Category Archives: Nat. Alt Ed Assoc.

National and State Alternative Education Conferences

Mark your calendar for any of the following conferences about alternatives of interest to you or colleagues. The annual 32nd Minnesota Association for Alternative Programs will be held February 11-13, 2015. The National At-Risk Education Network (NAREN) will hold its 12th annual conference April 22-24, 2015 in Baltimore.

Alternative Education: Standards, Descriptions, Action

Several helpful documents are available for describing, implementing and evaluating alternative education programs. The first three refer to alternative education broadly, that is, providing a choice of programs for all students. The last one is more attuned to at-risk students. Ray Morley and the Iowa Association of Alternative Education prepared a thoughtful document, Alternative Learning [...]

Conference on At-Risk Students

New Survey for Alternative Schools

The National Alternative Education Association has designed a survey for staff in alternative schools, particularly schools serving at-risk youth. Information about background and authors for the survey is available at the IALA website.

National Alternative Education Association Newsletter

The National Alternative Education Association’s newsletter, Review of Alternative Education, is available online. It contains news of their annual conference in January, elections, and other items particularly of interest about “at-risk” youth.