NC's Single Best Resource for Homeschoolers

Knowledgeable and Inspiring Speakers

Huge Vendor Hall

Fun and Educational Teen Activities

Engaging Children's Program

Entertaining Talent Showcase

Because of the governor’s COVID-19 mandates, the 2020 Thrive! Conference had to be cancelled. Next year’s conference is May 27-29, 2021. Hope to see you there!

The information in these Thrive! Conference pages is what was planned for the 2020 conference. The website will be updated this fall for the 2021 conference.

August 6-8, 2020   Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Twin City Quarter (Benton Convention Center, Embassy Suites & Marriott)

The NCHE annual conference serves as a celebration of the many faces of home education in North Carolina. Our name, Thrive! The NCHE Homeschool Conference, reflects the goal of the NCHE conference and mirrors the NCHE mission “NCHE has a vision for flourishing families and thriving generations in which people remain passionate, curious and actively engaged in their faith and in their learning…”

The conference mission is to:

  • Equip and encourage homeschooling families through an abundance of outstanding speakers and workshops
  • Equip homeschoolers with quality curriculum resources through our extensive vendor hall
  • Connect homeschool families with each other to build relationships and a strong community
  • Equip, encourage and connect our teens and alums through special workshops, fun activities, fellowship, the talent showcase and our state-wide graduation
Conference Features

  • Knowledgeable and Inspiring Speakers
  • Huge Vendor Hall
  • Engaging Children’s Program
  • Fun and Educational Teen Activities
  • Entertaining Talent Showcase
  • Informative College Fair
  • Regional Gatherings
  • Special Group Gatherings
  • Homeschool Mentoring



Quotes from Past Attendees

“Thank you, thank you, thank you for a WONDERFUL experience every year! My absolute favorite professional thing to do is attend NCHE conference!!” ~Caroline

“This was an amazing trip. The speakers and being able to chat with them, the organization of the whole convention, the Talent Showcase. If there were problems, they were not fretted over for the public to see. Thank you (all) for this opportunity to happen for everyone.”  ~Karen

“Thank you for keeping the conference fee itself affordable!”  ~Caroline

“I depend on the conference to show me something new each year, to get me thinking about something I haven’t thought about, or just to find a pearl or two. I really appreciate the wisdom and guidance of those who have finished the journey and those who have perspectives to share at each stage of the journey.”  ~Barbara

“I loved it! I always find it helpful and encouraging.”  ~Sarah

“This conference is such a blessing to me and my family.”  ~Lynette

“My daughter and I really appreciate the college fair. She was able to talk to several schools that she had not considered.”  ~Melissa

“I look forward to the conference each year. It’s just the encouragement I need to prepare for another school year!”  ~Christy

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