Kim Lowery (kimberly_lowery[at]sbcglobal.net)
Kim was born and raised in Girard, Ohio. She ventured off to southern California for several years before moving back to Ohio after the birth of her first daughter. Now with 3 beautiful teenage daughters Kim is a single unschooling mom. She is a Licensed Massage therapist with a wide range of interests, including market gardener, soapmaker, belly dance instructor, traveler and student. Her always unschooled family shares many adventures on their small farm in Northeast Ohio.
Jessie Voigts (funshops[at]unschoolerswaterparkgathering.com)
Jessie Voigts is a mom who loves sharing the world with her always unschooled daughter. She has a PhD in International Education, and is constantly looking for ways to increase intercultural understanding, especially with kids (it’s never too young to start!). She has lived and worked in Japan and London, and traveled around the world. Jessie is the publisher of Wandering Educators, a travel library for people curious about the world. She founded and directs the Youth Travel Blogging Mentorship Program, and is cofounder of Writing Walking Women and co-publisher of i8tonite. She’s published six books about travel and intercultural learning, with a seventh on the way. You can usually find her family by water, currently on a lake in Michigan.
Karen Beaton (registration[at]unschoolerswaterparkgathering.com)
Registration and Volunteer Coordinator
Max VerNooy, Teen Advisory Board Coordinator
2017 Teen Advisory Board: