Instructors

The instructors in the Kepler educational program are known for their astrological knowledge and ability to teach in a challenging online program.

Christen, Gary

ChristenGary Color 200x205Gary Christen is a well-known practitioner of Uranian Astrology, which he is evolving into modern Symmetrical Astrology. An astrologer since his teens, he is the first person in modern times awarded an accredited B.A. degree in Astrology (Livingston College, Rutgers University, 1974). An international lecturer, Gary has been teaching since the early seventies. A professional astrologer since 1969, Gary has maintained a practice while he edited and created many publications and tools to assist astrologers throughout the world.

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Cox, Susie

Susie CoxSusie Cox is the master Astrologer at Canyon Ranch Health Spa in Tucson, Arizona. She became an astrologer in 1971 and has interpreted over 44,000 charts to date. Her book, The IDA Directory, was sold in 57 countries. She is a well-known leader in the international astrological community and a member in good standing in the ISAR, AFAN, NCGR and a founder of TAG (1979), the Tucson Astrologers Guild.  As an accomplished speaker in her field, she is regularly invited tolecture at national and international conferences and has clients all over the world. Her current book, Susie’s Sun Signs, was bought by Barnes & Noble and presents astrology in a fresh and modern way.

Susie has been featured in the New York Times, People Magazine, Forbes and Washington Post.  She was also featured on A&E, National Geographic and The History Channel.  Susie is listed in Marquis's Who's Who in the World, James R. Lewis' Encyclopedia of Astrology and Sydney Omarr's The Astrology Hall of Fame. www.susiecox.com

Crane, Joseph

Crane Joseph100x100Joseph Crane, M.A. Received BA from Brandeis Universe with a major in philosophy, an M.A. from Lesley University with an Independent Study degree. Joseph is a consulting astrologer, teacher, and author.  As the co-founder of the Astrology Institute in the early 1990’s, Joseph has conducted training programs on astrological interpretation and counseling skills for astrologers. He has been involved with the Kepler College and Certificate Program since 2007.

Joseph is the author of A Practical Guide to Traditional Astrology (1997), Astrological Roots: The Hellenistic Legacy (2007) and Between Fortune and Providence: Astrology and the Universe in Dante’s Divine Comedy (2012). Joseph publishes a monthly astrology newsletter that contains current planetary phenomena and astrological profiles of historical and contemporary public figures.  Newsletters and other information can be found at The Astrology Institute.  Joseph is also a psychotherapist and a Buddhist practitioner. He lives in Rhode Island.

Cunningham, Donna

Donna Cunningham Donna Cunningham is an internationally respected astrologer, lecturer and author of many books on metaphysical topics. She has a Master’s in Social Work and has been a professional astrologer for over 40 years. She uses this combined approach in her "Dear Abby" column in Dell Horoscope. Listed in several Who’s Who volumes, she won a 1998 Marion D. March Regulus Award.

Glasscock, Robert

Glasscock RobertFor over 50 years (and 40,000 clients!), Robert Glasscock has been a Los Angeles-based astrologer consulting with clients from over 122 countries. For many years he authored over 250,000 words annually in “American Astrology Magazine’s” monthly and Annual Yearbook issues for Publisher Joanne Clancy. His writings for newspaper columns, magazine articles and anthologies have been cited by Liz Greene, among others.

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Gomes, Gary

Gary GomesGary Gomes, BS and MBA, Sociology and Business Administration, University of Massachusetts, currently working on an EdD. Gary Gomes has worked several years as State Vocational Education Liaison for 38 school districts in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; Grant writer for the City of New Bedford--responsible for city's AIDS Education award from the National Science Foundation; and President of the Council of Vedic Astrology. He was among the first wave of Westerners to take up Hindu astrology and is a founding member and Board member of the American College of Vedic Astrology located in Sedona, Arizona. He has also lectured on Hindu Astrology throughout the continental United States, in Hawaii and in England. He is an ordained Swami of the Temple of Kriya Yoga and is a duly initiated practicing Hindu of the Shaivite tradition. He is also an Assistant Professor of Jyotisha (Hindu Astrology) at the Hindu University of America and is a Reiki Master.

Gray, Margaret

Gray MargaretMargaret Gray B.A. ESS (TCD), MSW, D. Psych. Astrology.  Margaret works as a professional Psychological Astrologer offering consultations, courses and workshops in Hawaii, Ireland, and the US mainland.  Having trained at the CPA London with Liz Greene, Margaret taught internationally for several years on behalf of the CPA. She currently writes a regular feature on Psychological Astrology for Network Ireland Magazine and has published astrology articles in the AA Journal UK, the NCGR journal, Positive Life Magazine Ireland, the Wellness Journal and Inspiration Magazine as well as Psychotherapy publications in Ireland and the UK. Margaret has been a speaker at several astrology conferences including ISAR, NORWAC and the UK Astrological Association. She is the book reviewer for the ISAR journal and a member of the ISAR board. Her website is at:  www.astrologypsychological.com

Hillis-Dineen, Madalyn

Hillis-Dineen, MadalynMadalyn Hillis-Dineen, C.A. NCGR, is a nationally-known astrologer, with nearly 30 years of experience in astrology. She is certified as a Consulting Astrologer by the National Council for Geocosmic Research and is a certified astro*carto*graphy interpreter.  Since August 1994, Madalyn has been the Marketing Director of Astrolabe, Inc. , publishers of Solar Fire. She has helped hundreds of people make the most of their Solar Fire program through her best-selling DVD series and thousands more every day at Astrolabe.

Kepler Instructors are chosen for their expertise in academic and astrological knowledge and for their ability to effectively teach what they know to others in an online environment.

They must be able to produce quality instructional materials that enhance learning by using multiple strategies and approaches. They need to understand how to work with students remotely, and to develop the trust and respect of their students and colleagues.

They also need to stay up-to-date on new developments and examine the interplay of the new and old. And they must be willing acknowledge their own biases so they can present their students with multiple perspectives.