Overcoming Challenges: Learning to Homeschool Without Fear

Speaker: Jennifer Henn
Called but not confident? You’re not alone. Feelings of inadequacy or second guessing will rob you of energy and joy. In this workshop Jennifer tackles emotions that can come between you and successful homeschooling. God’s grace is abundant. He isn’t surprised by sickness, a move, learning disabilities, or anything else that can interrupt your plans for schooling.

Dare to Compare: One Families Experience with Public School

Speaker: Jennifer Henn
The numerous schooling options available can be overwhelming. When Jennifer went through several years of illness, her children attended public school, private school, cyber school and hybrid school. She talks candidly about her family’s experiences and welcomes your questions.

• Is public school that bad?
• Can my child get into public high school if I’ve always homeschooled?
• What should socialization mean for a homeschooler?

RC Car Demolition Derby

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NEW IN 2016!
Homeschool Expo RC Car Demolition Derby

  • FREE Activity for Kids – Located in back of the Exhibit Hall
  • Free for children ages 7-18 can drive various RC Cars and trucks in our demolition derby pit.
  • Inside the pit there are ramps and obstacles as well!
  • Expo activity waiver required (provided at the activity).

Got Questions? GHEA Has Answers!

Speaker: GHEA
With 24 years of supporting Georgia’s homeschooling community under our belt, GHEA has learned that homeschoolers love to ask questions! Regardless of whether you’re just getting started, are facing a new challenge or transition, or have been homeschooling for years—we ALL have questions! Following a brief introduction, we will open the floor and a team of GHEA representatives will answer YOUR questions about homeschooling in our great state. You will also learn about GHEA resources that are available to help answer your questions throughout the year. YOUR questions will guide the session discussion, but here are some FAQ topics—State law requirements? MOWR/dual enrollment? Finding local support? Standardized testing? Graduation requirements? HOPE/Zell? In order to answer as many questions on as wide a range of topics as possible, please consider submitting your question(s) in advance. To submit a question, either stop by GHEA’s booth in the exhibit hall OR email your question to info@ghea.org with subject line “SE HS Expo—Got Questions.”

Homeschooling in Georgia—Legislative Update & Challenges that Remain

Speaker: GHEA
Be informed! Join us for this session as GHEA representatives share about exciting recent developments related to homeschooling that have occurred in the Georgia legislature, as well as state agencies. In addition to sharing about new laws and recent legislation, we’ll discuss challenges that remain and how each of us can do our part to protect the homeschooling freedom that we enjoy in Georgia. Learn how GHEA is working for you and the issues that our homeschooling community is facing. Q&A to follow presentation, time permitting.