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2013 NCHE Annual Conference and Book Fair

The 29th Annual Conference and Book Fair, May 24-26, 2013

Foundations of Freedom

Based on the eighteen-week class of the same name that Steve teaches to high school homeschoolers (with many parents sitting in!), this workshop is an overview of America’s Christian roots starting in the Reformation, Christianity’s influence on early American life and education, the formation of our form of government with special emphasis on the Constitution’s genesis and workings and our rights and obligations as Christians living in America.

The Fifth H: Head, Heart, Hands, Health and Homeschooling

Join North Carolina 4-H’s first completely homeschooled state council officer team to discover what 4-H can do for you. In this workshop you will see how 4-H is the perfect counterpart to homeschooling. The state officer team will show you how to take advantage of the abundant resources 4-H has to offer from leadership opportunities to curriculum choices.

What I’ve Learned in Twenty Years

Mark and Cindy Fox have had the privilege to homeschool their seven children for more than twenty years now, with only five more years to go! There have been lots of lessons learned along the way, and Mark will share what he believes are the most important ones, including lessons about homeschooling, life and love. Come and hear the good, the bad and the hilarious.

Critical Lessons from the Successes and Failures of Leadership

This workshop will identify the lessons learned from successes and failures of leadership. To become a leader in today’s society is a constant challenge. Many people desire to become leaders but are not prepared for the work required to be a leader. Many current leaders experience burnout because of the high expectations of leadership. Dr. Saundra Wall Williams will give critical lessons learned from her successes and failures as an executive in higher education. She will also give strategies on how to overcome the failures and how to move forward during the successes.

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