“The Winding Path of Finding Your Why” with Rachel Gogos of MyPath101

“The Winding Path of Finding Your Why” with Rachel Gogos of MyPath101

  Originally studying to work in academia, Rachel Gogos took a somewhat winding career path through life. Starting her career at United Nations headquarters in NYC and turning into a serial-entrepreneur and brand strategist, she felt some angst with every new transition. This experience inspired her to help students better understand themselves at a younger…

“Ladies, Technology is A Great Career For You!” with Jennifer Wadella

“Ladies, Technology is A Great Career For You!” with Jennifer Wadella

Growing up a self-proclaimed nerd and with a passion for technology, Jennifer Wadella went through school wanting to be a graphic designer, not knowing that coding and web development was even an option for her. It was a male-dominated career path. Later, as a freelancer, she quickly learned that in order to get jobs, she had to teach herself how to code…

Students Need to Know Their “Why” with Wayfinding Academy Part 2

According to the founder and brand strategist of the Wayfinding Academy, the current education system has it all backwards. First, students are supposed to choose a college, then a major, then a job, then they get to try it out not knowing if all their choices will actually lead to a job they truly like….

Where Students Can Learn “On Purpose” – Wayfinding Academy Part 1

Where Students Can Learn “On Purpose” with Wayfinding Academy Part 1 When Michelle Jones gave her last lecture at the Concordia University in Portland, Oregon, she shared her imminent endeavor with her audience: starting a college that was an alternative to traditional institutions. Gina Lorubbio, a brand manager, who was sitting in the audience absorbed…

What Is A Blended Learning Coach? with Jamie Greason

What Is A Blended Learning Coach? with Jamie Greason

When Jamie Greason went to the Google Teacher Academy in 2012, she realized that up until this point, she didn’t know what she didn’t know. This life-altering experience set her on a mission to leverage Google tools in the classroom and empower students to discover a love of learning. Jamie Greason received her Bachelor’s degree…

Dear College Students, Are You A Teacher? with Chris Rosson

Dear College Students, Are You A Teacher? with Chris Rosson

Sitting on a plane on his way to Oxford, Chris Rosson, traveling from a single-parent, low-income home in Kansas City, noticed a passenger in First Class reading a half-page article about him in the Kansas City Star. The contrast of this situation was not lost on Chris. And his life definitely makes for a good…

Guerrilla-Style Pop-Up Classrooms Start A New Kindergarten

Guerrilla-Style Pop-Up Classrooms Start A New Kindergarten

A former Teach For America Corps Member, Josh Densen had a vision of creating a charter school in New Orleans that was build on 2 pillars: advancing educational equity and creating innovators who can change the world. He knew that in our times, it is important to give children a balance of independence within limits. At Bricolage Academy,…

How Online Dating Lead to A Remarkable Way to Improve Teacher Retention

How Online Dating Lead to A Remarkable Way to Improve Teacher Retention

“Technology is never going to replace the need for great teachers.” One Mother’s Day, Alicia Herald decided to try online dating. Although she wasn’t successful in the love department, her career was thriving. After years of teaching fourth graders in South Central Los Angeles, she had joined the staff of Teach For America as a…