2022 PAACH Homeschool Convention

2022 Homeschool Convention

Convention Schedule

Thursday, March 16

New to Homeschooling Night with Nancy Bjorkman – "Where Do I Begin?" – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

This special FREE event is for new and first year homeschoolers

Vendor Hall Shopping – 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.



Friday, March 17

Registration – 8:30 a.m.

Keynote: Kirk Smith – Raising Contenders – 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.

  • Rebecca Spooner – Teaching the Child You Have, Not the Child You Want Them to Be
  • Sonya Shafer – The Early Years: Homeschooling Your Preschooler
  • Nancy Bjorkman – Time & Home Management: Managing Life & Home While Homeschooling
  • Carla Estell – Dash through the Bible - Part 1 of 2
  • Kristen Pratt – Finding Significance as a Homeschool Mom
  • Kristin Lackie – Homeschooling through High School with Confidence
  • Brock Eastman – Finding Your Inspiration
  • Terri Gambetti – Mimic the Masters: Monet’s Water Lilies – $20 per student | 20 student max

Lunch – 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Session 2: Friday – 1 to 2 p.m.

  • Rebecca Spooner – Getting Over Your Fear of the Teenage Years
  • Sonya Shafer – Laying Down the Rails: The Power of Good Habits in Your Homeschool
  • Carla Estell – Dash through the Bible – Part 2 of 2
  • Randy & Kristen Pratt – Homeschooling the Strong-Willed Child
  • Kristin Lackie – Jumpstart College with CLEP
  • Allen Brokken – Did Jesus Play Lego?
  • Brock Eastman – Creating Characters
  • Terri Gambetti – Mimic the Masters: Monet’s Water Lilies – $20 per student | 20 student max

Session 3: Friday – 3 to 4 p.m.

  • Kirk Smith – The Dangers of Social Constructs
  • Sonya Shafer – Keep it Simple: How to Teach Your Whole Family Together
  • Randy & Kristen Pratt – The Master Books Method
  • Rachel Anderson – Math: Does It Matter How You Teach?
  • Kristin Lackie – Simple Transcripts & Record Keeping
  • Brock Eastman – The Importance of Storytime with Kids
  • Terri Gambetti – Mimic the Masters: Monet’s Water Lilies – $20 per student | 20 student max

Vendor Hall Closes – 5 p.m.

Pizza Dinner – 5 to 6 p.m.

Family Night with Brock Eastman – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

 


Saturday, March 18

Registration – 8:30 a.m.

Keynote: Rebecca Spooner – Is It Enough? – 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.

  • Rebecca Spooner – What is Gather 'Round Homeschool?
  • Sonya Shafer – Choosing the Soundtracks of Your Life
  • Carla Estell – Our Greatest Earthly Treasure
  • Randy & Kristen Pratt – Good Brain vs. Bad Brain Homeschooling
  • Rachel Anderson – Bridge over Troubled Multiplication & Division Waters
  • Kristin Lackie – Exploring Careers with Teens
  • Brock Eastman – Dr. Fizzlebop
  • Terri Gambetti – Mimic the Masters: Van Gogh’s Starry Night – $20 per student | 20 student max

Lunch – 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Session 5: Saturday – 1 to 2 p.m.

  • Rebecca Spooner – Connection in a Disconnected World
  • Sonya Shafer – Language Arts: It’s a Natural Progression
  • Brian Estell – The Reliability of the Bible: Trust It, Heed It, Read It
  • Randy & Kristen Pratt – Open Question & Answer
  • Kristin Lackie – From Tools to Multi-Tools
  • Molly Hogeboom – Easterseals 101
  • Dr ? – Health Talk
  • Brock Eastman – Dr. Fizzlebop
  • Terri Gambetti – Mimic the Masters: Van Gogh’s Starry Night – $20 per student | 20 student max

Session 6: Saturday – 3 to 4 p.m.

  • Kirk Smith – The Unchanging Truth in Changing Times
  • Sonya Shafer – Looking Past the Fear
  • Randy & Kristen Pratt – Staying Together: the Homeschool Marriage
  • Kristin Lackie – But Mom, HOW Do I Study?
  • Allen Brokken – How Will We Socialize Them?
  • Dr ? – Health Talk
  • Brock Eastman – Dr. Fizzlebop
  • Terri Gambetti – Mimic the Masters: Van Gogh’s Starry Night – $20 per student | 20 student max

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

 

 

 


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