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Roger Kassebaum (NE '97)


Founders Bootcamp
Los Angeles, CA

At the time of the Award, Roger Kassebaum was:

Millard North High School
Omaha, NE

Subject(s) taught: Physics
Grade(s): 11, 12

Biographical Information

Roger Kassebaum spent forty years as a high school STEM educator split between public high schools in Nebraska and private school at Milken Community Schools in Los Angeles. 

Roger left the high school classroom in 2018 and is currently running his own global educational startup company called Founders Bootcamp. He also is an adjunct professor at the University of Nebraska Omaha teaching disruptive startups to undergrad students and teenage high school students.   Roger maintains his connections in California and is a venture partner at Wiase Capital.

Personal Message

Milken Community High School is a very competitive private school. If life circumstances would lead excellent science teachers to seek employment in a school in Los Angeles that has a goal of being a nationally recognized program, please contact Roger Kassebaum at We currently do not have openings, but are planning expanded opportunities for the 96-97 school year.

Related Connections

Article: How We Learn: Founders Bootcamp

Milestone: Roger Kassebaum (NE '97) Earns AIAA Educator Achievement Award

Milestone: Roger Kassebaum (NE ’97) Wins Innovative Teacher of the Year Award

Article: Academy Awards

Article: How Milken Educators are Spending their Summer Vacation (continued)

Roger Kassebaum In The News

LISTEN --> Episode 121- Roger Kassebaum
EntreEd  |  The National Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education  |  Mar 17, 2022

Additional Information


1974 University of Nebraska - Lincoln, B.A.