Learning Catalyst

Glenn Geffcken

Glenn Geffcken

Advisor & Learning Catalyst

Glenn Geffcken

Advisor & Learning Catalyst

Author, blogger, consultant and a generalist by nature with a broad business acumen, I approach each project by exploring its uniqueness, strengths and weaknesses and can most often provide expertise in key areas from a total systems perspective, while observing and respecting interdependencies. My approach comes from a balancing of […]

Ashley Nielsen

Ashley Nielsen

Living Education, Visiting Instructor

Ashley Nielsen

Living Education, Visiting Instructor

As advisor Ashley, through Living Education LLC,  has been working with Matt since 2008, to bring his dream of a world school into reality, the school that is now opening its doors to students. Her main work with Matt was strategic planning: bringing his dream into a holistic vision that […]

Ursina Teuscher

Ursina Teuscher

Visiting Instructor

Ursina Teuscher

Visiting Instructor

Ursina Teuscher has earned her doctoral degree (PhD) in psychology and a professional degree (MS) as a career counselor from the University of Freiburg, Switzerland. As a decision coach/consultant, she helps individuals and organizations think more creatively and systematically about their decisions, and achieve their goals. Ursina’s published research and teaching over […]

Shawn Berry

Shawn Berry

Visiting Instructor

Shawn Berry

Visiting Instructor

I was inspired early on in my professional career, by a simple vision of humans working in harmony with each other and with nature, to create a joyous and abundant world for all. I have been hard at work manifesting this ever since. First founding the Woodshanti Cooperative in 1997, […]

Ryan Vanderbilt

Ryan Vanderbilt

Visiting Instructor

Ryan Vanderbilt

Visiting Instructor

When I started making my side-projects my full-time projects almost 2 years ago, this was ‘The plan…’ Connect the dots (people, passions, values, strengths, interests, skills, instincts, etc.) Have conversations. Start collaborations. Discover the obvious. High five a lot. Embrace ignorance. Make sure all projects are ‘passion’ projects. Do good […]

Adam White

Adam White

Visiting Instructor

Adam White

Visiting Instructor

Adam White is an entrepreneur, designer, educator and researcher. He founded the design firm Groupshot which helps start-ups, businesses and non-profits to develop new projects and business models. He is also a co-founder of Atlas Workshops, a new international travel organization to engage students with real world projects. Adam has researched projects and […]

David Isaacs

David Isaacs

Visiting Instructor

David Isaacs

Visiting Instructor

David Isaacs is President of Clearing Communications, an organizational  leadership and  strategy consultancy. He has served as a line executive managing crisis and transition and as a personal coach and “thinking partner” with business leaders and leadership teams, accompanying them as they embrace the challenges of unprecedented change and transformation. […]

Thomas Arthur

Thomas Arthur

Performing Artist & Visiting Instructor

Thomas Arthur

Performing Artist & Visiting Instructor

Thomas Arthur is a poet of fluid motion – a visual artist, contemplative juggler, storyteller and facilitator of experiences designed to deepen embodied presence and imaginative expression. Based in Seattle and the San Juan islands, Thomas tours his participatory performance and workshop offerings to theaters, festivals, retreat centers, conferences and […]

Gregory Landua

Gregory Landua

Visiting Instructor

Gregory Landua

Visiting Instructor

Gregory Landua dwells humbly at the intersection of ecology and economics. He has studied marine and terrestrial ecology in the Galapagos Islands, translated for Amazonian rainforest guides, fought wildfires in the wilderness of Alaska, lived in established ecovillages, and founded a direct trade chocolate business to help reforest tropical latin […]

Christian Swenson

Christian Swenson

Performing Artist & Visiting Instructor

Christian Swenson

Performing Artist & Visiting Instructor

Christian Swenson has an extensive background in dance, mime, voice and improvisation. He is known for his pioneering work in what he calls “Human Jazz”, a global fusion of dance/drama/music for body and voice. In 1977 he received a BA in Theater from the University of New Hampshire and moved […]