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Travis Adam Bradach

Childhood

 

  • Raised in the beautiful state of Minnesota (USA)

 

  • Loved spending time with family & friends

 

  • Loved God, the Universe, Nature, & Animals

 

  • Enjoyed sports (esp. Ice Hockey & Baseball)

 

  • Favorite Athletes – Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux, Jaromir Jagr, Bo Jackson, Michael Jordan, Walter Payton, Kirby Puckett

 

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Adulthood

 

  • Loved studying Philosophy, Religion, & Spirituality (started as a child)

 

  • Planned to attend a chiropractic school after finishing university – felt guided halfway through senior year to become a teacher instead, but still completed degrees

 

  • Did not want to become a “Public School Teacher” – trained to become a Montessori Teacher

 

  • While working at Montessori & Public Schools in Illinois, began working on a “New Curriculum” for schools & parents and turned it into a book originally self-published in 2007 – Thrust of Light: An Education Manifesto

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  • Went to Australia to work at an International High School and later as a Youth Worker helping the most “at risk” students

 

  • Manuscript for the original book continued expanding to over 1,000 pages – too long for a single book and intended to then turn it into nine books

 

  • The “Yellow Book” was originally self-published in 2011 as an introductory book to the rest of the series – Thrust of Light: The Reformation of Civilization Through a Revolution in Education.

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  • The “Yellow Book” was re-edited and self-published in 2019 as a “Revised Edition”.

 

  • Domain name was purchased. Trademark applications for the Thrust of Light name and Spear logo were initiated for Australia and in the Madrid System / WIPO. “Officially Founded” – 2019.  

 

  • Thrust of Light is now a “Sacred Activity” that focuses on helping Young People (conception – young adults), Parents, Schools, & anyone else who is desiring to work together and make important changes for the building of a “New World” – A Revolution for the Reformation of Civilization.

 

 

Education

 

  • High School Diploma: Virginia Secondary – Virginia, Minnesota

 

  • Bachelor’s Degrees: University of Delaware – Newark, Delaware

       Double MajorBiology & Philosophy

       Minor: Religion

 

  • Montessori Training: Caspari Montessori Institute – Bozeman, Montana

  • Montessori Certificate: Pan American Montessori Society

       

  • LEM Phonics Certificate: Light Educational Ministries – Charnwood, ACT (Australia)

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Experience

 

  • Youth Support Coordinator: Queensland (Australia)

 

  • Teacher / Education Officer: The Kooralbyn International School – Queensland (Australia)

 

  • Substitute Teacher in Montessori & Public Schools (preschool - grade 12) – Delaware and Illinois

 

  • Physical Education Instructor – Montana

 

  • Montessori Teacher (2 ½ - 7 years) – Montana

 

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of America – Delaware

 

  • Youth Ice Hockey Coach & Instructor – Delaware

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