2013 Featured Speakers

We are honored to present some of the best homeschool speakers in the country. Their expertise and experiences cover a wide range of topics, from beginning homeschooling and curriculum choices to information on how to teach specific subjects to encouragement for understanding why we homeschool and how to not only educate our children, but to impact their hearts and lives as well. Click here to view our 2012 Featured Speakers!

Check back often for more additions of exciting & informative speakers!

Read: Debbie Strayer – A Guiding Light for Homeschool Moms

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Andrew Pudewa is the founder, principal speaker, and director of the Institute for Excellence in Writing.
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Bill Perry is a husband, pastor, teacher, counselor, missionary, author, nationally recognized speaker, and for 25 years a homeschool dad of 7 kids, all of whom are walking with the Lord.
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Bob Sjogren and his wife have home schooled their four children for 19 years.
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Christine Field is a former trial lawyer turned homeschooling mom. She and her husband have four children and live in Wheaton, IL.
Christine Marsh
Christine is a homeschool mom of 2 and encourages fellow homeschooling moms and marriages, and provide some practical help for thriving along the way.
cindy hammerton
Cynthia has over 14 years experience as a speech-language pathologist. Homeschooling, teaching speech, and reading to her own sons have given Cynthia an appreciation of what it means to be a teaching mom, not just a professional therapist.
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Dara has homeschooled her 5 boys for 21 years. She is the author of Practical Proverbs for Older Students and Practical Proverbs for Younger Students.
dave drake
Dave Drake has been homeschooling for the last 20 years and has been directly involved with the homeschool industry for the last 3 years.
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David Webb is a homeschooling dad, a publishing professional, and co-author of the What We Believe biblical worldview curriculum for ages 6 to 14.
Denise Eide
Denise Eide, homeschool mother of four, is the author of the multiple award-winning book, Uncovering the Logic of English, and of The Logic of English series of curriculum.
diane klopfenstein
Diane works for the Gold Coast Down Syndrome Association as part of The Learning Program and has extensive experience with tutoring children with handwriting problems.
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Don Brown is the nationally best-selling author of THUNDER IN THE MORNING CALM, THE MALACCA CONSPIRACY, THE NAVY JUSTICE SERIES and BLACK SEA AFFAIR.
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Dr. Ellen Burns Hurst is the author of Why Can't My Daughter Read?. She holds a Ph.D. in Language and Literacy and has spent a career focused on cutting edge reading interventions in her clinical practice.
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Dr. James Stobaugh is a certified SAT and ACT grader, the founder of For Such a Time as This ministry, and a homeschool father.
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E. Ray Moore, Jr., has served for over thirty-five years in pastoral ministry as a campus pastor, a congregational minister, an Army Chaplain or Director of a Christian ministry. .
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Anna taught Analytical Grammar in the classroom for a couple of years before leaving the workplace to raise her two small children and help her mom run the business.
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George Burford is a graduate of West Chester University of Pennsylvania. He has a Masters degree in Athletic Administration and over 30 years of experience teaching and coaching students from elementary school to the college level.
Jennifer Ford Berry
Jennifer Ford Berry is an organizational expert, best selling author, entrepreneur and speaker. Her first book Organize Now! a week-by-week guide to simplify your space & your life has sold over 300,000 copies world wide.
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Award-winning Author, Speaker and Producer Jenny L. Cote developed an early passion for God, history and young people, and beautifully blends these passions together in her two fantasy fiction series, The Amazing Tales of Max and Liz® and Epic Order of the Seven®.
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Homeschool dad Jim Pence is a much published author, speaker, performance chalk artist.
karen hopkins
Karen and her husband owned and operated a Day Care Center for 9 years. She was also a public school teacher in Oklahoma. Karen travels the country teaching nutrition and aromatherapy classes with her husband.
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Kevin Spencer is widely considered one of the leading authorities on arts integration in education, especially for those with learning challenges.
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Kris, a homeschooling mom of three, is the author of the popular blog, Weird, Unsocialized Homeschoolers.
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Marie Ballard-Blakemore has worked with hundreds of homeschooling families to set up their children for success in education.
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Marilyn Mosley Gordanier, speaker, author, and Co -Founder /Executive Director of Laurel Springs School, has more than thirty-five years' experience in the field of distance learning.
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Matthew St. Denis was homeschooled all through K-12. Matthew is dyslexic and teaches that many dyslexic students can achieve a wonderful career.
michael lookenot
Michael Lookenott is the founder of Liberty Learned, an educational event company committed to advancing the principles and effects of freedom.
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Nikole Barman has been in the education field for almost 20 years. As a former preschool and middle school teacher, Nikole has extensive experience in the field of education.
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Paige Timer, the daughter of a pastor and lover of music and theater, is passionate about building relationships and strives to lead others to engage and invest in the lives of those around them.
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Paul Schaeffer received an A.A. from the Legion of Christ’s College of Humanities in Cheshire, CT
Randy Whitman Jr
Randy Whitman is the National Sales Manager for Creating a Masterpiece and travels throughout the U.S. sharing with home school families the importance art plays in each student’s life.
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Rebecca W. Keller is a former academic scientist who studied at the University of New Mexico and the University of California Berkeley where she worked in the fields of chemistry, molecular biology, and neuroscience.
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Renee Metzler is a freelance author who after beginning her career as a mother and home manager in 2002, and feeling “lost,” she began to research secrets to the trade of home management, and the idea of Total Home Makeover was born.
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Robin Finley is a 33-year veteran middle and high school language arts teacher.
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Sandra Rush is a graduated veteran home school mom, having home schooled four children for 15 years.
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Sue Becker is a homeschooling mother of 9, and is also the co-founder of the Bread Beckers.
Teresa Knight
Teresa Knight, mother of nine home schooled children, is owner of Knight's Book Knook, chairman of her local home school group, and Awana Club leader.
traceewood
Tracee Wood started homeschooling her children over 14 years ago. She is married to Jeff and a mom to 2 awesome girls - Abbee and Cassee.