HSLDA High School Teacher Training Day
April 6, 2013
08:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Event Description:

High School at Home: Turning Possibility into Reality


Does the thought of homeschooling your teens excite you or scare your socks off? Would you like to be encouraged while gathering valuable information about teaching high school? Come spend time with a veteran homeschool mom who not only can relate to you but is eager to answer your questions.

HSLDA cordially invites you to attend its 2013 High School Teacher Training Program designed by Becky Cooke and Diane Kummer, HSLDA High School consultants.






8:30 – 9:00            Registration (light refreshments provided)


9:00 – 9:15            Welcome and announcements


9:15 – 10:15            Seminar #1

                        Developing a Plan for High School: Sample 4-year Plans

How do you plan a program for your high school homeschooler? What subjects do you teach and when? Do you follow a basic high school plan, a general college prep plan, or a rigorous college prep plan? How do you evaluate credits? Determine grades for a course? What about the need for a transcript and diploma? If you are just beginning to think about homeschooling during the high school years, this seminar will help you organize your thoughts and begin laying the groundwork for a viable four—year plan.                       


10:15 – 10:30              Break


10:30 – 11:30            Seminar #2

High School Transcript Clinic and Recordkeeping:

Practical Help and Tips

Creating a high school transcript is easy yet a vital part of your child’s high school records. In this interactive, practical seminar you’ll create a transcript that can be used as a pattern when designing your own. We’ll guide you through transcript essentials, evaluation of credit, grading guidelines and scales, and calculation of grade point averages (GPA’s). In addition, you’ll receive sample transcripts depicting other formats for you to consider.


11:30 – 12:45              Lunch (on your own)


12:45 – 1:45            Seminar # 3

                        Important Pit Stops during High School

For preventative maintenance during the high school years, learn what important “to—dos” and deadlines to keep in mind. Major pit stops will include information about various tests, benefits and sources of outside classes, college search and application tips, alternatives to traditional college, and career and post high school paths.           


1:45 – 2:00            Break


2:00 – 3:00            Seminar #4

                        You Can Homeschool High School…If You Can Make It through tomorrow

As a parent homeschooling a teen (or thinking about homeschooling high school in the future), you may have your doubts about your ability…and your sanity. Are you weighed down by the seriousness of high school? Is it too hard and no fun? Come for a lighthearted approach to homeschooling the high school years and find out how it can be filled with much hope and help…and joy.



3:00 – 3:30            Q and A session


Early bird discount

20% off regular registration

Register by March 15

Individual  $8

Family  $12

Registration after March 15

Individual   $10

Family  $15


Pre-payment may be made through PayPal.

***Early bird registration payment must be made through PayPal***

**Cash only on day of event.**

Mature teens are encouraged to attend with a parent. The content of the seminar is directed towards parents.

BHE asks that no one under 12 years attend. Nursing infants welcomed.

Childcare is not provided.



George Washington Community Center
5714 Surveyor Road
Ft.Belvoir, VA 22060 US

Non-military participants/drivers will need to use the Tulley Gate entrance. All adult passengers will need to have a photo ID.

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