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© 2018 Full-Circle Learning.

Friends of Full-Circle Learning

Empower teachers and students as global agents. Join the Friends of Full-Circle Learning.

Regional Onsite Training Locations, 2012-2016

  • Multiple locations throughout Liberia

  • Santa Ana School District (multi-schools training for private practitioners)

  • One Planet School, Ethiopia

  • Nevada City California, Full-Circle Learning Headquarters

  • Marin County, hosted by Meridian Health Foundation

  • Nevada County California School District

  • Liberia Full-Circle Learning Center

  • Blessed Vale School and surrounding schools- Zambia

  • Chapman University Education Courses

  • Les Etoilles Brillante School - Chad

  • Gambian Baha’i Center

  • Port Moresby Vocational Training Center -Papua New Guinea

  • Brisbane Australia

  • Venus School/Jacksonville Baha’i Center

  • Kaiser Permanente Corporate Center – Oakland, California

  • Radisson, Richmond, California

Collaborating Organizations

  • Nevada County Climate Change Coalition

  • Your Sisters

  • Zambian Gems

  • Community Engagement Initiatives

  • What a Life Foundation

  • G.E.M.S. Youth Program

  • UN Foundation

  • Participating Schools Worldwide (See most recent annual report)

Endorsements

  • Guidestar

  • Members of Liberia Education Ministry

  • HUD – Ventura County, California (endorses efficacy of programs)

  • Zhejiang University Preschool Education, Hangzhou China (teaches FCL throughout province)

  • Peace Corps (office in Washington DC recommended training model for use at international sites)

  • United Nations Environment Programme – Regional Office of North America (endorsed for efficacy in Kenya)

  • United Nations Foundation (endorsed Girls United initiatives in Haiti and Liberia)

  • Academy for Educational Development (A.E.D.) (Designation as “promising practice for nurturing altruistic identities”)

  • Los Angeles Human Relations Commission (granted John Anson Ford Award)

  • Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors                  “  “

  • Baha’is of Ventura County (granted Baha’i Human Rights award)

  • Plan International (studied reasons for success of 10-year classroom wisdom exchange)

  • Chapman University instructor applies model in teacher education course

Foundations, Government and Corporate Donors (current programs)

  • EDI/EHG Fund

  • One Planet

  • Rose Foundation

  • Solar Cookers International 

  • Nevada Irrigation District

  • Silicon Valley Community Foundation

  • Leon Ferguson Grant, endowed by FCLA

  • First Five, Ventura County

  • Mona Foundation

  • Meridian Health Foundation

  • Aspen Environmental Group

  • Trenev Family Fund

  • Samuelsson Foundation

  • Bessie Minor Swift Foundation

  • Nevada County Climate Change Coalition

  • Audubon Society

  • Forest Issues Group

  • California Solar & Electric

  • Nevada County Retreats

History of Foundation Support (previous programs)

Paul Newman Foundation 
The California Wellness Foundation
One Percent for the Planet
Buckhantz Foundation
Strategic Design
One Bag at a Time
Center for Global Integrated Education
Health for Humanity

In-Kind Support

Webmasters: Sarah Wood and Jason Witty
Office Support: Bob Ballenger, Roya Tabrizi
Local Program Support: Leah WIncks,
Baktash Aazami
Deputy Director/Consultant to Africa:
Tamiru Mikre Degefe
Art Projects/Pillow Project: Arlo Gordon
Entrepreneurial Design: Margaret Barnett,
Kim Joselove
Technical Support: Toni Issacs
Pro bono Pinting Support: A & A Printing,
PCR Printing
Facebook Coordinator: Elly Jaresko
Japanese Publishing Project Support:
Marilyn and Michael Higgins
Product Development (writing/adapting curriculum, training courses, CDs): 
Teresa Langness, Marisol Rexach, Chelsea Lee Smith
Video Support: Zack Dafaallah

Jesse Gordon
Creative Arts Support (Recording Artists, Photographers, Studios):
Darrell Metcalf
Chris French
JB Eckl
Eric Dosier
Kristin Barnes
The Late My-Key Bellamy
Jan and Lady Jo and Faulkner
Leon Mobley
Hyla Douglas
Pamela Starks
Alyssa Thompson
World Beat Productions
Aimee Porter
Max Henkle
Maureen Mungai
Antoinette Wright
John Paul Thornton
Dave Lichten 
Nira Lichten
Tristin Brandow

Live Musicians:
Maggie McKaig

Luke Wilson

Terry Riley

Ludi Hinrichs

Joe Fajen

Bill Douglass
Tierney Sutton

JB Eckl

 

Pledged Friends of Full-Circle Learning

Kavian Maghzy
Payam and Gouya Zamani

Taraneh and Frank Darabi

Fariba and Farshad Mahjour  

Sue and Martin Schmitt

Bob Ballenger

Marisol Rexach
Hamid and Mitra Rastegar

Nina Allen
Sima and Kambiz Mobini
Soheil and Noura Samimi
Kate Langrall Folb
Leslie and Steve Carlson
Ofy and La Monte Douglas
Teresa and David Langness

