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2024 Workshop Schedule (Title, Speaker, Time, Room)

From Fringe, to Movement, to Enduring Institution: How Christian Homeschooling Can Serve and Lead the World TodayJim MasonFriday 8:45 AM – 10:00 AM (Fri Keynote Address)Ambassador
Raising Children With a Biblical Worldview in a Hostile WorldZan TylerFriday 8:45 AM – 10:00 AM (Fri Keynote Address)Ambassador
Impact of Social Media On DaughtersJoe TylerFriday 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM (Fri Session 1A)Ambassador
Reciprocating RespectAllie SlocumFriday 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM (Fri Session 1A)Salon F
Hold Your Horses: Training Your Children to Bridle Their WillStephanie SmithFriday 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM (Fri Session 1A)Salon A
Story Power: Storytelling Basics for Kids and TeensPhyllis WheelerFriday 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM (Fri Session 1A)Salon C
Homeschooling With Confidence: Understanding Kansas and Missouri Homeschool LawScott WoodruffFriday 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM (Fri Session 1B)Salon B
10 Things Every Homeschool Parent Should RememberKathie MorrisseyFriday 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM (Fri Session 1B)Lobby/Courtyard
Exploring Homeschooling MethodsNancy BjorkmanFriday 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM (Fri Session 1B)Salon D/E
Overcome Writing Roadblocks: Strategies to Create Success and Fun in the Writing ProcessSuzanne WandlingFriday 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM (Fri Session 1B)Truman (Holiday Inn)
Preparing Homeschooled Families for Higher EducationReece TaborFriday 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM (Fri Session 1B)Pershing (Holiday Inn)
Fun Family ActorsBible ExperienceBenjamin MyersFriday 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM (Fri Lunch)Ambassador
Prayer: A Parent’s Most Powerful ToolKathie MorrisseyFriday 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM (Fri Session 2A)Ambassador
From Lesson Plans to Laundry: Tips for Juggling Homeschooling & HomemakingStephanie McPhilomyFriday 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM (Fri Session 2A)Salon A
Christian Leadership Through the ArtsJeremiah EnnaFriday 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM (Fri Session 2A)Salon C
Personal Learning Profiles: Teach Them The Way They Learn!Nancy Piercy, Sue NothstineFriday 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM (Fri Session 2A)Salon F
Homeschooling By FaithDeb WeaklyFriday 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM (Fri Session 2B)Lobby/Courtyard
Marketable SkillsAndi ElliottFriday 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM (Fri Session 2B)Salon B
Redeeming the Mother/Daughter RelationshipBrandi HuertaFriday 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM (Fri Session 2B)Salon D/E
Yes, You Can Homeschool a Child With Special NeedsSvetlana EhlersFriday 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM (Fri Session 2B)Truman (Holiday Inn)
Preparing My Homeschooled Student for a Fulfilling College ExperienceBrian BarberFriday 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM (Fri Session 2B)Pershing (Holiday Inn)
Help! I’m Homeschooling an Unmotivated ChildZan TylerFriday 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Fri Session 3A)Ambassador
Boy, Oh Boy: Raising Men of Depth and CharacterStephanie SmithFriday 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Fri Session 3A)Salon C
Face to Face: How the Arts Can Help Our Children See And Care For OthersGreenleaf PanelFriday 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Fri Session 3A)Salon F
Finding Homeschool Resources, Not Outsourcing HomeschoolingErin McGheeFriday 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Fri Session 3A)Salon A
Respect to Whom Respect Is DueBrandi HuertaFriday 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM (Fri Session 3B)Lobby/Courtyard
How Do You Teach Sex Ed In Your Homeschool?Shanxi OmoniyiFriday 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM (Fri Session 3B)Salon B
Creating a Sensational Homeschool – Using Sensory Processing as a FoundationJean WetheriltFriday 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM (Fri Session 3B)Truman (Holiday Inn)
Transitioning from Homeschool to Community CollegeDenise Filley , Rhiannon MinsterFriday 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM (Fri Session 3B)Pershing (Holiday Inn)
Culture and ValuesDan SchwabauerFriday 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM (Fri Session 3B)Salon D/E
Building a Strong Marriage While You HomeschoolZan Tyler, Joe TylerFriday 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM (Fri Session 4A)Ambassador
Homeschooling Through Burnout, Grief, and LossErin McGheeFriday 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM (Fri Session 4A)Salon A
Nutrition 101: Healthy Brain in a Toxic WorldSera JohnsonFriday 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM (Fri Session 4A)Salon F
Keeping Your Co-Op SafeAJ NourseFriday 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM (Fri Session 4A)Salon C
Mentoring Moms, One Story at a TimeCathy RuchteFriday 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM (Fri Session 4B)Salon D/E
Three Tips for Parenting Strong-Willed ChildrenDeb WeaklyFriday 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM (Fri Session 4B)Lobby/Courtyard
Adolescence: Thriving During the Great Brain RemodelStephanie SmithFriday 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM (Fri Session 4B)Salon B
