The beautiful relationships between mentors and learners support our learning journey.

The beautiful relationships between mentors and learners support our learning journey. SDGI helps me to believe in myself again that I can compose my own learning in a meaningful way. For me the blend of both mentor-directed/cohort learning and self-directed/mentored learning has been seamless and complementary. I’ve been self-directing my learning for over 30 years. […]

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Mali Burgess is an SDGI Faculty Mentor

Mali Burgess, Ph.D. received her B.A. from Princeton University summa cum laude and her Ph.D. from Union Institute and University. She is a faculty member at California Institute For Human Science, Energy Medicine University, SelfDesign Graduate Institute, and educator and consultant for Iris Institute. Her research has involved cross-cultural arts and disciplines, healing and spiritual […]

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Peter Berg is an SDGI Faculty Mentor

Peter’s interests: Educational leadership, holistic health, alternative schools, holistic coaching for adolescents and families, leadership coaching, adult development and learning, curriculum development, teaching strategies, literacy strategies, content area development, environmental education, charter schools. Learn more about Peter at: Peter Berg

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The Wide Range of Directed Studies at SDGI!

Directed Studies at SDGI! Is There Ever a Place Where Learning Happens Without Human Presence? Relational Learning, Third Space The Circle of Mentoring and Learning A Learning History of a Forest-Based Nature Study at Quadra Elementary School Socially Engaged Art / Social Practice; A Performative Inquiry into the Role of Art, Artists (And Me) in […]

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