to be personally satisfying.

MMTIC® Certification Printed Course Content
MMTIC® Certification Printed Course Content

This printed content is only available as a one-time purchase to those who have already purchased the basic MMTIC Online Certification program. Log in to see if you are eligible to purchase. If you prefer to read a printed version of the downloadable course content that is included with the MMTIC® Online Certification Program, this is for you.

Most Excellent Differences
Most Excellent Differences

Every student knows, and almost every teacher has forgotten, that the personality of the teacher is a crucial component of every class. This book suggests ways to think about the relationship of who we are to what we do as teachers. Chapter topics include making assignments, responding to student writing, personality and computers, and even type and library research.

People Types & Tiger Stripes
People Types & Tiger Stripes

People’s behavior often seems randomly varied—but according to Carl G. Jung, behavior actually follows patterns. Jung called these patterns "psychological types," and he wrote extensively about these types. Isabel Briggs Myers brought Jung’s concepts into the mainstream through development of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® instrument which helps a person figure out his or her psychological type.

The Chemistry of Personality
The Chemistry of Personality

Every student learns differently. The Chemistry of Personality is every teacher's invaluable guide to a powerful and simple method of understanding such diversity, exploring a positive approach to personality differences with their students, and using effective teaching methods that reach and engage every young mind.

The Developing Child
The Developing Child

In this pioneering work, Elizabeth Murphy uses personality type as theorized by Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung to facilitate our understanding of naturally occurring differences in children. This book provides adults with the opportunity to examine well-tested paths for developing positive relationships with the children in their lives.

Type and Families Kit
Type and Families Kit

Keeping your family on an even keel can be incredibly challenging. The Type and Families Kit will help you embrace and respect differences in your partner, your children—and yourself! The Type and Families Kit includes: Intimacy and Type by Jane Hardy Jones and Ruth G. Sherman MotherStyles by Janet P.

Verifying Your Type Preferences
Verifying Your Type Preferences

This exercise guides participants through a four-step process to understand and verify their MBTI type. Suggestions for encouraging personality type exploration are included along with references and materials needed. This system can be used with individuals and groups. Leader's guide included.

Write from the Start
Write from the Start

Learn how to break writer's block and reduce writing anxiety through the power of psychological type. This practical and enjoyable workbook helps make the writing process easier and more effective through an abundance of tools, examples, and exercises. Author Ann Loomis helps readers discover their natural gifts and relate better to their audiences.

MMTIC® Manual
MMTIC® Manual

Includes a general introduction to type and the Murphy-Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children® (MMTIC®) assessment. The development, administration, and scoring of the MMTIC assessment are explained, along with information on the reliability and validity of the instrument. It also contains suggestions for applications of type knowledge in the classroom.


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