Southwest Home Education Ministry

2017 Convention Speakers

Check back for updates! Last update 3/27/17

19th Annual SHEM Homeschool Convention Registration

Speaker Line-up

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Heather Laurie

Keynote: Peace in an INTENSE Home
Homeschooling When Learning Isn’t Easy
A Curriculum Tune-Up: Subject Specific & Multi-Sensory Learning
Lots of Tummies, Little Money:Unique Ways to Stretch Your Budget



Dennis Gundersen

Commencement Speaker
Homeschooling with a Broken Spirit
Faithful and Flawed Fathers: Abraham & You, Dad
Helping Your Child Form a Good Conscience
A 17th-Century Puritan Curriculum


Josh Spurlock

Adventures in Reality:Raising the Kids Without Losing the Passion





Tina Marie Griffin






Belinda Bullard

Homeschooling: 10 Things I’d Say to My Younger Self
What to do Now if College is Later
Don’t Just Teach History, Build a World Changer
Nurturing a Child’s Entrepreneurial Spirit
They Watch You: Setting the Stage for Learning & Discovery
Homeschooling on the Cheap: Having the Best for Less


Dara Halydier

What Homeschoolers Won’t Talk About
Taking Care of Mom: How to Avoid Burnout
Marriage Matters (For Mom’s Only)
Now What?: Gracefully Letting Go
Oops! My Child’s Not Perfect!
High School Fun! All Subjects Without All the Textbooks


Christopher Laurie

Leading your Homeschooling Family from a Cubicle
Cyber Security for your Home




Alice Reinhardt

Seven Life Breathing Phrases to Speak To Your Kids
Parent versus Grandparent…Who is Right?
Play, a Child’s Work



Crystal Wagner

Math Facts & More
A Panoramic View of Geography
Is Your Preschool-Aged Child a Mathematician?
Create an Atmosphere Where Children Thrive



Scott Woodruff

Homeschooling with Confidence: Understanding Your State’s Homeschool Law
How to Lead Teens
The Right Parent for Your Child: You
Protecting Your Children From Social Workers: How and Why to Assert Your Fourth Amendment Rights