Philosophy of Education

Merging High School, College, and Work: A conversation with Ivan Cestero

Episode Summary

One big idea in secondary and post-secondary education: collapse everything together. Join us this week for a discussion with Ivan Cestero of Portal Schools, on making high school a comprehensive bridge to adulthood. Ivan is a lifetime educator and innovator with experience teaching and leading workshops in the US, Europe and South America. He's passionate about building new school models and learning experiences focused on agency, creativity and real world learning. Ivan's current project is launching Portal Schools, a new competency-based micro-school network focused that embeds with corporate and industry partners in Los Angeles. Learn more about Portal Schools at and find Ivan on Twitter, @zoltero.