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WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
2014

Save the Date! Mark Your Calendars!
.....Plan to Attend....
*Middle School ~~ High School ~~ Weekend Seminar
Friday, June 27, 2014          6:00pm - 9:30pm 
Saturday, June 28, 2014     8:30am - 4:30pm 
Sponsored by:
Indian River Homeschoolers Association
Vero Beach, FL

Is High School Fast Approaching? Is Graduation At Your Door Step?
Not sure how to create a transcript or issue a diploma?

Then spend time with Barb and your fellow travelers to be encouraged and equipped
to navigate the waters of middle school, high school and beyond,
with an "outside the box" mind set.



Save the Date! Mark Your Calendars!
.....Plan to Attend....
*Middle School ~~ High School ~~ Weekend Seminar
Friday, March 21,  2014         5:30pm - 9:30pm 
Saturday, March 22, 2014     8:30am - 4:30pm 
Sponsored by:
Marnie Trainor with Community Learning Center
Clearwater, FL

Is High School Fast Approaching? Is Graduation At Your Door Step?
Not sure how to create a transcript or issue a diploma?

Then spend time with Barb and your fellow travelers to be encouraged and equipped
to navigate the waters of middle school, high school and beyond,
with an "outside the box" mind set.





WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
2013

Save the Date! Mark Your Calendars!
.....Plan to Attend....
*Middle School ~~ High School ~~ Weekend Seminar
Friday, August 30,  2013         5:30pm - 9:30pm 
Saturday, August 31, 2013     8:30am - 4:30pm 
Sponsored by:
Hope Homeschoolers
Lakeland, FL

Is High School Fast Approaching? Is Graduation At Your Door Step?
Not sure how to create a transcript or issue a diploma?

Then spend time with Barb and your fellow travelers to be encouraged and equipped
to navigate the waters of middle school, high school and beyond,
with an "outside the box" mind set.

[Workshop Details and Registration]


Save the Date! Mark Your Calendars!
.....Plan to Attend....

*Middle School ~~ High School ~~ Weekend Seminar
Friday, February 22, 2013 6pm - 9pm 
Saturday, February 23, 2013 9am - 4pm 
Sponsored by:
HomeLink Education
of the
Palm Beaches
 West Palm Beach, FL

Is High School Fast Approaching? Is Graduation At Your Door Step?
Not sure how to create a transcript or issue a diploma?

Then spend time with Barb and your fellow travelers to be encouraged and equipped
to navigate the waters of middle school, high school and beyond,
with an "outside the box" mind set.

[Workshop Details and Registration]


PAST WORKSHOPS 
2012

Barb scheduled only private workshops and consultations 
in 2012 when requested. 

Her time was dedicated to editing her eBook:
How To Create a Home School Transcript ~ Your Way ~
and publishing it in pdf, CD and soft cover formats.  

To promote that endeavor she participated as a vendor and or speaker at various Florida district, regional and state level events. 

Barb also moved forward in the learning curve of on line marketing.
Click on the side menu bar link: Home School Transcript e-Book to review her sales page and make a purchase if called to action.



PAST WORKSHOPS 
2011

*Middle School ~~ High School ~~ Weekend Seminar
Friday, October 28, 6pm - 9pm 
Saturday, October 29,  9am - 4pm 
Sponsored by:
Fellowship of Christian Homeschoolers
 Dunedin, FL

Is High School Fast Approaching? Is Graduation At Your Door Step?
Not sure how to create a transcript or issue a diploma?

Then spend time with Barb and fellow travelers to be encouraged and equipped
to navigate the waters of middle school, high school and beyond,
with an "outside the box" mind set.


Save the Date! Mark Your Calendars!
.....Plan to Attend....
*Middle School ~~ High School ~~ Weekend Seminar

Friday, November 4, 6pm - 9pm 
Saturday, November 5, 9am - 4pm
Sponsored by:
Cornerstone Christian Home Educators
Okeechobee, FL

If you're looking ahead, about to begin or almost done with high school,
then you don't want to miss these workshops! 

This week end seminar has been adapted to include both middle school
and high school topics. You have the option of taking one or both.

Join veteran home educator Barbara Mesh who will equip and encourage
you to navigate with success through middle school, high school and beyond.

[Workshop Details and Registration]

*Getting Ready For High School and Beyond
Saturday, October 15, 2011 • 9am - 4pm • Fort Myers

If you're looking ahead, about to begin or almost done with high school,
you don't want to miss this workshop!  

