SHBE 2019 Convention
With Passion & Purpose
February 22 and 23
Registration at 9:30, first workshop at 10:00, opening plenary at 12:45.
Brian D. Ray is internationally known for his research on homeschooling. He is the founding president of the nonprofit National Home Education Research Institute in Oregon, U.S.A. Brian has been investigating the homeschool movement for over 30 years. He holds a PhD in science education from Oregon State University, an MS in zoology from Ohio University, and a BS in Biology from the University of Puget Sound. Brian is a former professor of science and education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, a former classroom teacher in both public and private schools, and he has taught homeschool students. Dr. Ray does research and speaking across the United States and internationally that focuses on home-based education research and pedagogy, and serves as an expert witness in court cases and to government bodies on home education and other matters.
A small sample of workshops include . . .
* Physical Activity and Homeschooling
* Travelling and Homeschooling
* Funerals, Children and Grief
* Internet Safety
*Giving your Homeschooler an Arts Education
* Math Teaching Tips
* Meet Your SHBE Director
. . . and many more!!!
More workshops are coming. As they are
confirmed, we will be adding them to the website.
For a complete listing of presenters and topics,
please go to www.shbecon.ca
Information is subject to change.
CAN I REALLY DO THIS WORKSHOP
This popular homeschooling workshop is the ideal place to start. This workshop will answer questions from those who are thinking about homeschooling and from those who are ready to start their homeschooling journey. We will answer common question like the following:
- Is homeschooling legal?
- Am I qualified?
- Where do I start, and how do I start?
Join us Friday, February 22, 2019, from 10:00–11:30 am.
This workshop is free, but to attend any other parts of the convention, you will need to register.
The children's program is for ages 5-12. Children registered in the children’s program are considered under the supervision of their parent/guardian. They are not to be unattended in the convention area. Mothers with nursing babies are welcome throughout the convention. Please make childcare arrangements for your children not registered for the children’s program.
Saturday lunch is included with your registration, if received by February 11, 2019. There are no meals for walkups. TCU Place policy dictates that no outside food is to be brought into the convention area. The Midtown Plaza is available with a food court. Thank you for honouring this policy
The Last Day to Register with Saturday Lunch Included is February 11
One of the benefits of conference attendance is the privilege of being able to sell or purchase used curriculum at the convention. Please indicate in your registration form if you want to sell used books, and an inventory code and form will be emailed to you. For further information or any questions, email Francie Munchinsky.
The LAST DAY to request a Used Book code is February 18.
|Friday||9:30 am||Registration Opens|
|12:30 pm||Opening Plenary|
|4:45-6:15 pm||Supper Break|
|7:30 pm||Convention Closes|
|Saturday||8:30 am||Convention Opens|
|11:30 - 12:00 pm||SHBE AGM|
|12:00 - 1:00 pm||Lunch Break|
|5:00 pm||Convention Closes|
HOMESCHOOL COMPLETION RECOGNITION CEREMONY
We are pleased to once again host the Homeschool Completion Recognition Ceremony. The ceremony will take place on Saturday afternoon in honour of students completing formal homeschool studies in the spring of 2019. Both parents and grads will be introduced. For more information or to participate in this event, please see below. Please send your student's picture and paragraph to Lavonne Derksen by February 10, 2019.
SHBE is the official voice of home-based educators in Saskatchewan. We assist in creating a positive social network and a positive political environment for all those who choose home-based education. We also provide supportive, social, and instructional resources for our members.
The volunteer directors of SHBE are home educators and are available to help you.
General Inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Board member email addresses and contact information can be found at www.shbe.info
A block of rooms have been booked at the Hilton Garden Inn at a rate of $129 for a standard room with two Queen beds. Or 1 King and a pull out. Parking is available for the special rate of $8/day. Phone (306) 244-2311 Enter the promo code SHBAEC when booking online.
Also the Holiday Inn Express has given us a rate of $119/night. Free parking, wifi and breakfast are available a short drive from TCU Place. Phone 1 800-315-2621 / (306) 384-8844.
Please book directly with the hotel by February 6, 2019 in order to take advantage of our special convention pricing.
Please note- by providing an email address you are consenting to being contacted by SHBE regarding items of interest relating to your membership. You can opt out of SHBE communications at anytime by emailing email@example.com
Up to February 7, 2019, all but $35 per form will be refunded upon written request to firstname.lastname@example.org. After that date, NO REFUNDS will be given.
No one-day fees
No shopping-only fees
Attendees are welcome to attend all or a portion of the convention as their schedules permit; however we are unable to provide ANY discounts other than the early bird discount.
Saturday lunch is included with your registration, if received by February 11, 2019. There are no meals for walkups.
