Category Archives: 2014 Speakers

Tommy & Jo Hendricks


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. Tommy and Jo are gifted speakers and use creative visuals to inspire their audiences.

Claire Harris


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.

Nancy Lee


Nancy Lee has been married for 44 years to Chaplain Douglas E. Lee, Brigadier General in the United States Army. They have four grown children and fourteen grandchildren. 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. She enjoys reading, writing, water skiing, and traveling. Most recent trips have taken her to Russia and the Ukraine. She hopes to visit China one day.

“I love studying different cultures to see how God is at work all over the world. God’s love for people and His desire to see each culture flourish stirs my heart with wonder and praise. I’m looking forward to our journey through the great civilizations of history to catch a glimpse of what man has always needed and God has always offered by His glorious grace, throughout all time.”

Dr. Debby Mitchell

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. She has 38 years experience in physical education, coaching, fitness and health with research interests including brain research, developmentally appropriate movement activities and music, dance, children’s wellness, obesity and integrating technology into the curriculum.

She founded a company called GeoMotion Group due to her passion to encourage people to be excited about physical activity. She promotes a love for movement by keeping activities simple, safe and fun. Dr. Mitchell and her staff work with schools that want to improve learning and increase physical activity. Her programs are in over 15,0000 schools and she has trained over 800 pre-service teachers, over 3,000 educators at conferences, in addition to publishing and delivering keynotes.

Jeff VanDeMark

Jeff VanDeMark

Jeff is a dad of 10 children and has graduated 2 children with 2 currently in middle and high school. He has served as a Classical Conversations Area Representative for 4 years.