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About Mark

Mark Schmalz is an instructor for Colorado Mesa University in the Center for Teacher Education. Mark has spent 40 years in education, including many years as an elementary teacher, middle school teacher, and principal. “When Jasmine first approached me about working on the mission of Starfish International, I was hooked. I have spent my life working with students and teachers, attempting to make the world more equitable and sustainable. The mission of Starfish takes this view to a whole new level. Jasmine’s story is a powerful reminder we can all make a difference.”

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