Avoid becoming anxious about course requirements, transcripts,
college applications or your child entering the work force with out a diploma. 

Join veteran home educator Barbara Mesh who will equip and encourage you to
navigate with success through the high school years and beyond.

*Getting Ready For High School and Beyond
Saturday, October 1, 2011 • 9am - 4pm • Tampa

Is High School Fast Approaching? Is Graduation At Your Door Step?
Not TRANSCRIPT ~ YOUR WAY ~

Tuesday, October 20th, 1pm - 4pm * $30 single, $35 married couple
(teens 13 & older attend free of charge)

Cost to attend both sessions above : $45 single, $55 couple

HIGH SCHOOL AND BEYOND ALUMNI SESSION

Wednesday, October 21st , 9am – 11:30am $25 single, $30 married couple

PRIVATE CONSULTATIONS AVAILABLE

Wednesday, October 21st, 12pm – 4pm. Contact Class Source Director, Dina Fox for details and to arrange an appointment.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Saturday, September 26, 2009

Please Note:
A minimum of ten pre paid registrations is needed to host each seminar on Tuesday.

A minimum of five Alumni registrations is needed for Wednesday’s
Alumni workshop.

Each family receives a Resource Packet. Please bring a 3 ring binder in which to place your packet.

Refreshments: Light morning refreshments.....coffee, tea and something sweet to tickle your taste buds.

Bring a sack lunch & beverage or be prepared to purchase lunch at a nearby fast food establishment!
[To Register] [Workshop Details] [Comments from Prior Attendees] [Directions]

Getting Ready For High School and Beyond

Saturday, October 3, 2009 • 9:00am - 4:00pm • Dunedin

Fellowshihp of Christian Homeschoolers [FCH]
is hosting...

"Getting Ready for High School and Beyond",

facilitated by verteran home educator Barbara Mesh.

Cost is $43 per person or $53 per couple.
Teens 13 and older may attend free of charge.

A 50+ page notebook with sample and blank transcript forms, suggested resources and relevant internet sites is included.

Location: Clearwater Community Church, 2897 Belcher Road, Dunedin FL 34698

Home Educators:

    • Are You At the Stage Where High School Is Fast Approaching?
    • Do You Have Questions About Required Credits and Transcripts?
    • Is Graduation At Your Door Step This School Year?

Then consider attending this seminar where you will receive information and assistance to compile and create a transcript plus find out what to do about issuing a diploma. Many other topics will be covered to help you and your teen go the distance to complete a high school education from home.

Questions: Jen Henriksen (e-mail fch@tampabay.rr.com)
or Barbara Mesh at 863-676-7577 (e-mail queen.of.everything@juno.com)

[To Register] [Workshop Details] [Comments from Prior Attendees] [Directions]

~Getting Started~
An Orientation to Homeschooling

Don't Miss Out!
Register On Line To Reserve Your Spot

It's too late to hard mail your registration, but here's what you can do....
  • Click on this link [ To Register ] which will take you to the Consultation page of my site.
  • Scroll all the way to the list of workshops.
  • Click on Add To Cart
    • Since all my workshops listed there are the same price, This will link you to the Paypal page which also has credit card options.

Saturday, September 26, 2009 • 9:00am - 4:00pm
 Winter Haven, FL

Hosted by Home Schoolers on the Ridge, this day long seminar covers the basics for those new to the homeschool adventure and serves as encouragement for those with 1-5 years experience. Topics will include legal issues, educational approaches, curriculum choices, learning styles, record keeping, local support, goal setting and a bunch of brainstorming over "What is enough"?.

Workshop Speaker: home school veteran, Barbara Mesh
Cost: $43 per person $53 married couple
Location: Cypress Ridge Presbyterian Church 6230 Cypress Gardens Blvd,
Winter Haven, FL 33884

Perhaps you need a motivational boost and a bucket of enthusiasm. Are you ready to Think Outside the Box? Legally you have an extraordinary amount of freedom and flexibility to create a home education program tailored to your family? Come join Barb to grasp hold of that reality and how it will transform your homeschool journey from "anxiety to joy!"

A 50+ page notebook with pertinent information, suggested resources and helpful web sites is included. Bring a three ring binder in which to place your resource notebook.

