PARENTING & HOMESCHOOL CONFERENCE

Since 1984, CHEA has been hosting an annual homeschool event that features workshops for homeschoolers at all stages, an exhibit hall with curriculum, resources, and services, children's and teen conventions, high school graduation, and much more. Join other homeschool families from across the state as you are encouraged and equipped for the school year ahead. This is an event you don't want to miss!
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Speakers

We are excited for all the workshop speakers who will be joining us this year. They bring experience from a variety of backgrounds, and we are eager for you to hear what they have to share with us in May.

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Kristi Clover

Kristi Clover

Kristi Clover is a home organization and #momlife expert. She’s also the author of M.O.M. = Master Organizer of Mayhem and Homeschool Basics, the host of the Simply Joyful Podcast, and a popular conference speaker. Her passion is to help Christian women find sanity and joy in the throes of mom life. She loves to share about her adventures in motherhood and home life through a variety of media that you can find at KristiClover.com. Kristi lives in San Diego with her husband, Steve, and their five children.

Be sure to connect with Kristi online for an extra dose of encouragement. She’s @KristiClover on most social media networks.

Daniel Craig

Daniel Craig

Daniel Craig (with his wife Megan) is a host of the internationally-attended Homeschool Summits and has spoken at homeschool conferences around the country. Daniel wrote Kickstart as a plan for homeschooled students to think through life calling and launch successfully into adulthood. His passion is to encourage homeschool parents and young people to love and embrace Biblical discipleship. Daniel is a homeschool dad of four children.

LaNissir James

LaNissir James

A homeschooling mom and leader, LaNissir has a passion to serve the home-educating community. She provides social, spiritual, academic, and supervisory support for families in local groups and encourages and, as an HSLDA high school consultant, equips homeschool graduates to transition into colleges, careers, and vocational schools.

LaNissir is wife to Lorenzo. Together they have seven homeschooled children (five girls and two boys) with ages ranging from elementary to young adult. Her hobbies include reading, traveling, photography, and kayaking.

Sean McDowell

Sean McDowell

Dr. Sean McDowell is a gifted communicator with a passion for equipping the church, and in particular young people, to make the case for the Christian faith. He connects with audiences in a tangible way through humor and stories while imparting hard evidence and logical support for viewing all areas of life through a Biblical worldview. Sean is an Associate Professor in the Christian Apologetics program at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University. Sean is also the co-host for the Think Biblically podcast and author, co-author, or editor of over twenty books. He still teaches one high school Bible class, which helps give him insight into the prevailing culture so he can impart his observations to fellow educators, pastors, and parents alike.

See www.seanmcdowell.org for Sean’s blog, articles, videos, and many other resources.

Durenda Wilson

Durenda Wilson

With more than thirty years of home education experience, Durenda Wilson is a trusted voice and resource at homeschooling conventions and on The Durenda Wilson Podcast.

Durenda and her husband, Darryl, have been married for 34 years. They have eight kids (seven graduated so far) and ten grandchildren. As an author, speaker, and podcaster, her greatest joy is reminding parents how doable and effective homeschooling is and that they are qualified for the job! Her books include The Four Hour School Day, The Unhurried Homeschooler, Unhurried Grace for a Mom’s Heart, and Raising Boys to Men.

Hal & Melanie Young

Hal & Melanie Young

Hal & Melanie Young are the award-winning, best-selling authors of Raising Real Men, No Longer Little, and Love, Honor, and Virtue and the hosts of the Making Biblical Family Life Practical podcast. They are publishers, writers, bloggers, and popular conference speakers internationally, known for their Christ-centered focus and practical, real-life stories. They are the parents of six real boys (all grown!) and two real girls and live in noisy, messy happiness in North Carolina.