Puget Sound Community School (PSCS), an innovative, state-approved private middle & high school based in Seattle’s International District, has an open Administrative Assistant position for the upcoming school year. The Administrative Assistant works from 8:15-4:15 each school day supporting the administrative and teaching staff of the program. Under the direction of the Administrative Director, the [...]
We are seeking an elementary school teacher / coordinator for K-8 holistic, ungraded, democratic private school. This position requires PA certification in both elementary and special education. You must have experience working in a multi-aged environment in community with staff, students, and families. Applicant must be available to participate in some after-school, evening, and weekend [...]
Danilo d’Angelo is the founder of Progetto Utopia, living in India for many years he saw a ned for alternative education. Espirito Kashi collaborated with d’Angelo to forge a more student-centered and holistic path.
The teachers (cooperative educational facilitators) created a tutoring space to work with the children who were at risk of dropping out of school. The project evolved into an alternative school that is managed collectively and embraces a pedagogy focused on empowerment and community transformation, as well as creating a more holistic learning environment for students.
A college education is only worth your time and money if, at the end of four years, you are actually capable of doing because you have been doing, not just studying, all this time. Students should be recognized as sovereign learners capable of education and success even without attending an institution. Some are all the better for having [...]
This sweet video of life at The Highland School, a democratic day and international boarding school in Highland, WV, shows how active, inventive, and thoughtful unstructured free play can be. There is a strong relationship between the nature of learning and curiosity and the freedom of a democratic learning environment for democratic schools like this [...]
At a time when the U.S. education system is failing under the burden of the ill-conceived No Child Left Behind program, it is crucial that we create alternative school models, all across the country and around the world. AERO has decided to pour more of its energy into supporting the creation of a spectrum of [...]