The editor for A Learning Family is Michael Tagawa. He is a former professor and dean who currently lives in the Philippines. Michael is currently raising a family and developed this website to help support the education of his kids.
Michael’s life experiences includes a wide variety of activities which shaped his philosophy of education. These experiences include jobs such as a field laborer on a pineapple plantation, a Peace Corps volunteer in the savannas of South America, a helicopter engine mechanic in the Arctic, and professor/dean in the community colleges.
Currently, he is a full-time father which is his most challenging job so far. Living in Mindanao, he has worked hard to provide his kids with a decent education. The Philippines is a developing country and lacks much in the way of educational infrastructure. This website is designed to complement the traditional education of his children.