How You Can Help

1. Tell your friends about us on Facebook or Twitter.

2. Visit Alpine Valley Academy’s website and perhaps attend one of their Intro Meetings.

3. Like, Tweet or Share our video on freedom-based education on Vimeo.com.

4. Invite Jesse Fisher to speak to your group.

  • 17Sep

    Hi. My name is Jesse and I’m a recovering public school teacher.

    I’m pretty sure that I’ve had more experience setting up real student governments with student-led court systems than probably anyone else in the world. You’d be amazed at what students can do when we trust them to govern themselves.

    Once it backfired on me, though. Around 1992, I had been elected the leader of a group of parents who were establishing a private school here in Utah County. Because the school ended up launching in American Fork and I lived in Springville, I did not enroll my children. So, none of the students at the school knew me or my role in founding their school along with their student-run judicial system.

    One day, I was asked to substitute for a staff member at the school. To make this long story short, I was put on trial along with 5 young students. Read more…

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  • 17Dec

    Lately, I’ve been pondering the changes necessary in our “modern” culture to allow… no, encourage, freedom-based education. My conclusion is that unless and until one specific cultural belief is changed, freedom-based education will forever stay on the sidelines. Read more…