[link] Join us in Baltimore, MD on May 29, 2011 for the Third Annual Torah Home Education Conference! We have another fantastic schedule planned to encourage, inspire, and educate you – whether you’re at the beginning of your search for information about homeschooling or a veteran homeschooler, you’ll find something here to interest you!
The conference will once again be held in the Park Heights JCC, in the conference rooms on the second floor - 5700 Park Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215. Check-in begins at 8:15 am, and the conference ends at 5 pm. There is ample parking on site. Lunch can be purchased at the Eden Cafe, a dairy restaurant on the first floor of the JCC that is has kashrus supervision from the Star-K of Baltimore. (Please contact them directly with questions about their menu; a copy of the menu is available online.) Special hotel pricing is available to conference attendees. A variety of Jewishly oriented curriculum will be available to view, and Jewish learning games and activities will be available to purchase.
The cost for this unique program is $50 per person, $90 per couple. Registration and payment must be completed online.
Child care will be available at an additional cost; payment for child care must be made in full by May 20, and is paid for separately. There are currently a limited number of spots available for childcare at the conference. Infants, toddlers and young children will be with JCC staff members in a room adjacent to the conference room. Older children will have day camp activities at a private home nearby.
Teen girls can use the JCC facilities for the day; this will give them access to the pool, gym, raquetball courts, and workout rooms (pool and workout rooms have separate women’s hours).
Fees: Infants and toddlers – $60/child; children ages 2-4 – $50/child
Children ages 5-10 $40/child; teen girls $15 for a JCC guest pass
Please RSVP by May 13 to reserve your spot. For questions and to RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Alisa at 410-963-2977.
To see this year’s fantastic conference schedule, please click here.
We look forward to greeting you at the conference!
Third Annual Torah Home Education Conference Schedule
9:10 – 9:25 – Introduction –
9:25 – 10:15 -
a) Mrs. Rebecca Masinter- “Laying a Foundation: Homeschooling the Young Family”
b) (to be announced)
10:25 – 11:15 -
a) Dr. Ben Perkus – “ADHD: Who Says? and What Now?” A Discussion about ADHD as a diagnosis, and how it may impact our families.
b) Mrs. Ahuvah Feldman - “Nuts and Bolts of Homeschooling: Getting Started”
11:25 – 12:15 –
a) Mr. Isaiah Cox - “Choosing to Homeschool: A second generation perspective”
b) Mrs. Avivah Werner -” The Monster in the Mind: Acknowledging and Dealing with Burnout”
12:20 – 1:50 Lunch (enjoy fellowship over lunch in the Eating Together Room, browse curriculums in Center for Jewish Education)
1:55 – 2:45 pm -
a) Mrs. Viva Hammer - “Homeschooling Your Teenager – Capturing the Opportunities and Handling the Technicalities”
b) Mrs. Bracha Goetz – “The Marvelous Midos Machine – Your Home”
2:55 -3:45 -
a) “Homeschooled Teen Girls Share” – panel discussion
b) Rabbi Yosef Resnick, MSEd – “Jewish Community and Homeschooling in the Internet Age: Creating Connections, Networks, and Friends”
3:55 – 4:45 – general session -
Dr. Hadassah Aaronson – “Children in a Homeschool Environment: Socially Deprived OR Selectively Engaged?”
4:45 – closing