May 22, 2005

A Spectrum of Alternatives Conference

The Alternative Education Resource Organization (AERO) will hold its conference, A Spectrum of Alternatives, June 22-26, 2005 at Russell Sage College in Troy, NY. The five day schedule includes workshop sessions and keynoters including Jerry Mintz, Ann Cook, John Taylor Gatto, Alfie Kohn, Matt Hern and Tim Seldin. Registration is $200 for the 5 days. Food is $112.50. One can register by the day for partial attendance.
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Posted by Wayne Jennings at 09:12 AM | Comments (0)

April 12, 2005

AERO Conference

A Spectrum of Alternatives conference by the Alternative Education Resource Organization will be June 22-26, 2005 at Russell Sage College in Troy, NY. Speakers include: John Taylor Gatto, Alfie Kohn, Ann Cook, Matt Hern, Tim Seldin and Jerry Mintz. Conference schedules, registration, speakers, etc. are on the conference web page. Aero.gif

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Posted by Wayne Jennings at 01:54 PM

March 07, 2005

World Directory of Democratic Schools

The Alternative Education Resource Center (AERO) has catalogued a huge list of democratic schools (mostly small learner-centered alternative schools) in 26 countries plus most of the states in the U.S. Use this link to look up a country or state to see these member schools. AERO provides a wide range of resources, links, conferences to promote democratic schools.


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Posted by Wayne Jennings at 07:56 PM

January 11, 2004

Education Revolution Conference

The Alternative Education Resource Organization will celebrate its 15th year of operation with a conference at The Russell Sage College at Troy, New York, June 25-27, 2004. Headed by Jerry Mintz, AERO provides a great source of information about alternative education around the globe. Consider joining to gain access to an excellent database, particularly about democratic and progressive schools. Consider, also their upcoming conference this summer. AERO also provides a listserv for IALA.

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Posted by Wayne Jennings at 10:36 AM

September 04, 2003

Signs That Students Need a Change

Jerry Mintz of The Alternative Education Resource Organization and publisher of Education Revolution magazine has a checklist of 10 Signs You Need a Different Kind of Education for Your Child to stimulate discussion among parents to consider alternatives. It's a thought-provoking list from a pioneer in the alternative schools movement.


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Posted by Wayne Jennings at 04:38 PM

August 19, 2003

Source and Magazine on Alternatives

Very comprehensive coverage, particularly of democratic and small private alternative schools, including international coverage, is found in Education Revolution, published 4 times a year.


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Posted by Wayne Jennings at 12:22 PM