Director of Education, Denver Academy
Director, Celebrate EDU
Philippe is a native of Turnhout, Belgium. In 1980 he immigrated to the United States where he earned a Bachelor of Arts (Modern Languages major/Anthropology minor) from Longwood College (1994) and Master of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Colorado (2003). He is an alumnus of Teach For America. He is currently the board director of the Celebrate EDU and on the advisory board of Words Beyond Bars, a project committed to introducing powerful and transformative literature to incarcerated individuals.
Philippe has been in the field of education since 1994. He presents annually at a variety of national and international educational conferences and workshops, including the Teach For America Institute (Summers 2007 – 2012).
He is currently the Director of Education at Denver Academy (www.denveracademy.org).
Philippe lives with his wife, two daughters and a flock of chickens on the eastern bank of the Platte River near Denver, Colorado, USA.