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.


Stories for Social Justice & Community Building & Workbook Material

As a parent, a community builder, and psychotherapist, I have been enchanted with the story of birth song for many years and I have shared it with my clients and trainees. The story has been specially appealing to me due to my own personal history as a Baha’i parent and grand parent and community member. ...

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Have you Ever Told A Story?

PEP students are learning that telling stories are hard but a powerful art for connecting and conducting meaningful social discourse. The phenomenon of telling and listening to stories is as old as the history of civilization. The great civilizers of humanity; its divine teachers have used storytelling to educate and transform human reality. The stories ...

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Concluding the Third Year of PEP

  The journey of serving students of Palomares Academy of Health Sciences has had many chapters. The Palomares Empowerment Program (PEP), has been most unique in the sense of being designed to answer the needs of the students in each session. The experience of designing the program and implementing it has been most rewarding and ...

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Story of Hot Dog Wishes and Can We Change Our Story?

Stories are powerful tools for teaching students the constructive and destructive power of wishes. The warm response of the students, tells me a great deal about the transforming nature of story. I am so grateful to share this video with friends and colleagues in all corners of the world. The presentation demonstrates integration of psychology and spiritual laws ...

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Here is What Happens When Two Dozen High school Students Meet Weekly With PEP

PEP is the acronym for Palomares Empowerment Program. Forget about the regular classroom and routine of high school classrooms. This is the Empowerment team and when they welcome you in, light bulbs goes on. Vice principal Davis peeks in and gazes at deeply engaged 10th and 11th graders in a large circle with the members ...

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Concert in Support of Human Rights Baha’i

Concert for Human Rights in Iran Presenting Duo Celliola Cynthia Fogg, viola Tom Flaherty, cello   Performing an array of rousing duos and solos, from Rick Lesemann’s beautiful, haunting, “Elegy for the Rest of Us” to Evan Chambers’s wonderful lament/blues/toe tapping folk romp, “Fisherstreet Duo” Tom Flaherty’s “Glass” for solo cello and, and Perry Goldstein’s “Wonderous ...

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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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