National Alternative Education Association
Region I – Pat Conner –
Connecticut, Maine, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, New York
Region II – Ed Lowther –
Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C.
Region III – Dr. Ja'net Bishop
Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia
Region IV – Jackie Whitt –
Alabama, North Carolina, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Bermuda
Region V – Amy Schlessman–
Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Wisconsin
Region VI - Denise Riley –
Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas
Region VII - Pam Bruening -
Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming
Region VIII – John Holmes –
Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada
Region IX –Kathleen Chronister -
Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington
Region X – Kay Davenport –
American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Hawaii, Northern Mariana Islands, Republic of the Marshall Islands, & Republic of Palau, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
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Resources for NAEA members
Please click on link for Process for Creating a Regional Meeting By Dr. Pamela Bruening Jackie Whitt
N.A.E.A. Mission and Vision
The National Alternative Education Association (NAEA) provides advocacy and support for professionals who work on behalf of children and youth receiving alternative education services.
How the Mission Will Be Accomplished:
NAEA will accomplish this mission through the support of all professionals who work on behalf of youth who can benefit from alternative curriculum, instruction, and customized educational programming by (1) maintaining effective guidelines for best practice and (2) providing sustained professional learning for all those individuals who work on behalf of these youth.
The vision of the NAEA is to provide outstanding, innovative, and professional services to education personnel both nationally and internationally to enhance programs, promote academic excellence, develop self-discipline, and create life-long learners in a multifaceted, diverse society.