Northeast Association Democratic Education Conference 2012 at Longview SchoolPosted: April 9, 2012
BROOKLYN FREE SCHOOL is pleased to announce it is co-sponsoring this years Northeast Democratic Education Conference at Longview School from May 4 – May 6!
The primary focus of the Northeast Democratic Education Conference is to celebrate democratic education and facilitate the sharing of tools and ideas to improve democratic, self-directed learning environments. The NADEC conference aims to build a stronger and more cohesive community of democratic schools and programs across the northeast United States. This is a conference for anyone looking to be intimately involved in democratic education; including teachers, mentors, students, parents, administrators and supporters. We hope for this conference to be practical, empowering, and inspiring to all forms of democratic education.
May 4th – May 6th
83 Main Street, Brewster, NY 10509
Student-Run Conflict Resolution
A Panel Discussion with Q & A at Longview School
The positive function of homework, memorization, and projects in free learning
Conference Speakers Include:
Mark Jacobs, Director, Longview School
Steven Cash, Mizzentop Day School
Donna Mikkelsen, Founder/Director/TeacherThe Garden Road
Mary Ann Baiyor, Tri-County Homeschoolers
Melissa Merkling, Founder, Housatonic Valley Waldorf School
For more information and to register for the conference, please click here to visit the NADEC 2012 site http://nadecconference.org