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Why You Should Go to a Homeschool Convention

Why You Should Go to a Homeschool Convention By Audra Talley   Three years ago, with a soon-to-be second grader, another ready to start school, and a 10 month-old on my hip, I went to my first homeschool convention. Another homeschool mom encouraged me to go, so I

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What to Expect at the CHOIS Convention

What to Expect at the CHOIS Convention

We are so excited that you are going to be our guest at the convention this year! We understand that attending the convention for the first time can be a bit overwhelming. It’s a bit of a 3-ring circus with six workshops running simultaneously, an open exhibit

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Introducing Workshop Speaker

Introducing Workshop Speaker

We’re so excited to tell you about another one of our convention speakers. Ken Barnes is a software developer and one of the CHOIS Connections regular columnists. He and his wife, Cindy, have been homeschooling their four children for eleven years. The workshop that he will be

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Introducing Featured Workshop Speaker

Introducing Featured Workshop Speaker

We are excited to tell you about another one of our Featured Workshop Speakers. Mr. Barry Peters has been an extremely popular convention speaker at nearly every one of CHOIS’ 16 conventions. President of the Idaho Coalition of Home Educators, and Chief Legal Counsel for both ICHE

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Introducing Featured Speaker Patrick Nurre

Introducing Featured Speaker Patrick Nurre

CHOIS is excited to announce that Patrick Nurre will be one of our featured workshop speakers this year. Patrick opened the Geology Learning Center in Seattle in 2012, where he lives with his wife, Vicki. He will be presenting the following workshops for us. “Why You Need

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Introducing Convention Speaker Faith Berens

Introducing Convention Speaker Faith Berens

We can’t wait for you to meet Faith Berens! Faith is one of HSLDA’s Special Needs Consultants. She homeschools her own children as well as working as a private educational consultant and evaluator. Faith holds a Master’s degree in reading and has over 15 years of classroom

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