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Ron grew up among the trails, Jurassic geology, and scrub-oak thickets of the Colorado front-range. He studied art, poetics, education coffee, and wine before moving to Costa Rica to pursue a multilingual, cultural and ecological education for his family. While in Central America, Ron taught English to all grade levels as well as adult corporate programs. Soon a partnership was formed with is colleague, Carl Emmons, where they actualized the shared dream of a holistic learning environment that challenges students intellectually, creatively, and spiritually with the founding of Amerikanoestudios in 2010. Ron develops local and international partnerships supporting methodologies of cultural and ecological recovery. In 2012 Ron spent 15 months working with a wider range of international students within the intensive English program at Spring International Language Center in Denver. He is currently the Distance Learning Coordinator at Amerikanoestudios and Director of Operations for Originateve in Denver Colorado.


Ron Graduated from Metropolitan State University with a BA in English, and took a Masters of Education through Colorado Christian University. He also studied poetics at Naropa University and indigenous writing techniques with Marin Prechtel in Ojo Caliente ,New Mexico.


More recently, in 2012, Ron turned to an intense study of permaculture and edible forest gardening with Eric Toensmeier at Woodbine Ecology Center, in  Sedalia Colorado.  With this training he leads community garden projects with schools to unite story, nature, and community in living regenerative classrooms.

About: Ronald Green MA



Fluent: English

Working Proficient: Spanish

Low- Intermediate: Swedish

Pursuing: Saami, Arabic, Korean, French, Mandarin, Nahuatl, Bribri, Ute, Sanskrit, Greek,

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