Here we have archived the speakers, vendors, and schedule for 2018.

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Date

Thursday, May 17, 2018
12:00pm to 6:00pm

Address

Sts. Cyril & Methodius Slovak Catholic Church
41233 Ryan Rd.
Sterling Heights, MI 48314

Used Book Sale

The Michigan Catholic Home Educators will be sponsoring a used book sale at the IHM Conference. To be a participant and sell your used books please contact Katie Dux at (248) 219-8170.

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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Canon Michael Stein

Canon Michael Stein is a priest of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest. The Institute is a Society of Apostolic Life of Pontifical Right whose goal is the honor of God and the sanctification of priests in the service of the Church and souls. Its specific aim is missionary…

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Mr. Phillip Campbell

Mr. Phillip Campbell holds degrees from Ave Maria University and Madonna University. He teaches middle school history and Sacred Scripture for the St. Augustine Homeschool Enrichment Program as well as high school history for Homeschool Connections. Mr. Campbell is the editor of The Complete Works of St. Cyprian of Carthage (Arx Publishing) as well as the Story of Civilization books available through TAN …

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Holy Family Media

We are a family-owned and operated apostolate dedicated to evangelization. We offer a wide variety of wholesome and orthodox books, CDs, and DVDs for adults, teens, and children. Materials focus on family life, prayer, spirituality, and Church Teaching. Take advantage of the DISCOUNT TABLES where you will find used books and curriculum, scratch and dent, $1.00 CDs and savings up to 70% off!!!

Homeschool Legal Defense Association

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.

MCH Used Booksale

Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Academy

Recommended by the “Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College”, Our Lady Seat of Wisdom offers an excellent post-secondary Catholic liberal arts education of unmatched affordability in a small, vibrant, and faithful Catholic community.

Phillip Campbell

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, Seton offers a $30 per child discount on a full enrollment (grades PreK-12).

Seton Used Books

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.

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.

The Catholic Shop

We’re a one-stop store for all things Catholic (religious art, statuary, jewelry, CD’s, DVD’s, books). But we particularly specialize in the best and largest collection of books faithful to the magisterium in the Midwest.

Thomas More College of Liberal Arts

Thomas More College is a four-year Catholic liberal arts college that combines intensive reading of the Great Books with lectures and seminar discussions placing those works in their historical, cultural, and theological context. Students are trained to see in the many facets of Beauty the single face of Truth.

Usborne Books and More

Educational and entertaining books for children. World-wide award winning supplement and unit study products.

Walsh University

For nearly 3000 students from 40 states and 35 countries, the search for the right college has led them to Walsh University. Here, on the 136-acre main campus and satellite campuses in Akron, Canfield, and just outside of Rome, Italy, they have found that learning transcends the classroom, caring faculty help students aim higher, and leadership requires more than intellect. As an independent, Catholic university, we encourage individuals to act in accordance with reason guided by the example and teachings of Jesus Christ. Our aim is to develop students’ mind, body and spirit – this is Walsh’s distinguished tradition and the heart of its appeal.

Thursday, May 17

12:00pm – Registration/Vendor Area Opens

12:45pm – 1:30pm

History as if People Mattered

Phillip Campbell

Why do so many people say they love history but hated history class? If teaching history to your homeschooler seems daunting, this talk will guide you through inculcating a love and understanding of history in your child, emphasizing the narrative nature of history coupled with a theme-based approach. The talk will also explore why modern-secular attempts at teaching history are doomed to failure.

2:00pm – 2:45pm

Timeless Principles of Successful Homeschooling

Virginia Seuffert

Feel overwhelmed or suffering from major burnout? Are you asking if homeschooling is really for you, and wondering how other parents keep going year after year? Ginny Seuffert will provide practical, down-to-earth advice drawn from her thirty years of successful homeschooling to put some peace and joy back in your homeschool day.

3:15pm – 4:00pm

Teaching with St. Francis de Sales: An Education in Virtue

Canon Michael Stein

According to the teaching methods of St. Francis de Sales, the perennial principles promulgated by this saint can aid parents in the discipline and raising of their children through homeschooling. This talk will get to the heart of teaching with St. Francis de Sales.

4:30pm – 5:15pm

What 30 Years of Homeschooling Has Taught Me About Discipline

Virginia Seuffert

Why do some Catholic homeschool moms seem to have it all together, while others run around putting out fires? Ginny Seuffert will discuss how discipline, in its many forms, is the key to unlock calm, confident Catholic family life.

6:00pm – Day Ends