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Get to Know: Emanuel Mrema, Mentor

Emanuel Mrema is a Social Sciences Mentor at Natiro Secondary School in Tanzania. In this profile, he speaks on his experiences as a mentor in Tanzania, including why he became an educator, what he would design a quest on, and his #1... Read More

Get to Know: Eva Minde, Mentor

Eva Minde is a Chemistry and Biology Mentor at Marangu Hills School who speaks on her experience integrating Quest Forward Learning into her classroom. ... Read More

Get to Know: Aaron, Sophomore

Meet a Quest Forward Academy Omaha student, Sophomore Aaron, as he discusses his experiences so far engaging with Quest Forward Learning.... Read More

The Un-Schooling of Mentor Jordan Bulger

As a first-year mentor, Jordan sees little distinction between his role and that of his students. A lifelong learner with numerous graduate degrees, he celebrates the mentor-student collaboration.... Read More

Get to Know: Azrielle, Sophomore, and Benji, Senior

What is the hardest thing you’ve had to adjust to since you became a student at Quest Forward Academy? Has it gotten easier? Azrielle: I think making friends with new people was the hardest thing about becoming a new student. But... Read More

Student in the Spotlight: Bailee

Bailee Guggenmos is a first-year student at Quest Forward Academy Omaha. We performed a brief interview to see how she's adjusting to life as a Quest Forward student! ... Read More

Get to Know: Ed Vogel, Mentor

Ed Vogel loves working with words as much as he loves working with students. As a new mentor this year at Quest Forward Academy Omaha, he is particularly attuned to how words empower students to communicate ideas and enable mentors to... Read More

Get to Know: Mark Smith, Director

Quest Forward mentors should encourage students to step out of their traditional education lenses while giving them the space and framework for discovering their own passions and curiosities.... Read More