A New Language for Our Leadership

Dr. Scott Mauk, educator, administrator, and lecturer, speaks at Washington Association of Learning Alternatives annual conference about the history of Alternative Education in Washington State and possibilities for an innovative educational future.


Lesson: Impossible -

An Exploration of Educational Innovation

Dr. Scott Mauk speaks with Lesson: Impossible about:


  • What teachers should keep in mind about a hybrid model

  • Some positives that families are reporting about pandemic learning and how to preserve them in a return to ‘normal’

  • Working collaboratively and empathetically with parents

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Salish Sea School

Purpose The Salish Sea School is dedicated to all young people embodying skill, understanding and caring commitment to the commons. The heart of the integrated curriculum is experiential study of the Cascadia Bioregion. Students build a deep interconnection with one another and the ecosystem, hone academic and practical skills, make connections between personal, community and global well-being, develop initiative, imagination, and servant leadership, and cultivate integrity, authenticity, ethics and empathy.



Seven Steps Schools Can Take to Close the Gender Gap


Boys are being shortchanged in schools. How can we fix this? Twenty years ago in a faculty meeting at a prominent women’s college, faculty members were discussing a current…


On Point e-Newsletter from SPU: Winter Quarter 2019

Spotlight: Alumnus Scott Mauk

Scott Mauk has over 25 years of experience in education, spanning four decades. He brings passion to learning communities and a deep commitment to equity and inclusion to his leadership…



Scott’s Doctoral Research

Socioemotional Learning and Sense of Community:

An Analysis of Implementation Quality and the Paths Curriculum

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