2020 Midwinter Conference

On February 1st, 2020, home educators gathered in Manheim, PA for the 2020 Midwinter Conference.

On February 1st, 2020, home educators gathered in Manheim, PA for the 2020 Midwinter Conference.

It was an encouraging time for home educators, who enjoyed several talks, workshops, and a packed vendor hall.

The event was hosted by Building Faith Families and CHAP (Christian Homeschool Association of Pennsylvania).

“Great opportunity to look at materials and fellowship with other homeschoolers.”

Talks & Workshops

Some of the many talks and workshops are available for your listening pleasure; feel free to download the audio files and share them with your friends.

Organize, DeClutter and Find Time

Speaker: Bonnie Greiner

Family Worship in the Home

Speaker: Steve Demme

3 Principles That Will Help You Take an Awesome Picture with Any Camera

Speaker: Donnie Rosie

Does My Child Have Too Much Anxiety?

Speaker: Daena Longenecker

Teaching Independence – Ways Your Student Can Accomplish, Math, Composition, and Spelling

Speaker: Gretchen Roe

Tips for Being a Faithful Dad and Supportive Husband

Speaker: Steve Demme

Mentoring Boys into Manhood

Speaker: Adam Hulstrand

Beyond Diagnosis: Understanding ASD and ADHD

Speaker: Hana Longenecker, M.A.

Developing Godly Character in Children Through Discipline

Speaker: Bonnie Greiner

Activities for Dadz and Kidz

Speaker: Steve Demme

15 Principles of Manhood

Speaker: Adam Hultstrand

Time OUT to Time IN – Teaching Effective Time Management Skills

Speaker: Gretchen Roe

Well Begun is Half Done

Speaker:Gretchen Roe

Biblical Principles of Communication for the Family

Speaker: Steve Demme

Overcoming the Top 10 Lies Homeschool Moms Believe

Speaker: Denise Grove

Predictable Parenting, Increasing Connection and Decreasing Anxiety

Speaker: Daena Longenecker

Testimonials From the 2020 Midwinter Conference

“Very uplifting.”

“A breath of fresh air in the middle of the school year.”

“More personable/small than the annual convention.”

“Nice low-key event.”

“Good sequel to the summer convention.”

“Encouraging for men.”

“Good topics and principles for parenting.”

“The speakers were insightful and a joy to listen to.”

“A winter event makes it possible to finish the school year strong.”

“Thank you so much for all your work in making this event possible.”

“The day was wonderful and exceeded my expectations.”

“I thought of it as a mini-conference.”

“I enjoyed the intimate informal atmosphere.”

“Beginning with a hymn made it feel like a retreat.