Convention General Information

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June 18-19, 2015

27th Annual
CHEF of Alabama

Homeschool Convention & Curriculum Fair

Nurturing the Hearts and Minds of Our Children


Keynote speakers:

Bill Jack
Worldview Academy

Israel Wayne
Family Renewal


Featured Speakers:

Sonya Shafer, Simply Charlotte Mason

Joyce Herzog,

Dewitt Black, Home School Legal Defense Association


Thursday night of the convention, CHEF and National Black Home Educators (NBHE) are co-sponsoring an evening of information, fun, fellowship and encouragement. This exciting event will take place Thursday, June 18th , 6:30 p.m. at the Gardendale First Baptist Church South Campus.  This is a free event open to anyone who has a heart for homeschooling. Whether you are a veteran homeschooler or someone who is just beginning to consider homeschooling, you are invited to join us!


Schedule, Thursday and Friday

8:00                Registration and Exhibit Hall Open
8:30-9:30        Workshops
9:45-10:30      Exhibitor Workshops
10:45-12:00    Keynote Address
12:00-2:00      Lunch and Shopping
12:30-4:30      Used Book Sale, Thursday Only
1:00-1:45        Exhibitor Workshops, Friday only, lunch may be taken into workshop
2:00-3:00        Workshops
3:30-4:30        Workshops
5:00                Vendor Hall Closes


Worldview Teen Track will follow the workshop schedule above.

Children's Program Schedule

8:15-12:15      Field Trip USA!
12:15-1:45      Lunch with Parents
1:45-4:45        Field Trip USA!


Lunch Information is here.


Convention Hotel

Fairfield Inn & Suites
1795 Morris Avenue.
Fultondale, AL 35068

(205) 849-8484
(205) 989-8524

Room rate is $95 plus tax. When calling, mention that you are attending the CHEF of Alabama event to get the group rate.


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Gardendale First Baptist Church (South Campus), Gardendale, AL 

Just north of Birmingham        

Convention Address: Gardendale First Baptist Church, 940 Main Street, Gardendale, AL 35071