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Photos From AERO Conference 2017

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List of Organizations Attending the AERO Conference

The Ottawa Public Education Remake Initiative

Rochester Institute of Technology

Macomber Center for Self-Directed Education

University of Toronto

CityLIFE nature kits

Wildwood Agile Learning Community

Liberty Soil

SelfDesign Learning Foundation

Academic Experiences Abroad

Embark Center for Self-Directed Learning


The Highland School

True North

Alma Education International/Ojai Village Academy 

J Stein and Associates

ECG resources

Bremerton School District

Great and Small Inc.

Urban Homeschoolers

Angeles Workshop School


RSU 35

Pono Learning

Melissa Sornik, LCSW PLLC

Natural Creativity

Eliad Group

JP Green House

Reach Out Arts

Dehesa Charter School/Element Education

Institute for Music and Health

Arts of the Spirit



Dida Academy

Alt Ed NYC

Wildewood Learning

School of Cultural Creativity of Waterloo

Center for the Development of Human Learning

World Learning

Harmony Peaks

Agile Learning Center

Uptown Birdies / Parent

King Fahd University


Splot Montessori School Poland

Infinity Graphics Web Design And Development

The Children’s Sangha

Alliance for Self-Directed Education

Cornerstone Academy for Social Action

Pachogue-Medford School District

Cottage Class

Princeton Learning Cooprative

Odysseus Group

Goddard College

Raw Learning


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Workspace Education Tours Available in CT

If you could start from scratch to design the ultimate way to educate our kids, what would it look like? This question was the spark that ignited the concept of Workspace Education. With robust educational experience and training, Workspace Education founder, Catherine Fraise, has created a model for child-centric K-12 education that blends the very best of the most innovative educational paradigms.

At Workspace, foundational literacies are developed through custom curriculums that acknowledge every child’s learning style—paced swiftly when a child feels momentum and slowed when a child is stuck. Days are rich with the benefits of variety and community—sustaining energy levels, feeding active minds, and fostering positive thinking. Kids toggle among STEM activities, Socratic dialogs, and the fine and performing arts. Free time inspires group inventions and spontaneous quests. And, exciting projects that integrate disciplines within the context of collaboration bring the foundational literacies to life and serve to lock in acquired skills in meaningful ways.

I also implore you to check out our website for more information

We are located in Bethel, CT. Open invitation for a tour as it’s best to experience in person!

Any questions?! Looking forward to meeting you in August!

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Part time (3 contact days + 4 hours planning per week during term times)

We are seeking a Lead Tutor to oversee the Lumiar Pilot Project in the UK. This will lead to the opening of an Independent Lumiar School in September 2018. The Pilot Project will start in the second week of September 2017 with up to 15 children aged 5-11 years old.  We are currently confirming the location, which will be around the A36 corridor between Bath and Frome. The work of the Lead Tutor will be supported and overseen by an experienced Board of educators and business people.

This is an exciting and challenging role and will require creative thinking, resourcefulness and tenacity. The role is for someone who is passionate about transforming education, who wants to work with a dynamic and committed group of people to establish a new and innovative approach, and who deeply shares the vision and ethos of the Lumiar Pilot Project.

We are also seeking Masters to lead on specific project based learning as part of the pilot project.  Candidates who are interested in being a Master should write a letter outlining their areas of expertise and why they would be an inspiration for a group of children in leading a specific project.

Candidates are invited to contact us for more information before making an application. Please contact Melissa Kendall on 07786 363553 or email


Further information is available in the attached documents

– Lead Tutor Job Description and Person Specification

– Lumiar Pilot Project Ethos and Vision

– Application Form 


The deadline for applications is Thursday 27th July. If you are shortlisted you will be informed on Friday 28th July.

The process will include an interview and some observed teaching and facilitation activities. Candidates that are shortlisted will be invited to an interview with the Board of the Lumiar Pilot Project in the first week of August.

Please email your completed application forms to

or send to 

Laurel Farm

17 Carlingcott

Peasedown St John