In this episode, Jordan interviews his mother, Robbi Almanzar, who decided to homeschool her children before homeschooling became “cool”. Robbi is the coauthor of The Orange Chronicles, a forthcoming book series for young readers. Click below to hear how she took the homeschool plunge and never looked back.
A few weeks ago, I had the chance to interview Rob and Julie Collorafi about their new and emerging Latin program Little Latin Readers . I was especially excited for our conversation since I use their books in educating my own children, and since–beginning in the fall of 2019–we are bringing Little Latin Readers to our Kolbe families.Continue Reading
Want to hear what it’s like to run an online academy, learn how to get hired as a teacher, or simply discover more about Kolbe Academy? Click “play” above and enjoy this recent conversation with Mrs. Megan Lengyel. Megan received her BS in Physics from the University of Dallas in Irving, TX and her MSContinue Reading
Our Director of Academic Services, Mr. Everett Buyarski, was born and raised in Southeast Alaska. He received his B.A. in Philosophy from Gonzaga University, where he spent two years in the seminary before discerning he wasn’t called to the priesthood. He is married to his beautiful wife Melissa, and has five sons, Nathaniel, Aaron, Peter,Continue Reading
Mike Drapeau is many things to many people, as you will learn in this episode. I reached out to him for an interview on a hunch that he is someone I could personally learn from. I had no idea, however, how impressive and inspirational the conversation would turn out to be. To hearContinue Reading
Megan received her BS in Physics from the University of Dallas in Irving, TX and her MS in Meteorology from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK. She served as Kolbe’s Math and Science Advisor until helping to get the Online Academy off the ground in 2013. She now serves as Kolbe’s Senior DirectorContinue Reading
Suzanne Brown teaches Latin for Kolbe Academy and has a wealth of educational experience ranging from college teaching to homeschooling her own children. In this episode, Suzanne shares on how she balances a busy schedule with cultivating personal interests and hobbies. Click “play” above to hear more about this remarkable mother of seven who,Continue Reading
Dianne and her late husband, Jerry, are one of the three founding couples of Kolbe Academy . Dianne taught grades 1 through 4 for many years at Kolbe Academy’s Day school and could always humbly assert that most of her students read, comprehended, wrote and did math at least one full level above their grade. After 20 years of teaching, she servedContinue Reading