Myles Horton – Highlander Folk School

In understanding the history of adult education, it is important to understand those who played important roles in shaping the field. Myles Horton was just one of those influencers.

Myles Horton was a special kind of an educator. He didn’t consider himself a fan of academics, but more a proponent of the practice of empowering people to empower themselves. He took every opportunity he could to influence people to make changes in their lives, and some of those people would go on to influence great changes in the world.