Virginia Homeschool Convention Spekaer Pat Wesolowski Bryan College

Pat Wesolowski is an author, speaker, and homeschooling mother of nine who is now the homeschool specialist at Bryan College in Dayton, Tennessee. Pat is the host of a podcast entitled Homeschooling Co-op Style. She has homeschooled her nine children for more than 30 years (with one left to graduate from high school). Pat has a heart for helping parents prepare their teens for life after high school and, for that reason, loves teaching workshops in order to encourage and equip homeschooling parents and students for a fun and successful homeschool experience.


Homeschooling Co-op Style (Organizing and Conducting Successful Co-Ops!)
Why homeschool co-op style? There are a myriad of reasons to participate in co-ops while homeschooling, and this workshop will help you develop a vision, organize a co-op, and get excited about reaping the many benefits of homeschooling co-op style! Not only will your children look forward to co-op days, but so will the parents! Sharing the workload makes it less stressful on the parents. Creating a safe and friendly audience for your students to learn, practice, and hone their public speaking skills is a must if we are to raise children who are able to articulate their faith!

Plant a Seed, Grow an Entrepreneur!
Teaching children to be entrepreneurially minded will prepare them well for life! As a homeschooling parent, it is easy to incorporate entrepreneurship into your schedule. Whether it begins with something as simple as a lemonade stand, or jumps to something as complex as developing software for video games, you may find that teaching business skills to your students is not only fun but profitable! This workshop will provide information for getting students started—and then succeeding—in the business world.