Education as a Vehicle for Social Change

Podcast Interview with Head of School Jodi Grass

In Episode 23 “Education as a Vehicle for Social Change,” Founding Mothers Podcast host Emily Race and Head of School Jodi Grass discuss the freedom that Oak Grove’s teachers have to implement activities that foster personal and social growth, outdoor and travel experiences to prepare youth and parents for the transition to adulthood, how students can support their mental health, and the value of questioning one’s thoughts to develop compassion.

About Jodi:

Jodi Grass (she/her) is in her sixth year as Head of Oak Grove School, a progressive day and boarding school in Ojai, California. Jodi has worked at Oak Grove School and the Krishnamurti Foundation of America in different capacities for the past 17 years in addition to her experience with several nonprofits, community organizations, K-12 schools and a community college.

About Founding Mothers Podcast:

The podcast is hosted by Emily Race, who brings her curiosity to conversations with visionaries and voyagers who are leading new ways of being across the environment, education, economy, food sources — and more.