Tuesday, August 07, 2007

MHEA Conference, Resource and Services Fair

Maryland Home Education Association
Anne Arundel Community College, Annapolis, MD
Saturday, September 29, 2007
Co-Sponsored by Anne Arundel Community College
~Keynote Speaker~
Holt Associates, Boston MA
"Living Better with
Home-based Learning"

Registration 8:00—9:00
Workshop & Seminar A 9:00—9:50
KEYNOTE 10:00—11:00
Break/Resource Fair 11:00—11:45
Workshops & Seminar B 11:45—12:35
LUNCH / Resource Fair 12:35—2:00
Workshops & Seminar C 2:00—2:50
Resource Fair 2:50—3:30
Workshops/Seminar D 3:30—4:20

2007 Conference
This year's conference format is streamlined to better facilitate the event's focus and flow. Note that registration for teens is FREE for current MHEA members and reduced for those who join or renew their membership.

Keynote Speaker—Pat Farenga
Many homeschoolers have heard of John Holt, the father of the modern homeschooling movement. Though John died two decades ago, you have the unique opportunity to hear him through the voice of his appointed successor, Pat Farenga of Holt Associates, Boston MA. A long-time homeschooler with three children, Pat's national (and international) status allows him to offer us a very broad, yet intimate picture of the homeschooling movement, homeschooling's opportunities and pitfalls, and a glimpse into the future of homeschooling.

Seminars & Workshops
All SEMINARS are held in the main theater. WORKSHOPS are held in two smaller rooms. See room designations with titles.

Diverse Resource Fair
You will find a wide variety of vendors offering everything from computer software, Christian materials, unique learning supplies, videos, wonderful books, tools, math manipulates and materials, curricula, and many other resources.

Local Support Groups Fair
Support Group Fair features representative from support groups throughout Maryland. You will have the opportunity to find local groups in your area or just network with any and all you wish.

The cafeteria will serve a variety of sandwiches (incl. vegetarian) salads, desserts and drinks. You are also welcome to bring your own lunch. Coffee and muffins,etc. will also be available during the early morning hours.

You can request more information at conference@MHEA.com.

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