VaHomeschoolers Coffee Chat: Homeschooling through the Years

New and coming to Charlottesville! The Organization of Virginia Homeschoolers is sponsoring a series of informal coffee chats around the state, and Charlottesville will host the first of these events. Come pull up a chair, get yourself a favorite beverage, and join us.

Parrish Mort and Jeanne Faulconer of VaHomeschoolers will be on hand to chat with current and prospective homeschoolers about homeschooling all ages – from pre-school through the high school years.

They will field questions about anything from beginning homeschooling to preparing for college or a vocation, both having homeschooled tots to teens. They’ll also welcome questions and discussion on any aspect of homeschooling life–including balancing their commitment to VaHomeschoolers with family-centered education. Come spend an hour or two in a welcoming atmosphere with the companionship of other homeschoolers–we’ll be looking for you!

Charlottesville Coffee Chat Details

Monday, February 28, 2011
7pm–9pm
Cville Coffee
1301 Harris Street
Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 817-2633
www.cvillecoffee.com

Jeanne Faulconer and husband Rick have three sons, ages 22, 20 and 13, and have homeschooled in North Carolina, Mississippi and Virginia; their two older sons now attend college. Jeanne is a member of the Board of Directors of VaHomeschoolers, managing editor of VaHomeschoolers Voice magazine and an editor for Home Education Magazine. A long-time La Leche League Leader, Jeanne enjoys writing, the outdoors, and speaking about homeschooling and family life.

Parrish Mort has homeschooled her children (19 and 16) all their lives. As a frequent speaker, she enjoys the opportunity to share the endless possibilities homeschooling affords. Parrish is the president of the Organization of Virginia Homeschoolers and has served as a lobbyist and member of their Government Affairs Committee for the past eleven years.

Can’t Make It?

If you can’t make it to Charlottesville for this event, you can still mingle with Parrish and Jeanne when you join us at the the VaHomeschoolers Conference & Resource Fair. Parrish, Jeanne, popular author Joy Hakim, and many more excellent speakers present a wide variety of topics at our two-day, family-friendly conference March 25-26, 2011. For more information, visit us on the web at www.vahomeschoolers.org/conference.

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