Dr. Jacek Strzemieczny
He was named Entrepreneur of the Year by the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship at the World Economic Forum in 2001. In 2006, he received the first Penn Kemble Award for his accomplishments in civic education. Under Dr. Jacek Strzemieczny’s leadership, the Centrum Edukacji Obywatelskiej has grown into a reputable NGO, with a capacity to implement projects on a national scale. The CEO cooperates with Poland’s Ministry of Education to implement educational reform, which includes: changes in teaching and assessment methods, a wider use of inquiry and project-based learning, formative assessment, and projects for students’ civic engagement.