Long Island Conference ScheduleDraper Warren
FRIDAY, March 21
|12:00 Noon||Registration/Vendor Area Opens|
|12:30pm||Fr. Luke Sweeney|
|1:30pm||Mrs. Virginia Seuffert||
Homeschool to Escape the Common Core
Parents are up in arms about the Common Core’s poorly written standards, confusing curriculum, grueling test schedule, and invasion of family privacy. While we should all be working towards throwing the Common Core into the dustbin of history, what can we do to help our children now? Homeschooling offers educational excellence at a very affordable price. You can do it.
|2:30pm||Fr. Brian Barr|
|3:30pm||Mrs. Alice Gunther||
What about Socialization?
Even with home education gaining wider acceptance, the dreaded question always comes up, “What about socialization?” In this talk, Alice Gunther will discuss the joy and beauty of homeschool friendship, not only for the children, but for mothers as well. She will also give practical advice on forming or finding a homeschooling group, starting clubs and activities, and finding true friendship in Christ.
|4:30 – 6:00pm||Vendor Sales/Dinner|
|6:00pm||Mrs. Virginia Seuffert||
Six Steps to Homeschool Success
The task of teaching our children can seem daunting to parents when they are starting out, or when the crazy circumstances of daily life threaten to turn family life upside down. A simple, common sense formula of what to do and what to avoid will keep every family on track.
|7:00pm||Mrs. Mary Ellen Barrett||
Homeschooling in Hard Times
Having homeschooled through the loss of her oldest child, the death of her mom, unemployment, and a health crisis for her husband, Mrs. Mary Ellen Barrett has a unique perspective on keeping the homeschool fires burning during the worst of times. Learn some ways to cope with school at the foot of the cross.