BETH BENEDIX, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Serving thousands of students for over twenty-seven years through innovative and individualized learning practices, Beth encourages her students to trust their intuition and to make their learning their own. Beth earned a Ph.D in comparative literature from the University of Illinois and is a Professor of Religious Studies, World Literature and Community Engagement at DePauw University. She is the Founder and Executive Director of The Castle, a nonprofit that works with public schools in Putnam County, IN to transform school culture around project-based learning.
RYAN STEUER, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Serving thousands of educators for over a decade through professional development in project-based learning, service learning, and educational technology, Ryan encourages educators to ignite their passion in the classroom by 'Living Their Why'! Ryan started his career as an industrial engineer but made a significant shift to teach 8th grade English on the Southwest side of Indianapolis. After seeing results in the classroom, Ryan began teaching others to help spread the word about student-centered classrooms. He is the Founder and Executive Director of Magnify Learning, a national organization that provides professional development in project-based learning.