Note: Your payment will be processed using a secure application hosted on a third party website. SHBE will not retain any credit card information.
|Salon A||Salon B||Salon C||Blair Nelson|
|9:30||Registration Opens - Used Books Drop Off Time|
|10:00 - 10:30||"Can I Really Do This?"|
FREE Information Session to anyone interested in Home Education
Jessica Benson, Chantal Banda, SHBE (Rod Amberson), HSLDA (Bonnie Getty)
|10:30 - 11:30||Location SALON E|
The Brain: The Key to Learning Success
Apprenticeship and Skills Training and Apprenticeship
|11:00||Exhibit Hall Opens|
|12:30||Convention Introductions and Opening Remarks|
|12:45 - 1:45||Plenary 1 - Brian Ray|
Homeschooling Works and Increases Freedom
|Teen Convention Kick-off
|1:45 - 2:00||Break - Used Books Open|
|2:00 - 2:45||SHBE Meet & Greet||Dawna Ferguson|
Classical Education at Home
Survey of the Holy Land
|2:45 - 3:00||Break|
|3:00 - 3:45||Mary Lissel|
Giving Your Homeschooled Child an Arts Education
Getting Started in Saskatchewan
Money, Debt & Investing Basics for Teens and Life
|3:45 - 4:00||Break|
|4:00 - 4:45||Melanie Shevkenek|
Direction For Your Homeschool Journey
|HSLDA - Bonnie Getty|
Homeschooling in Canada
Unsubscribe: How to Remain Committed When God Seems Unfair
|4:45 - 6:15||Supper Break - Vendor Hall and Used Books Close at 6:15|
|6:15 - 7:30||Plenary 2 - Brian Ray|
So Now He's a Teenager, Why Continue to Homeschool?
Business & Entrepreneurship for Youth
|Salon A||Salon B||Salon C||Blair Nelson|
|8:30||Exhibit Hall & Used Books Open|
|9:00 - 10:00||Jessica Benson|
Travelling & Homeschooling
Raising Davids on Goliath's Battlefield
Parenting Styles: Maximize Your Strengths
Blogging for Teens
|10:00 - 10:15||Break|
|10:15 - 11:15||Katrina Funk & Darlene Klassen|
Children & Grief
|Gary & Lori Morris|
Ready, Set, LAUNCH!
One Thing: Teaching Thematically
Friend or Enemy
|11:15 - 11:30||Break|
|11:30 - 12:00||SHBE AGM - Draw for Scavenger Hunt
Vendor Hall and Used Books Closed
Exhibitor Lunch ONLY
|12:00 - 1:00||Lunch for Attendees
Vendor Hall & Used Books Open
|1:00 - 2:00||Linda Kasdorf|
The Brief History of Mankind - Evidence for the Tower of Babel Dispersion
Making Math Lessons Efficient and Enjoyable: Homeschooling and Beyond
U of R
Nipawin Bible Institute
Bethany Thrive College
Prairie Bible Institute
U of S
|2:00 - 3:00||Coffee Break - Final Shopping Time|
|3:00||Vendor Hall and Used Books Closed|
|3:00 - 3:45||Homeschool Completion Recognition Ceremony|
|3:45 - 4:00||Final Remarks|
|4:00 - 5:00||Plenary 3 - Brian Ray|
Research Into a New Decade: Homeschool Research Past, Present and Future
|5:00 - 5:30||Convention Closed
Used Books Pick-up
Used Book Sale
NOTE: The LAST DAY to request a Used Book code is February 18.
SHBE is again providing its membership with the opportunity to buy and sell used educational resources at the upcoming convention. It is SHBE’s policy that you hold a valid membership in order to sell or purchase used curriculum at the convention.
Please bring only materials that will help others in their homeschool goals. All items should be in good sellable condition. Please DO NOT bring student books that have been written in. DO NOT bring any FREE items to give away, as there will not be a place to display them. Materials should be educational (textbooks, literature, computer programs, games, puzzles, music, crafts, DVD’s, CD’s, etc). SHBE reserves the right to refuse to display any material deemed inappropriate.
Beginning at 10:00 a.m. Friday, resources may be dropped off and organized for the sale. The Used Book room will be closed at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, and unsold materials must be picked up between 5:00-5:30 p.m. Any materials left after this point will become the property of SHBE. While every effort will be made not to have losses, SHBE will not be responsible for any damage that may occur or items not found at the end of the convention.
Any questions should be directed to Francie Munchinsky.
Homeschool Completion Recognition Ceremony
Please send your paragraph and picture by February 10, 2019.
We are pleased to once again host the Homeschool Completion Recognition Ceremony. The ceremony will take place on Saturday afternoon at 3:00 pm in honour of students completing formal homeschool studies in the spring of 2019. Both parents and grads will be introduced with a paragraph provided by the family (See below). The paragraph will be read aloud as the student is escorted to the stage by their parents. There will be background music as you proceed to the stage. The group will assemble on the stage for a photo session after all students have been introduced.
If you wish to participate in this event, please compose a paragraph (between 150 and 250 words) about each student. The paragraph may include name, age, town, years homeschooled, siblings, personal interests, future aspirations, and God’s role in your family life. Please include parents’ names and a picture of the student graduating. The paragraph will be read aloud as the student is escorted to the stage by their parents.
- You are welcome to bring guests who are family members (siblings, aunts, uncles, grandparents, etc).
The guests are not to arrive more than 15 minutes before the event begins.
- Caps and gowns will not be provided.
The dress code is at your discretion, but formality (i.e. preferably no sloppy jeans) and modesty (i.e. preferably no low cut dresses) are suggested.
- Please meet at 2:45 pm on SATURDAY Feb. 23, in Salon B at the back.
Graduates and their parents should stand in front of the graduate’s name which will be posted on the wall. Further instructions will be given at that time.
- Please contact Lavonne if you have any further questions.
The Exhibit Hall will be open the following hours:
11:00 am to 6:30 pm
8:30 am to 3:00 pm
SHBE is very grateful for our exhibitors who come to the convention.
Please support them!