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Vijay Shah - The Limitless Potential of Learners

Vijay Shah – The Limitless Potential of Learners

Vijay is currently the  co-founder, director, and a Socratic Guide at The Humanist Academy.  Has  two Master’s degrees, one in from The University of Chicago (Divinity  School), and another in School Leadership and Administration from  National Louis University. His professional experience includes teaching high  school history and math teacher in inner-city Chicago, he’s also been  an assistant principal, …

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Jerry Mintz

Jerry Mintz – International Democratic Education

Jerry Mintz is the Founder and Director of the Alternative Education Resource Organization. He was the first executive director of the National Coalition of Alternative Community Schools (NCACS), and was a founding member of the International Democratic Education Conference (IDEC). In addition to several appearances on national radio and TV shows, Jerry’s essays, commentaries, and …

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Samantha Jansky

Samantha Jansky – Mindfulness and The Learning Environment

Samantha Jansky joined Acton Academy as a Socratic guide in 2012, just a few years after its inception. Leading the Elementary school for 4 years, Samantha created systems that fur-ther empowered young heroes in a truly learner-driven environment. She then moved on to specializing in Learning Design Creation (curriculum) and wrote and published the entire …

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