ALC Mosaic

an agile learning community

ALC Mosaic is a K-12 independent school for self-directed learners. We are an Agile Learning Community that activates explosive learning by harnessing powerful tools for self-organization and intentional culture creation, allowing our students to deeply engage with the world through their passions and strengths. Our learning environment embraces choice & freedom along with collaboration between peers, teachers, and the local community.

The structure of the school allows for students, teachers, and parents to have a voice and take an active role in building the community they want. Please read through the site to learn more about what ALC Mosaic has to offer.

Email or call with any questions! We regularly host Parent Interest Nights where you can come and meet our facilitators to learn more about us.

Interested in enrollment?

Join us for a Parent Interest Night!

October 19th at 6pm

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The Agile Roots

The soil we grow from is trustin students, in each other, in you. The four assumptions that ground us are as follows:

1.  Learning: Learning is natural. It’s happening all the time.

2. Self-Direction: People learn best when they make their own decisions. Children are people.

3. Experience: People learn more from their culture and environment than from the material they are taught. The medium is the message.

4. Success: Accomplishment is achieved through cycles of intention, creation, reflection, and sharing.


The Agile Cycle of Learning



What do you want to accomplish today?

In an Agile Learning Community, we discern and articulate what we want to do, individually and as a group.



What are you going to do about it?

Agile Learners spend their days exploring and inventing – once we know what we want, we create it.



What did you learn from your choices?

Looking back, we develop awareness of what worked and what didn’t, so we can move forward more powerfully.



How can you share it with the world?

We document our work to record, exhibit, and share our experience with others.



We prepare young people for the world they are growing up into by empowering them to actively create it.



We use leading edge tools and culture creation practices to provide students with the maximal support with minimal interference.



We are active collaborators in the ALC Network. We aren’t in this game alone! Check out the growing network of ALCs.

Ready to Apply?

Contact us or Enroll 


Our Future Home!


We are under-contract for our future home and #OneCampus — a place where our Roots and Branches programs can be together and grow as one community. 

Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to fundraising campaign going on now through October. We raising funds to cover the cost of renovations and up-fit needed to secure a Certificate of Occupancy for Educational use. 

We’ve been envisioning our home for over a year and are fortunate to have found it! Please help make it possible for us to finish the purchase and move in this year!

Photos and logos by Eric Friedensohn. Additional photos by Twah Dougherty.

ALC Mosaic, Inc. admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, or disability, in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other school-administered programs.