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|Do You Have A Soon-To-Be Home School Graduate, And Feel Overwhelmed By
The Thought of Condensing Four Years Onto a One-Or Two-Page Transcript?
panic. You can do it! In this resource, you’ll receive
information and assistance to compile and create a transcript and find
out what to do about issuing a diploma.
author, Barbara Mesh, a home school veteran with a Masters in Guidance
and Counseling, will enthusiastically encourage and equip you to
prepare a custom high school transcript reflecting the unique home
education program of your young adults.
covers the gamut of transcript building hurdles and unpacks the answers
to the many questions parents have about record keeping, establishing
credits and assigning course titles. She will assist you and your teen
to go the distance to complete a high school education from home
including that dreaded transcript.
|Instruction is provided for:
||Pinpointing your educational beliefs
||Giving titles and labels for classes
||Establishing numerical credit
|| Assigning grades for the work completed
||Turning both formal and informal
academic experiences into courses
||Calculating the grade point average (GPA)
|In addition you will receive:
||Completed real transcripts to review and study
||Completed awards, recognition and community service summaries to model
||Usable worksheets and forms for record keeping (academics and service hours)
||Printable transcript templates
In addition to the e-Book, you will receive a download of several transcript templates as a complimentary companion product.
a thank you for your purchase you will also be given a free mini
report on Finding Funds for College … How to Get Started.
statutes and laws referred to are for Florida. If you home school in
another state, look up the home school laws, guidelines, policies, and
rules that have jurisdiction where you reside. In most states you
will be able to follow the suggestions in Barb’s e-Book. View laws by state
|Not Convinced Yet? Keep Reading!
How to Create a Home School Transcript ~ Your Way ~ has
been written for experienced home school families, near the end of
their journey, who need assistance to create a transcript and for
putting closure on the high school years. It is basic by design and not
meant to be an exhaustive work.
page resource will supply enough information, direction and sample
models to equip parents and students to compile and compose a final
transcript plus complete an awards and community service summary.
These documents are mailed along with applications to colleges and
scholarship committees, vocational / technical schools, the military
and included with resumes when entering the work force.
This e-Book is also an excellent tool for planning ahead. Parents
knocking at the high school door are encouraged to plan a program
tailored to their child's bents and goals as well as set up a framework
to establish and record credits along the way.
Whether you have a high school bound student or you're making preparations for graduation, Barb’s e-Book How To Create A Home School Transcript ~ Your Way ~ will definitely assist you in both beginning and ending that journey.
It’s important to equip your family with references that have answers to the above questions.
How To Create A Home School Transcript ~Your Way ~ to your digital home library
a book in Florida for high school that doesn’t follow the traditional
school approach! Your ideas and comments are freeing and you give great
examples that I hope will liberate folks NOT to change the way they do
home schooling just for high school!”
Marcy Krumbine, Florida Parent Educators Association Chairman (1999-2004)
Discover the Steps to Create a Custom One of Kind Transcript
What is the transcript all about, really?
transcript is like a photograph of the four or five
years of a student's high school experiences. It is UNIQUE, just
like each young adult is unique. Because we are made in the image
of God, we are creative. Therefore…..
Thoughtfulness and thoroughness need to be top priorities when crafting
that document as well as the awards and community service summaries.
Persons reading about your students need to get an accurate impression
of who your sons and daughters are by the picture you portray. It needs
to be more than a cookie cutter rendition.
boldly points out that home educators have much flexibility under the
law to custom tailor their child's education which will
absolutely prepare them to enter college. To Think Outside the Box with confidence and boldness instead of fear and anxiety is a repetitive theme throughout this resource.
are encouraged to focus on skill building, and to wrap those skills
around traditional and non traditional academic endeavors which target
the strengths, talents and callings of their sons and daughters for the
glory of God and cultural engagement in their sphere of
influence. As a result their children will experience a life time
of joy, delight and fulfillment from following their passions and
ultimately hearing, "Well done.”
encourages parents and teens to”think outside the box,” equipping them
to make well-informed decisions about educational philosophy,
curriculum, and lifestyle. She helps them build transcripts from their
real life educational experiences, academics, talents, and interests.
a teen’s educational experience has been accomplished
through traditional textbooks or unit studies, with dual
enrollment or self-designed classes, Barb’s assistance will result in a
transcript written in the universal language of the traditional box—the
language “the system” understands.
adults embrace activities to discover and develop their
particular strengths and passions instead of traveling on the
assembly line of “school at home.” You and your teens will be set
free in the process!
Lifetime Books and Gifts, Founder
Take a look, investigate what's being offered and order without hesitation!
Remember: your downloads will include
- An e-Book
- Several transcript templates
- A mini report: Finding Funds for College … How to Get Started.
