Philosophy of Education

The Microschool Revolution: A conversation with Josh and Kirk Umbehr

Episode Summary

Join us for a conversation with Kirk and Josh Umbehr of, a microschool management platform. We discuss's unique model—and also why structural innovation is on the critical path for education reform. You can learn more about on their website, Josh is a husband of 19 years, father of 3, and a Kansas native. He got his BS at KSU in human nutrition and his medical degree from the KU school of medicine. He’s a leader in the innovative direct primary care movement. Kirk is graduated from Kansas State University in Hospitality Management. While at K-State, he met his wife Amanda and is a father of two daughters that are currently part of a homeschool co-op. Kirk works on the business and consulting side for direct primary care doctors and teachers looking to open their own microschool.