Come join teachers, students, families and many others involved in educational alternatives for an inspiring, thought-provoking 4-day event!
Our keynote speakers include John Taylor Gatto, Mimsy Sadofsky, Ron Miller, Susan Ohanian, Pat Farenga, Jerry Mintz, and Tim Seldin.
Highlights include keynote panel discussions, new school starters workshop series, communities workshop series, student film festival & speakers, documentaries & films, FREE child care throughout, huge bookstore, musical performances, talent show, open workshop space, and plenty of workshops & events for all!
Sponsored by The Montessori Foundation, the International Montessori Council, Association of Waldorf Schools of North America, Center for Liberty & Community, School of Living, Institute for Democratic Education, Students Against Testing, International Association for Learning Alternatives, & Life Learning Magazine.
Alternative Education Resource Organization (AERO)
417 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights, NY 11577-2620
(800) 769-4171 (toll-free) or 516-621-2195
3rd Annual AERO Conference
June 29th – July 2nd, 2006
Russell Sage College, Troy, NY
Conference Theme: “Educational Alternatives: Finding Our Commonalities & Celebrating Our Differences”
“Allow children to be happy their own way, for what better way will they ever find?”
What people say about Aerp Conference:
“I saw John Taylor Gatto (author of “Dumbing us Down”) there a couple of years ago and that is what inspired me to homeschool.” – SE, New York
“I learned a lot about Education but much more about myself. Thanks :)” – OR, Pennsylvania
“The open workshops allowed for the kind of spontaneous discussions that felt important and authentic.” – GM, Montana