Thank you for joining us for an LIA Experience Day.


We invite you to continue the audition process at Lighthouse International.

First, read Courage to Grow, by Laura Sandefer, co-founder of the Acton Academy model (2nd edition available on Amazon and Audible). Then watch Disruptive Education.

Basic Info

Next, prepare and submit a video family audition, answering the following questions:

  • What resonated most from the videos and book when you think about your child’s education?
  • What would be the most difficult scenario for your family to experience and how would you handle it?
    • Learner chooses not to do math/reading/writing for one session
    • Learner regularly comes home complaining of unfairness or unkindness
    • Learner refuses to present their learning at Exhibition
    • Learner is put on a transition contract for not committing to studio culture
    • Learner injures themselves during Spark play/Flow Zone
  • Why do you and your learner feel LIA is the right next step for you?

Please keep each response under 2 minutes in length. Once completed, please email upload your audition video to Youtube making sure it is accessible but not listed.

Hi, I'm Eliza Rivas.

I'm the Founder and Head of School at Lighthouse International.

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