The Shift From Learning to Read to Reading to LearnLinda AlexanderFriday 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM (Fri Session 4B)Truman (Holiday Inn)
Adult Children: Making the Transition from Parenting Teens to Friendship with PeersBill WardFriday 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM (Fri Session 4B)Pershing (Holiday Inn)
Conquering Fear as a Homeschooling MomZan TylerSaturday 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM (Sat Session 1A)Ambassador
Three Tips for a Great MarriageDeb WeaklySaturday 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM (Sat Session 1A)Salon A
Supernatural SelectionBrian YoungSaturday 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM (Sat Session 1A)Salon C
His Grace Is Sufficient For YouKara FriedlineSaturday 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM (Sat Session 1A)Salon F
Keep Going MamaMari Jo MastSaturday 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM (Sat Session 1B)Lobby/Courtyard
Reach the Summit While Still Breathing: How to Homeschool and Live to Celebrate ItStephanie SmithSaturday 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM (Sat Session 1B)Salon B
How to Find and Use Jobs Data for Career PlanningKerin GrovesSaturday 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM (Sat Session 1B)Salon D/E
Multi-Sensory Reading Strategies That WorkSuzanne WandlingSaturday 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM (Sat Session 1B)Truman (Holiday Inn)
Homeschooling Through High SchoolNancy BjorkmanSaturday 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM (Sat Session 1B)Pershing (Holiday Inn)
“Your Kingdom Come,” In My HomeMari Jo MastSaturday 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM (Sat Session 2A)Salon A
How to Get Your Kids Excited About LearningJared DoddSaturday 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM (Sat Session 2A)Ambassador
Worldviews in LiteratureDan SchwabauerSaturday 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM (Sat Session 2A)Salon C
Forging ForgivenessAllie SlocumSaturday 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM (Sat Session 2A)Salon F
Making an Impact: The Vision of Homeschool Dad & HusbandJoe TylerSaturday 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM (Sat Session 2B)Lobby/Courtyard
Raising Kids With Grace: The Line Between Instructing and JudgingScott WoodruffSaturday 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM (Sat Session 2B)Salon B
Navigating the World of DyslexiaKatie ArtzSaturday 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM (Sat Session 2B)Truman (Holiday Inn)
Start a Small Business With Your KidsAndi ElliottSaturday 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM (Sat Session 2B)Salon D/E
The Gap Year AdvantageMark NielsenSaturday 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM (Sat Session 2B)Pershing (Holiday Inn)
Fun Family ActorsBible ExperienceBenjamin MyersSaturday 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM (Sat Lunch)Ambassador
How to Get Dads Involved With HomeschoolingJared DoddSaturday 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM (Sat Session 3A)Ambassador
Simple Systems for the Homeschooling FamilyRachael AlsburySaturday 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM (Sat Session 3A)Salon A
Schooling Through Difficult SeasonsAndi ElliottSaturday 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM (Sat Session 3A)Salon F
My LO (Loved One) Doesn’t Want To Homeschool. Now What?Shanxi OmoniyiSaturday 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM (Sat Session 3A)Salon C
God-Given DestinyDan SchwabauerSaturday 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM (Sat Session 3B)Salon B
Frustrated, Stressed…and Maybe A Little AngryKathie MorrisseySaturday 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM (Sat Session 3B)Salon D/E
Supporting Your Child’s Speech and Language DevelopmentJennifer Doerfler, Shelby StanglSaturday 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM (Sat Session 3B)Truman (Holiday Inn)
Sons of American Revolution Youth Awards & ScholarshipsBruce SmithSaturday 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM (Sat Session 3B)Pershing (Holiday Inn)
It’s Easier Than You Think to Teach Writing Like A ProZan TylerSaturday 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM (Sat Session 3B)Lobby/Courtyard
Raising G-Rated Boys in an R-Rated WorldJoe TylerSaturday 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Sat Session 4A)Ambassador
Giving Our Children The WorldTerrie Hellard-BrownSaturday 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Sat Session 4A)Salon C
Homeschooling In CrisisAndi ElliottSaturday 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Sat Session 4A)Salon A
Curiosity Saved the Cat!Dan SchwabauerSaturday 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Sat Session 4A)Salon F
Christianity & GovernmentJared DoddSaturday 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM (Sat Session 4B)Lobby/Courtyard
The Unexpected Adventure in Serving OthersZan TylerSaturday 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM (Sat Session 4B)Salon D/E
Homeschool Legislation: Preserving Freedom for GenerationsJacklynn WaltersSaturday 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM (Sat Session 4B)Salon B
Chat GPT & AI: A Homeschool Grad’s Perspective on How to Teach WritingTabitha BurtSaturday 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM (Sat Session 4B)Pershing (Holiday Inn)
Connect and LearnJean WetheriltSaturday 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM (Sat Session 4B)Truman (Holiday Inn)

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Updated 2/25/24