In case you missed us in Tampa...

A picture-perfect moment for the staff at Roosevelt STAY Opportunity Academy in Washington D.C. under the leadership of Dr. DeWayne Little at the 2023 NAEA Conference in Tampa. 

Over 600 Alternative Educators from across the US showed up and out!

Check out our recap video below to see all the great things that happened in Tampa!

Roll Call: North Carolina...present!

North Carolina's state Association of Alternative Educators (NCAAE) coordinated a meet & greet to continue their collaboration within alternative education!

Join us in Tucson, Arizona for 2024's Annual Conference!

October 7-9

The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa

2024 Conference Save the Dates:

February 2024: Conference Registration/Hotel Room Availability Opens

February 2024: Vendor Packages Released

March 2024: Call for Proposals Opens

Congratulations to NAEA's newest board members!


Dr. Latoya Brown


Natalie Stromberg

Region 3

Myron Franklin

Region 7

Beth Blatt

Region 8

Diane Kridner-Protzmann

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Be on the lookout as we continue to build our Resource page, offer unique trainings, online seminars, as well as "instant replays" of some of your favorite conference breakout sessions!

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