Justin Zych, MA, MEd

Justin Zych's passion for empowering youth and fostering their growth spans over two decades, marked by a steadfast commitment to creating safe and supportive environments for adolescent development. His journey into this realm began in 1999, co-facilitating the National Youth Delegation to the President's Council of Sustainable Development during the Clinton administration. This early experience ignited a lifelong dedication to championing the voices and potential of young people.

Throughout his career, Justin has held pivotal roles as an Academic Director in therapeutic boarding school settings. His approach centers on the transformative power of relationships, recognizing them as the cornerstone of personal growth and resilience. He believes in cultivating environments where students feel valued, heard, and empowered to explore their individual strengths and capabilities.

At the heart of Justin's philosophy lies a commitment to holistic growth, integrating mindfulness, collaborative problem-solving, and emotional healing into the educational journey. His leadership at Sedona Sky Academy has been instrumental in providing students with the tools and support needed to thrive academically, emotionally, and socially.

Justin's academic background underscores his dedication to community development and educational leadership. He holds a Master of Arts in Sustainable Community Development from Prescott College and a Master of Education in Education Leadership from Northern Arizona University, reflecting his deep-rooted belief in the power of education to drive positive change.

Outside of his professional endeavors, Justin finds inspiration in the natural beauty of Prescott, Arizona, where he resides with his family. Engaging in activities like gardening, beekeeping, and mountain biking, he embodies his commitment to sustainable living and holistic well-being.

In every facet of his life, Justin Zych exemplifies a profound dedication to nurturing the strengths and potential of youth, shaping a brighter future for generations to come.