Start, Join, or Support Alternative Education Programs

Parents are forming powerful networks and cooperatives that bring a new approach to education. Take a look and consider joining or starting your own program.

The Alternative Education Resource Organization (AERO)

This site provides a comprehensive list — organized by countries and states — of schools that pose an alternative to mainstream education.

AERO's "Start a School" Program

This program allows you to access educational tools and network with others who have started their own successful schools. 

How to Grow a School: Starting and Sustaining School's That Work Author, teacher, and parent, Chris Mercogliano, provides a "how-to" support guide for anyone starting a school, while maintaining his belief that "no two schools should look alike."