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Conferences, Retreats & Festivals

Recurring (usually annual) SDE-themed gatherings, often family-oriented, where attendees can share knowledge and enjoy being immersed in a community of like-minded people.

AERO Conference

The Alternative Education Resource Organization’s goal is to advance a student-driven, learner-centered approached to education. Their annual conference brings together democratic schools, unschoolers, charter schools, and more.

Annual Unschoolers' Waterpark Gathering

The purpose of the Unschoolers’ Waterpark Gathering is to facilitate and to inspire a sense of unity, connection, and community in an environment that is safe, nurturing, and fun.

Divergent Labs

We are creating autistic spaces that make it possible for the genius, integrity, concern for details, and specialized focus that are the trademarks of the autistic mind to be expressed to and to create value.

Life is Good Conference

An annual unschooling conference for families to spend a long weekend together, sharing information and making new friends.

Northeast Unschooling Conference

The Northeast Unschooling Conference is held annually in the greater Boston area to celebrate unschooling and unschoolers, and to create a wonderful unschooling community.

Self-Directed Path Conference and Workshop

Annual conferences that create awareness, form valuable connections and community, and provide variety of useful resources for walking an alternative, self-directed educational/life path.

Unschooling NOW

Homeschool, unschool, life-learning gathering. All are welcome!

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