Friday, July 21

12:00pm – Registration/Vendor Area Opens

12:45pm – 1:30pm

Home Organization

Amy Kalscheur

Amy will walk you through organizing your home by breaking it down to bit-sized pieces, laying out the 3 levels of a well organized and clean home and giving practical advice on how to accomplish each one. She will show you how she applies the theory of a well run home to her family, and after this talk, you will be able to find your mind as well as that math book.

2:00pm – 2:45pm

Called, Formed, Sent: Lessons in Discipleship

Fr. James Yamauchi

Fr. James, who was home-schooled for six years, discusses the essential pillars of being a disciple in the modern world and these elements can be woven into the home and educational life of families.

3:15pm – 4:00pm

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.

4:30pm – 5:15pm

St. Thomas More: Model for Homeschooling Fathers

Dr. William Fahey

Many fathers today feel that the pressures of the modern world make it very difficult to participate in the education and formation of their children. This talk will explain how St. Thomas More offers an excellent model of a professionally engaged layman who created a rich household for his children—spiritually, academically, and culturally.

6:00pm – Day Ends

Saturday, July 22

9:30am – Registration

10:00am – 10:45am

Overcoming the Hurdles of Homeschooling

Ginny Seuffert

Some of the toughest hurdles in homeschooling can be corrected with calm and confident parenting. This talk offers some insight into just what might be holding us back and how some easy, common sense adjustments will make all the difference.

11:15am – 12:00pm

Being Present: Creating the Best Homeschool Experience

Dr. Bill Thierfelder

Bring greater joy and success to your homeschool by living, loving, working, playing, and praying in the present moment. Find out why distractions and expectations often lead to discontent and poor performance and what you can do to overcome them. Learn the secret to peace and happiness that will double your talents as a teacher or student.

12:00pm – Vendor Sales/Lunch Break

1:15pm – 2:00pm

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.

2:30pm – 3:15pm

Family as a Reflection of God’s Love

Fr. Thomas Longua

The love in the family teaches children about God, and so also shows the parents what is expected of them. This talk will explain how the family can reflect God’s love for us, and can be a tool in teaching the love of God to our children – the one thing that matters most.

3:30pm – Conference Ends