Homeschool Training Day
Gather with homeschooling families from across Central Ohio for a FANTASTIC FREE event:
HOMESCHOOL TRAINING DAY
"Light for the Journey"
March 11, 2022
4905 Jacksontown Rd. Heath, Ohio 43056
Doors open at 4pm Exhibitor Hall 4- 9pm Training Sessions 5pm, 6pm, 7pm, and 8pm.
Limited FREE Tickets available online!
Enter to win wonderful door prizes, including a 1 year FREE subscription to SchoolhouseTeachers.com and The Old Schoolhouse Magazine ($269 value), Scentsy Cleaning Supplies, Color Street Nails, and Handmade Soaps and Lip Balm.
Dan and Debbie Gibson of Christian Home Educators of Ohio - Homeschooling Advocates since 1983
Debby Gerth of Ohio Homeschooling Parents
Topic: Embrace Your Freedom in Home Education - Debby Gerth, OHP
Do you wonder if you're doing this homeschooling thing all wrong? Are you struggling to meet standards and expectations? Are you almost certain you are failing your child? Do all of your relatives tell you how disadvantaged your child will be?
Don't miss this informative and enlightening session. You CAN homeschool, but it might look a little bit different than what you are expecting, and that is a VERY good thing!
Debby is a homeschooling mother of three, advocate, encourager, and co-learner homeschool mom. She is also the co-chair of Ohio Homeschooling Parents, a state-wide home education and advocacy group of over 17,000 parent educators.
Lisa Cox of School Solutions
Topic: Understanding the Jon Peterson Scholarship
Discover need to know information about the Jon Peterson Scholarship, the application process, how to access services OUTSIDE of the public schools and how to help YOUR struggling learner with at home supports that will make a HUGE difference in their lives.
Lisa began homeschooling in 2002, and has one graduate and one who graduates in 2020. Over a decade of annual homeschool assessments, with over 2,000 forms signed in 2019. HSLDA Special Education Consultant, Jon Peterson Scholarship Provider, Owner/Operator of School Solutions, Creative Writing Teacher , Author of 3 E-Books (for Spelling, Phonics and Word Study), Orton-Gillingham Reading Tutor, Homeschool Consultant, and year-round "mom encourager" and volunteer in our community.
Amanda Sillin of Excellence in Learning Community Co-op
High School Record Keeping
Couponing with Digital Coupons
Amanda is a homeschooling mom of three high school grads, two college grads, and one soon to be firefighter. Amanda encourages homeschooling families that they CAN home school through high school and do so with confidence and success. Get How-to advice and answers to common questions about diplomas and transcripts and creating high school records.
Amanda also has to feed everyone who still lives at home... learn how digital couponing can help you save money, especially during inflation, and be a wise manager of your home's finances.
Tami Claggett of Thundering Hills, Claggett Farms, and Thrive Life.
Homeschooling, Homesteading, Homemaking
Do you desire to serve your family but feel overwhelmed at the idea of homeschooling, homemaking and homesteading? Join Tami for some encouragement and wisdom from the farm. Tami is a Homeschooling Mother of 5, Co-Owner of Claggett Family Farm, Co- Owner of Thundering Hills and lives on a 100 acre working farm in Licking County.
Topic: Unpacking Homeschool Assessments and Portfolio Reviews - Mandee Adams, Coshocton Christian Learning Co-op, Homeschool Mom of 5
Discover need to know information about end of year homeschooling assessments and discover which avenue is right for your family, testing or a portfolio. Learn what an assesor is looking for, how to complete a review if you are an unschooler, and how to find an assesor who is homeschooling friendly.
Mandee is a homeschool mother of 5, ages are 2-17. Mandee graduated from Canisius College with a bachelor's in both Elementary Education and Special Education. She holds her Masters degree from Marygrove College and is a certified K-12 intervention specialist with the state of Ohio. She serves homeschooling students revieving the Jon Peterson Scholarship and/or the Autism Scholarship and is passionate about working with children that struggle to read and help them overcome that weakness.
Topic: How Orton Gillingham can help your struggling reader!
Shandi Lanning is a wife of 9 years and mother of 3 children, Ava, Ryder, and Bo. She holds her bachelor’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology from OSU. She is currently completing her practicum to become a tutor for students with Dyslexia and struggling readers. Come learn how your struggling reader/writer can see leaps of improvement using the Orton-Gillingham Approach.
Topic: Understanding College Credit Plus - Toni Trowbridge, COTC
Learn how the College Credit Plus and Concurrent Enrollment can benefit your students. Important dates and application information will be covered in this session as well as the Two-Year Transfer Guarantee and the ability to complete many classes online, from the comfort of your own home.
Topic: Homeschooling High School - Cornerstone Co-op, Pataskala Ohio
Homeschooling through high school can be a challenge, but there are many paths through high school and you CAN homeschool your child through graduation. Cornerstone co-op is a high school focused, Christian co-op in Pataskala, Ohio. Come and learn how you can homeschool through high school.
Marshal Sillin of Marshal's Outdoors Ltd.
Topic: Ask Anything About Homeschooling!
Veteran Homeschooling Parent Panel
We are wrapping up with a Q&A session!
Are you struggling in a certain area? Wish you could talk to someone who has been homeschooling for a while? Get some advice from level headed homeschooling moms from all walks of life.
We will be talking family, curriculum, life balance, and all things homeschool related! This is a fun and relaxed way to wrap up a GREAT NIGHT!
Booths in Main Hall
Shandi Lanning - OG Tutoring
Brandy Morehouse - Morehouse Tutoring
Mandee Adams - Jon Peterson Provider and Tutoring
Schedule of Sessions offered
Homeschooling 101 - perfect for those in their first year or two of homeschooling - Debbie Gibson of CHEO
Homeschooling High School - Cornerstone Co-op
Helping your struggling reader/writer with Orton Gillingham tutoring - Shandi Lanning
Encouragement for Homeschooling Dads - Drason Sillin
Utilizing College Credit Plus, free college while you're still in high school - Toni Trowbridge - COTC
Understanding the Jon Peterson Scholarship for your struggling learner - Lisa Cox - School Solutions
Unpacking Assesments and Portfolio Reviews - Mandee Adams
Legislative Update - Debbie Gibson - CHEO
Finding College Scholarships for Homeschoolers - Aaron Greene - IN The College Planning Expert
Homeschooling, Homemaking, Homesteading - Tami Claggett - Thrive Life, Thundering Hills
Permission to Homeschool? Embrace your Freedom in Home Education! Debby Gerth, Ohio Homeschooling Parents
High School Record Keeping - Diplomas, Transcripts and More - Amanda Sillin - Excellence in Learning Community Co-op
Small Businesses for Teens - Marshal Sillin, Marshal's Outdoors Ltd.
The Sky Is Literally the Limit - Unlocking the Vast Opportunities for Kids in Civil Air Patrol - Sgt. Casey Green, Civil Air Patrol
Digital Couponing- Amanda Sillin
Homeschooling Panel - ASK ANYTHING about homeschooling - Veteran Homeschooling Moms.
Venue Layout & Door Prizes
Subscription - donated by The Old Schoolhouse
Scentsy Basket - Donated by Heather Stokes, Scentsy Consultant
Handmade Soaps Donated by Amy and Gabriela Fraunfelter
Color Street Nails Donated by Morgan Allen
*There is no purchase nessesary to enter to win door prizes, ELCC board members are ineligible to win.