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Upcoming Events

FEFC Skate Day
April 6 - Monday
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

GHEA/Teach Them Dilligently Convention
April 9 - Thursday

GHEA/Teach Them Dilligently Convention
April 10 - Friday

GHEA/Teach Them Dilligently Convention
April 11 - Saturday

FEFC Monthly Meeting:Transcript Boot Camp DVD Seminar by Inge Canon
April 21 - Tuesday
05:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Transcript Boot Camp DVD Seminar

DVD by Inge Canon
Tues, April 21st 5pm-9pm
First Free Will Baptist Church
Cost: $25

Registration is due by April 10th
non-members are welcome to register

A Special Training Seminar for Parents of Home-Educated Junior/Senior High Students!
 

Includes 4 hours on DVD, & a 76-page syllabus in a PDF format that will be emailed to you.
Session 1 — Diplomas, Accreditation, Graduation, Forms & Format, Academic History
Session 2 — Grades, Carnegie Units, Textbook Equivalency & Time Logs
Section 3 — Curriculum Tips, Class Rank, Grade Point Average & Weighted Grades
Session 4 — Extracurricular Activities, Test Scores, Privileged Information, Vital Attachments, Portfolios & Resumes
 

What You Will Learn . . .

  • Everything you need to know about high school courses, graduation requirements, and records
  • How much of the record keeping work your students can and should do
  • Why the junior high years are often the most wasted period in a child’s educational life
  • Who needs a transcript and why
  • How to issue a diploma to your child
  • Why transcripts are crucial to “back up” diplomas
  • The most important piece of information you can and must include on a transcript
  • When you must include a Social Security Number on a transcript
  • How to assign credits if you use “unit studies”
  • How to make major projects count in several subjects simultaneously
  • What grade inflation is and how to avoid it
  • The biggest challenge home educators face in calculating “Carnegie Units”
  • Why most home educators graduate their children with 25-30% more credits than their traditionally schooled counterparts
  • How to determine your child’s grade point average (GPA) and why this calculation is important
  • When and how you can “double-dip” in giving high school credits
  • Why community service projects are valuable
  • When and how to assign credits for extracurricular activities
  • What to put into your child’s portfolio
  • And much more!

Who Should Listen . . .

  • Parents who teach junior/senior high students at home.
  • Parents who are considering home education for any student age 10 or older.
  • Parents who have children enrolled in correspondence or umbrella support programs after all, you will submit the information that ultimately credentializes your child.
  • You owe it to yourself to explore all the possibilities that can be documented!
  • Supervisors of correspondence, umbrella, or co-op programs for home schoolers—anyone who assists parents with high school record-keeping and/or guidance tasks.

To Register: Email your name & the email address (where you will want the syllabus sent) to Janie Gibson at fefconline@gmail.com by the end of Fri, April 10th.
Subject line: Bootcamp

You can mail your check (made out to FEFC) for $25 to:
FEFC
P.O. Box 16619
Savannah, GA 31416

 


No FEFC Meeting on March 17th as we know Savannah will be in full
St. Patrick's Day mode!

clip art n crafts st patrick s day clip art collection
 


Children’s Lit, Hot Chocolate, & Chelsea Rowe!

The February FEFC meeting is all about encouraging one another with inspiring children’s literature to use in our homeschooling.

HOW? Which authors have brought your history, science, math or reading to LIFE?
Bring 2 or 3 of your favorite books / authors to share with the rest of us.

WHY? It’s February.
We. Need. Inspiration. (!)

Shakespeare in Shorts author & FEFC member Chelsea Rowe will kick the evening off with some encouragement regarding using children’s lit in our homeschooling & then we’ll take some time to share with each other some of our faves whilst sipping on yummy hot chocolate.

Maybe you’ll meet a new author who will add some warmth to your winter homeschooling season! Or maybe you’ll bless another mama with a fresh, new-to-her author who’ll breathe some life into her (& her family’s) winter! Come, bring a friend – be a blessing & be blessed!

February 17th
7pm
First Free Will Baptist Church

Our FEFC 4-H Club will be meeting with teacher & FEFC alum Hannah Chapman during this time in the Fellowship Hall.
 


Happy Anniversary FEFC!


Family Education for Christ is 30 years old this year!



 

We want to WELCOME homeschooling or potential homeschool families to our FEFC support group page! Our goal is to develop relationships with each other and to provide a Christian environment for homeschooling families!  We are very EXCITED about this opportunity that God has given us to SERVE with other families!!

Contact us with questions at fefconline@gmail.com
 


Returning to FEFC for another great year?

Brand New to FEFC?

How to join FEFC for the 2014-2015 year:

 

  1. Read our Statement of Faith

  2. Check out our By Laws

  3. Click "Request Membership" located in the upper right-hand corner of this web page & fill out the form for online submission.


Questions? Contact FEFC at fefconline@gmail.com



Blessings in your 2014-2015 homeschooling journey!

The 2014-2015 Family Education for Christ Board of Officers

Janie Gibson - President
Cyndi Mullins - Vice President
Cecilia Clements - Secretary
Jennifer Bukowiec - Treasurer

 


 

FEFC is now on facebook! You can find us at:

https://www.facebook.com/FamilyEducationForChrist

 


Join us for our monthly FEFC Skate Day!

Skate Day is open to FEFC members & to guests. Monday, March 2nd will be our next morning of fun, fitness & fellowship on wheels!

Hope to see you there! See calendar for more info.

 


 

2014-2015 FEFC MEETINGS are free and guests are welcome so invite a friend!



3rd Tuesdays of every month at 7:00 pm
First Free Will Baptist Church, Savannah, GA 

(no meetings in December)

See calendar for more info as dates draw nearer


 
Family Education For Christ is a Christian home school support group serving Savannah, GA and the surrounding areas. We are comprised of families committed to God's admonition that we raise our children "in the discipline and instruction of the Lord" (Ephesians 6:4), and diligently and purposefully train them as exemplified in Deuteronomy 6:6-7.


FEFC supports the work of the local church and encourages families to be active and accountable in a body of believers. It is our intent and design that this group be neither a replacement for nor a hindrance to your own church commitment and involvement. For this reason, we stay single-minded in our function to serve as a tool for your homeschool, with our emphasis on providing meaningful educational and social experiences for you and your children. We strive to select activities that do not duplicate those which are generally considered to be the function of your local church.

The purpose of FEFC is to encourage member families to grow and thrive in their respective homeschool environments, and to facilitate their success by providing information and support services while upholding the biblical principles on which the association is founded.

According to the needs & interests of our families, activities include a wide range of categories (some constantly changing!) such as: Science Fair, Yearbook, Park Play, Speech & Debate Club, Sr. High Graduation, Craft & Bake Sale, Skate Day, Trail Life, American Heritage Girls, Support Group Meetings, Georgia Day Parade, TeenPact, Curriculum Connection Book Fair, Bowling, High School: Group Activities / Student Council / Spring Dance, Middle School Group Activities, Field Trips, Ice Skating, Workshops, Moms & Mentors (M&Ms), Kindergarten Graduation & more!