Preparing for College:
Practical Help for Parents and Teens

November 5 @ 3pm

As our teens enter high school, it is time to prepare for what comes next. In this webinar, we will focus on best practices in preparing for college throughout high school and the college application process.

Debbie Mason, Diane Helfrich, and Amanda Wares, three of our NCHE board members who have successfully sent their children to college, will share what they have learned. We will have a Q&A time with the panelists at the end of the webinar.

Learn more and register here. 


Instead of a webinar, we are trying something new!

Teaching Writing
Facebook Watch Party
Interview with Andrew Pudewa

October 20 @ 3pm

Join us for the premiere of our interview with Andrew Pudewa at a Facebook Watch Party. Afterward the interview, we’ll go live with Andrew so he can answer some of your questions. We had a fantastic conversation about how to teach writing, the importance of literature, and how children learn most effectively. If you’d like an email reminder ahead of time, please go here.

Laying a Good Foundation:
Homeschooling Little Ones

(Including an interview with Durenda Wilson!)

As parents of young children (ages birth through 7 or 8 ), we want to give our children the best possible start in life. There is pressure to get started early with academics because we are told that this is the best way to give them this best start, but what do the studies show about the best way to teach young children? Debbie Mason (NCHE Events Director) and Amanda Wares (NCHE Helps Director) will share their experience and what they have learned. They will then interview Durenda Wilson on this critical topic.

Pulling Your Hair Out?
Homeschool Solutions for
Scheduling, Motivating Your Kids,
& Curriculum Frustrations

You are probably experiencing some of the common frustrations all homeschooling parents encounter. Longtime homeschool parents from the North Carolinians for Home Education board share with you some solutions to these frustrations from their years of home education experience. 



Let’s Get Started:
How to Begin Homeschooling in NC

Two experienced homeschool moms that are on the North Carolinians for Home Education board answer the most important questions about getting started.

Some of the questions they will be answering:

  • Am I qualified to teach my children?
  • What are the legal requirements in NC?
  • How do I select curriculum?
  • Where can I find support and resources in NC?
  • What about socialization?
  • How do I open my homeschool in NC?

Homeschooling High School

You will hear from two veteran homeschool moms who have been speaking and helping parents homeschool high school for many years. They answer these critical questions:

  • Why homeschool high school?
  • Am I able to do this?
  • What is the law and how does it apply in high school?
  • What courses are normally taken and how do I accomplish them?
  • How do I create a transcript?
  • What if I plan sending my teen back to school next year?


Our Interview with Steve Demme


Steve Demme is the founder and creator of Math-U-See, Demme Learning, and Building Faith Families. Steve will be a featured speaker at the 2021 Thrive! The NCHE Homeschool Conference!

In this interview, we discussed teaching math, raising special needs children, family communication and relationships, and more!