Register for the 2017 VaHomeschoolers Conference and Resource Fair
Sharing the Keys to Learning

Friday, March 24, and Saturday, March 25, 2017
The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, VA

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Program Schedule
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11:30 AM - 05:00 PM Snack Bar open

If you need something to munch on during the conference, stop by the lobby and check out the VaHomeschoolers-run snack bar. You’ll find hot coffee, cool drinks, classic candy bars, energy-boosting bars, fresh fruit, gluten-free snacks, and much more. All profits directly benefit VaHomeschoolers. Lunches are not sold at the snack bar, so please pre-order […]

11:30 AM - 06:00 PM Registration open
01:00 PM - 07:00 PM Exhibit Hall open

The Exhibit Hall and Used Resource Sale are free and open to the public. Registration is required to receive a name badge in order to be permitted in any Conference area. A name badge is necessary even in the free vendor areas. Make sure to visit the vendors in our Exhibit Hall on Friday and […]

01:00 PM - 02:30 PM Visit, Learn, and Earn

Kids 12 and under: Explore marine and coastal science at the Chincoteague Bay Field Station booth, preview the newest Usborne books, and discover The Ninja Librarian book series which follows the adventures of homeschooler Dorrie Barnes who joins a secret society of sword-wielding time-traveling librarians—all while earning a free paperback book! It is as easy […]

02:00 PM - 07:00 PM Used Resource Sale open

Don’t miss our celebrated Used Resource Sale, stocked with thousands of treasures at unbeatable prices. Thanks to the generous support of other homeschoolers, you will find curricula, manipulatives, literature for all ages, CDs, games, science kits, and more. Since all items have been donated, each purchase directly supports VaHomeschoolers. Don’t leave the conference without some […]

Speaker Lineup
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Sarah Zmick

Sarah is the mother of four children, ages 9 to 26. Her work developing innovative, research-based educational programs began during her college years and has continued throughout her 20 years as a home educator.

Rebecca Wald, Ph.D.

Rebecca, has been homeschooling since 2010. She is also a licensed psychologist who specializes in working with homeschooling families.

Catina Sweedy

Catina, when not desperately trying to catch up to her daughter in Mario Kart, homeschools her two children in Woodbridge. She has over 20 years of experience as a clarinet teacher, performer, and adjudicator.

Carrie Stevens

Carrie is an educator with 18 years of teaching and administrator experience in public and Montessori schools.

Stacie I. Smith

Stacie, an award-winning educator, is completely passionate about science education and brain-based learning. She is a motivational speaker, instructional coach, and author.