Center for Global Integrated Education
234 E. Alfred Dr.
Claremont California

Mission Statement

Center for Global Integrated Education, Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is: to develop, support, and promote integrated educational programs and materials; to foster the development of full human potential; encourage the preservation of global natural resources; and inspire the creation of unity among diverse peoples of the world.

Motivating Principles

We are inspired by many of the world’s spiritual luminaries and educators who taught us that human nature is fundamentally spiritual and that spiritual principles, which resonate with the human soul, provide an enormous motivational power for change and progress.

Who Are We?

We are a group of educators, environmental scientists, physical and mental health professionals, lawyers, and parents who are inspired by the conspicuous need to restructure educational systems around the world. We are dedicated to addressing these fundamental needs through establishment of a global non-profit organization.


How These Young Parents are Identifying Their Spiritual Self

  Every week we get together with a group of concerend young adults and parents to explore  the many aspects and functions of Integrated Education and how it might transform the experience of what we call education. One of the members of our group was absent because of having a surgery. We decided to hold ...

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Affirmative Assessment of CGIE Spiritual Empowerment Program

In the above picture, at the conclusion of the semester, students and their mentors were divided into two groups to draw all they considered worth remembering from their learning in the past few months. They each got a poster paper and took 30 sec turns to draw what came to their mind. After enough rounds ...

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Palomares Empowerment Program Won Three Awards

      Natalie and Susan are delighted to see our team of Palomares Empowerment/Transformative Mediation receiving three sets of awards from the PUSD Board of Education, City of Pomona and The California Legislature in 2017. We find these awards most affirming and encouraging to the sacrificial labour of love we offered to make a ...

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5 Reasons Why Our Students Said; It is an Honor to be Part of This Class !!

      The role of knowing and acknowledging spiritual self in building harmonious and flourishing global communities. In 2016 annual conference of CAMFT I was surprised to receive a ribbon acknowledging my 25th years of practice serving as a licensed marriage, Family and Child Therapist. When I look further back, I see the hope ...

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A Poem on How Baha’is of Iran Enjoy Celebrating Naw-Ruz in Prison

  هفت سين در سجن طرحى ديگر است     Naw-Ruz means a new day in Persian language. Naw-Ruz is the first day of spring in northern Hemisphere celebrated in several calendars including the Jalali Calendar and the Baha’i Calendar. The Iranian calendars (Persian: گاه‌ شماری ایرانی‎‎ Gâhshomâriye Irâni) are a succession of calendars invented ...

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8 Ways STEM is Mixing With STEAM

  What if we plan the process of education guided by the belief that success in school means success in life as a loving and caring human being who makes a difference in the life of others?   Today research have taught us that character traits such as grit, perseverance, and audacity are not innate ...

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CGIE accepts interns who are interested in its mission, can benefit from the internship and are able to make a contribution.



CGIE Empowerment Program is an after school integrated education program guided by the principle of oneness of all humanity...



Our Palomares Spiritual Empowerment Program has been in operation since March 2014...



CGIE has two separate programs we are currently offering, one for primary school age children and one for junior youth age 11-15.



Hamid Rastegar

Hamid Rastegar has a doctorate in environmental science and engineering from UCLA and is the President and CEO of Aspen Engineering Group ...

Heshmat Shariary

Was born in 1934. He is married and has three children. He received his MD Degree (1960) from Shiraz Medical School and specialization in Orthopedic...

Farideh Shariary

Received her nursing diploma (1969) in Romford, England. She did her operating room post training at the Middlesex Hospital London, Hospital for...

Mondana Najafabadi-Chong

Has been an attorney since 1991 and is licensed to practice law in the State of California and United States Federal courts. Her law firm’s primary...

Keyvan Geula, MS., LMFT

Mrs. Geula is a licensed, Marriage, Family and Child Counselor, and Family Mediator in private practice in California. She specializes in the integration of...

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