dinah zike

Dinah.com is the new name for the educational publishing and consulting company owned by author/speaker Dinah Zike. The name change reflects a shift toward digital products. Dinah is known for her 3-D interactive graphic organizers, featured in all her publications.

Shirley Minster

Shirley Minster

Shirley M.R. Minster, M.S. Ed., is a Master Degree certified teacher who holds credentials in education, educational guidance, and counseling. Shirley has been a proactive supporter of homeschooling and individualized learning programs. She has used her credentials to advocate for families and their right to choose the educational program and setting that works best for them and their children. Shirley’s expertise and ability to look into a child’s development and the dynamics of the family, has guided many homeschooling parents to achieve success. As founder of Home education and Family Services and Royal Academy Education, she has been a leader in the field for more than 25 years.

Credit Recognition Transcripts and Preparing for College

Speaker:  Shirley Minster


We will discuss how to get your student ready for college. How to contact schools, opportunities for dual enrollment, and how we can help with credit recognition transcripts to smooth the way.

Royal Academy Education

Royal Academy

We are a full-time organization helping parents and families examine the wide range of choices available to educate their children at home. Our highly qualified staff of consultants has more than five decades of experience with homeschooling and other forms of education.

We network with many like-minded organizations and professionals in the areas of speech therapy, gifted education, education counseling and special needs education, offering our assistance wherever your family is located and working with your child on his or her level.

How to be a Unit Study P.R.O.

Speaker:  Donna Krahn

Whether you want ready-made unit studies or tools to develop your own, this workshop could be the answer! Come for an overview and explanation of definitions, comparisons and resources for implementing unit studies in your home. In this workshop, we will also develop your personal Unit Study P.R.O. skills and provide you tools to create your own unit study at home.