Mr. Lin Lucas

Lin Lucas is Co-Principal of Paulo Freire Freedom School – University.  Lin graduated with a degree in Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education from Western Washington University.  Lin has taught Humanities at PFFSU since 2018 and quickly established himself as a teacher-leader at that school. Lin completed the Race and Equity Facilitation Training from the Seattle Race… Read more »

Ms. Carman Ryken

Carman Ryken is the Co-Principal of Paulo Freire Freedom School -University.  Carman earned a degree in French and Math from Mills College.  Carman began teaching math at PFFSU in 2012 and has been a leader in project-based learning and competency-based learning during her tenure.  Carman is a skilled facilitator who has served as a Critical… Read more »

Ms. JoAnn Groh

JoAnn Groh is returning to the role of Principal of Paulo Freire Freedom School – Downtown after a year of leading the professional learning outreach center.  JoAnn is a founder of Paulo Freire Freedom Schools and has been a leader of our organization since its inception.  JoAnn is an expert in project-based learning who conducts trainings… Read more »