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We Are Teachers of People: Changing the Story with Jon Cassie, Director of Innovation

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How do we get students ready for the future of work? Why do we still use 19th century teaching techniques in our schools?. Hear the story of Jon Cassie who is transforming the educational system into personalized learning.

Our Guest

Jon Cassie is the Director of Innovation at TVT Community Day School in Irvine, CA. Since 1997, he has been a teacher and education leader at independent schools in Dallas, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh and Orange County (California). Jon earned Bachelor’s Degrees in History and Classics from University of Massachusetts, a Master’s Degree in History from The Ohio State University and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from UCLA.

Topics discussed in this episode: 

  • How do we disrupt education to get students ready for the future of work
  • Don’t teach subjects, teach them five archetypes
  • The three purposes of education and the five modes of thinking
  • Parenting strategy and societal influences have reshaped educational priorities
  • The future of education: The Network of Knowledge
  • It’s ALL soft skills

Resources mentioned in this episode: 

Changing The Story Podcast with Michael Ashley & Neil Sahota:  

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