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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 Mentoring at Quest Forward Academy: 3 years Why did… Read More

Sisters Gabby, Emilie, and Martha sit next to each other on a couch

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 and third years “Exploration Phase”). The three sisters discuss… 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 the Academy structure and its programs, and… 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 tools. What is your… 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, the… Read More

Get to Know: Aaron, Sophomore

Meet a Quest Forward Academy Omaha student, Sophomore Aaron, as he discusses his experiences so far engaging with Quest Forward Learning. Read More

Student in the Spotlight: Bailee

Bailee is a first-year student at Quest Forward Academy Omaha. We performed a brief interview to see how she's adjusting to life as a Quest Forward student! Read More

Get to Know: Ed Vogel, Mentor

As a new mentor this year at Quest Forward Academy Omaha, Ed Vogel is particularly attuned to how words empower students to communicate ideas and enable mentors to facilitate discussion. Read More

Get to Know: Mark Smith, Director

Quest Forward mentors should encourage students to step out of their traditional education lenses while giving them the space and framework for discovering their own passions and curiosities. Read More