About Michael Strong

Member, Board of Advisors

Michael is a pioneer in education and independent learning. He is the author of The Habit of Thought:  From Socratic Seminars to Socratic Practice, and the founder of innovative Socratic, Montessori, and Paideia schools and programs in Alaska, Florida, California, Texas, and New Mexico. Moreno Valley High School, the charter school for which Michael was the founding principal, was ranked the 36th best public high school in the U.S. on the Washington Post’s 2006 Challenge Index.  Michael is co-founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Visionary Officer of FLOW, a non-profit dedicated to liberating the entrepreneurial spirit for good.

With Whole Foods Market CEO John Mackey, Michael co-authored Be the Solution.

Watch Michaels' Tedx talk: "Socractic Practice as Disruptive Technology."