Volume 2021 | June
Commencing the Better Normal
Editor: Dr. Amy Schlessman-Frost
Commencing Oct. in St. Louis!
Our better normal commences with us gathering in a few months -

Join us in St. Louis for the
2021 National Alternative Education Conference!

You will have the opportunity to network with colleagues as you attend quality sessions. Annual membership in NAEA is included in registration.

Read about the Conference

Bring a team to the conference! Groups of 5 or more registered at the same time enjoy a $25 discount per registration.

Deadline Extended for Session Proposals
The NAEA annual conference is THE place for alternative educators to share with alternative educators. Please submit a proposal of effective, proven strategies, an illustration from your school of one of NAEA's Exemplary Practices, or useable information about a successful collaboration within your community.

The deadline for session proposals has been extended until June 21. if you have already submitted a proposal, please do not resubmit.

NAEA is especially seeking proposal in the following strands:

  • Leadership & Accountability
  • Effective Partnerships
  • College & Career Readiness
  • Issues in Equity

Submit your Proposal Here
Meet Mark Hill
Mark serves as Region 3; Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, West Virginia; Director on the NAEA Board.
Mark is a father, grandfather, musician, choir director, song writer and visionary leader with 35 years of experience as a secondary level educator, instructional leader, community organizer, and building principal with Kalamazoo Public Schools

Share Graduation Photos!

This is the time of year that we experience why we work so hard as alternative educators. Please share your graduation photos with your NAEA Regional Director.

NAEA will compile the photos, and post on our website or in a future newsletter.

Please take advantage of this way to bring national recognition to your students!