Welcome! We are excited to share this calendar of SDE-related events around the world, including both physical and virtual meetups. We update this calendar frequently but also rely on crowdsourcing, so if you have an event to share please contact us!

Neurodiversity and Self-Directed Learning

Sat, December 5th, 12:00 – 1:00pm PST Virtual

Come and join Dr. Naomi Fisher and Heidi Steel as they discuss how Self-Directed Education works with neurodiverse children.

13th Annual Unschoolers’ Waterpark Gathering

Sunday, December 13th - Thursday, December 17th, 2020 Sandusky, Ohio, USA

Also a conference, including speakers, funshops, teen & grown unschoolers' panels and more! Our mission is to facilitate and to inspire a sense of unity, connection, and community in an environment that is safe, nurturing, and fun.

LEAP Homeschool Conference

Friday, February 26th - Saturday, February 27th, 2021 San Diego, California, USA

A homeschool conference with an appreciation for our ability to Learn, Explore, Advocate, and Play together. Our mission is to facilitate and create space for open, respectful dialogue in our diverse homeschooling community while supporting parents, students, and the San Diego homeschooling community.

California Homeschool Network Family ExpoCalifornia Homeschool Network Family Expo

Thursday, May 13th - Sunday, May 16th, 2021 Garden Grove, California, USA

CHN's Family Expo is the homeschool conference for everyone, from beginning homeschoolers to veterans, young and old - there is something for everyone! The CHN Family Expo is a locally produced, all-inclusive event. We are here to promote the "community" in the homeschooling community.

Summerhill Festival of Childhood


A collaborative, international festival with many other democratic/alternative education event organisers to host one big event in 2021 to celebrate childhood as a whole and the inspirations A. S. Neill has given the world.
This festival will be a community and family event. So far, we have united with IDEC, EUDEC, APDEC, AERO, ASDE and Freedom to Learn Forum.

Have an event to share? Contact us!