Jason Straus is the Product Developer at Participate Learning and is originally from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. His journey started out serving as an AmeriCorps member developing education programs for immigrant and refugee communities. Later he traveled to Málaga, Spain and taught in a dual language school and was the manager of a language academy. While teaching Spanish among many other subjects at a school in Durham, NC for three years, he also worked for Putney Student Travel as a trip leader and took middle school students to Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic. Afterwards, he pursued a masters at UNC Chapel Hill in Educational Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship, while working for Participate Learning part time. Upon graduation, he began working at Participate Learning full time and has been with the company now for over 2 years.
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