Homeschooling conference: “Launching Lifelong Learners”

The Organization of Virginia Homeschoolers 2015 Conference and Resource Fair will take place March 20th and 21st at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen.

The Organization of Virginia Homeschoolers is all set to host its 2015 Conference and Resource Fair on March 20th and 21st at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. The theme for this year’s conference is “Launching Lifelong Learners” and will include a keynote address from Blake Boles, the director of Unschool Adventures and the author of The Art of Self-Directed Learning, Better Than College, and College Without High School. Carlita Boyles, founder of Math on Level, will also serve as a featured speaker.

The conference offers sessions on everything from developing organizational skills to incorporating the outdoors into lesson to navigating the college application process, but here are a few specific examples to wet your whistle…

  • Homeschooling 101: Homeschooling for Non-homeschoolers
  • Beginning Homeschooling
  • Tips for Teaching Your Teen Personal Finance
  • Music, Learning, and the Brain
  • Surviving Being the 24-Hour-A-Day Parent, Teacher, Housekeeper, Cook…
  • Graduate Panel: Beyond Homeschool

You can peruse the full list of options right here. And should your children/students end up joining you for the conference, they’ve got plenty to keep them busy, including a talent show, art exhibit, and an ice cream social.

Registration prices vary depending on how many sessions you plan to attend (and prices go up after March 6th) so visit for details. The conference kicks off at 1:00 PM on Friday the 20th. The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen is located at 10601 Telegraph Road.

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