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Parents of teens (and possibly teens)

Parents of teens (and possibly teens)

If Considering Military Service, Prepare for Battle

Whether to satisfy a desire to serve in the military or to attain personal development and future benefits, volunteers need to prepare to meet requirements and to increase chances of serving as envisioned. Preparation is especially needed if the applicant desires to be a special operator or a commissioned officer, and even more so, if the hope is to obtain an ROTC scholarship or an appointment to a military academy.

NC Community College Opportunities for Homeschoolers

This seminar includes a review of the Career and College Promise (CCP) program available to high school students in North Carolina. Special attention will be given to admission criteria, costs and transfer of credit to senior institutions. An overview of college transfer programs will be discussed as it relates to the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA). Robert will leave time for questions and answers.

The Power of Investment

Discover the roots of teen rebellion and consequences if unchecked. Find out how to deal with teen rebellion and regain lost relations. Find out how to win the heart of rebels and point them in the right direction.

High School Smorgasbord

Whether you are in the midst of high school or it’s just on your radar, this talk is for you! Glean from the wisdom and experience of a mother of ten (four in college and six still at home) on subjects such as: organizing and planning your child’s high school years, credits, SATs, dual-enrollment, gap year and a window into what to expect emotionally as your senior leaves. Andrea offers you encouragement and practical suggestions you can take home to your school.

Adolescent Development

Adolescence is the major life transition and is witness to the most rapid physical, emotional and intellectual changes of the human life cycle. Some of the major intellectual and emotional changes and their consequences will be presented along with suggestions as how to deal with some of conflicts typical for this age group.

Homeschooling High School

The thought of teaching high school can be intimidating for many homeschoolers, causing them to question their competence and whether they should continue to homeschool. Debbie will show you how you can accomplish this challenging task. She will cover topics such as what to do before high school starts, what courses your student needs and where to get them, what the law says and how to deal with co-ops and testing. She will touch on what to do along the way to prepare for college.

Seven Keys to College Admission and Scholarships

The current coordinator of homeschool admission for Berry College and a mother who has helped her children apply successfully to over twenty colleges, Charlotte shares what makes a good candidate for college admission and scholarships. With eight children attending college on scholarship over the last thirteen years, Charlotte has seen many changes within the college admission landscape, mostly to the advantage of homeschoolers.

Teaching Critical Life Skills through Entrepreneurship

Teaching teens to start and operate a business will help them learn valuable life skills: work leads to earning money, creativity, financial skills, organization skills, customer service, etc. Entrepreneurship ties together all of the previously learned core educational competencies into practical application.

Parenting the Homeschooled Teen

Debbie will share ideas for parenting homeschooled teens. As our children grow into and through the teen years, the way we parent them changes. We want to keep a good relationship with them but we don't want to be an irresponsible parent either. The letting go process is hard but necessary.

Kitchen Table Science: From Catapults to Giant Air Zookas

From catapults and giant smoke shooting air zookas to bullwhips and jet-powered ping pong ball shooters—what can you use to make science interesting at home on a budget? Veteran teacher, science demonstrator and homeschooling parent Robby Stanley will show you some of his favorite science demonstrations and makes that you can create at home to liven up your science lessons. Free project plans and more for attendees!