Sam Crowell has been actively engaged with the Earth Charter International and Education for Sustainable Development for over 15 years. He not only facilitated several courses for ECI but has also been a senior advisor. Sam is a professor emeritus of education at California State University San Bernardino and former director at the Center for Research in Integrative Learning and Teaching. He founded the MA in Holistic and Integrative Education and is a founding member of the Network in Spirituality and Education. He also serves as faculty for The Institute for Educational Studies (TIES), Antioch Graduate Institute and adjunct faculty at St. Michael’s College offering courses on The Neurobiology of Stress, the Creative Imperative, and Neuroscience and Teaching.
Sam has been an elementary teacher, a principal, and an administrator. He is co-author of Emergent Teaching: A Path of Creativity, Significance; Transformation and Re-Enchantment of Learning: A Manual for Teacher Renewal and Classroom Transformation and two e-books on Earth Charter Pedagogy. He was recipient of the Outstanding Teaching Award and the Outstanding Professional Accomplishments Award and part of the Fulbright Specialist Program.