2014 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 2013 Featured Speakers!

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Ann Haney 2014
Ann Haney is a homeschool mom and specialist in the field of saving money and self-starting your own business. Her first published book, The Homeschool Daily Planner For Curriculum became a 5 year running best seller and continues to excel in residual income yearly.
Ashley Wiggers grew up in the early days of the homeschooling movement. She was taught by her late mother, Debbie Strayer, who was an educator, speaker and the author of numerous homeschooling materials.
Bits, Bytes & Bots prides itself in offering a variety of classes including robotics, stop-motion animated movie making and game creation.
Bobby has built solid, lasting programs on the strength of sound instruction and active participation in Studies Abroad and student travel opportunities.
Cathy Canen homeschooled her children from start to finish. She has been traveling for Writing Strands since 1997, conducting workshops and doing curriculum consultations.
Charlotte Vick is a homeschool graduate and homeschooling mom of three kids. She is here to share some of the things she learned from being homeschooled and what is working as she teaches her own children.
Christine Torre
Homeschooling mother of five, Christine Torre, has a passion for encouraging parents to finish the home school race strong. With fourteen years of experience behind her, she joyfully testifies that the high school years have been the most fun.
Claire Harris is the Recruiting Specialist for UA Early College. She is an alumnus of The University of Alabama where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree.
Cynthia L Simmons
Cynthia is the author of Struggles and Triumphs and a former homeschooling mother of five.
Deborah owns The Medical Transcription Service. She trains and hires MTs. Her company has been in business for 30 years. You'll enjoy her warmth, humor and practical advice.
Dr. Debby Mitchell has her doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction in Physical Education and recently retired from teaching in the College of Education at University of Central Florida as an Associate Professor and Coordinator of Sports and Fitness.
Dr. Peter J. Scire, known as the “Brain Doctor”, is the Executive Director of Brain Balance Achievement Centers in Atlanta.
Emily Goodwin
Emily is a mom on a mission. A mission to help other moms discover that being green doesn’t have to be hard, or expensive! She hasn’t always been so green, but was, in a way, forced into her green ways.
Teacher of music 46 years, Composer of over 3000 songs. Composer of Learn-To-Play that teaches children and adults how to play music in the home school setting.
Jeannie Ruiz
Ms. Ruiz, Director of Ten80 Foundation, has worked closely with math and engineering professionals to develop strong K-12 programs.
Jeff serves as a Challenge B tutor and Area Manager for Classical Conversations. He and his wife home school their 9 children and are active in their local church. Jeff has a passion to see more dads engaged in the home school experience.
Homeschool Mom
Jennifer Summer homeschooled her children for 20 years with several special needs and has learned how to help those who are struggling with gifted challenges, learning challenges, and ADD/ADHD.
Mr. Bailey is President and CEO of Dynamic Literacy, a company dedicated to eliminating illiteracy in the U.S.
JIM WEISS has been a storyteller for over 25 years. He and his wife, Randy, formed a production company, Greathall Productions, and have thus far produced forty eight (48) storytelling recordings with enticing titles from classical literature, such as Greek Myths, King Arthur and Sherlock Holmes.
Julia Nalle
Julia Nalle -- wife, mother, writer, teacher and LPN nurse-- has a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education and a Master of Arts in Religion with an emphasis in Old Testament Studies and Counseling.
Kathy H. Lee, author of The Homegrown Preschooler, 101 Easy Wacky Crazy Activities and Solutions for Early Childhood Directors has been dedicated to the well-being of young children for over 25 years.
Kelly Lutman
Kelly Lutman is a 19-year veteran homeschool mom whose 3 sons have graduated from their homeschool and become productive in their own careers.
The Goins Group
s a Husband, Father, Business Man and Real Estate Investor, Larry holds true to his core values and moral integrity. His personal and business motto is, “People & Principles before Profits”.
Laura House and her husband, Gary, have treasured the opportunity of homeschooling and graduating their three children, desiring to foster in them a heart for the Lord.
Lesli Richards is a humorous and engaging author and speaker with a decade of experience in homeschooling.
Lisa Cherry
When Doug and Lisa Cherry began kindergarten with their oldest son, Nathan, they wondered if they were making a colossal mistake. But now, 25 years and 10 kids later, they are so glad they made the home schooling choice.
Lynn Sandberg
Lynn Sandberg homeschooled her three children for seventeen years, along with her husband, Bob. They started out in the public school but within two years the Sandbergs reconsidered and began homeschooling. All three children graduated from homeschooling and are college graduates, as well.
Matthew w-Sisters
Matthew has traveled and lectured internationally on all phases of brain growth and development. He has been certified at the Developmentalist and Teaching levels in Child Brain Development, and is a certified BodyTalk Practitioner.
Megan is the home schooling mother of eight beautiful children, four boys and four girls. She has been married for 29 years to her college sweetheart, Steve Scheibner.
Michael was home-schooled for his entire life. Mike graduated from Georgia Tech in December 2011 with a degree in Psychology.
Monica Irvine
Monica Irvine, is a master motivator and dedicated instructor, who loves to help children see the benefits and rewards of having good manners.
Mrs. Lee graduated from the University of Minnesota with a major in Speech Communications and a minor in Political Science. She home-schooled her children, taught private Christian School, and then designed and taught a World View One-day Program for home school students in the Atlanta area.
Peter Jundt is a long time homeschooling father and insurance professional.
Randi St. Denis, Director of Home Educators Encouragement Alliance (HEEA), is an educator, popular homeschool speaker, and a seasoned homeschooling mom.
Rhea Perry has home educated her seven children since 1987. Her family represented Lifetime Books and Gifts in the southeast for five years.
Sharon Fisher
Sharon Fisher holds a B.S. in Elementary Education and an M.A. in Elementary Education from Bob Jones University.
Originally scheduled to be the First Officer on Flight 11, the first plane to hit the World Trade Center, Steve knows first hand what it means to have someone die in his place, not once, but twice!
Tom Clark
Thomas Clark is a life-long teacher of Mathematics and Science with more than 30 years of classroom and tutoring experience at all levels, from elementary through adult.
Tommy & Jo Hendricks homeschool their seven children in Tallahassee, FL. As a family God has equipped them with many talents, and has given them a vision for encouraging scripture memory in your home.
Traci Barrientos
Traci Barrientos, a homeschooling mother of four children, received her B.A. in Education with a concentration in reading education from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX.
Wendy Braswell
Wendy has a Bachelors degree in communications with a minor in German from Mississippi State.
Let the Zoo come to YOU! A trained educator presents an exciting program using live animals, biofacts like bones and fun activities to your students.