Heidi Christianson has a diverse background in education. She has taught in the university, community college, private school, and charter school environments. She has also been homeschooling her five sons for 20 years. Her quest to personalize her own children’s education has led her on a journey that has included helping found her local commonwealth school (a homeschool community), writing her own curriculum, public speaking (CHN Family Expo, Great Homeschool Convention, Back to Basics Forum), and putting on several conferences (Transformational Education), as well as working as a teacher for a homeschool charter school in California. She is currently a Leadership Education Mentoring Institute trainer, the founder of The Genius Paradigm, and owner of Realizing Genius.