Stephen Ritz

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Stephen Ritz: Stephen Ritz: A teacher growing green in the South Bronx
Stephen Ritz: Green Bronx Machine -- growing our way into a new economy: Stephen Ritz at TEDxManhattan

Stephen Ritz

Green Bronx Machine, Global Teacher Prize Finalist, Green Educator

About Stephen Ritz

Stephen Ritz is South Bronx educator / administrator who believes that students shouldn't have to leave their community to live, learn, and earn in a better one. Moving generations of students into spheres of personal and academic successes which they had never imagined -- while reclaiming and rebuilding the Bronx -- Stephen's extended student and community family have grown more than 30,000 pounds of vegetables in the Bronx while generating extraordinary academic performance. Recently named a ...

“The hyperkinetic, self-described 'world’s oldest sixth grader,’ Ritz only has one speed: warp”

Fast Company

“Your presentation was a big success! Lots of people sent us positive comments on the entire event, but your presentation drew particular attention.”

International Institute for Learning, Inc

“He was amazing!”

Merrill Lynch

“Thank you! The feedback we received from our people was fantastic! You were super inspiring and we’re very much looking forward to our next event together.”

Boston Scientific

“He gave a fabulous speech that was very inspiring and our audience responded with a standing ovation, which doesn’t happen easily. The entire day was a home run.”

Calvin College

"Things went fabulous. We continue to hear from conference attendees saying how much they were inspired by Stephen.”

West Virginia University
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