Friday, June 2

12:00pm – Registration/Vendor Area Opens

12:45pm – 1:30pm

Why You Should Homeschool and Why You Must Persevere

Virginia Seuffert

Government schools are more troubled than ever before, frequently graduating students unprepared to assume their roles as the next generation of citizens. Veteran homeschooler Ginny Seuffert will explain why homeschooling may be the best answer.

2:00pm – 2:45pm

A Matter of Life and Death: The Battle for a True Education

Prof. Joseph Pearce

Education is quite simply a matter of life and death. The poisoning of education by the architects of secular fundamentalism, and the culture of death it promotes, can only be countered by a restoration of tradition-oriented learning. Joseph Pearce will discuss the deadliness of the poison and will present the ingredients of the life-giving antidote.

3:15pm – 4:00pm

From Homeschool Parent to Homeschool Teacher

Amy Kalscheur

Discover educational methods and applications of long-standing academic principles that can make a parent a better, goal-oriented teacher.

4:30pm – 5:15pm

Unlocking the Catholicism of The Lord of the Rings

Prof. Joseph Pearce

J. R. R. Tolkien described his masterwork, The Lord of the Rings, as “a fundamentally religious and Catholic work.” Prof. Pearce unlocks the Catholic dimension of this bestselling trilogy. Discover the hidden meaning of the One Ring, the spiritual significance of the elves, the hidden meaning of the members of the Fellowship of the Ring, and much more.

6:00pm – Conference Ends