Questions: contact Rosemarie Ohly 863-439-8144, mrsrohly@gmail.com or
Barbara Mesh 863-676-7566 queen.of.everything@juno.com

[Workshop Outline] [Registration Form] [Feedback From Previous Attendees] [Directions]

Getting Ready For High School and Beyond

Saturday, September 12, 2009 • 9:00am - 4:00pm • Fort Myers, FL

Veteran home educators Marcy Schaller and Angy Conlin are hosting this popular full day high school seminar facilitated by Barb Mesh. All Lee and surrounding county home schoolers are invited to attend to be encouraged, equipped, and rejuvenated to tackle the high school challenge with enthusiasm.

Cost is $43 per person or $53 per couple. Teens 13 and older may attend with their parent(s) free of charge.

A 50+ page notebook with sample and blank transcript forms, suggested resources and revelant internet sites is included. Please bring a threering binder in which to place the Resource Packet.

Location: Lee County Extension Office
3406 Palm Beach Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33916-3736

Home Educators:

  • Are You At the Stage Where High School Is Fast Approaching?
  • Do You Have Questions About Required Credits and Transcripts?
  • Is Graduation At Your Door Step This School Year?

Then consider attending this seminar where you will receive information and assistance to compile and create a transcript plus find out what to do about issuing a diploma. Many other topics will be covered to help you and your teen go the distance to complete a high school education from home.

Questions: Marcy Schaller at 239-540-9610 (e-mail mschaller@comcast.net)
or Barbara Mesh at 863-676-7577 (e-mail queen.of.everything@juno.com)
[To Register] [Workshop Details] [Comments from Prior Attendees] [Directions]

Middle School--High School--Combo Seminar

Friday & Saturday, August 28th & 29th, 2009
Covenant Presbyterian Church, 210 Poppell Dr, Lakeland, FL‎ 33813

This weekend seminar has been adapted to include both middle school & high school topics. You have the option of taking either one or both.

HOME EDUCATION WITH MIDDLE SCHOOLERS
Friday, August 28th, 6pm - 9pm $25 single, $30 married couple

GETTING READY FOR HIGH SCHOOL & BEYOND
Saturday, August 29th, 9am - 4pm $43 single, $53 married couple
(Teens 13 & older attend free of charge)
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: August 21, 2009

Note:
Each family receives a Resource Packet. Please bring a 3 ring binder in which to place your packet.

Refreshments:
Light morning refreshments.....coffee, tea and something sweet to tickle your taste buds. Bring a sack lunch & beverage or be prepared to purchase lunch at a nearby fast food establishment!

Questions:
Contact Stephanie Hart @ 863-967-7212, khart002@tampabay.rr.com
or Barbara Mesh @ 863-676-7577, queen.of.everything@juno.com
[To Register] [Workshop Details][Comments from Prior Attendees] [Directions ]

Homeschool Fair 2009
Saturday, August 8, 2009
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF DUNEDIN
1400 SAN CHRISTOPHER DR

DUNEDIN, FL 34698

Barbara will be speaking at the Homeschool Fair from 12:00 - 2:00pm

How To Create a Home School Transcript ~Your Way ~
Includes Q & A.

Is the task of summarizing all your teen's accomplishments over four years and placing them on one transcript distressing? Take heart! This workshop will help give shape and form to your non traditional classes and experiences as well as how to place traditional courses on a transcript. Basic instruction is provided for giving titles and labels to classes and establishing credit. Barb's assistance results in a transcript written in traditional language understood by "the system".

Home Education with Middle Schoolers (New)

Saturday, June 20, 2009 • 9:00am - 4:00pm • Lakeland 

Home Educator Alison LaMons is hosting...
"Home Education with Middle Schoolers",
facilitated by veteran home educator Barbara Mesh.

Cost is $43 per person or $53 per couple.  

  • A 20+ page notebook with suggested resources and relevant internet
    sites is included. 
Location:
Covenant Presbyterian Church, 210 Poppell Drive, Lakeland, FL 33813

Home Educators: 

Are you in the long middle stretch of the home school journey; not ready for high school, yet well past the beginning?  Could you benefit from a shot in the arm to deal with the following mind/heart issues?  

  • Just being in a room with others who have children the same age as mine would be great. 
  • How do I craft out a road map of sorts to plug into it my anticipated curriculum to accomplish my anticipated goals?
  • So what if my child does not appear to be doing so well, yet?  
    •  What hope can I hold onto that this will work? 
  • Is it possible to have fun with my kids and still meet the 'requirements'?" 
    • How much is enough?
    • How much isn't enough? 
    • What are the requirements at this age?
  • What is different developmentally with middle school students?
    • Does that play into what and how I teach?
  • I want my child to go to college...what's wise to be looking at now to be able to get him/her there? 
    • What are the high school graduation requirements and is there any flexibility?
    • Does my child need a diploma to get into college or enter into the work force?
  • How can I further develop and refresh my philosophy of education? 
  • What else do I need to know?

