education for a new frontier
future earth academy
Break from industrial-era learning design.
Accelerate and amplify real world engagement.
Mentor in emerging fields, tools and practices.
Prioritize purpose, ethics, community and biosphere.
Advisors offer guidance and feedback on program framework.
It is time for a new framework for learning that matches who we are today and where we would like to go as a society. This new paradigm starts with the student-teacher relationship.
Education as a commodity is inherently discriminatory and reinforces social stratification. And it isn’t just private education that supports this approach.
Gowanus, in Brooklyn, was chosen as the location for the school because this is a community at a critical moment in a long-term arc of development.
In the same way that students can surpass teachers in our time, so can age become irrelevant in a learning environment. At Future Earth Academy there are no grades or age divisions.