How to Enjoy a Homeschool Convention

by Vicki Bentley If this is your first or second (or tenth!) homeschool convention, it is easy to be overwhelmed by the enormity of the exhibit hall and the loooooong list of workshop choices. Here are a few helpful hints:…

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Undaunted by STEM Education

By Sherri Seligson As homeschoolers, we often look at the long remaining stretch of our children’s education and try to plan what it will look like. But for many families, there’s a big gray splotch in the high school years…

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Getting the Most Out of a Homeschooling Conference

Getting the Most Out of a Homeschooling Conference by Greg Sabouri In today’s Internet society, some people might wonder if it’s still necessary to attend a homeschooling conference. Why not just get all your information from homeschool websites? Why not…

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Alex Kendrick: Impacting the World

Does your homeschool child have a driving interest, a passion that energizes and inspires him, absorbs much of his time—but perhaps seems frivolous to you? Do you secretly wonder how he will ever be a leader who impacts others for…

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Meet Shaun Alexander

Shaun Alexander is coming to the HEAV Virginia Homeschool Convention in June, and we think he has a message to excite, encourage, and inspire you! Alexander’s jersey number 37–for “Delight yourself in the Lord; And He will give you the…

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Tell Us What You Think!

Here’s your chance to have your say! Four great speakers–Heidi St. John (The Busy Mom), Linda Lacour Hobar (The Mystery of History), Brian Wasko (WriteAtHome) and Sonya Shafer (Simply Charlotte Mason)–are coming to the convention in June and we want your…

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Four Things I Learned at the Homeschool Convention

by Maiya Drennan Four Things I Learned From Attending HEAV’s Homeschool Convention   Just a month ago there were thousands of homeschool families gathered at the convention center in Richmond for a weekend of refreshment and encouragement. It was an…

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How Should Christians Consider Their First Job?

by Hugh Whelchel Many of your children are venturing into uncharted waters—they are searching for their first jobs. This can be a chaotic time, full of unease and unknowns. How should Christians view job searching from a Biblical perspective? We…

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JR Judd Violins

by Michelle Crooker J.R. Judd Violins – Williamsport, PA Each year the HEAV convention seems to get bigger and bigger. With so many vendors, sometimes it’s hard to know which vendors are new and which are ones you just never…

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Meet the Exhibit Hall Coordinators

by Michelle Crooker The HEAV Convention Exhibit Hall consists of nearly 102,000 square feet and more than 190 exhibitors! Who are the architects of this massive undertaking? Meet Bonnie and Cecil, Exhibit Hall coordinators for more than three years. Homeschooling…

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Taking Preschoolers and Toddlers to Convention

By Kyndra Steinmann Since the HEAV Convention is a family event—and a time when parents are looking at curricula and trying to attend workshops—the question often arises: How can I attend the convention with my children who are too young…

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Meet Our Speaker Coordinator

By Michelle Crooker   Have you checked out the speaker line-up this year? If you have–or if you have come to an HEAV convention in the last few years–you may be wondering who is responsible for the speaker line-up–and how…

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Meet Our Registration Coordinator

by Michelle Crooker If you have ever been to the HEAV convention you know how utterly awe-inspiring it is, but did you know that the convention is put together almost entirely by volunteers? The capable men and women who run…

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