How to raise your child to be an entrepreneur with Jeff and Laura Sandefer

Founders of Acton Academy – Jeff and Laura Sandefer

Jeff and Laura Sandefer are husband and wife who founded Acton Academy, a school whose learner-driven model is spreading like wildfire across the globe. Their children were the inspiration in founding Acton Academy.

Laura is an entrepreneur and author. She is the author of “Courage to Grow: How Acton Academy Turns Learning Upside-Down.” Her greatest hero is her mother, a master science teacher and poet. Her wisest mentor is her father, a philosophical pastor, who sent her off to college with two words of advice: “Be curious.” Jeff is an entrepreneur and a Socratic teacher. As an entrepreneur, he founded his first company at age 16 and went on to found or co-found seven successful businesses.

Things you will learn from Jeff & Laura:

  • How Acton’s model is rethinking education for the 21st century
  • What sets Acton Academy apart from other schools and how it parallels what leading entrepreneurs do to make their organizations succeed.
  • Learn how to inspire, equip and connect children
  • How acton can rapidly accelerate learning (even in subjects kids once thought they were ‘bad’ at).

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  • Awesome as always! I can’t wait to have children again so I can put my new education ideas (like these) to practice. Thanks for sharing this wonderful couple!

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