Military Reception

Only for Military Homeschoolers – Only at the Convention

Military Reception

This FREE event is to honor homeschooling members of the military. All active and retired military personnel, their spouse, and minor children are welcome!

If you are a homeschooling parent and you or your spouse are active or retired military personnel, you are invited to grab a quick lunch and then join us at the reception.* Minor children are welcome, as well.

We will highlight HEAV’s resources and services for military homeschoolers and introduce you to Virginia school liaison officers from bases across the Commonwealth.

Cost:

Free Military Personnel
Must be preregistered for convention.

Hours:

Friday, June 9
12:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 10, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

*You must be preregistered for the convention in order to attend the reception.

Reception Sponsor – IEW

HEAV offers our heart-felt gratitude to our reception sponsor, IEW! Be sure to visit them in the Exhibit Hall and thank them for making this reception possible.

The mission of the Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) is to equip teachers and teaching parents with methods and materials which will aid them in training their students to become confident and competent communicators and thinkers.

Using the four language arts—listening, speaking, reading, and writing—IEW methods have been proven to be effective for students of all ages and levels of ability, including those who are gifted, have special needs, or are English language learners.

Listen. Speak. Read. Write. Think!

How to Add This Event

Add your choice of events when you register for the convention.

Already registered for the convention?  Easily add an event for yourself or your family in your account. Click here and choose “login” at the top of the page.

Questions? Call the HEAV office, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 804-278-9200.

Cancellations

The reception is FREE to military families. However, if you have made a reservation but cannot attend—please let us know. Call our office at 804-278-9200 so we can remove your name from our reservation list. If we do not receive your cancellation by May 18, we must ask you to pay the $25 cost* of the reception. If you notify us by this date, you will not be asked to pay the cost of the reception.

*fee may be subject to change

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LaNissir James
Bio

LaNissir James

LaNissir James is mother to seven beautiful homeschooled children who provides social, spiritual, academic, and supervisory support for many homeschooling families, encouraging and equipping countless homeschool graduates to transition into colleges, careers, and vocational schools. She earned her bachelor of science degree in journalism from the University of Maryland College Park, is pursuing a master of biblical studies, and is Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Certified. LaNissir’s hobbies include reading, traveling, photography, and kayaking. LaNissir loves speaking to parents to encourage and support their homeschooling with empathetic, engaging, and practical wisdom informed by many years of experience.

Luncheon Sponsors

HEAV offers our heart-felt gratitude to our luncheon sponsors! Be sure to visit them in the Exhibit Hall, and thank them for making this luncheon possible.

Special Gifts and Door Prizes

We’ll have dozens of door prizes supplied by our generous vendors. In the past, leaders received a variety of gifts including hand-made soaps, specialty books, museum passes, a $100 gift certificate, a mini computer, and more!

Financial Need

If you are an HEAV member, there is no cost for the luncheon. If you have a sincere financial need, we are happy to provide scholarship help for the luncheon. Click here to submit a request.

Cancellations

The plated luncheon is FREE to group leaders who are also HEAV members. However, if you have made a reservation but cannot attend—please let us know. Call our office at 804-278-9200 so we can remove your name from our reservation list. If we do not receive your cancellation by August 5, we must ask you to pay the $20 cost of the lunch. If you notify us by this date, you will not be asked to pay the full cost of luncheon.

Questions or difficulty registering online? Please call the HEAV office at 804-728-9200 or e-mail support@heav.org