Behind the Magic of Disney Education

Aaron Joyner on episode 594

Education needs to be relevant and exciting to students. The Disney Youth Education program hosted me at the end of this past summer to experience three of their programs first-hand. In today's podcast, I interview the director of the program Aaron Joyner to talk about the philosophy behind Disney's education magic. I also share some of my first-hand experiences and observations from the trip.

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Listen to Aaron Joyner talk about the magic behind Disney Education



I was hosted by Disney at the end of this past summer 2019 where I experienced a unit of physics, science and lighting, and another unit from the drama and music department. It was enjoyable. All opinions are my own and this post was not pre-approved or endorsed by Disney.

Aaron Joyner – Bio As submitted

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Aaron Joyner – Bio As Submitted

Aaron JoynerIn his role as a Youth Facilitation Manager for Disney Youth Programs, Aaron supports and manages the delivery of over 18 education experiences across Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts. Disney Youth Programs are valuable learning experiences for students that harness the power of Disney storytelling and the magic of Disney parks.


More information about Disney Youth Programs can be found on our blog ( and the Disney Parks Blog (

Educators interested in learning more about Disney Youth Programs can visit our website ( or call us at 1-877-WD-YOUTH

Disclosure of Material Connection: This episode is about a topic where I was hosted by a company, Disney. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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