2014 Speakers

Thomas Clark

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.

Karen Hopkins


Karen Hopkins is Karen Hopkins is the founder of Growing Healthy Homes and is a co-author of the two-time, award-winning, family nutrition and health curriculum Nutrition 101: Choose Life! Karen graduated from Oklahoma State University and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the college of Home Economics. Now, Karen is a Supervising Certified CARE instructor (The Center for Aromatherapy Research and Education) and she is a Certified Vibrational Raindrop Specialist. Karen travels the country teaching nutrition and aromatherapy classes with her husband.

Rhea Perry

Rhea Perry has home educated her seven children since 1987. Her family represented Lifetime Books and Gifts in the southeast for five years.

Christine Torre

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.

David Cook, O.D., F.C.O.V.D.

Dr. Cook limits his practice to vision therapy. He is residency trained and board certified. For over 30 years, he has been helping children read for fun and families to end the homework wars. A former State University of New York faculty member, he has served on both the National Board of Examiners in Optometry and the International Examination Board of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development.