The latest news, announcements, and newsletters from the Alliance organizers. Additional news and announcements submitted by and for ASDE members can be found in the Forums.

2022-12-26Community is Everything in the SDE Movement

The Alliance for Self-Directed Education (ASDE) began with a focus on bringing the movement together, so we could learn from one another, support one another, […]

2022-08-24“(Not) Back to School” Season Once Again

Hello Wonderful ASDE Community! It’s Janice here! I’m writing the August newsletter while our Executive Director, Bria, is on maternity leave. Whew! The summer sure […]

2022-07-20ASDE’s Organizational Membership Program, job opportunities, and events

Hi Everyone, The Alliance for Self-Directed Education is thrilled to partner with all kinds of organizations that are supportive of and advocate for Self-Directed Education […]

2022-07-14A Message From ASDE’s Director

Hi Everyone, This Friday, July 15th, will be my last day at the Alliance for Self-Directed Education for several months, as I shift into maternity […]

2022-06-23Optimizing Conditions for Self-Directed Education

Happy June, All! This past week we posted on our social media about the Optimizing Conditions for Self-Directed Education, as defined by ASDE. We want […]

2022-05-11SDE Weekend videos, ASDE updates, and an SDE facilitator job opportunity!

Hi Everyone, The team is still chatting about which projects to prioritize in the coming months, and which ones we will revisit in early 2023. […]

2022-04-08Strategic Planning Process Updates & Summer SDE Events

Hi Everyone, Last week we held a community meeting to share about our proposed projects and initiatives for the next few years. We are so […]

2022-02-10Event Listings, SDE Weekend Reflections, & Announcements

Hi Everyone, As we move into the new year and settle in after our exciting January event, The SDE Weekend, we are reevaluating the purpose […]

2022-01-18ASDE Team Comings & Goings

We have new folks to welcome and difficult farewells to others. We are excited and humbled to share the news of team comings and goings […]

2021-12-27The Impact of a Year

Is anyone else feeling the shift? More families than ever, especially BIPOC families, are shifting to homeschooling. For many, this move is fueled by finally […]

2021-11-09ASDE and Community Happenings, Support & News

Greetings Everyone. We want to share a bit about where we are at and what we are up to, as well as events and goings-on […]

2021-07-20Welcome to New Organizing Team Members!

We are thrilled to announce two new members of the organizing team. Domari Dickinson (she/her) A huge welcome to Domari Dickinson, who has joined the team […]

2020-12-21The Alliance in Action

Most who explore self-directed education (SDE) and stick with it were impacted early on by¬†the work of others who shared the honesty within this life […]

2020-12-04Join ASDE in Supporting Youth Liberation 

As the most challenging year in modern history draws to a close our awareness is heightened of the ways that we can help others do […]

2020-11-22ASDE and Anti-Oppression Work

Over the past few months our organizing team and board have been engaging in training around anti-racism work, intentional culture creation, and team building. We […]

2020-10-22Tipping Points Press: A New Publishing Company by the Alliance for Self-Directed Education

We are thrilled to announce our new book publishing company, Tipping Points Press. We have released four new books by Peter Gray composed of articles […]

2020-10-12Last Chance to Sign-up for the Q&A with Crystal Byrd Farmer!

Join us as we learn from and with Crystal Byrd Farmer, author of The Token: Common Sense Ideas for Increasing Diversity in Your Organization. Q&A […]

2020-10-06Upcoming Q&A with Crystal Byrd Farmer, author of The Token

Join us as we learn from and with Crystal Byrd Farmer, author of The Token: Common Sense Ideas for Increasing Diversity in Your Organization. Q&A […]

2020-09-03Navigating the Home Education Adventure – A Panel of Unschooling Mamas

Come join this panel of unschooling mothers as they share insight and support

2020-08-16Welcome to a New Board Member!

The organizing team of the Alliance for Self-Directed Education (ASDE) is pleased to announce one new member of the board. A huge welcome to September […]