Brian Wasko started WriteAtHome in 2001 after 13 years of high school teaching in public, private, and homeschool support education. He earned an English degree and a secondary English teaching certificate from the University of Virginia in 1988. Mr. Wasko has also worked part-time and full-time in youth and family ministry. He has published several articles as a freelance writer and editor. He lives in Virginia Beach with his wife, Melanie, and four homeschooled daughters. He is the owner and president of WriteAtHome, and is solely responsible for all typos on the lessons and assignments. Mr. Wasko enjoys visiting conferences and support groups to present workshops on student writing and writing instruction.