Ideas to Help Get the Word Out
Time and again, people tell us they come to the convention because a friend invited them. You can be that friend! Here are some ideas you can use to let others know about the convention.
- Send convention information to your local 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.
- Add the convention to any community calendars in your area. You can use the descriptions below to place the convention on the web pages of radio stations, magazines, and civic groups–or, if you’d rather, just send us the link and we’ll add it!
- 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.
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!
3.5 x 11 Rack Card (front & back)
“A Legacy of Freedom” (The video shown at the convention.)
Just grab the code below and paste onto your webpage!
<div align="center"><a href="http://heav.org/convention/" target="_blank" title="HEAV"><img src="http://homeeducators.staging.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/HEAV-WEB-LOGO.png"/></a></div>
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 7, 2017. 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 the 35th Annual Virginia Homeschool Convention, Home Education: Train Up!, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center on June 7-9, 2018. Keynote speakers Voddie Baucham, Sam Sorbo (Let There Be Light, God’s Not Dead), and John Stonestreet (The Colson Center) join many brand-new and old-favorite speakers like Andrew Pudewa, Heidi St. John, Rachael Carman, Kathy Koch, Todd Wilson, Dave Stotts, and many more! Features include “An Evening of Real Refreshment,” “Walk Thru the Bible,” and “The Art of Marriage Live!” A 125,000 sq-foot Exhibit Hall includes more than 350 booths, a robotics expo, hands-on science demos, an instrument petting zoo, plus an expanded college fair, music competition, HUGE used curriculum sale, teen program, children’s program, chess championships, and more. FREE How-to-Begin-Homeschooling Workshops on Thursday. Qualified parents of preschoolers attend FREE! Find out more at www.heav.org/convention.
Learn to chart your own educational course at the 35th Annual Virginia Homeschool Convention, Home Education: Train Up! held at the Greater Richmond Convention Center on June 7-9, 2018. Enjoy keynotes speakers Voddie Baucham, Sam Sorbo (Let There Be Light, God’s Not Dead), and John Stonestreet (The Colson Center) and 35+ speakers, including Andrew Pudewa, Dave Stotts, Kathy Koch, and more. Attend workshops on every imaginable parenting topic, talk to college representatives, and get a first-hand look at the latest curriculum and educational tools. FREE How-to-Begin-Homeschooling workshops. Qualified parents of preschoolers attend FREE. Learn more at www.heav.org/convention.
Thinking of homeschooling your preschooler? Learn all your options at the 35th Annual Virginia Homeschool Convention, Home Education: Train Up!, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center on June 7-9, 2018. Parents of just preschoolers can attend their first convention FREE! Learn to chart your own educational course from 36+ seasoned speakers presenting 150+ workshops on every imaginable parenting topic, including how to begin homeschooling. Get a first-hand look at curricula and education tools from a HUGE selection of exhibitors, visit the Used Curriculum Sale, and much more–all as our guest! Find out more at www.heav.org/convention.
Homeschooling, or considering it? Discover your options at the 35th Annual Virginia Homeschool Convention at the Greater Richmond Convention Center on June 7-9, 2018. Thursday’s How-to-Begin-Homeschooling Workshops are FREE for anyone. Keynote speakers include Voddie Baucham, Sam Sorbo (Let There Be Light, God’s Not Dead), and John Stonestreet (The Colson Center). Nationally acclaimed homeschool speakers present 150+ workshop on every imaginable parenting topic. Features include a 125,000 square-foot Exhibit Hall packed with curricula and the latest educational tools, a HUGE Used Curriculum Sale, hands-on demos, children and teen programs, a marriage program, and more! Visit www.heav.org/convention.
Homeschooling, or considering it? Come to the 35th Annual Virginia Homeschool Convention, Home Education: Train Up! at the Greater Richmond Convention Center on June 7-8, 2018. This year features keynotes by Voddie Baucham, Sam Sorbo (Let There Be Light), and John Stonestreet (The Colson Center)! Visit www.heav.org/convention.