Catherine Fraise is founder and executive director of Workspace Education, a nonprofit educational co-learning community in Connecticut. Ms. Fraise founded Workspace Education as a result of 30 years in education. She started her career as a public high school teacher. After three AMI Montessori certifications and 10 years of project-based homeschooling, she set about to create a low-cost private alternative to traditional school that is adaptable, flexible, and allows authentic personalization for every child. Ms. Fraise earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Western Australia and a master’s degree from Loyola University Maryland.