900 Mount Curve Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55403

​​​Gaia Democratic school

We will be closed on Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day and Friday, June 2 for Camping.​

We have also been involved with Hennepin Theater Trust's "5 to 10 on Hennepin." Amoke Kubat and Starri Hedges are artists collaborating with GAIA Democratic School and YO MAMA Institute for Mothering Mothers with  5to10onHennepin programming. Through community art, we aim to help create a safer, more mom/youth friendly downtown!
Find out more: https://www.facebook.com/YoMamaGaia5to10onHennepin/


More about YO MAMA here: http://amokekubat.com/yomama

Current News

School starts on Tuesday, Sept. 5th, 2017. 

2017-18 calendar coming soon.

Click here for 2016-2017 school calendar:

Gaia is pleased to participate in this season's MADEHEREMN's public art project "FUTURE"

See our art installation at 10th and Hennepin in downtown Minneapolis!   ​ http://madeheremn.org/

4th Annual Last Day of the School Year and


Friday, June 16, 11:00-3:00

at 7 Pools

GAIA DEMOCRATIC SCHOOL is hiring!                            

Job Title: Teacher/Teacher’s Aide                            

Job description/responsibilities: To assist in daily activities of the school including opening/closing, meal prep, administrative duties, general cleaning, organizing, and attending meetings. To support K-12 grade students in academic, social and emotional growth through advising, teaching and tutoring students in our unique democratic environment.    

Required Qualifications:                                        

-Direct experience with diverse youth and/or collective process   or democratic education

-Background check

-3 references

-One school year commitment with three month trial

-A driver’s license and teacher’s license is not required but one or both is a plus!

-A 4 year degree (BA or BS) is preferred

Qualities we are looking for in candidates: Fun, reliable, flexible, open, caring, compassionate, patient, able to “let go” of adult privilege, supportive of GDS mission and adult/youth partnerships

Pay rate: $12.00/hourly

Hours: Ideally, 4 hours per day, weekdays (M-F) x 4 weeks per month, August-June. Hours are somewhat flexible, to be scheduled between 9:00am and 5:00pm. Morning availability is desired.

Location: Minneapolis- Lowry Hill, near Walker Art Center

Please Note: Current GDS Volunteers are encouraged to apply. Parents of current students are not eligible to apply.

Deadline for applications: June 21, 2017

No phone calls please. Send resume and cover letter to Starri Hedges, (Gaia Democratic School Executive Director)via email to School@GaiaDemocratic.org OR GaiaDemocratic@Gmail.com Or by USPS to: 900 Mount Curve Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55403 More information about Gaia Democratic School: www.GaiaDemocratic.org

Gaia Democratic School hires employees of and admits students of any race, color, religion, gender, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. GDS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national and ethnic origin or any other reason.