Quebec Young Entrepreneur: Growing Enterprise
Shawn Young is the co-founder and CEO of Classcraft, an innovative platform that motivates students using game culture and mechanics. Since its launch, Classcraft has had incredible success with educators around the world, providing them with tools to transform classroom behaviors and cultures.
Shawn has taught physics for 9 years. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Physics and a Master's degree in Education from the University of Sherbrooke and is also a seasoned web developer. Shawn is the co-chair of UNESCO's MGIEP Global Collective for SEL and Digital Learning, is the president of the Edteq Association and is an ambassador for the Faculty of Education at the University of Sherbrooke.
Shawn is interested in how we can create community in the classroom and how playful principles can help teach the whole child.