Youth Development Leadership Program Director
College of Education and Human Development
School of Social Work
University of Minnesota
As the founder and director of Learning Dreams, Jerry focuses on democratic learning communities, community building, philosophy and politics of community-based learning, ecologies of education and cultures of learning. He has taught Education in the Community and the Democratic Learning Community in the School of Social Work and serves as a Senior Fellow. He holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the Humphrey Institute and a Ph.D. from CEHD.