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26th CHEA Bay Area Convention

Support Network Leadership Seminar
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
Friday, April 12, 2013

General Information Registration Form Schedule/Workshops

Seminar Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Hal and Melanie Young

Hal and Melanie Young

Hal and Melanie Young, authors of the Christian Small Publishers Association 2011 Book of the Year, Raising Real Men, are parents of six real boys and two real girls. They have homeschooled through eight high-risk pregnancies, three re-locations, two decades, and 181 degrees of longitude. They are sought-after conference speakers who routinely draw standing-room-only crowds with their mix of uniquely entertaining cross-banter and practical, powerful Scriptural principles. They have published articles with The Foundation for Economic Education, Homeschooling Today, the John Locke Foundation, Homeschool Digest, TEACH Magazine, Homeschool Enrichment, and more.

Featured Speakers

Rebecca KocsisRebecca Kocsis

Rebecca has been married to her beloved Ed for 35 years. They homeschooled their five children for 22 years. All of them graduated from their homeschool. They are now the proud grandparents of four boys and one very pretty girl. Rebecca, a former Private School Satellite Program (PSP) administrator, currently serves as CHEA’s Support Network director. She is the author of Let Not Your Feathers Be Ruffled.

Carolyn RosalesCarolyn Rosales

Carolyn and her husband John are parents of four, grandparents of 14, and greatgrandparents of six. They homeschooled their youngest son for seven years. During her homeschooling years, Carolyn served in leadership in Christian Chapel Schools PSP. After graduating their son in 1996, Carolyn went to work for CHEA, where she continues to serve in a dual role as Support Network Assistant and Administrative Assistant.

Registration Rates

Pre-registration deadline is March 11, 2013.

Pre-Registration - Support Network Rate

The Support Network rate is for CHEA Support Network Members and their co-leaders who are CHEA Members. Support Network Members may also invite members of their group, and if those guests are CHEA Members, they are eligible for the Support Network rate . 
Individual $30
Married Couple $45

Pre-Registration - Non-Support Network Rate

The Non-Support Network rate is for all guests whose group is not part of the Support Network and who are not CHEA Members.
Individual $40
Married Couple $60

Exhibit Hall Pass

CHEA Members attending the Leadership Seminar, but not attending the Convention may buy an Exhibit Hall Pass in order to attend the Friday evening Exhibit Hall Grand Opening. This is only available with your Leadership Seminar registration. Current CHEA Membership is also required. An Exhibit Hall Pass is not needed if you are registered for the Convention.
Individual $20
Married Couple $30

At-the-door Rates - Support Network Rate

The Support Network rate is for CHEA Support Network Members and their co-leaders who are CHEA Members. Support Network members may also invite members of their group, and if those guests are CHEA Members, they are eligible for the Support Network rate.
Individual $40
Married Couple $60

At-the-door Rates - Non-Support Network Rate

The Non-Support Network rate is for all guests whose group is not part of the Support Network and who are not CHEA Members.
Individual $50
Married Couple $75

Important Information

  • We will not be serving a Luncheon this year. Attendees are encouraged to patronize hotel eateries.
  • The Bay Area Leadership Seminar is open to all who are interested in leadership of private Christian home education groups. If you know of leaders who are not CHEA Support Network members but who may like to attend, please feel free to invite them. Children are not allowed at the Leadership Seminar. Nursing infants whose parents are considerate of others are welcome.
  • Bay Area Leadership Seminar registration will be available at the door for an additional fee.
  • The 26th Annual Bay Area Convention opens Friday at 5:00 p.m. Separate registration and admission fees are required for entrance to any part of the 26th Annual Bay Area Convention except the free session on Friday at 6:00 p.m., “Introduction to Home Education.”
  • Refund Policy: CHEA must pay for contracted space ahead of time, therefore there are no refunds.
  • Current CHEA Members who are attending the Leadership Seminar but not attending the Bay Area Convention may buy an Exhibit Hall Pass in order to attend the Friday evening Exhibit Hall Grand Opening. This is only available with your Leadership Seminar registration. Exhibit Hall Pass is not needed if you are a current CHEA Member who is registered for the Convention.

CHEA Audio Store

The Audio Store will be open early so you can order your recordings before the rush. Audio Store is located in the Exhibit Hall Lobby D of the Convention Center and will be open 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Support Network Table

Our Support Network Table serves Convention attendees by providing referrals to groups in their areas and by answering questions about homeschooling. It is staffed by leaders of CHEA Support Network Groups so there is always an experienced homeschooler available to answer questions for newcomers.

If you are willing to volunteer to work a session assisting homeschoolers and leaders, please fill out this section on the registration form. Mark your time preferences with 1, 2, 3. We will email confirmation of your assigned session.

Friday:

04:30 p.m. 06:30 p.m.  
06:30 p.m. 08:30 p.m.  

Saturday:

08:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m.  
10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.  
12:00 p.m. 02:00 p.m.  
02:00 p.m. 04:00 p.m.  
04:00 p.m. 06:00 p.m.  

 

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