How to homeschool workshop

Saturday, August 17, 2019, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. West Wyandotte Branch of the Kansas City Kansas Public Library, 1737 N 82nd, Kansas City, KS 66112. Doors open 9:00 a.m. 


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All parents interested in homeschooling are welcome! Learn from experienced homeschool veterans as they share from personal experience, answer your questions and encourage you in your educational journey.


No childcare is available because of limited space. Please make arrangements for children younger than 13 years.


Workshop sessions

How to Homeschool: Beginning the Journey

Beginning any endeavor well is a key to long-term success. Let Micah and Johanna Gelatt help you set expectations, meet legal requirements, tailor curriculum, and choose philosophies for your unique family. You will leave with resources and confidence to begin or continue your homeschool journey.


Micah and Johanna have seven children ages 3 to 17 years and have been homeschooling for over a decade.


Laws, Testing, and Grading

Understanding and fulfilling homeschool law in Kansas and Missouri can seem overwhelming. We will learn how to implement the laws into your daily schedule as a busy homeschool mom and help to keep you organized in the process.


Jacklynn Walters has been married to her husband, Justin, for 12 years. They have four children and live in Missouri where they have homeschooled since 2015.  Their primary focus is to raise up their children in the fear and admonition of the Lord. Jacklynn is passionate about encouraging and connecting with homeschool moms and families. 


Teaching Multiple Grades

Are you overwhelmed with the idea of teaching multiple kids, with different ages and learning styles?  Have no fear!  We will give you some tips and strategies on how to have a successful homeschooling day, as well as meet the unique needs of each of your children.


Natalie Haber has 5 children between the ages of 4 and 21.   She is a proud homeschooling mom of ten years, and a veteran women’s Bible study teacher.  Her heart is to encourage mothers in all walks of life to believe in their ability to produce a life-giving home and experience for their family.    


Businesses or services serving homeschoolers are welcome to bring flyers to the location on Saturday from 9:00 – 9:30 a.m., the day of the workshop, or mail the flyers to the MPE office at PO Box 14391, Lenexa, KS 66285 to arrive Wednesday, August 14, three days before the first workshop.