Why do I need a learning advisor?

Want to set a new learning course for your child? Unsure of where to start or how to get the most out of your time and budget? Uschool's learning advisors are skilled navigators! Uschool makes it safe, simple, and affordable to access powerful learning opportunities outside the traditional classroom. Our advisors will be with you every step of the way. 

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Meet Our Learning Advisors

Shauna Anderson

Founder and CEO; Learning Advisor Specializing in High School Education

Janine Lyman

Learning Advisor Specializing in Post-Education Career Development

Kelley Birch

Learning Advisor Specializing in Special Education

Uschool Learning Advisors

Working to help make homeschooling easier for you and your family
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Shauna Anderson

Founder and CEO; Learning Advisor Specializing in High School Education

For 20 years, Shauna has served as a teaching administrator for a personalized learning public charter school in California. She loves supporting both families and educators on their learning journeys and is a passionate advocate for parent and student choice and autonomy in education.

Credentials: 
Shauna graduated from the University of Vermont with a BA in English and holds a California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, CLAD Certificate (Cross-cultural Language and Academic Development), and Single Subject High School English and Social Sciences Teaching Credential.
 
Outside the Classroom: 
Shauna and her husband homeschool their six kids in the greater Sacramento area and run Andersonia Vineyards, a small biodynamic vineyard in the Sierra Foothills, making boutique raw wine as a family. She also loves to sing and is a member of a jazz band and a hip-hop, funk, acid jazz band.
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Janine Lyman

Learning Advisor Specializing in Post-Education Career Development

A college math professor and career operations specialist, Janine is on a mission to dismantle the universal notion that individuals are only qualified to make valuable contributions to the world once they have earned a college degree.

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Kelley Birch

Learning Advisor Specializing in Special Education

As a Special Education teacher, Kelley spent 20 years serving homeschooled students, 17 years with the California Department of Corrections Division of Juvenile Justice (formerly CYA), 8 years working in private school as an elementary teacher and Resource Specialist, and 3 years with the Department of Education as a Title I Program Reviewer/Consultant.

Credentials: 
Kelley has a California Multiple Subjects Credential/Supplemental Authorization in English, Specialist Instruction in Special Education - Learning Handicapped, CLAD certification, and Resource Specialist Certification. Her education includes a  Master's Degree in Special Education, a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies, Education Emphasis, and a BS in Ministerial Studies.

 

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Uschool Learning Advisors

Working to help make homeschooling easier for you and your family