Nicolette Sowder is the founder of Wilder Child and Wildschooling, representing one of the largest global, online communities of nature-connected parents and home educators. Her experience as a teacher in a traditional classroom strengthened her resolve to help design nature-bonded, visceral learning experiences outside of those four walls. She is committed to furthering the outdoor education movement through her work as an educator at Strong Roots Natural Learning Community. She finds her center, inspiration and a lot of eggs on her 60 acre farmstead in Michigan where she Wildschools her two daughters.
Rachel Jepson Wolf is the owner and founder of LüSa Organics (lusaorganics.com), a body care company specializing in herbal balms, soaps, and baby care. Rachel and her husband Pete, homeschool their two kids in rural southwestern Wisconsin.
Rachel is the author of two books: Herbal Adventures, a wildcrafting book for kids and their families, and The Unplugged Family Activity Book a treasure trove of screen-free fun.
Jean Miller is a homeschooling mentor who helps parents build their lessons around hands-on, creative activities. So they can customize the curriculum and create a homeschool plan they love that's more than just "school at home."
Jean hosts a podcast and offers courses and a membership community at Art of Homeschooling. She’s the mother of three now-grown children and has been teaching and parenting for over thirty years. Jean has a Master of Arts in Teaching and has taught in every possible setting from public and private classrooms to homeschooling co-ops.
When she’s not supporting homeschooling parents, you’ll find Jean out for a hike with her husband and their sweet dog, Gus, stirring up a new yummy dish in the kitchen, reading poetry, or birdwatching.