Here we have archived the speakers, vendors, and schedule for 2015.

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Date

Friday May 15th, 2015
12:00pm to 6:00pm

Address

Waukesha County Expo – East Hall
1000 Northview Rd.
Waukesha, WI 53188

Fr. Bill Casey

Fr. Bill Casey is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a 1979 graduate of Temple University. After graduating from college, he served as an officer in the U.S. Army. Upon leaving the Army, he entered the Congregation of the Fathers of Mercy. He studied Philosophy...

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Mrs. Virginia Seuffert

Mrs. Virginia (Ginny) Seuffert, a native New Yorker and mother of 12, has been homeschooling for over 20 years! While in New York, Mrs. Seuffert lectured, debated, and wrote a number of articles for the Pro-Life movement. After moving to Illinois, she became a founding member of the Illinois Association of Roman Catholic Home Educators...

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Dr. Catherine Moran

Dr. Catherine Moran received her B.A. in Biology, Chemistry, and Speech/Hearing Therapy from Kent State University, and her Masters and Ph.D. in Education from Breyer State University. A mother of five, she has over 20 years of homeschooling experience....

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Mrs. Colleen Billing

Mrs. Colleen Billing is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Interpersonal Communication and a minor in the teaching of English. After teaching high school Speech and English for several years in the city of Chicago, she retired to start her family...

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American Life League - Culture of Life Studies Program

The Culture of Life Studies Program is an academic program that uses educational supplements to teach the gospel of life in every subject and in every grade. Our mission is to equip parents and teachers with the tools they need to educate students abot the respect for every human being's life through authentic Catholic social teaching and biblical principles.

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Behold Publications

Publishers of the popular Little Flowers Girls’ Club and Blue Knights Catholic Boys programs as well as the Glory of America series of Catholic fiction for kids. Behold Christ Club Foundation, a sister organization, also puts on annual retreats for moms and daughters called Mary's Garden Party. Visit our website under Summer Camps.

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Discovery Toys

Discovery Toys is a lifetime guarantee, educational toy company featuring safe, layer of learning, imagination driven toys, books, games and cd's for children of all ages and abilities. We are seeking enthusiastic people to earn extra money while playing with the toys and sharing them with others. Please contact Judy.

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Holy Family Resources

We are a family owned and operated apostolate with over 20 years experience dedicated to education and evangelization, and known for our large selection of wholesome and orthodox books, CDs, and DVDs for all ages. Materials focus on family life, prayer, spirituality, and Church Teaching. Take advantage of the CLEARANCE TABLES and enjoy used curriculum books, $1.00 CDs and savings up to 60% off!!!

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Homeschool Connections

Homeschool Connections is a Catholic online curriculum provider, bringing the best Catholic instructors to you from around the world. Answering Blessed John Paul II’s call to the New Evangelization, Homeschool Connections uses the latest technology to give you live, interactive classes; independent-learning classes; free webinars for Catholic parents; and the Catholic History Video Project.

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Northeast Catholic College

Northeast Catholic College is a residential Catholic liberal arts college in New Hampshire. The College seeks through the rigorous study and discussion of primary texts through its “Great Books” liberal arts program—and through its vibrantly Catholic student life, to call students to the lifelong pursuit of intellectual and moral virtue.

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Pauline Books and Media

The Daughters of St. Paul are an international congregation of women religious who carry out the apostolate of evangelization using the means of communication. We dedicate our lives to bringing the Gospel of hope to people yearning for God's love, providing them with many different avenues to encounter the Living God.

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Seton Home Study School

Seton is a full-service Catholic curriculum provider and the largest publisher of Catholic textbooks in the English language. Serving over 15,000 enrolled students, Seton assists families by providing books, lesson plans, grading services, counseling services, and a wealth of online resources. At the conference, we are offering a $30 per child discount on enrollment (grades 1-12).

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Teaching Textbooks

Math curriculum specifically designed for Homeschoolers. Math 3 through Pre-Calculus. Teaching Textbooks is approved by Seton Home Study School as a replacement math curriculum for Saxon Math.

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Usborne Books and More

Usborne Books and More provides engaging educational material. Stop by our vendor tables for some homeschool exclusive discounts on the books kids love to read.

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Friday

12:00pm – Registration/Vendor Area Opens

12:30pm – 1:15pm

Discovering and Implementing Your Child’s Learning Style

Dr. Catherine Moran

What do you do when your child just can’t seem to continue with his lessons? Various learning styles and methods for teaching reading, writing, and mathematics will be explored. Learn how to identify and establish the necessary core foundation for your child with numerous practical tips.

1:30pm – 1:50pm

The Persecution of Christians in the Islamic World

Fr. Bill Casey

Intended to raise awareness of the growing plight of Christians under persecution in the Islamic world, this talk will cover stories of heroic virtue among our Catholic brothers and sisters enduring life threatening situations overseas.

2:00pm – 2:45pm

Put Excellence at the Center of Your Curriculum

Ginny Seuffert

Faith binds us together, but Catholic homeschooling parents often differ when choosing curriculum and teaching styles. Learn why excellence should be at the center of every homeschooling home, and how to foster it in yours.

 

3:00pm – Coffee and Cookie Social

4:00pm – 4:20pm

Keys to Overcoming Stress and Burnout

Colleen Billing

Feeling overwhelmed? Is stress in your house hitting the boiling point? There are methods you can use to forsake those bad habits and develop healthy attitudes to foster physical, social, emotional, and spiritual well-being and peace of mind.

4:30pm – 4:50pm

5 Steps to Better Behavior

Ginny Seuffert

Often homeschooling succeeds or fails based on students’ behavior. Discipline can be tough to enforce, but is not complicated to understand. Ginny offers five simple ideas to get you started.

 

5:00pm – 5:45pm

Pride: The #1 Destroyer of Marriages

Fr. Bill Casey

We all have an interior conflict between humility as the root and foundation of the virtues and the capital fault of pride as the ultimate source of all sin. Learn why lack of humility presents itself as a grave danger to interpersonal relationships and why pride is the greatest obstacle to the action of grace in our lives.

6:00pm – Conference Ends