Are schools designed in a way to facilitate the creation of healthy adults? | Jamie Steckart | HundrED


This video first appeared on our Facebook page on May 1st, as part of the HundrED WEBday series.



Who is Jamie Steckart?

Jamie Steckart hold’s a Master’s Degree from the University of Minnesota and is a licensed Teacher, Principal and Superintendent from the State of Minnesota. He has over twenty years of experiences designing schools that utilize Project Based Learning and Placed-Based Learning. Prior to his coming to THINK Global School, he held the post of Principal of Qatar Leadership Academy, in Al Khor, Qatar.

Jamie has a long history of being on the leading edge in educational reform and innovation. He was part of the initial group of teachers that designed Northwest Passage High School, ending his twelve years as the school’s Director.

As a former Outward Bound Expeditionary Learning Instructor (ELOB) for Voyageur Outward Bound, he was part of the early implementation of ELOB concepts in St. Paul Schools.  He founded Project L.E.A.D., an expedition high school, which won the Minnesota Association of Alternative Program of the Year Award and the Crystal Award from the National Drop-out Prevention Association. 

Steckart is passionate about school re-design and student-centered learning. He believes in collaborative leadership and listening to the voices of students.

Feel free to continue the conversation with Jamie on twitter @jsteckart or on LinkedIn!


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