Then consider attending the following seminar where you will receive encouragement from Barb and from each other. We'll even discuss creating a transcript.

Questions:
 Contact Alison LaMons at 863-647-2259 (e-mail alisonlamons@aol.com)
or Barbara Mesh at 863-676-7577 (e-mail queen.of.everything@juno.com)
  [Comments from Prior Attendees]  [Directions to Covenant Presbyterian Church]

Getting Ready For High School and Beyond

Saturday, April 4, 2009 • 9:00am - 4:00pm • Pinellas Park 

Pinellas Parent Educators Association is hosting...
"Getting Ready for High School and Beyond",
facilitated by verteran home educator Barbara Mesh.

Cost is $43 per person or $53 per couple.
Teens 13 and older may attend free of charge. 

A 75+ page notebook with sample and blank transcript forms,
suggested resources and revelant internet sites is included. 

Location:
Grace Brethren Church 6300 62Ave N, Pinellas Park 33781

Home Educators: 

    • Are You At the Stage Where High School Is Fast Approaching?
    • Do You Have Questions About Required Credits and Transcripts?
    • Is Graduation At Your Door Step This School Year?

Then consider attending the following seminar where you will receive information and assistance to compile and create a transcript plus find out what to do about issuing a diploma. Many other topics will be covered to help you and your teen go the distance to complete a high school education from home.

To register visit: 
 www.homeschool-life.com/fl/ppea/

    • Click on the link Highschool Workshop (left menu bar 2/3 down).
    • Follow the process to sign up for the Alumni Seminar.
    • Payment is made on line by using PayPal or credit card as the last step of the registration process.
    • An email confirmation is sent to each registrant.

Questions: 
Neoka Apple at 727-381-0415 (e-mail SWACDNKICK@aol.com)
or Barbara Mesh at 863-676-7577 (e-mail queen.of.everything@juno.com)

Getting Ready For High School and Beyond
Evening Alumni Seminar
Hosted by PPEA

Friday, April 3, 2009 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm • Clearwater , FL

• Do you need a boost of encouragement regarding bumps and curves you've encountered after attending one of Barb's "Getting Ready for High School and Beyond" workshops?

• Would you like further assistance implementing the concepts you learned?

Then join Barb for this special follow up seminar to discuss what seem to be the hot topics: concern, stress and yes, maybe even panic.

Graduation Requirements--Credits                         
Transcripts and Portfolios
Record Keeping--Establishing a Credit                 
Dual Enrollment - Required Tests
Part Time Enrollment--Public School
Scholarships/Awards/Financial Aid

There will plenty of opportunity to ask your hot topic questions that need answers.

Note: Please bring your resource notebook from the workshop you attended.

Cost is $25 per person and $35 per couple. Teens 13+ attend free of charge. Registration deadline is March 28, 2009.

To register visit:  www.homeschool-life.com/fl/ppea/

  • Click on the link Highschool Workshop (left menu bar 2/3 down).
  • Follow the process to sign up for the Alumni Seminar.
  • Payment is made on line by using PayPal or credit card as the last step of the registration process.
  • An email confirmation is sent to each registrant.

Location:  Panera Bread Bakery/Cafe Meeting Room, 2285 Ulmerton Rd.,
Clearwater 33762

Questions: Neoka Apple at 727-381-0415 (e-mail SWACDNKICK@aol.com)
or Barbara Mesh at 863-676-7577 (e-mail queen.of.everything@juno.com)

Creation Science Family Seminar
With Catie Frates
March 5 & 6 2009
Garden Grove Assembly of God
Winter Haven, FL 33884

Sponsored by: Home schoolers On The Ridge And Learning At Home

"2009 - The Year of Darwin and Our Year of Opportunity"

Did you know that current statistics state that 70% of college students that professed Christ before college and were raised in Christian homes choose to turn from their faith because of what they learn about evolution and science in school?

If we really know what our Bible teaches and the scientific model that is built upon it, we will be able to discern counterfeits.  Come join us on this exciting scientific adventure into natural history with Catie Frates who has been passionately sharing these truths for over fifteen years. Please refer to www.catiefrates.com for more information on Catie.

