Schedule

Saturday February 23rd, 2019 ~ 12pm - 6pm - Eastern Time


12:00 - 12:30: Welcome and Intro, Overview of AERO, Overview of Alternatives, Logistics for Virtual Conference. ~ Jerry Mintz & Peter Berg


TED - Style Talks


(All Following TED - Style Talks Are 15 - Minutes In Length.)



12:35 - 12:50: Democratic Free School ~ Chris Mercogliano



12:55 - 1:10: Liberated Learners ~ Ken Danford



1:15 - 1:30: Using the Collaborative and Proactive Solutions Model to Solve Conflicts ~ Mark Jacobs



1:35 - 1:50: How Agile Learning Centers are Addressing Social Justice & Income Inequality ~ Crystal Farmer



Workshops


1:55 - 2:55: (All Following Workshops Are 60 - Minutes In Length and Will Run Concurrently.)


North Star Teen Panel ~ North Star Teens


Agile Learning Center - "Ask Me Anything" ~ Crystal Farmer, Anthony Galloway, Nancy Tilton


Break

2:55 - 3:20



TED - Style Talks

(All Following TED - Style Talks Are 15 - Minutes In Length.)



3:20 - 3:35: Self-Directed Education as a Civil Rights Movement ~ Peter Gray



3:40 - 3:55: Let’s Bury the Term “Alternative School” and Create a New Meme ~David Marshak



4:00 - 4:15: There's Never Been a Better Time to Be a Self-Directed Learner ~ Blake Boles



4:20 - 4:35: Unschooling: Living and Learning for Sustainability - An Audio Only Presentation ~ Maleka Diggs & Akilah Richards



Workshops


4:40 - 5:40: (All Following Workshops Are 60 - Minutes In Length and Will Run Concurrently.)


So You Want to Start an Educational Alternative? ~ Jerry Mintz



The Future of Co-Learning Spaces - Workspace Panel ~ Cath Fraise, Tory Gattis, & Caroline Hunter



Longview School Teen Panel ~ Longview Students



5:45 - 6:00 - Closing & Evaluation ~ Jerry Mintz & Peter Berg