Lifelong Learning for All

The SelfDesign Foundation develops and delivers educational resources and support services promoting approaches to natural self-directed learning.

Our Programs

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SelfDesign Graduate Institute

Design your own Master of Arts or Certificate program with a focus on learning, community, leadership, and social evolution.

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Personalized Learning Academy

A portal for educators, administrators, families and others to make sense of the Personalized Learning movement.

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Certificate Programs

Experience SelfDesigned learning through one of our certificate courses for adult learners of all ages.

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SelfDesigning My Elderhood

Explore the idea of being an “elder” in our society and design your own path forward.

Our Vision

The SelfDesign Foundation is a leading facilitator for wisdom in education, awakening potential for the evolution of our consciousness.

Our Purpose

To nurture the evolution of a more peaceful humanity, living in sustainable ways on the Earth.

Mission

To co-inspire self-authored and joyful learning, lifelong.

“I loved the way that we could talk with each other openly, with trust and mutual respect. I felt cared for, heard, and appreciated.”

Participant

SelfDesigning My Elderhood

“It has been an extremely enriching, satisfying experience. The depth of study and discussion has exceeded my expectations. Highly recommended. I’ve enjoyed practical career development, which I’ve been thrilled with.”

Graduate

SelfDesign Graduate Institute

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SelfDesign Graduate Institute

Personalized Learning Academy

Certificate Programs

Explorations in SelfDesigning

Explorations in SelfDesigning

The SelfDesign Foundation offers a Certificate Program for learners who want to explore SelfDesign, its meanings and applications, but who do not at this time want to complete a Master of Arts Program.

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SelfDesigning My Elderhood

Notable Quotes

Notable Quotes

What makes an elder, a heartfelt spirit, a clear mind, a talented heart, one who is young while old and old while young, an activist for the Soul?

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Letter from the Chair

Renee Poindexter

Joyful Co-Creation First Annual for SDF

What happens when you bring together a small group of committed citizens? I have been inspired for years by Margaret Meade’s memorable her quote: “never doubt that a small group of citizens can change the world, indeed it is the only thing that ever has.”   And sure...

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