George Lucas Educational Foundation

Ben Owens

Education Consultant

Ben Owens spent 11 years as a physics and mathematics teacher at a small, innovative public school of choice in rural Appalachia after a long career as an engineer. He now works as a freelance education consultant helping schools around the world create the conditions to design and implement localized innovations that specifically meet the needs of students in their own learning communities. He is also the co-author of Open Up, Education! How Open Way Learning Can Transform Schools.

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