What are others saying?
wanted to let you know that Crissa was accepted into Southeastern
University. Thank you again for all your excellent work on her
Denise, Thonotosassa FL
Emily is finishing Hillsborough Community College this spring and
has applied to University of South Florida for the
fall. Her transcript was accepted with no problem. Your
help with the transcript was invaluable and a real blessing to us.
Hal, Lakeland, FL
was looking through the Transcript and Portfolio booklet and it’s
really going to help me. I will just tweak it to fit our family and
activities. It’s a good framework for someone who has NO idea what
Tracie, Central FL
I realized that the children would have to have transcripts in order to
complete their college application process, I did not know where to
start. With the information you provided I was able to amass all their
projects and unit studies into a professional presentation of their
educational accomplishments. Thank you for helping me translate our
educational approach into traditional categories.
Jill, Lake Wales
can't thank you enough for putting together my daughter's high school
transcript. What a valuable service! Even though I did the
transcripts for my first two homeschool graduates, this 3rd time around
I did not have the time or energy to make it happen for scholarship
deadlines. Barb, you saved me!
You know how to find every important detail regarding a child's home
school experience plus show how to document for the appropriate
academic placement. You are so helpful and professional. It was
money well spent!
I'm thrilled that you're publishing an ebook with the information and
worksheets we used so other parents will be able to pull together
educational experiences and compile their teen's transcript.
If I would have had How To Create A Home School Transcript ~ Your Way ~ as the guide for my first two kids, I would have been ready to tackle the task for my third graduate.
Janet, Babson Park, FL
You’ll be glad you did!
Remember … waiting for you are:
Complementary Transcript Templates
and a free
Scholarship Mini Report
|Why Barb wrote an e-Book and what makes her e-Book different?
never get over the thrill of watching the sigh relief as moms and dads
begin to understand the flexibility and freedom in our Florida
statutes; and how that opens up the sky as the limit for creating a
custom made home school program "outside the box" or inside that box,
whichever matches a child's gifts and talents, goals and aspirations.
I desire to use my
knowledge and experience as both a guidance counselor and veteran home
educator to equip home school families to compile and create a high
school transcript. It's an overwhelming task for some and I
wanted to lighten the burden.
My slant on transcript building is different than others. My goal
is to assist families to understand the many options they have to
educate and only one of those options is the conventional traditional
I want to encourage parents to think "Outside the Box" and equip
them to begin looking at not only transcript building but also
curriculum choices and their whole educational philosophy in a much
I am very enthusiastic about inspiring a love for learning. It matches
the part of my educational philosophy which embraces activities that
help students discover and develop their talents and interests instead
of traveling on the assembly line of schooling.
Writing an e-book and actually getting it out there in cyber space
requires a mega learning curve. It's rewarding and satisfying to rise
to the challenge and engage the culture through e-commerce.
also delighted to have received all the positive feedback included at
this link and on other pages of my site. I was particularly joyful yet
humbled about the endorsement below. May those words as well as the
others motivate you to purchase How To Create A Home School Transcript ~ Your Way ~.
I genuinely believe it’s a resource that will make the transcript
building process a satisfying and enjoyable endeavor and not a dreaded
You can navigate the high school years successfully!
Weight of Glory!
|An endorsement from a college registrar
“Barbara Mesh has captured the essence of academic excellence in her eBook, “How to Create A Home School Transcript ~ Your Way~.”
This book is a must read for all new home educators and veterans as
well. Her extensive knowledge of home school practices, Florida
law, and the Florida College System has been packed in this
easy-to-read format that will help parents avoid pitfalls that may cost
the student later in his or her academic pursuit. In my capacity as an
administrator at Polk State College, I appreciate her sound advice and
use her book and her services as a resource to home schooling parents
who see me for help. I especially appreciate her treatment of
establishing credit for various home schooling experiences inside and
outside the box. She explains to parents how to calculate and
track what they do in a meaningful way in addition to thinking through
their own philosophy of education so that home school experiences are
purposeful and can be assessed with outcomes in mind. Having home
schooled my own children years ago, I learned the value of having a
methodology and documentation on how I established the credit value of
home education experiences when my home school underwent scrutiny by
the Minnesota state legislature.”
how to apply Florida law to the various home schooling challenges gives
the home schooling parent and student the practical knowledge necessary
to overcome the lack of awareness others may have.
Designing a transcript for your student, although not required by law,
is highly advisable. Barbara’s methodology embraces best practices in
education and the end product will provide the home school graduate an
equal opportunity for employment, scholarships, college advising, and
sports opportunities where high school transcripts are used to evaluate
students’ high school performances. All that being said, the best
advice I can give you as a home schooling parent and college
professional is; Buy the book!”
Director Student Enrollment Services/Registrar
Polk State College, Winter Haven, FL 33881
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