Margie and Paul Smith
Natasha and Yordan Trenev
Cami Gordon
Iraj & Neda Sarvian
Rainn Wilson & Holiday Reinhorn
Aileen Getty
KTLA
Mahin Mashhood, M.D.
K.C. & Aimee Porter
LaVerne Nursery
Rita Barden
George Jaresko

Claudia & Alan Bingham
Sohail and Mojgan Tabrizi
Tom and Gabriella Hoffman
Bill & Cris Garlington

Carmen Maronde

Mashid Golestani

Chitra Golestani

Sutherland Carter

Vicki Lee

Katie Smith

Chris and Bill Newsom

Don and Barbara Rivenes

Rondal Snodgrass

Rene Sprattling

Peggy and Don Baldwin

Sharon Delgado

Olivia Newcomb

Maureen Mungai  

Maggie McKaig

Shad and Soheyla Rezai    


 

Friends of Full-Circle Learning 

Abigail Glass

Adria Schuman

Agi Orsi

Alvin Moser

Ann Porath

Anne Gaylord Lewis

Arden Lee

Arlene Golant

Barbara Lopez Nash

Barry Frankel

Bonnie Bruckheimer

Brian Jarvis and Elly Jaresko

Brie Childers

Carlon Ablitt

Carole and Michael Hundert

Celia Sepulveda

Chad Seymour

Champion Group, Inc.

Charles McNair

Chelsea Lee Smith

Cheri Whitehead

Cherie Moraga

Chocoveda

Chris and Lauren French

Clothzmine, Inc.

Dana and Charles Boyd

Debbie Posada

Diane Buckhantz

Donald Beene

Doryan Madnick

Era and Any Allegri

Erin Maxick

Esther Tal

Fariba Kalantari, DDS

Filmore Rotary Sunrisers

George and Cathi Rimalower

Gloria Shakis

Heidi and Dan Ashcraft

Helen Fletchner

Homa Naha’i

J.C. and Adrian Crowley

Jackie White

Jade Romain

Jan Dauer

Jane and Michael Ryan

Jason Witty and Sarah K.L. Wood

Jesal Mehta

Jessica and John Davimos

JoAnne Hoiz Evans

Jon and Julie Landau

Juanita S. Miller

Judy Barden

Judy Rector

Julia Adame

Julia Lungin

Julie Cowles and David Kimball

Karen Vossler

Kathleen Beaton

Kathleen de Planque

Katie Smith

Keikco

Kelli Albrecht

Kristen Tollefsen

Lea Ann King

Leah Winck

Leah Winck

Len and Katherine Williams

Len Williams

Lita Williams

Lori Goodman

Lori Goodman

Lou Ghagaris

Lucy Rimalower

Mahnaz Ahmandian

Maria Diaz Segundo

Marilyn and Michael Higgins

Marisol Rexach

Mary Ann Langrall

Mary Lou Plaskin

Max and Danielle Henkle

Melody Thomrongsith

Michael Lopez

Michael Schoen

Michelle Eastman

Michelle Mitchell-Foust

Mina Wilson

Ming Tai-Seale

Moti Roshanian

Nancy Bloom

Nancy Goodson

Nassrin Madani

Peyam and Mojan Vafadari

Pure Necessities

Robert Plaskin

Robin and Jeffrey Smalley

Rodney B. Hume-Dawson

Roya Tabrizi

Samah Tokmachi

Sascha Nieland

Sayareh Ourmazdi

Shala O’Neil

Sharon Franklin

Shirley Marks

Sofie Sausser

Stephanie Medina

Stephen Lee

Sue Buckley

Sugey Lopez

Susan Buckley

Susan George-Rydberg

Susan LaVaccare

Susan Sugarman

Susan Zia

Tami Peyman

Tami Roshanian

The Brooks Group and Associates

The Late Nikki Taylor

The Late Ted Groger

Tierney Sutton

Toni and Erik Isaacs

Tracy Malloy

Valerie Myers

Valerie Velazquez

Vera Jimenez

Vicki McCarty

Virginia Van Zandt

Virtues Child Day School

Wayne English

Board of Directors
 

  • Teresa Langness, Ph.D.
    Founding Board President, Full-Circle Learning
     

  • Fariba Mahjoor
    Board Vice President, Full-Circle Learning
     

  • Marisol Rexach, Ph.D.
    Board Secretary, Full-Circle Learning
     

  • Zack Dafaallah, M.B.A.
    Finance Committee
     

  • Baktash Aazami, M. Ed.
    Schools Liaison
     

  • Rodney Hume-Dawson, Ph.D. 
    Finance Committee
     

  • Taraneh Darabi, Ph.D.
    East Coast Liaison
     

  • Rene Sprattling
    Northern California Liaison
     

  • Lindsey Schurman
    Social Media Liaison
     

Board Advisors
 

  • Debbie Posada
    Posada & Associates, Certified Public Accountants
    Financial Advisor

 

  • Africa Fund:

    Kavian Maghzy, CEO

    Farzin Rahmani, M.D.

    Tamiru Degefe, M.B.A.

 

  • General Fund:

    Soheil Samimi, M.D.

    Kam Mobini, CEO