Council for Global Education

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The Council for Global Education "provides a new framework for a comprehensive education of a child in the 21st century based on these four building blocks of education: Universal Values,* Global Understanding, Excellence in All Things, and Service to Humanity." [1]


Accessed November 2008: [2]

Sages Advisory Panel

Accessed November 2008: [3]

  • Dwight Allen, Ed.D. -- Eminent Professor of Educational Reform, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
  • Marvin Awbry -- Social Science Coordinator, Instructional Services, Fresno (CA) Unified School District
  • Joyce Banda -- Founder, Joyce Banda Foundation, Malawi, and Co-Laureate of the 1997 ,Africa Prize for Leadership for the Sustainable End of Hunger
  • Holly Brooks -- Founder, The Girl-Site on the web, California
  • Phil Brown -- Office of Educational Support Services and Interagency Initiatives
  • Soheil Bushrui, Ph.D. -- Baha'i Chair, The Center for Conflict Resolution, University of Maryland
  • Tina Choi -- Chair, United Nations Global Teaching and Learning Project, NY
  • Bonnie Cote -- Program Officer, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, US Department of Education
  • John Cummins, Ph.D. -- Founder, Cross Roads School and Cross Roads Foundation, LA, CA
  • Gerri Elliott -- Advisor to Dean of the Education Department, Michigan State University
  • Francis Fanthom, Ph.D. -- Chairman, All-India Examinations Board, India
  • Verona Fonte, Ph.D. -- Psychologist and Founder, Iris Arts and Educational Group, California
  • Margaret Holland -- Mukilteo Montessori School, Snohomish, Washington
  • Ellen Jordan -- Conway Primary School, Conway, South Carolina
  • Craig Kielburger --teenager who founded Free the Children
  • Ervin Laszlo, Ph.D. -- Founder of The Club of Budapest
  • Laszlo, Kathia and Alexander -- Syntony Quest, San Francisco, California
  • Sergio Lub -- a Merchant of Vision, California
  • Marjorie Maller -- Mukilteo Montessori School, Portsmouth, Rhode Island
  • Pierra Marchand, Ph.D. -- Chairman, Nobel Peace Laureates Campaign for The Children of the World, France
  • Nava Maslovaty -- School of Education, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
  • Richard McCall -- Chief of Staff, USAID
  • Max Mortensen -- State Representative, Idaho Legislature, District 28
  • Roger Neugebauer, Ph.D. -- Founder, The Child Care Information Exchange
  • Alan Slifka -- Chairman, Abraham Fund, New York
  • Tim Seldin -- Founder, The Montessori Foundation, and The Montessori Academy for Peace, USA.
  • Robert Alan Silverstein -- Director, People For Peace; UN NGO Representative, Pathways To Peace; Co-Director, One Day in Peace, New Jersey
  • Gordon Vessels, Ed.D. -- School Psychologist and Project Director for a character education grant project, Atlanta (GA) Public Schools
  • Gregory D. Watson -- Founder, Reading the World, Massachusetts

Honorary Members of the Sages Advisory Panel

  • Levar Burton -- Eagle Nation Films, host of televisions' Reading Rainbow

Other Supporters and Patrons

  • Nicholas Dunlop -- Founder, EarthAction International, UK
  • Sonia Gandhi -- President, Rajiv Gandhi Foundation and wife of ex-Prime Minister of India
  • John Huddleston -- Ex-Associate Director, International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC
  • Rob Reiner -- President, Castle Rock Entertainment, CA
  • Eugene Weiner -- Rabbi, and Co-Founder, The Abraham Fund, Russia.



Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles


  1. Mission, Council for Global Education, accessed November 17, 2008.
  2. Directors, Council for Global Education, accessed November 17, 2008.
  3. Sages Advisory Panel, Council for Global Education, accessed November 17, 2008.