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Homeschool Now! Starting Mid-Year

Vol. 110, Prg. 21–25
February 27–March 2, 2012


Are you—or someone you know—thinking about pulling your student out of public school, but not sure how to get started homeschooling in the middle of a term? This week, an HSLDA attorney and an HSLDA educational consultant join host Mike Smith with all the information you need to start now!

Program Listing:

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2/27  
Why Start Now?
2/28  
Establishing Legal Ground
2/29  
Beginning at the Middle
3/1  
Freedom or Formality?
3/2  
Timely Transistions

Guests:

Tj Schmidt

Thomas J. (Tj) Schmidt is the eldest of nine children and was home educated for nine years, much of that time spent on foreign mission fields. Tj received his J.D. from Oak Brook College of Law while serving as a Legal Assistant at HSLDA. Now, as an HSLDA Staff Attorney, Tj answers general legal questions and assists members experiencing legal difficulties. Tj and his wife, Susan, have four children, Josiah, Suzanna, Ella and Makenna. They look forward to teaching all of their children at home.

Vicki Bentley

Mother of eight daughters, foster mom of over 50, and grandma to 14 wonderful grandbabies (so far), Vicki Bentley has homeschooled 17 children since 1988, with the strong undergirding of her husband Jim. In addition, she led a local support group of over 250 families for 14 years and served on the executive board and convention committee of the Home Educators Association of Virginia. Vicki has addressed state and national conventions, university teacher organizations and many mothers’ groups. She is the author of My Homeschool Planner, Everyday Cooking, The Everyday Family Chore System, Home Education 101: A Mentoring Program for New Homeschoolers, High School 101: Blueprint for Success, and other homeschooling and homemaking helps. Vicki has a heart for moms and brings strong practical wisdom and encouraging words as she coordinates HSLDA’s Toddlers and Tweens program.

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