Category Archives: Intern. Ass. Lrng Alts

National and State Alternative Education Conferences

Mark your calendar for any of the following conferences about alternatives of interest to you or colleagues. The National Dropout Prevention Center/Network will hold its 26th annual conference Nov. 2-5, 2014 in Louisville, KY. The 32nd annual  Minnesota Association for Alternative Programs conference will be held February 11-13, 2015 in Duluth, MN. The 21st annual [...]

IALA Resources

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IALA Conference

The International Association for Learning Alternatives held its 34th annual conference April 6-8, 2005 in Waterloo in conjunction with the Iowa Association of Alternative Education. Everyone enjoyed a well-planned and stimulating conference. Keynoters were Gary Phillips and Ann White. Both were awesome and inspiring. A wide variety of breakout sessions featured practical, experiential, charter schools, [...]

Excellent book, Educational Alternatives for Everyone

Don Glines’ excellent book, Educational Alternatives for Everyone: A Handbook for Educators, Families and Politicians is for sale at our online store. An unparalleled and extraordinary resource book on learning alternatives by the foremost advocate for alternatives. It presents the reasons why choices of a variety of learning environments are essential for the future of [...]

Live IALA Discussion

A listserv discussion of IALA issues is available and open to all who wish to participate. Currently, there is a discussion about IALA itself and its history and viability. The advantages of a listserv is that it’s interactive and people can respond to each other or post any item thought to be of interest to [...]

IALA Annual Conference

The International Association for Learning Alternatives will hold its annual conference in conjunction with the Michigan Alternative Education Association conference April 28-May1, 2004 at Crystal Mountain resort, Thompsonville, MI near Traverse City, MI. Ask for the Michigan Alternative Education Association rate of $90 per night. The Traverse City airport, Cherry Capital, is served by American, [...]