Amy Eva Alberts Warren, Ph.D.
Founder and Organizer
Amy is an applied developmental scientist, author, and
community organizer. She is Founder and Director of Rooted Education, LLC, as well as Co-Founder/Organizer, alongside her husband Dan Warren, of Home Base Learning Center. Her past research and current applied work centers on positive human development, with an emphasis on the development of love and compassion toward the whole of humanity – what is known as great love-compassion. She is particularly interested in the
formative effects of childbirth and early child care practices on such development. Amy earned M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Applied Child Development at Tufts University’s Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development, and was a research fellow at the Brazelton Institute, Children’s Hospital Boston. Her postdoctoral work focused on the role of spiritual development in growth of purpose, generosity, and
psychological health in adolescence. She also examined spirituality in the context of humanitarian aid for the
Feinstein International Center. Amy is co-editor of Thriving and Spirituality Among Youth (Wiley, 2012) and
Current Directions in Developmental Psychology (Prentice Hall, 2004), and co-author of Visualizing the lifespan (Wiley, 2015).
Amy and Dan Warren have a 9-year-old daughter and a 6-year-old son. For them, Home Base is a long awaited dream coming true.
Daniel J. A. Warren, Ph.D.
Founder and Organizer
Dan is the Director of Youth Development & Education at Fluent Research, and Co-Founder/Organizer, alongside his wife Amy Warren, of Home Base Learning Center. His interest and experience revolve around the development and enhancement of contextually relevant, economically
responsible, and developmentally sound in-school and out-of-school educational opportunities. Dan’s Professional experience stems from his research work at the Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development at Tufts University, where he served as the Recruitment & Sample Manager for several large projects. Dan’s practice expertise was developed as an elementary school teacher in the public schools of the Boston area. He was able to use the full spectrum of his talents most recently as the Human Development Research Specialist for the National Service Center of the Boy Scouts of America. Dan holds a
B.S. in Psychology from Northeastern University and a Ph.D. in Human Development and Child Study from
Dan and Amy Warren have a 9-year-old daughter, who is being homeschooled, as well as a 6-year-old son. For Dan, Home Base Learning Center goes beyond the academic and professional to include a desire to find a high quality, humanistic, and holistic community in which to educate his family.