Aaron Stern, president and founder of the Academy for the Love of Learning, is a musician, teacher, and internationally recognized consultant on learning.
As the academy’s creative and educational leader, Aaron designs and directs the core curriculum and faculty; guides program development; and offers select trainings in depth-facilitation and diverse aspects of the academy’s pedagogy.
During the early 1980s, while dean of the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago, Illinois, Aaron re-met his mentor, musician Leonard Bernstein. Aaron had already begun to imagine a new institution focused on learning, and their conversations and shared experiences further informed his quest to find ways to awaken, nurture, and sustain a lifelong love of learning as a means to becoming more fully human. This early work laid the foundation for what is now the Academy for the Love of Learning, founded by Aaron as a nonprofit “think and do tank.”
Today, he conducts programming, consultancies, and seminars throughout the world and serves as a member of the board and fellow of the Mind and Life Institute, cofounded by the Dalai Lama.
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