Free Sessions for New Homeschoolers

No registration is required.

Exclusive Tour of the Exhibit Hall

6:30PM or 6:40PM or 6:50PM

Megen Zelinka - Free Session Speaker

What is Homeschooling All About?

Megen Zelinka  |  Biography  |  FREE  |  Thursday, April 12th, 7:00-8:00PM

Megen Zelinka, the lawyer for Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA), defines homeschooling, speaks to common misconceptions about the practice, and explains why so many families are choosing this lifestyle. If you have questions about homeschooling, or if you hardly know what questions to ask, let this session demystify and clarify homeschooling for you.

Megen Zelinka

Megen Zelinka, legal counsel for HSLDA, is both knowledgeable and passionate about homeschooling and the law. Not only is Megen an Osgoode Hall Law School graduate, she is also a homeschool graduate. She is experienced in family law and child protection, so HSLDA members can feel secure as she safely guides them through high-conflict situations, and finds satisfying solutions. She also keeps an eye on changes in laws affecting homeschooling and families. Megen is also a homeschooling mom of five and is equally comfortable relating to the 4 o’clock meltdown hour and the intricacies of legislation.

Lisa Casamayor - Free Session Speaker

How To Start Home Educating

Lisa Casamayor  |  Biography  |  FREE  |  Thursday, April 12th, 8:10-9:10PM

Overwhelmed by friendly advice and tons of information? Or perhaps you sense home education is right for you but you are lacking reasons for doing it or continuing with it. This informative workshop will help you weed through all the things you’ve heard and help you focus on what you really need to know for a successful and rewarding home education journey. Some questions we hope to answer include: Am I qualified? How do I prepare? Where can I go for help? What are some secrets of success? And more! Don’t miss this opportunity to get off to the right start.

Lisa Casamayor

Lisa Casamayor is the mother of six and grandmother of four. Lisa has always been inspired by mothers and fathers who love to learn and are committed to teaching their children through every opportunity life presents. She has been homeschooling for the past 24 years and is convinced there is no one more committed to the character development and education of a child than a responsive, loving parent.

Speakers, events, and schedule subject to change without notice.