Cassidy Younghans is a Self-Directed Education advocate and facilitator. She taught in conventional school for 5 years before pivoting to focus on supporting Self-Directed Education. She interned at various Self-Directed learning spaces before founding a learning community in Dallas, TX, where she worked as a lead facilitator. Cassidy is passionate about supporting liberation of young people from oppressive systems and supporting adults to do the same. Cassidy enjoys creating art, music, taking photographs, and spending time with the family, friends, and mentors who have supported her on her journey.