What’s This Door, Anyway?

A brief introduction to the Door of Encounter. Welcome to the Door of Encounter. In 1679, a wealthy French priest named Jean-Baptiste de La Salle opened this door in Rheims to a man named Adrian Nyel, who had come to ask De La Salle for assistance in starting  free schools for impoverished boys. In the […]

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A Lasallian Educator in Exile

Hi, I’m Jaime! I am a composition scholar, an educational developer, a practitioner of transformative education both in and out of the classroom, and an accidental instructional design evangelist. As Executive Director of the De La Salle Institute for Advanced Teaching and learning, I created a teaching and learning center from the ground up, which […]

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