Why You Want LaNissir for Your Event

  • In her role at HSLDA, LaNissir works closely with homeschooling families, guiding them through the high school process.
  • LaNissir leads a homeschool co-op, tutorial, and oversight program for K–12 with a keen eye for the needs of homeschooling families.
  • She’s a seasoned tutor with over a decade of experience in group class settings and one-on-one coaching.
  • LaNissir and her husband are homeschooling their seven children from preschool to college.

Travels from

Washington, D.C.


HSLDA's educational specialists are happy to offer their speaking services and expertise in support of the homeschooling community. In return for speaking at your event, we request that hosts cover all travel and related expenses and, if applicable, provide a complimentary exhibit booth/table for HSLDA. Honorariums are greatly appreciated but not required.


High School Transcript Clinic: Practical Help and Tips

A transcript is a vital part of your teen’s high school records. In this interactive, practical seminar, you’ll create a transcript that can be used as a template when designing your own. The session will guide you through the how-to of transcripts, evaluating credit, simplifying grading, and calculating grade point averages (GPAs).

Developing a Plan for High School: Sample Four-Year Plans

What plan would suit your high school student? What subjects do you teach and when? Do you follow a basic high school plan, a general college prep plan, or a rigorous college prep plan? This seminar will help you organize your thoughts and lay the groundwork for a viable four-year plan. You’ll learn about high school credits, simplifying grading, and the fundamentals of recordkeeping—transcripts, extracurriculars, and diplomas.

Homeschooling the College-Bound Teen: Navigating the Road to Admission

For parents of teens preparing to attend four-year colleges or universities, this seminar provides resources to help you prepare your student for the challenges of college, determine parameters for selecting a school, and navigate the application process. You’ll receive information on making the most of a campus visit, interacting with admissions officers, and gathering the information necessary to submit an application.

The Path to NCAA Eligibility

Can homeschoolers receive athletic scholarships? This workshop focuses on how to successfully navigate the NCAA eligibility journey with discussion about Core Course Worksheets, getting scouted, travel clubs, college-bound summer camps, and the life of a D1 athlete.

Recordkeeping & Organization for High School: Simplifying the Process

Keeping good records doesn’t have to be a time-consuming burden—it actually saves you time and effort in the long run! In this workshop, you’ll learn how—and when—to track your student’s progress through high school.

The College Admissions Process: The Homeschooled Student’s Guide

You’re not just your teen’s teacher; you’re also their guidance counselor! Find out how to navigate the entire admissions process—from narrowing down the selection of colleges to filling out applications, applying for financial aid, and asking the right questions that will help you and your teen discern when and where they should go to college.

Extracurriculars & Electives—Resumes & Recommendations

Should your student’s latest interest be counted as an elective or an extracurricular activity? Should it be one thing on a transcript and another on a resume? What will benefit your teen most?  If these questions make your head spin, this is the seminar for you! LaNissir discusses the options—and corresponding documentation—that will make the most of these homeschool opportunities.

Homeschooling Through High School—You Got This!

As a parent homeschooling a teen (or thinking about it), you may have doubts about your ability . . . and your sanity. Come and be encouraged as you discover a long-range perspective for teaching your teen that is filled with hope, faith, and joy!

Charting Your Way Through High School for College, Career, or Military

Preparing your teen for their post-graduation goals requires planning. This seminar provides a timeline and checklist to ensure that important items are included! For college-bound teens, discover tips for the application and financial aid process. For teens headed into careers, explore training, employment, and workplace skills. For teens interested in a military career, learn about the military’s homeschool enlistment policy and advice for applying to service academies. 

Essential Skills for Successful Teens: Study and Time Management

The high school years are a prime opportunity to equip your teens for future success. Whether your teen is headed to college, a career, or the military, they will benefit from advanced skills in study and time management. This session provides parents and teens with practical ways to develop these skills during high school, and lists resources that will help!