Bobbi DePorter, Guest Contributor, is co-founder and president of Quantum Learning Network (QLN). An early pioneer in the field of accelerated learning, Bobbi’s study and application in the field led to the development of Quantum Learning teaching and learning methods that have inspired and empowered both educators and students for more than 40 years. QLN has two divisions.
SuperCamp is a leadership, learning and life skills residential program for teens that has offered sessions in the U.S. and internationally. SuperCamp has more than 85,000 alumni around the world, many now parents who have sent their children for a similar experience. www.SuperCamp.com
The Quantum Learning Education division provides programs for teachers, administrators, students
and parents in thousands of schools and districts in the U.S., as well as internationally. These programs
and the 8 Keys of Excellence character education program have touched millions of young people in
the U.S. and overseas. www.QuantumLearning.com
Bobbi is the author of more than a dozen books on teaching and learning including Excellence in
Teaching and Learning: The Quantum Learning System, The Seven Biggest Teen Problems and How
to Turn Them into Strengths, The 8 Keys of Excellence: Principles to Live By, and Quantum Success.
In addition to Quantum Learning Network, Bobbi is the co-founder, with Stedman Graham, of
Community Alliance for Youth Success (CAYS). Founded in 2011, CAYS provides programs that
inspire youth to discover their purpose, build 21 st century skills relevant to future job requirements, and
engage the community in supporting youth on their journey to success. www.CAYSPurpose.org
Highly regarded in the field of education and empowering teens, Bobbi has received many awards over
the years, including the first humanitarian award presented by the Transformational Leadership
Council, the Global Presence Humanitarian Award from Parenting 2.0, the Lifetime Legacy Award at
the Women of Influence Awards in San Diego, and a Reader’s Favorite award for the Fast 50 list of
leading creative thinkers from Fast Company Magazine.
Bobbi has spoken at international conferences with audiences of thousands, including a plenary speech
at the Global WIN (Women’s International Networking) Conference in Rome, Italy, and the World
Congress on Education in Argentina. In addition, she is a frequent guest on a variety of shows,
podcasts, and other events related to education, teen confidence and academic success, and personal
Richard Branson invited Bobbi to join a small think tank on the future of education in 2015. Held on
Necker Island, his luxury private island in the British Virgin Islands, the group of twelve leaders in
education met for his Vision 2020 Mastermind in the beautiful Temple House on the island.
Learn more about Quantum Learning Network’s SuperCamp, Quantum Learning Education, and virtual
programs HERE. www.QLUniverse.com
BOBBI’S ARTICLES POSTED ON THE TEEN MENTOR
Get in Your Growth Zone by Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone
The Power of Failure
THE 8 KEYS OF EXCELLENCE SERIES:
The 8 Keys of Excellence Series Intro – Principles to Live By
The 8 Keys of Excellence: Key 1 – THIS IS IT!
The 8 Keys of Excellence: Key 2 – OWNERSHIP
The 8 Keys of Excellence: Key 3 – SPEAK WITH GOOD PURPOSE
The 8 Keys of Excellence: Key 4 – COMMITMENT
The 8 Keys of Excellence: Key 5 – FAILURE LEADS TO SUCCESS
The 8 Keys of Excellence: Key 6 – INTEGRITY
The 8 Keys of Excellence: Key 7 – FLEXIBILITY
The 8 Keys of Excellence: Key 8 – BALANCE
The 8 Keys of Excellence: REFLECTIONS