2019 Conference Exhibitors

We will have over 40 homeschooling-supportive vendors all together in one huge room – a necessary stop for any conference attendee!

(Keep checking back. We’re still adding new vendors!)

 

Exhibit Hall Hours
  • Friday, March 22: 1–7 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 23: 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

BiblioPlan is a classical history and literature curriculum. It is multi-age, multi-grade, and easy to use in families and co-ops. It incorporates world and U.S. history, geography, Bible, art, memory work, and writing and covers history from ancient to modern times in a four-year cycle that repeats over 12 years.

BJU Press/HomeWorks by Precept is a publisher of textbooks and video lessons for homeschool families. We are committed to creating materials that help parents deliver an education that is based on sound educational principles, inspires joy in learning, and is rooted in a solid biblical worldview.

Build Your Library curriculum is a K-12, secular, Charlotte Mason-inspired homeschool program that uses captivating literature to inspire young learners. We offer full-year programs covering history, science, art, literature, poetry, and language arts. We also carry many unit studies as well as Family Reading Crates for the whole family.

Community Scholars is a secular organization that provides engaging, mindful, socially-conscious, experiential learning through curated programming in order to give children, their families, and the community a way to connect and grow together for a more compassionate world.

DM Media
The Entrepreneur Board Game is the flagship product of the 2016 World Championship of Public Speaking finalist, Elliott Eddie. Elliott developed the board game, for ages 12 and up, to teach the concept of entrepreneurship to children while providing confidence through gameplay.

Fitwize 4 Kids in Ashburn offers two programs for homeschoolers: FitKidz and Tumbling. FitKidz combines resistance and strength training, coordination and flexibility, aerobic endurance, and team-building activities. Our Tumbling program includes proper warm-up and stretching techniques and gymnastics to progress towards elite tumbling skills.

Five Senses Literature Lessons provides literature-based, hands-on, engaging educational curricula covering all subjects in an inclusive, stress-free, easy-to-use system. We offer programs appropriate for a wide range of ages and abilities with suggestions and guidance on how to adapt the activities for both special needs and advanced learners.

Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia
At Girl Scouts, she’ll get to lead her own adventure (it’s her world!) and team up with other girls in an all-girl environment to choose the exciting, hands-on activities that interest her most. Along the way, she’ll gain important skills in the four areas that form the foundation of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience: STEM, outdoors, life skills, and entrepreneurship.

The Homeschool Den started in 2009 to share the activities and adventures of Liesl and her three kids. Liesl continues to share encouraging tips, resources, and hands-on activity ideas! Liesl’s popular curriculum packets include hands-on activity ideas, games, and notebook pages on a wide variety of topics: simple machines, human body systems, cells, Earth science, various history topics, geography, spelling and more!

Hoot Boot Revival is a website where homeschooling families can sell their old education books and buy the ones they need for next year. We support the families by giving them an easy-to-use website that continually reinvests in the homeschooling community. As homeschoolers ourselves, we always wished there was an easy-to-use solution for buying and selling books, so we made it!

iFLY VA Beach
When the experiment is you, math and science suddenly get a lot more interesting! Enjoy an interactive learning experience that students won’t soon forget. Our curricula are designed with every level of education in mind. Every STEM experience includes a presentation, lab activity, ball demo, flight class, and all the gear to fly.

Inquisiminds offers a variety of secular and affordable academic and enrichment K-12 classes in Burke from September through May. These classes are held on a full-year, semester-long, and quarterly a la carte basis.

Lipsett Learning Connection offers consulting, tutoring, and group opportunities for exceptional children and their families. We support your child’s development and create plans to help children meet their true potential, regardless of abilities or learning differences.

LOCAL STEW U High School offers programs for those who need some extra guidance for their teens, including an alternative farm-based high school and independent, guided learning programs. Our farm also offers homeschool courses, birthday parties, geocache events, and farm visits for the homeschool community.

Mission Movin’ Moms co-founders, Amy Storch and Dee Dee Parker, share quick “Share your Heart” hacks with busy moms, parents, families, and organizations. As photo coaches, instructors, and moms, their mission is to empower people to celebrate kids and loved ones with photos, videos, and stories while keeping privacy (digital footprints) in mind.

