Educational & Social Mission
•To Inc!te important educational initiatives and innovations that benefit learners and their communities around the world;
•To provide a powerful and intuitive platform where educators can fund worthwhile projects; find, share, and replicate effective practices; and collaborate and inspire one another;
•To simplify the process of finding and contributing to excellent projects for all who share the goal of bettering education, whether in their own communities or across the globe.
•To be a financially sustainable organization that can continue to provide the highest quality services to the education community;
•To provide a family wage and work with real purpose to our employees;
•To create and maintain a working environment emphasizing trust, autonomy and mastery of skills.
|Jaime R. Wood is the co-founder of IncitED. When she's not knee deep in education research, she tricks students into learning cool stuff about the world while they think they're just having a good time. She's been a classroom teacher, poet, book designer, waitress, veterinary technician, world traveler and a pizza delivery driver. Her wish is for IncitED to be the fairy godmother of education.|
|Kevilina, the co-founder of IncitED, has been teaching for ten years. She has worked internationally, teaching English to children and adults in China, and was a full-time instructor at a for-profit college where she learned the dangers of monetizing education. She now teaches at a community college where she integrates critical thinking, social awareness and some good wholesome fun into her classrooms.|
|Steve Wood is a self taught programmer with over 30 years experience as a software developer/designer. This includes creating systems from scratch for two successful start-ups in the 1980s and 1990s. He came out of early retirement in 2012 for the third time since 1995, this time to work with his daughter, Jaime, as she advances innovation in education via IncitEd. He lives in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, where he spends too much time in front of a computer and not enough time at the beach.|
|Peter Lindberg is IncitED's marketing guy. He is the son and grandson of public grade school teachers and earned his own teaching chops in ESL classrooms in Asia and the Middle East. He is engaged in an ongoing quest to achieve and maintain the exhaled state of "flow" both personally and professionally. His wish is for IncitED to be the 1968 Fastback Mustang GT of education funding.|