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Our Story

As a team passionate about changing education in America, The Project-Based Learning Company understands the need for real-world learning. We know that employers are looking for candidates who can think critically and solve complex problems. That's why we offer hook-in-the-mouth projects that are designed to keep students in school and build confidence in degree programs. We believe that every student has the potential to solve a corporate problem, and we work tirelessly to foster their growth and development in this area.

Meet The Team

Sally Ricker Founder/CEO

Twenty-eight years in education and a passion for project-based learning, Sally decided to pursue her dream of taking business partner projects to the next level. In 2022, Sally started The Project-Based Learning Company. She is committed to changing education to meet the needs of employers and to help students succeed in their careers. 

A graduate of Evangel University with a Doctorate of Education  in Educational Leadership, Curriculum, and Instruction, Sally's mission is to provide real-world learning for all students. 

"Bringing students together with industries to solve real-world problems is a resarch-proven method of acquiring 21st-century skills needed in the workforce. We need an education revolution now."

The Project-Based Learning Company is proud to have Rian Keith as our Chief Operating Officer. Rian is a highly skilled data analyst with expertise in Salesforce. Her leadership and professionalism help us to deliver high-quality project solutions to our clients. As a graduate of Drury University with an MBA, Rian is a true asset to our team.

Amanda Adams, EdD, is a highly respected educator with 17 years of teaching experience. She has a passion for finding innovative solutions through project-based learning and has received recognition for her exceptional work, including being named Educator of the Year and Regional Teacher of the Year. Today, Amanda serves as Director of Corporate Projects at The Project-Based Learning Company where she works with companies to develop workforce solutions that meet their unique needs and challenges.

Our Clients

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