In 2008, in a small town in northern California, a dozen or so parents of preschoolers started dreaming about a different kind of elementary school and chartered SELS—the Sierra Expeditionary Learning School, in Truckee, California in March 2010. This podcast features Kim Bradley, a founding parent and current board member of SELS; David Manahan, the SELS Principal from the beginning, and Dr. Robert Leri, the current Superintendent of the Truckee-Tahoe School District.
Download the audio transcript here.
Mr. David Manahan, Principal at Time of Nomination
11603 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA, 96161-4953
Student Demographics 2017
|Number of students K-8||212|
|Students eligible for subsidized meals||32%|
|Students receiving special ed services||16%|
|Hispanic or Latino students||21%|
|Two or more races||2%|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||1%|
|Student mobility rate||3%|