a community of families

Our families are very important. 


Because we are all officially homeschooling in the state of Minnesota, AWS educators and guides technically serve as secondary educators.  We serve as academic and social support for our families, who are their children’s first and most important teachers.


Because of this, we trust our families to make mindful decisions with the highest good of their children in mind.


Parents get to choose when to schedule drop-off and pick-up (we have an hour set aside to accommodate all schedules), make doctor’s appointments, schedule outside lessons, and even vacation according to their OWN needs.  We do not have ‘tardys’ or ‘unexcused absences’.  We trust parents to make the best decisions for their families.

Family Involvement

-We have monthly ‘Family Dinners’, where we gather as a community to eat, laugh, play, and plan out future events.

-Parents and grandparents are ALWAYS invited along on Friday field trips.  We love having chaperones and value spending time with our loved ones.

We have holiday gatherings (Halloween, Christmas, Easter, etc.) to celebrate and showcase student work.

-One Roadschool trip a year is normally set aside as a ‘family’ trip, where we give our families the option to come along to learn and explore with us.