MINDPOP - Exec Dir
Dr. Brent Hasty is the Executive Director of MINDPOP, a solutions-based organization ensuring each and every child benefits from creative learning. MINDPOP's innovative approach infuses creative learning experiences, professional development, and curriculum enhancements across the curriculum and works to strengthen creativity and learning for all students. Under his leadership, MINDPOP attracted a $1,000,000 gift to help high poverty schools achieve these ambitious goals. Brent is a former High School teacher and Clinical Assistant Professor at The University of Texas at Austin in the College of Education, where he taught Elementary Social Studies Methods in the teacher preparation program. His research agenda includes integrated instruction, holocaust education, community alignment and service learning. His research has been presented internationally and published peer-reviewed journals including Action in Teacher Education and Arts and Learning Research Journal.