Ideas to Help Get the Word Out
Here are some ideas of how to let others know about the convention.
- Send convention information to your local community calendar, newspaper, and web communities (online news, Christian ministries, Yahoo groups, etc.).
- Chat up the convention with your online community.
- Add a “signature” to your e-mail messages with a link to the convention page.
- Put announcements in your local support group newsletters and on your blog.
- Talk up the convention with other homeschoolers you know.
- Hand out magazines. (We’ll send you as many as you want.)
- Put magazines in your libraries, local bookstores, church, grocery store, doctor’s office, etc.
- Call your local radio stations–especially the ones you listen to–to see about PSAs, interviews–ANYTHING they can do to help get the word out. Interviews with speakers prior to convention may be arranged–please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
- Ask your pastor to make an announcement about the convention.
- Have an idea we haven’t mentioned–please let us know! We are always looking for great ideas.
Just grab the code below and paste onto your webpage!
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Here are descriptions for posting on websites, blogs, Yahoo groups, e-mails, or other outlets. Please choose whichever description best fits your outlet. More resources are being added all the time, so be sure to check back regularly.
Are you curious about home education? Have you wondered how homeschooling moms juggle parenting and teaching their children? What did they do to get started anyway? What subjects are required and study habits necessary to excel in education? How does one meet the legal requirements to homeschool?
If you have asked these or similar questions, then take the opportunity to learn more at the three, FREE “How-to-Begin Homeschooling” workshops sponsored by the Home Educators Association of Virginia on Thursday, June 9, 2016. After the workshops, browse the mega Exhibit Hall, which offers hundreds of booths filled with educational materials and resources from across the country!
View more details at www.heav.org/convention
HEAV Virginia Homeschool Convention
Homeschooling…or considering it? Get the information and inspiration you need at HEAV’s Virginia Homeschool Convention, Home Education: Be Transformed at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. This year’s convention features keynote speakers such as former NFL player Shaun Alexander, producer and director Alex Kendrick, and HSLDA president Michael Farris. Also included are 150+ workshops by Kirk Martin, Heidi St. John, Kathy Kuhl, and many others! The Exhibit Hall includes more than 350 booths, plus a robotics expo, hands-on science demos, presentations by Wild Earth Encounters, and more. Teens can participate in Camp Infinity Robotics. Returning this year are the college fair, music competition, HUGE used curriculum sale, and chess championships. Qualified parents of preschoolers attend FREE! Three “How-to-Begin Homeschooling” sessions on Thursday are FREE for anyone. Free shuttle bus all three days! For more information and to register, visit www.heav.org or call 804-278-9200.
June 9-11, 2016
Thinking of homeschooling your preschooler? Take your first step at the annual HEAV Homeschool Convention, Home Education: Be Transformed at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. If you’ve never come before and your eldest child’s fifth birthday is on or after June 11, you can attend the entire convention FREE. Get inspiration from seasoned homeschool educators presenting more than 150 workshops. Listen to movie maker Alex Kendrick and NFL star Shaun Alexander. View curriculum options first-hand from a HUGE selection of exhibitors, ALL as our guest! For more information and to register, visit www.heav.org or call 804-278-9200.
Homeschooling—or considering it? The 2016 HEAV Homeschool Convention will be held at the Richmond Convention Center. Discover your options for getting started at Thursday’s FREE “How-to-Begin Homeschooling” workshops.The “Curriculum Doctors” will be on hand to help you select the best educational tools to fit your child’s needs. Get inspiration and input from seasoned homeschool educators presenting more than 150 workshops over three days. For more information and to register, visit www.heav.org or call 804-278-9200.
Curious about home education? Searching for great educational materials? Homeschooling…or considering it?
Get the information and inspiration you need at the HEAV Homeschool Convention, Home Education: Be Transformed. This year’s convention at the Greater Richmond Convention Center features former NFL player Shaun Alexander, movie-maker Alex Kendrick, and HSLDA president Michael Farris. Many favorite speakers, including Heidi St. John and Kirk Martin, will present 150+ workshops. Get a first-hand look at the latest curriculum and educational tools, get wild with Wild Earth Encounters, and talk with college representatives at the college fair! Parents of preschoolers attend free. Get more information and register at www.heav.org or call 804-278-9200.
Visit www.heav.org/convention or call 804-278-9200 for details.
Get the information and inspiration you need at the HEAV Homeschool Convention, Home Education: Be Transformed. This year’s convention at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, features former NFL player and homeschooling dad Shaun Alexander. For more information and to register, visit www.heav.org or call 804-278-9200.
Sample E-mail Signature
Here is a signature with a graphic.
- Save it your desktop, then insert into your e-mail,
- copy the URL and link into your e-mail signature, or
- Get more complete instructions here.
Too complicated? Here is a signature that is text only:
DON’T MISS THE VIRGINIA HOMESCHOOL CONVENTION – June 8-10, 2017
Greater Richmond Convention Center
Keynote speakers Michael Smith (HSLDA), Phil Tuttle (Walk Thru the Bible), and Josh Denhart (The Amazing Chemistry Show)
150+ Workshops, Huge Exhibit Hall! Used, Curriculum Sale, and Much More!
“A Legacy of Freedom” (The video shown at the convention last year)