Theodore Timpson is the founder and president of Young Spirit Foundation, advocating for schools that create space for wisdom and connection in young people's lives. The foundation has sponsored the development of Communitas Charter High School in Silicon Valley, a unique program where students will learn through integrative studies, self-reflection, and relationships with the community. Theodore has taught for many years at the elementary level, developed a concept-based math program, and directed several children's theater productions. He has facilitated workshops at a number of national conferences and local organizations. Theodore has a B.A. in English from Harvard University and a M.S. in Education from Bank Street College in New York City, an institution recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for its pioneering work with children. Theodore enjoys getting smiles and giggles from his two children in Mountain View, California.