Paul Krafel


I really love being alive! I love the magnificence of this world, the gift of our intelligence, the excitement of learning, the opportunity to dance with this world in a way that makes it a bit better for those who follow. Helping make our dream of Chrysalis real has been a blessing.

The work is not yet done. We are still working on the dream of a school where kids spend lots of time in nature learning about their place within the universe. A place where teachers are given the academic freedom to respond to the interests and enthusiasms of the students. A place where parents feel welcomed and supported by the teachers because we are all working towards the same goal: encouraging the light within each student to shine brighter.

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Video of a lesson with the 8th grade class.