Julie Wells, MOT, OTR/L

Julie Wells received her Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy from Eastern Kentucky University. She has nine years of experience providing services to school age children in the public education system. For the last five years, she has been working in early childhood education with Pre-K and kindergarten children. Currently, Julie works in Jessamine County Public Schools in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Julie is a Handwriting Without Tears® certified handwriting specialist. She is a representative for Handwriting Without Tears and is responsible for presentations at national, state, and local educational conferences where she shares her expertise in readiness, writing, early literacy and math, penmanship instruction, and remediation.

Kim A. Howe, M.S.

Kim A. Howe, M.S.

Kim A. Howe has been an educational consultant for school systems in North Carolina where she taught certification courses for teachers pursuing licensure in gifted education. Kim received her MS in Educational Psychology from Texas A&M University. Kim has coordinated gifted programs for schools in North Carolina and Texas.

Denise Jacob – CollegePlus!

Denise Jacob – CollegePlus!

Denise Jacob is a go getter, fun loving, veteran home educator whose two lovely daughters are currently in CollegePlus! Education has been a key component of her life for the last 17 years, and she is passionate about the process of helping people learn and succeed.

She uses her public speaking and communication skills to mentor other women and moms on the importance of families, and how a wife and mother can in?uence her family for the glory of God. Her daughters? success with CollegePlus! fueled her desire to help others pursue their dream of a college education through CollegePlus!.

She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Georgia and lives with her husband and daughters in the hamlet of Crabapple, on the outskirts of Atlanta, GA.

Ann Haney

Ann Haney 2014

Ann Haney is a 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. Along with Aaron Publishing, Ann is the CEO of Living In Abundance and founder of Ann Haney Ministries. In 2012 Ann released her book entitled, “Exploding Into Successful Entrepreneurship, telling her story and teaching people the steps to discovering their talent & teaming it up for a successful career. It has become a great success through her financial empowerment teachings and supplemental financial empowerment workbook. In addition to teaching her children, Ann has taught thousands of people across the nation to save thousands of dollars a year and become self made entrepreneurs. Ann travels extensively helping people discover their hidden skills and apply them and change their lives from victims of circumstances to overcoming achievers of success.

Ashley Wiggers


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. It was through Debbie’s encouragement and love that Ashley learned the value of being homeschooled. Currently, Ashley is the Editor-in-Chief of Homeschooling Today magazine, Public Relations Director for Geography Matters and the author of the Profiles from History series. Ashley makes her home in Somerset, KY, with her husband, Alex, and their faithful Golden Retriever, Mandy.