2022 PAACH Homeschool Convention

2022 Homeschool Convention

Convention Schedule

Thursday, March 17

New to Homeschooling Night with Kirk Smith – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

This special FREE event is for new and first year homeschoolers

 


Friday, March 18

Registration – 8:30 a.m.

Keynote: Hal & Melanie Young – Freedom from Fear – 9 to 10:15 a.m.

  • Diane Wier – CPR & First Aid (ages 12+) – All Day Class (9 to 11:30 a.m. & 1 to 4 p.m.) $60 per student | 12 student max

Vendor Hall Opens – 10 a.m.

Session 1: Friday – 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

  • Hal & Melanie Young – No Longer Little
  • Zan Tyler – Homeschooling: An Educational, Spiritual, and Family Revival Movement That Is Sweeping America
  • Laura Booz – Expect Something Beautiful in Motherhood
  • Hope Ware – New to Homeschooling
  • Nicole Williams – A Short Synopsis of Charlotte Mason’s Philosophy
  • Nancy Bjorkman – Homeschooling through High School - Part 1 of 2
  • George & Darlene Matzko – God’s Unseen Creation Revealed in Science (ages 7-11)
  • Carla Estell – Games & Storytime: Patrick’s Journey from Slave to Saint (ages 5-10)
  • Joe Denner – Understanding & Appreciating Personality Differences
  • Callie Rafferty – Getting Ready for College: Transcripts & Dual Enrollment with GCU

Lunch – 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Session 2: Friday – 1 to 2 p.m.

  • Hal & Melanie Young – Boys & Media
  • Zan Tyler – Motivated Kids Move Mountains
  • Scott & Kristina Meyers – What Have We Left?
  • Laura Booz – Teach Your Baby to Read: The Secrets to a Literary Education
  • Hope Ware – Homeschooling on a Shoestring
  • Nicole Williams – Nature Study: Special Studies & Object Lessons
  • Daniel Currier – How to Engage the Culture -Essential Skills for Christ’s Ambassadors
  • George & Darlene Matzko – Water, the Miracle Chemical (ages 12+)
  • Carla Estell – Fun with Fossils (ages 5-12)
  • Lori Caulkins – College Writing Requirements Workshop - Part 1 of 2 (ages 15+) $15 per student | 10 student max

Session 3: Friday – 3 to 4 p.m.

  • Hal & Melanie Young – Getting Kids to Work
  • Zan Tyler – Tools for Cultivating Your Child’s Potential
  • Scott & Kristina Meyers – How Then Shall We Live?
  • Laura Booz – Homeschooling With Babies and Toddlers
  • Nicole Williams – Teaching Science in Middle School & High School
  • Daniel Currier – How to Immunize Students Against Bad Ideas Before College
  • George & Darlene Matzko – The Mysterious Electron (ages 12+)
  • Carla Estell – Mount St. Helens: Explosive Evidence of a Young Earth (ages 5-12)
  • Kirk Smith – Raising Godly Parents
  • Lori Caulkins – College Writing Requirements Workshop - Part 2 of 2 (ages 15+)

Vendor Hall Closes – 5 p.m.

Dinner – 5 to 6 p.m.

Mom's Night with Zan Tyler – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Dad & Kids Game Night – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

 


Saturday, March 19

Registration – 8:30 a.m.

Keynote: Hal & Melanie Young – Never Give Up – 9 to 10:15 a.m.

  • Diane Wier – CPR & First Aid (ages 12+) – All Day Class (9 to 11:30 a.m. & 1 to 4 p.m.) $60 per student | 12 student max

Vendor Hall Opens – 10 a.m.

Session 4: Saturday – 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

  • Melanie Young – Sanity’s in the Freezer
  • James Cox – I’m a Homeschool Dad... What Should I Do?
  • Laura Booz – Encourage Your Child to High Standards While Homeschooling
  • Carla Estell – Get it? Got it. Great! Helping Your Child or Teen Get Math
  • Nicole Williams – Recitation: The Children’s Art
  • Nancy Bjorkman – Homeschooling through High School - Part 2 of 2
  • George & Darlene Matzko – God’s Unseen Creation Revealed in Science (ages 7-11)
  • Shari Pittenger – Don’t Starve the Artist
  • Kirk Smith – The Doctrine of Child Discipline

Lunch – 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Session 5: Saturday – 1 to 2 p.m.

  • Hal & Melanie Young – Struggling Learners in High School & College
  • Dr. Timothy Kaufman – Stress & Behavior Issues in Homeschooling - Part 1 of 2
  • Laura Booz – Why (and How) to Read-Aloud to Babies & Toddler
  • Hope & James Ware – Homeschooling High School: A Parent/Student Dialogue
  • Nicole Williams – Scheduling: A Home Schoolroom Managed on Sound Principles
  • Daniel Currier – Racism: The History, the Science & the Cure
  • George & Darlene Matzko – Water, the Miracle Chemical (ages 12+)
  • Shari Pittenger – Becoming Art Part Smart (ages 7-11) $10 per student | 20 student max
  • Lori Caulkins – Let’s Have Fun with Writing: Tell Your Story Every Which Way - Part 1 of 2 (ages 13+) $15 per student | 10 student max

Session 6: Saturday – 3 to 4 p.m.

  • Hal & Melanie Young – Teaching Boys to Love Reading/Writing
  • Dr. Timothy Kaufman – Stress & Behavior Issues in Homeschooling - Part 2 of 2
  • Laura Booz – How to Help Your Child Do What You Say
  • James Ware – I'm Headed to College, Mom! Now What?
  • Nicole Williams – Charlotte Mason through High School
  • Daniel Currier – Plastic People: The Biblical Response to an Anti-Human World
  • George & Darlene Matzko – The Mysterious Electron (ages 12+)
  • Shari Pittenger – Becoming Art Part Smart (ages 12+) $10 per student | 20 student max
  • Joe & Andrea Denner – The 5 Pillars of our Marriage
  • Lori Caulkins – Let’s Have Fun with Writing: Tell Your story Every Which Way - Part 2 of 2 (ages 13+)

Vendor Hall Closes & Convention Ends – 5 p.m.

 

 

 


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