Conference News

2023 CONFERENCE NEWS

We are looking forward to seeing many of you at the following homeschool conferences. We're scheduled to offer workshops at most of these, as well as providing other resources designed to help you succeed in the comprehensive education of your children. Please visit each conference’s website to learn when and where these workshops will be presented.

This page will be updated regularly as more details become available.


February 16 - 18, 2023
North Dakota Home School Association (NDHSA)

   Bismarck Event Center
   315 South 5th Street, Bismarck, ND 58504

Time and Home Management: Managing Life and Home While Homeschooling - Nancy Bjorkman
Time must be budgeted just like money. We must determine the difference between the fixed – what we must do, and the discretionary – what we would like to do, and set our priorities. This workshop will be filled with practical tips and encouragement for everyday living as a homeschool family. Areas covered include understanding your calling, relationships, schooling, meals, household clutter and cleaning, and general household management. Attendees will leave with practical and applicable tips.
   Workshop Handout

Homeschooling Through High School - Nancy Bjorkman
This very popular, interactive workshop will help to answer frequently asked questions about homeschooling through the high school years. We will consider course requirements, transcripts, record keeping, curriculum choices, dual enrollment opportunities, co-ops, CLEP and other testing options, resumes, career assessments, and more. Attendees will leave with the tools necessary and the confidence needed to homeschool through high school.
   Workshop Handout


March 10 - 11, 2023
Nebraska Christian Home Educators Association (NCHEA)

   Indian Hills Community Church
   1000 S. 84th Street, Lincoln, NE 68510

Workshop(s) TBD


March 16 - 18, 2023
Peoria Area Association of Christian Homeschoolers (PAACH)

   Cornerstone Baptist Church
   18040 Unsicker Road, Groveland, IL 61535

Where Do I Begin? A Workshop for New and Prospective Homeschooler - Nancy Bjorkman
Considering homeschooling? Not sure where to begin? This workshop will define realistic and foundational goals for homeschooling that will get new families off to a solid start. We’ll cover some common roadblocks and misconceptions about “what school should look like”, state law, and many practical tips for success. There will be a time for interaction and questions.
   Workshop Handout

Time and Home Management: Managing Life and Home While Homeschooling - Nancy Bjorkman
Time must be budgeted just like money. We must determine the difference between the fixed – what we must do, and the discretionary – what we would like to do, and set our priorities. This workshop will be filled with practical tips and encouragement for everyday living as a homeschool family. Areas covered include understanding your calling, relationships, schooling, meals, household clutter and cleaning, and general household management. Attendees will leave with practical and applicable tips.
   Workshop Handout


March 31 - April 1, 2023
Midwest Parent Educators (MPE)

   KCI Expo Center
   11730 N. Ambassador Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64153

Where Do I Begin? A Workshop for New and Prospective Homeschooler - Nancy Bjorkman
Considering homeschooling? Not sure where to begin? This workshop will define realistic and foundational goals for homeschooling that will get new families off to a solid start. We’ll cover some common roadblocks and misconceptions about “what school should look like”, state law, and many practical tips for success. There will be a time for interaction and questions.
   Workshop Handout

Time and Home Management: Managing Life and Home While Homeschooling - Nancy Bjorkman
Time must be budgeted just like money. We must determine the difference between the fixed – what we must do, and the discretionary – what we would like to do, and set our priorities. This workshop will be filled with practical tips and encouragement for everyday living as a homeschool family. Areas covered include understanding your calling, relationships, schooling, meals, household clutter and cleaning, and general household management. Attendees will leave with practical and applicable tips.
   Workshop Handout


April 28 - 29, 2023
Homeschool Northland (HN)

   Hermantown Community Church
   4880 Maple Grove Road, Hermantown, MN 55811

Where Do I Begin? A Workshop for New and Prospective Homeschooler - Nancy Bjorkman
Considering homeschooling? Not sure where to begin? This workshop will define realistic and foundational goals for homeschooling that will get new families off to a solid start. We’ll cover some common roadblocks and misconceptions about “what school should look like”, state law, and many practical tips for success. There will be a time for interaction and questions.
   Workshop Handout


May 12 - 13, 2023
Christian Homeschool Conference of South Dakota (CHCSD)

   Sioux Falls Convention Center
   1201 N. West Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Where Do I Begin? A Workshop for New and Prospective Homeschooler - Nancy Bjorkman
Considering homeschooling? Not sure where to begin? This workshop will define realistic and foundational goals for homeschooling that will get new families off to a solid start. We’ll cover some common roadblocks and misconceptions about “what school should look like”, state law, and many practical tips for success. There will be a time for interaction and questions.
   Workshop Handout

Engaging Early Learners - Nancy Bjorkman
What should “school” look like for early learners? What things are developmentally appropriate for the younger ages? How do we keep our “Littles” appropriately occupied while homeschooling their siblings? This fun and informative session will provide a comprehensive overview of teaching methods specifically geared to pre- and elementary-age children. Nancy will share resources, fun games, toddler tips, and easy activities, all designed to help parents think outside the box when it comes to “doing school.”
   Workshop Handout

Language Arts in the Real World - Nancy Bjorkman
Get a fresh perspective on this subject that frequently frustrates or confuses homeschool parents. Gain insight into the natural sequence of language learning and explore developmentally appropriate tips and tools to enhance growth. We’ll discuss the stages that are input or output, what’s essential, and how to set goals for different seasons. Topics covered will include phonics, reading, penmanship, grammar, spelling, creative and formal writing, and literature.
   Workshop Handout


May 19 - 20, 2023
Minnesota Association of Christian Home Educators (MACHE)

   Mayo Civic Center
   30 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester, MN 55904

Workshop(s) TBD


June 9 - 10, 2023
Homeschool Iowa (HI)

   MidAmerican Energy RecPlex
   6500 Grand Avenue, West Des Moines, IA 50266

Workshop(s) TBD

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