Jason Knighton, founder of ConditionsFor Learning, has been working
in classrooms for over 20 years. After graduating
from California State University Sacramento (CSUS),
with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in 1992, he obtained
his teaching credential from the Multicultural/Multilingual
Teacher Preparation Center within CSUS, Sacramento in 1993.
City Year is an education nonprofit organization founded in 1988
dedicated to helping students and schools succeed. The
organization partners with public schools in 28 high-need
communities across the U.S. and through international affiliates
in the U.K. and Johannesburg, South Africa. City Year teams are
made up of 18 to 24 year olds, who provide student, classroom,
and whole school support, intended to help students stay in
school and on track to graduate high school.