VIRTUAL Homeschool Training WEEK




March 01 - 05, 2021

Gather ONLINE with homeschooling families from across Central Ohio for a FANTASTIC FREE event:

6th Annual

HOMESCHOOL TRAINING DAY

Featured Speakers


Debby Gerth of Ohio Homeschooling Parents

When: Mar 1, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Topic: Embrace Your Freedom in Home Education - Debby Gerth, OHP

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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.

Topic: Unpacking Homeschool Assessments and Portfolio Reviews - Mandee Adams, Coshocton Christian Learning Co-op, Homeschool Mom of 5

When: Mar 1, 2021 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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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: Incorporating STEM into your Homeschool - Casey Green, Civil Air Patrol and Homeschool Mother of 5

When: Mar 2, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Casey is a homeschooling mom of five. Her kids range in age from 9 – 19, so she understands the challenges homeschooling parents face at every level. She is also a Senior Member of Civil Air Patrol, Licking County Composite Squadron. She functions as the Aerospace Education Officer for her local squadron, located at Everett Park in Newark. Part of her responsibilities include educating the public about Aerospace Education & STEM. Casey is passionate about enriching children’s education and providing tools to educators and homeschooling parents to spark an interest in children’s minds regarding science.

Topic: Understanding College Credit Plus - Toni Trowbridge, COTC

When: Mar 4, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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College Credit Plus provides students in grades 7-12 the opportunity to earn college and high school credits at the same time by taking courses through Central Ohio Technical College. The purpose of this program is to enhance students’ career readiness and postsecondary success, while providing a wide variety of options to college-ready students, at no cost to students and families.

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 - Amanda Sillin, Excellence in Learning

When: Mar 4, 2021 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Amanda is a homeschooling mom of three, two high school grads, one college grad, and one still in high school. 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 as well as resources for developing a plan for high school and creating high school records.

Topic: Ask Anything About Homeschooling!

Veteran Homeschooling Parent Panel

When: Mar 5, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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We are wrapping up Homeschool Training Week 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 WEEK!

Booths in Main Hall

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Tentative Schedule of Sessions offered

5:00pm

Homeschooling 101 - perfect for those in their first year or two of homeschooling - Melanie Elsey of CHEO

Using the Library to homeschool! - Amy Gantt - Newark Public Library

Homeschooling High School - Amanda Sillin - Excellence in Learning

When to incorporate Tutoring into your homeschool - Lauren Harville, Sylvan Learning Centers

Discovering your potential - Beth Gerbert -TeenPACT Leadership Schools


6:00pm

The Importance of STEM Education (And How to Get Free STEM Kits through Civil Air Patrol) - Sgt.Casey Green of Civil Air Patrol

Understanding College Credit Plus - Jennifer Adkins/Brant Baker - MVNU/COTC

"To Test or Not to Test" Portfolio Assessments Might be your Answer! - Lisa Cox School Solutions

Utilizing the Jon Peterson Scholarship - Dr. Kelli Sears of Navigating Autism Plus Dr. Kelli Sears of Mindscapes

Generations of Homeschooling: What homeschooling can be for your family - David Glasmeier - Glasmeier Plumbing and 2nd generation homeschooling dad.


7:00pm

Transitioning Homeschool to College with CCP - Ohio Christian University

Permission to Homeschool? Embrace your Freedom in Home Education! Debby Gerth, Ohio Homeschooling Parents

Ohio Legislative Update - Melanie Elsey – CHEO

Homesteading, Homeschooling, Homemaking - Tami Claggett, Claggett Farms, Thive Life, Thundering Hills

Homeschooling a Stuggling Learner - Jenny Truex, A Perfect Fit Learning Center


8:00pm

Finding College Scholarships for Homeschoolers - Aaron Greene - College Lift Off

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

Homeschooling a student with Dyslexia - Dr. Kelli Sears of Mindscapes

Homeschooling styles and groups, discovering where you fit - Panel


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