I’ve been fortunate enough to be involved in some amazing projects with some outstanding people.
- I spend most of my time at Princeton Learning Cooperative where I am a current staff member and co-founder along with Paul Scutt. PLC started in 2010 and we are creating an example of how to run a financially sustainable and educationally successful self-directed learning center. At PLC, I teach a couple of classes, mentor about 10 teens and am responsible for a host of administrative and organizational tasks.
- The Learning Cooperatives is the larger 501(c)(3) organization that operates PLC. We also opened Bucks Learning Cooperative in 2014 and are hoping to start another center called Raritan Learning Cooperative in 2017. While it is a uniquely flat organization and we don’t have titles, I have a number of executive director-like responsibilities for the overall organization.
- Liberated Learners is the mother ship for the self-directed learning center movement. It is an international umbrella organization that supports the creation of self-directed learning centers around the world as well as providing support and professional development for existing centers. I’m one of the co-founders and currently am president. I am the point person for the groups Liberated Learners works with who are exploring creating their own programs.