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Supporting families who are learning about or following the Thomas Jefferson Educational model of Leadership Education based upon the book by Oliver DeMille (pictured on the right).

The Journey is in 4 Phases of Learning:

Core (~birth to ~8yo)

Love of Learning (~8yo - 12yo)

Scholar (~12 yo - 16 yo)

Depth (~16yo - 22yo)

Note: each are +/- 99 yrs!

Supported by the 8 Keys of Education:

1. CLASSICS, not textbooks

2. MENTORS, not professors

3. QUALITY, not conformity

4. STRUCTURE TIME, not content

5. INSPIRE, not require

6. SIMPLE, not complex

7. YOU, not them

8. SECURE, not stressed

using the 5 Pillars of Statesmanship

Classics, Mentors, Simulations, Field Experience, and God

in the Environments of Learning

Colloquium, Group Discussion, Lecture, Testing, Coaching, and Writing


A Thomas Jefferson Education: Teaching a Generation of Leaders for the 21st Century
-- by Oliver DeMille

Leadership Education: The Phases of Learning, by Oliver & Rachel DeMille

A TJEd Home Companion -- by Oliver & Rachel DeMille, Diann Jeppson

This is a forum for monthly book discussions, a calendar of meeting dates, book selections, suggestions, ideas, links, etc. And to publicize the Face to Face Seminars.

We are grounded on the principles of leadership education, reading and studying from the first person histories, classical novels, and scholarly works. Members are encouraged to mentor one another. By sharing the strengths we have, we build each other. Our common interest is Leadership Education and modeling this behavior for the children in our lives.

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This list is independent of George Wythe University:


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  • Oregon
  • Aug 24, 2005
  • English

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