LeaderLife Conference

Connect with other leaders, share resources and challenges, and be inspired and encouraged.

Catch the Wave!

Stunning scenery. Meaningful connections. Community with Virginia’s top homeschool leaders. Won’t you join us?

These are just a few of the things you will find at this year’s HEAV LeaderLife! Conference: Fearless Leadership, on March 8 and 9, 2019, at an exciting new location!

Join us at our new location at the breathtaking Founders Inn in Virginia Beach. With a relaxing environment and beautiful atmosphere, you’ll soak up this special time with leaders across Virginia, and enjoy sharing your triumphs and trials of fearless leadership.

This Year’s Speakers!

Darren Jones will be back from HSLDA to help us learn how to handle those hot topics that group leaders like you are facing in today’s culture.

Our very own Yvonne Bunn and Anne Miller, sharing their wisdom gleaned from more than 35 years of leadership experience.

Both Anne and Yvonne have been group leaders before moving into state leadership. Together, they will share from their hearts about what it takes for YOU to walk in Fearless Leadership. You won’t want to miss this–register NOW!


Founders Inn
Virginia Beach


March 8 & 9, 2019


(members save $20)


Register now!

Anne Miller
HEAV President & Executive Director

Yvonne Bunn
HEAV Director of Homeschool
Support & Government Affairs

Darren Jones
HSLDA Attorney

Conference Favorites

Two most requested segments are back this year–and with expanded times! Round Table Topics and Leader Panels have refreshed talking points and relevant topics chosen by you, you won’t want to miss it—register NOW!

Your registration includes all conference materials including your leader notebook, a buffet dinner on Friday, continental breakfast and plated luncheon on Saturday.

We hear each year how this conference has changed leader’s lives and that this is the event that made THE difference in their leadership style, in their groups, and in their own families. Leaders sacrifice so much and we want to support you. We’re in this together. Come find your community. Come find your tribe.


Earlybird Special

$119/individual; $229/couple

January 1 – January 31


February 1 – March 1


HEAV MEMBERS Save $20/person

New Location

The Founders Inn Spa and Tapestry Collection in Virginia Beach is a breathtakingly beautiful venue on 26 landscaped acres, with two on-site pools, and a complimentary seasonal beach shuttle.

Their queen-bed (double or single), standard guest rooms reflect a colonial era feel and include a TV, WiFi access, in-room safe, mini-refrigerator, work desk, coffee maker, iron and ironing board, Neutrogena bath amenities, and more.

Share the room cost with other leaders or make it an extended weekend with your spouse.

You can also book your room by visiting the Hilton page using code LLCONF.

You Registration Includes:

  • Dynamic workshops
  • Breakout session
  • All conference materials
  • Dinner on Friday
  • Breakfast and Lunch on Saturday
  • Yummy snacks


Detailed schedule coming soon!

Friday, March 8, 2019

1 p.m.              Registration

2 p.m.             Welcome & Meet the Staff

2:15 p.m.         Leader & Group Introductions

3:15 p.m.         “It’s Okay to Say No!” by Sheri Payne

3:50 p.m.         Panel

5 p.m.              Break

5:30 p.m.         “How to Engage Families” Stephanie Konicki

6 p.m.              HSLDA Hot Topics and Q&A – Darren Jones

7 p.m.              Dinner and Fellowship

Saturday, March 9, 2019
7:45 p.m.         Registration/Breakfast

8:30 p.m.         Welcome back, Convention Update – Lauren Bell

8:40 p.m.         Legislative Update

9:30 p.m.         “Getting Dads Involved in Your Group” – Craig Konicki

10 p.m.            Break

10:30 p.m.       Panel

11:35 p.m.       “You CAN Do It All” – Anne Miller

Noon               Luncheon

1:30 p.m.         “Best Practices – Hindsight is 20/20” – Yvonne Bunn

2 p.m.              Round Table Topics

3:45 p.m.         “35+ Years of Wisdom” – Anne Miller & Yvonne Bunn

4:45 p.m.         Giveaways & Closing Remarks

A huge thank you to our conference sponsors!