Lapeer Homeschool Partnership

Families Learning at Home Conference

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We are excited to announce 

Families Learning at Home Conference

March 28, 2015  

Our speakers are and have been a long time advocate for homeschooling

Focus of the conference is the importance of family and what we sow now the next generation will reap.

Our fiimagesrst keynote speaker is Bob Dutko~

Bob Dutko is a leading voice today in the fearless defense of Christian truth. He hosts the nationally syndicated talk show “Defending the Truth with Bob Dutko”, heard on radio stations nationwide and “The Bob Dutko Show”, Detroit’s #1 Christian Talk Radio Show, 103.5 FM – WMUZ. Bob is also former National Press Secretary for Christian Coalition of America and is also a homeschool veteran of 20 years.

Second keynote speaker is James Muffett ~

James MuJames_Muffett_BIO_CCCffett, Founder/President of Student Statesmanship and President of Citizens for Traditional Values.

James has been active in Michigan’s public arena for over 25 years. Married to Margot since 1979, a father of 5, former pastor, nationally recognized spokesperson for traditional family values in Michigan, statewide organizational leader, and passionate citizen – he brings an experienced view and vibrant vision to Michigan’s cultural landscape. His perspective on how the Bible, history of our nation, current times, and future tie together inspires everyone, leading them into effective cultural engagement – whether running for office, educating their church or simply enhancing their appreciation of our religious freedom. His motivational speaking inspires and trains leaders for this and the next generation. We’re excited to have James come and share with us about the Student Statesmanship Institute, a life-transforming experience for young people.

Breakout sessions offered:

Homeschooling 101

What do I need to do to get my student ready for college?

Social Media

Writing

Below you will find a description of the breakout sessions and the speakers:

Emily Gehman is a freelance writer & ghostwriter from Metamora. As a homeschool graduate, she holds a Bachelor of Science in Counseling from Baptist Bible College, PA and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in English at the University of Michigan-Flint. Emily’s work has appeared in a variety of magazines and publications, and she is passionate about harnessing the power of the written word. She will be doing the breakout sessions on Social media and Writing.

Social Media
Lost online? Not sure what’s going on with all those apps on your teenager’s phone? Get in the game. I’ll provide some explanation and super helpful resources in this breakout session about social media.

Writing
There’s more to writing than making an argument and producing a research paper, and it’s all profitable. But how do you get your student to actually write? It might be easier than you think. Let’s talk about what works and what doesn’t. Bring your questions, your success stories, and I’ll give you some resources to help you and your student be prepared for Composition I and beyond.

Homeschooling 101

Ellen Tindall will be speaking on Homeschool 101. Are you thinking of homeschooling? Or are you a newbie to homeschooling? Then this breakout session will be for you.   Listen to this veteran homeschooling mom of 7 give you wisdom as you start on your journey of Homeschooling. Come get your questions answered by Ellen who has graduated all of her children who have gone on to college and professional careers. She has a heart for homeschooling and wants to see everyone be successful in their journey.

College…What Do I Need To Know?

What do I need to know for college? Michon Periso will be doing this breakout session. She is a mother of 3 daughters who has homeschooled from the beginning. One daughter is graduated from college while another is currently in college with one more still at home preparing to go to college. Do you wonder what is needed to get into college, how to do a transcript or what test should my student? This is a breakout session for you.  Come hear what Michon has learned going through this process with her family.

Registration at the door and shopping will open at 9:00 am
Conference 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The conference will take place at the LHP Campus ~ 1220 Lake Nepessing Rd., Lapeer MI 48446

Tickets:
Before March 1st ~ $10 per person
After March 1st ~ $15 per person
Purchase tickets by mail or visit us at LHP Campus located at 1220 Lake Nepessing Rd., Lapeer MI. 48446. If paying by check please make the check out to Lapeer Community Schools.

Please contact Michon Periso for more information. 810-358-6243

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