Mr. Manchester, the inventor of the SideBlocks educational math game, is the son of two high school teachers. He earned a master’s degree in education from Portland State University in 2000 and has a bac...
Mr. Manchester, the inventor of the SideBlocks educational math game, is the son of two high school teachers. He earned a master’s degree in education from Portland State University in 2000 and has a bachelor’s degree in international studies from Northwest Nazarene University. In 1997, he received a utility patent for a word game called SpellBound. Vance used the SpellBound game for his Action Research Project in his master’s degree to demonstrate that educational games can help facilitate learning for kids. Mr. Manchester has always enjoyed mentoring young people.Vance’s wife, Jolyn, is the daughter of the last Chief of the Chinook Nation, Clifford Snider, who was a well-respected mentor, high school teacher, and coach. Vance and Jolyn are currently active in supporting the First Nations. Mr. Manchester will manage the company’s social media profiles and monitor the applications marketing campaigns.
Jolyn Manchester: Accountant and Administrator
Mrs. Manchester holds a degree in computerized accounting. She is also an experienced administrative assistant, having worked in administrative positions for many years. She will handle administrative tasks within the business, such as managing communications. Mrs. Manchester will also handle the company’s accounting tasks.
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