Here we have archived the speakers, vendors, and schedule for 2019.
Saturday, June 1, 2019
9:30am to 3:30pm
St. Peter Catholic Church
Family Life Center
6161 Chambersburg Rd.
Huber Heights, OH 45424
Used Book Sale
There will be a used book sale at our conference. If you are interested in participating in the used book sale, please contact Peggy Peyton at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Ray Guarendi
Dr. Ray Guarendi is the father of 10 adopted children, many of whom have been homeschooled. He is a clinical psychologist, author, public speaker and nationally syndicated radio and television host. His radio show, “The Doctor Is In,” can be heard weekdays on ETWN Radio….
Fr. Peter Totleben
Fr. Peter Totleben is a Dominican Friar that teaches at the Josephinum Pontifical College in Columbus, Ohio…
Mrs. Mary Ellen Barrett
Mrs. Mary Ellen Barrett is a mother of eight children and wife to David. She is a lifelong New Yorker and an active member of her parish Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Lindenhurst, New York. Mary Ellen is a columnist for The Long Island Catholic and chronicles the journey of living a faithful, but imperfect, Catholic family life on her weblog, Tales from the Bonny Blue House…
Recognized as one of America’s premier Catholic Liberal Arts colleges, Christendom offers its students a fully Catholic education, integrating Faith and Reason, while immersing them in a vibrant and joyful Catholic culture steeped in the ageless traditions of the Church.
Since 1983 HSLDA have been pioneers in the homeschooling movement, and they are still fighting for homeschoolers today. They are the only organization that lobbies on behalf of homeschoolers in Washington D.C. and are a bastion of support, not just providing legal, but also practical, everyday support for 85,000 homeschooling families across the country.
Pauline Books & Media is the House of the Daughters of St. Paul; a religious Congregation of Catholic Sisters who are dedicated to Proclaim the Gospel using all forms of the Media. We specialize in Children’s Supplementary Resources. Please visit our website to browse. www.pauline.org.
Queen of Heaven Academy (QHA) offers an economical online curriculum that is faithful to the intellectual, moral, and spiritual traditions of the Catholic Church. Founded in 1995, Queen of Heaven Academy carries on the proven classical curriculum, 4 – 12th grade that has prepared students for acceptance in colleges across the nation and internationally. Homeschoolers, groups, co-ops, and schools all benefit from Queen of Heaven Academy’s Catholic curriculum that is conveniently scheduled across three different time zones. Queen of Heaven offers assistance for special needs students and makes the internet a safe place for students with our exclusive St. John’s SafetyNet program. Queen of Heaven Academy’s high school program is accredited through the National Association of Private Catholic and Independent Schools (NAPCIS). Please visit www.queenofheavenacademy.org to learn more or email email@example.com
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, Seton offers a $30 per child discount on a full enrollment (grades PreK-12).
There is only a handful of conferences where Seton sells the used books that families return to us over the year. This one-day only sale is your only chance to pick up these great deals.
SimplyFun has educational board game sthat can be played in 30 minutes or less! We have won over 200 awards and our games can be a fantastic supplement to your homeschool curriculum for all ages! Start a business, host a game party, join our PlaySaver Club, or make a purchase to meet your needs.
Teach your child to read with the Little Angel Reader Catholic phonics books. Set of 4 phonetic readers and workbooks teach over 90 phonograms using a variety of proven methods. Child-appealing stories include Catholic family life, saints, Bible, and folktales. Easy-to-use teacher’s manual and workbooks provide written practice and more. Grades K-2.
Teaching Textbooks was founded by two brothers, Shawn and Greg Sabouri (a Harvard math tutor). The two realized that software could be used to make math instruction better, easier, and more affordable. Today the company produces a whole range of math programs that enable students to learn from top-notch tutors while in the comfort of their homes. The products available are curriculum designed specifically for homeschoolers, Math 3 through Pre-Calculus. To view a current selection of Teaching Textbook products, please visit www.teachingtextbooks.com.
Thomas Aquinas College is the only Catholic college in America to read exclusively from the Great Books!
The Liberal Arts program, guided by the light of Faith, aims at truth in all the major academic disciplines. Students grapple with prominent and pivotal works of Western civilization: Plato, Aristotle, St. Augustine, St. Thomas Aquinas, Shakespeare, Newton, Einstein, Tocqueville, and many others. With this broad, integrated education, graduates go on to successful careers in fields ranging from medicine and law to journalism, higher education, and several pursue a religious vocation.
The College’s student body is represented by 40 states and 9 foreign countries, and is 95% Catholic. Also, over 40% come from homeschool or distance learning programs. This year we are proud to announce the opening of Thomas Aquinas College’s branch campus in New England! To find out more about the College or Summer Program for high school students, please stop by the Thomas Aquinas College table in the vendor area.
Usborne Books & More offers fantastic educational children’s books as well as an ideal home business opportunity. Utilized by many home school curriculums, our award-winning books range from infancy – high school. Topics include phonetic readers, science, history, art, literature, math, and creative writing. These are great books to supplement and enrich any subject your child is studying.
Saturday, June 1
9:30am – Registration/Vendor Area Opens
10:00 – 10:45am
Raising a 1 in 100 Child Against a Culture No Longer On Your Side
Good parents are finding themselves battling against the moral and soul mishaping forces of the culture. This presentation offers what to watch out for and how to counter those forces.
11:15am – 12pm
Good Habits Make a Great Homeschool
Even as our houses need the occasional freshening up, so too do our habits and routines. This talk will help you discover the tools that you need to develop good habits and keep the homeschooling flowing peacefully all year.
1:15 – 2:00pm
The Joy That No One Can Take Away
Jesus promises to give his disciples a joy that no one can take from them. But just what is this joy and how do we find it even amid the sorrows of this valley of tears? In this talk we will explore how to rejoice in the Lord always.
2:30 – 3:15pm
Fighting Mad: Practical Solutions for Overcoming Anger
Are you angry? Why? How does your anger impact the other members of your family? Dr. Ray cuts through the psychobabble to present a realistic picture of anger and other emotional issues, and then offers practical solutions for overcoming them.