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How To Homeschool Workshop

Our free “How To Homeschool” workshop will be 5-6 p.m. June 11 at Kansas City First Church of the Nazarene, 11811 State Line Road, Kansas City, MO 64114.

The workshop is in Room 130. Park at the back of the church (parking lot off Minor Drive), and enter the building on the lower level at the canopy. Go through the doors straight in front of you. The workshop is down the hall on the right side.

Stay afterward for our free Used Curriculum Sale!

The workshop will include discussions on the following:

How to Homeschool: Beginning the Journey

Beginning any endeavor well is a key to long-term success. We’ll help you set expectations, meet legal requirements, tailor curriculum, and choose philosophies for your unique family. You will leave with resources and confidence to begin or continue your homeschool journey.

special needs homeschool resources

Laws, Testing, & Grading

Understanding and fulfilling homeschool law in Kansas and Missouri can seem overwhelming. Learn how to implement the laws into your daily schedule as a busy homeschool mom and help to keep you organized in the process.

Record-keeping, Learning Preferences, & Special Needs

Are you overwhelmed with the idea of keeping homeschool records, teaching different ages and grades, or accommodating students with special needs? Have no fear! Homeschooling is inherently customizable to each student. We’ll show you how to use free or low-cost tools available in your community in tailoring your homeschool to best fit your unique family.

Workshop speakers

shanxi omoniyi, mpe online content director
Shanxi Omoniyi

Shanxi Omoniyi

Shanxi Omoniyi is MPE’s online content director and homeschool alumna. She graduated from the University of Kansas with journalism and English degrees.

After several years as a newspaper copy editor and online content manager, she started her own digital marketing business, Wordspire LLC.

She is married to Ife Omoniyi and homeschools her three children.

Erin McGhee

Erin McGhee, MPE homeschool conference speaker
Erin McGhee

Over the last twelve years of homeschooling, Erin has volunteered in the local homeschool community. From planning field trips, to mom night out events, leading a local support group, starting co-ops, volunteering with our state homeschool organization, hosting a podcast dedicated to encouraging homeschool moms, one-on-one coaching, and speaking at homeschool events, Erin has a heart to help homeschool moms gain confidence in the calling God has placed on their life. The most frequent comment she hears from new homeschoolers or those thinking about pulling their child from public or private school is, “If I could just have someone SHOW ME what homeschooling looks like, that would make me feel better/more confident/like I knew what I was doing.” This is why Show Me Homeschool was created. To guide parents through the wilderness of home education so they can homeschool through high school successfully.

Audience comments

  • “Thank you for all the great information!”
  • “Thank you ladies so much!”
  • “Yes, thank you so much for your time and knowledge!”
  • “Thank you for doing this! Have learned so much!”
  • “Thank you so much ladies! You have really settled my heart today. I’m excited now. :)”
  • “You ladies are amazing thank you so much!”
  • “Thank you! That helped!”
  • “Just want to say THANK YOU!!! I did not realize how people like you so willing help us that are just starting.”
  • “This has calmed my nerves so much about my capabilities as a teacher for my kiddos during such a turbulent time! Thank you so much for taking the time to help teach us and being such a great resource for us newbies!”
  • “I was one of those “i will NEVER” homeschool and now i have such a passion and drive for this new approach to education. Thank you for all this information! SOO helpful!”
Updated 4/22/24

The event is finished.



Jun 11 2024


5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/Los_Angeles
  • Date: Jun 11 2024
  • Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Kansas City First Church of the Nazarene
Kansas City


  • Hi Whitney,

    The workshop is open and available to everyone, so no need to sign up. However, if you want to take advantage of the discounted dinner option, then please sign up in advance so that we know how many dinners to prepare. We can’t guarantee that there will be enough meals for everyone if they come to order on site.

    Hope this helps!

  • Katie says:

    how do I enroll for the webinar?

    • Hi Katie,

      Unfortunately the webinar was on Aug. 5, and we’re not planning to offer any more for the rest of the year.

      We try to offer these homeschool workshops and webinars each summer, though – stay tuned for more updates!


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