Engaging online classes for families to learn and connect

What is your child’s highest potential? Is it achieving good grades and getting a good job? Or is there something more? We want our children to be happy, but what brings true happiness and how do we help our children achieve that? How do we truly prepare and educate our children for a future that is more unknown than ever?

Begin to explore what’s possible when we bring energy-awareness, consciousness and joy into our lives with children.

Join one or both of these new classes to learn more about Education for Life and receive practical support and inspiration in how to bring out the best in your children and in yourselves.


Wednesday, November 4th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm

“Awaken Your Child’s Potential: Working with Energy and the Tools of Maturity”

  • Develop your awareness of energy and consciousness as applied to parenting
  • Deepen your understanding of your child’s unique strengths
  • Learn ways to support and motivate even the most unwilling child
  • Learn the basics to understand and work with the four tools of maturity
  • Shift your perception in ways that bring greater harmony to your family life
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Wednesday, November 11th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm

“Prepare Your Child for Life’s Challenges: Sharing Values and Life Skills”

  • Identify the values and life skills that have the most meaning for you and your family
  • Explore practical ways of making values and life skills education a part of daily life
  • Learn the basics of an experiential approach to values based education that emphasizes observation, experience and reflection
  • Gain a deeper understanding of your child’s unique strengths
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In each class, you will

Engage in active and experiential learning

Begin or deepen your understanding of Education for Life principles

Receive practical tools to apply right away in your family life

Meet, interact and connect with like-minded parents

Receive tools for reflection and introspection to better understand yourself and your child

Best practices in online teaching

These are interactive classes where your engagement and participation will co-create the class experience. Be prepared to set aside time to be fully available and present for the entire class, including video and audio. While recordings will be available, the deepest experience will be gained from live participation. Sessions can be enrolled in separately or together and require no previous experience or knowledge. Just bring your willingness and enthusiasm!

Meet Your Instructor:

Erin Vinacco

Erin Vinacco is a certified Education for Life teacher and long time educator with over 12 years of adult, community and K-12 teaching experience. She has worked with various non-profits, schools and community organizations and most recently at the Living Wisdom School of Nevada City, California.

She is currently creating the Conscious Families program as a way to share the teachings of Education for Life and offer support to families during these unprecedented times. She finds joy in encouraging and guiding people of all ages and nurturing their strengths to help them achieve their highest potential in life.

Registration Options

Nov 4th:
Awaken your Child's Potential

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm pacific time

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Nov 11th:
Prepare your Child for Life's Challenges

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm pacific time

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Register in both for $40

Wednesdays, November 4 & 11, 2020 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm pacific time

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Enroll Now and Receive 20% of these Education for Life books

Education for Life

For Goodness’ Sake


Learn more about Conscious Families and Education for Life

Conscious Families is an online community that seeks to inspire, educate and support families in applying the principles of Education for Life through classes, digital resources, discussion groups, community forums, individual mentoring and more. We offer on-going interactive, community based support as well as individualized support to meet the unique needs of each child and family that seeks to live more consciously and awaken their highest potential.

Education for Life (EFL) is a system of holistic education that emphasizes experiential learning, spiritual development, and practical skills for living which prepare children to face life’s challenges. The goal is to develop the whole person, helping to bring out their highest potential while expanding their awareness and their ability to live in harmony with others. This system, as defined in the book by J. Donald Walters, has been in practice for over 45 years in schools and classrooms all over the world.