Mobile Mining Experience proudly provides fun & educational programs and experiences for “kids of all ages.” Every program and activity we run has educational elements carefully designed into them. But these programs are so much fun, few even realize they are learning things, too. That’s not by mistake, it’s by design and it works!

The National Institute of Aerospace‘s Center for Integrative STEM Education develops STEM resources that build authentic connections to standards-based curriculum utilizing 21st century teaching strategies delivered in varied media and formats. Areas of expertise include project-based STEM challenges, professional development, multi-media production, and virtual world learning programs that build STEMP relevance for teachers and students.

Next Level Homeschool provides unique online classes in science, history, language arts, math, and art. Classes are on YOUR schedule, and our learning platform offers a wide range of tools to allow you to customize your child’s education based on their individual needs. We specialize in in-depth learning—no fluff or surface skimming—to ensure a quality learning experience.

Next Step Reading, LLC provides literacy services that include research-based literacy assessments, tutoring and individualized reading plans with strategies and activities to maximize reading growth.

Open Tent Academy is a consortium of phenomenal instructors who offer an array of amazing classes. Our goal is to guide students, allowing them to ponder, think, analyze, and draw their own conclusions – all under the guidance of our teachers and their families. We believe that this is best accomplished through interactive classes that are filled with discussions and open-ended questions. We want your children to think!

At OptimumEd, we are higher education and life coaches who are college planning experts, helping families and students identify the right educational and career path and financial aid options to maximize their financial investment in higher education, insuring value, and a fulfilling and rewarding career.

Praxis is a one-year apprenticeship and career accelerator program for young people. We combine a 6-month professional boot camp with a 6-month apprenticeship with a high-growth startup. Work alongside entrepreneurs while also completing our rigorous education experience, which includes self-guided projects, skills training, coaching calls, and more.

RightStart Mathematics by Activities for Learning, Inc. uses the AL Abacus to provide a visual, auditory, and kinesthetic experience. The program lessons guide the teacher day-by-day and year-by-year, helping children understand, apply, and enjoy mathematics while surpassing state standards.

Spanish Educational Solutions
Parents, make study time speaking time! I support parents by offering online Spanish courses through my K-12 program so their children can focus on learning and speaking Spanish and becoming bilingual.

Speech Therapy Success offers speech and language remediation in person, via Skype, or through teleconferencing. If parents wish to do the therapy themselves under the guidance of a Speech–Language Pathologist, they may purchase an individualized therapy program after an evaluation is completed. This evaluation can be done in person or through teleconferencing. A speech therapist will be available for questions and guidance on a weekly basis, as needed.

Teaching Textbooks
Math curriculum designed specifically for homeschoolers, Math 3 through Pre-Calculus.

Triangle Rock Club’s 24,000-square-foot indoor rock climbing center offers climbing, fitness, and yoga options for novice and seasoned climbers alike in Richmond. We offer two options for homeschool students: (1) a designated monthly event when individual students can climb with other homeschooled students and (2) homeschool group visits. Both options for homeschooled students include official TRC event belayers who assist throughout your time at the facility.

Tuxedo Publishing seeks to help students of all ages with the unique challenges inherent in science education, especially chemistry. We specialize in science books that help students learn concepts fully and can be used for science summer reading programs in high school. We also publish books that provide advice to high school and college students on making the most of their academic experience and their adolescent years.

Usborne Books & More delivers educational excellence one book at a time. The future of our world depends on the education of our children. We provide economic opportunities while fostering strong family values and touch the lives of children for a lifetime.

Virginia 529
It’s never too late or too soon to start saving for college. Virginia529 offers affordable, flexible, tax-advantaged savings options for qualified higher education expenses through its three programs: Prepaid529, Invest529, and CollegeAmerica. Pursue your dreams at any stage in life, or help a loved one reach theirs, by saving with Virginia529.

Winifred and Maggie is a children’s book series based on a little girl who struggles with emotions of fear and apprehension that sometimes inhibits her from experiencing new and exciting adventures. Maggie is Winifred’s compassionate dog companion who gives Winifred the ability to overcome those emotions and gain the courage and confidence to participate in those adventures.