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Get to Know: Nils Palsson, Mentor

Subject: Social Science, Government, Economics, Yearbook & Journalism Years Teaching Overall: 10 Years Mentoring at Quest Forward Academy: 2 How you came to mentor at Quest Forward Academy: After finding a job posting in... Read More

Get to Know: Jen Dalbey, Mentor

Current Subject: English (including Journalism and Debate), Social Sciences, Government, Economics Years Teaching Overall: 23 years, with experience teaching high school, college, and corporate training and development Years... Read More

Get to Know: Gabby, Emilie, and Martha

Gabby, Emilie, and Martha are three sisters that joined the Quest Forward Academy Omaha community this year. Emilie and Martha are second year students, and Gabby is in her third year (at Quest Forward Academies, we call the second... Read More

Get to Know: Katie Cameron, Publication Reviewer

Katie Cameron joined the Global Quest Review Team at its inception in 2017. The Team mainly handles the Publication Review process that all quests go through as a part of the Quest Forward Learning curriculum. As a veteran member of... Read More

Taking to the Airwaves

Mark Smith, School Director at Quest Forward Academy Omaha, joined two local radio programs in Omaha to speak about the unique qualities and strengths of a Quest Forward education. In his interviews, Mark communicated the breadth of... Read More

Get to Know: Ryan Luther, Mentor

First-year Math Mentor Ryan Luther engages students at Quest Forward Academy in Omaha. He brings many years of experience to the classroom, likes to share how math applies to the real world, and also has a handy supply of power... Read More

Reflections on a Rewarding First Year

When we first met Bailee, it was during the first semester of her first year as a student at Quest Forward Academy Omaha. The freshman was still trying to find her place in a new school with a new approach to learning. Last November,... Read More

Get to Know: Lillian, Freshman

What is the hardest thing you’ve had to adjust to since the school year started? Has it gotten easier? Lillian: Before I began going to Quest Forward Academy, I went to a Waldorf school that used very little technology and... Read More