Thursday, March 5, 6-9 pm
The Creation Interpretation - Family Seminar

Friday, March 6, 10-11 am
Jehovah's Park versus Jurassic Park – Elementary Seminar

Friday March 6, 12- 2:30pm
The Creation Perspective of Man – Young Adult Seminar

Note: Atany session, infants through 4 years of age may attend; however,parents are required to remove fussy children and are welcome to returnwhen they are calm.

Cost:

Family fee: HSOTR Members $20  Non Members: $40
(includes all family members for all three sessions).

At the door registration: add $5.00

On Site Lunch: $3.50, $5.00 and $6.00

Other pricing options are available on the registration form.

For more details, a registration form and directions:

Visit www.hsotr.com, the web site of Homeschoolers On The Ridge.
Click on Creation Science Seminar (left menu bar)

Questions: Rosemarie Ohly mrsrohly@gmail.com 863-439-8144
or Barb Mesh queen.of.everything@juno.com 863-676-7577

Home Education and Preschoolers
Creating a Love For Learning

Thursday,  January 22, 2009 • 9:00am to 3pm 
 Tampa, FL

CostI is $40 per person and $50 per couple. Advance registration is necessary and must be postmarked one week before the event. 

Each family receives a Resource Packet. Please bring a 3 ring binder in which to place your materials.

The seminar will be held at Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church located at 2902 W Fletcher Avenue, Tampa FL 33618 

 Please note:10 registrations are required for this workshop to take place.

 For information contact:
Abi Lynch at 813-469-1711 or  abilynch@verizon.net


 


WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
2008 

Getting Ready for High School and Beyond

Saturday, March 8, 2008 • 9:00am - 4:00pm • Brooksville, FL

Home Circle of Hernando County is hosting "Getting Ready for High School and Beyond", which will be facilitated by veteran home educator Barbara Mesh. This day-long workshop will cover legal issues, curriculum choices, goal setting, record keeping, establishing credits,apprenticeship and vocational training, plus getting ready for college. A 75+ page notebook with sample and blank transcript forms, suggested resources and revelant internet sites is included. Please bring a three ring binder in which to place the resource packet.

Cost is $40 per person or $50 per couple. Teens 13 and older may attend free of charge. On the registration form please indicate the number of your teenagers who will be attending with you.

Note: A love offering will be collected the day of the workshop for Bible Community Church for the use of the facility.

Bible Community Church is located at 5041 Griffin Road, Brooksville, FL 34601-7604.

Bring a sack lunch or be prepared to purchase lunch at a nearby fast food establishment.

For more information, contact:
Kris Mitten 352-799-4549, chknman1@bellsouth.net  or
Barbara Mesh at (863) 676-7577, queen.of.everything@juno.com

Getting Ready for High School and Beyond

Saturday, April 12, 2008 • 9:00am - 4:00pm • Punta Gorda, FL

Praise Home Schoolers support group is hosting "Getting Ready for High School and Beyond", which will be facilitated by veteran home educator Barbara Mesh. This day-long workshop will cover legal issues, curriculum choices, goal setting, record keeping, establishing credits,apprenticeship and vocational training, plus getting ready for college. A 50+ page notebook with sample and blank transcript forms, suggested resources and revelant Internet sites is included. Please bring a three ring binder in which to place the resource packet.

Cost is $40 per person or $50 per couple. Teens 13 and older may attend free of charge. On the registration form please indicate the number of your teenagers who will be attending with you.

The seminar will take place in Lisa Laupert's home, 25833 Ayson Drive, Punta Gorda, FL 34983.

A covered dish lunch is being planned. Please bring a salad or dessert to share or be prepared to purchase lunch at a nearby fast food establishment.

For more information, contact:
April Crane, 941-833-5588, jtcadc@embarqmail.com or
Barbara Mesh at (863) 676-7577, queen.of.everything@juno.com

Getting Ready for High School and Beyond

Saturday, April 26, 2008 • 9:00am - 4:00pm • Pinellas Park, FL  33781

Pinellas Parent Educators Association is hosting "Getting Ready for High School and Beyond", which will be facilitated by veteran home educator Barbara Mesh. This day-long workshop will cover legal issues, curriculum choices, goal setting, record keeping, establishing credits, apprenticeship and vocational training, plus getting ready for college.

A 50+ page notebook with sample and blank transcript forms, suggested resources and revelant internet sites is included. Please bring a three ring binder in which to place the resource packet.

Cost is $40 per person or $50 per couple. Teens 13 and older may attend free of charge. On the registration form please indicate the number of your teenagers who will be attending with you.

One hour will be set aside for lunch. Please bring a sack lunch or be prepared to purchase lunch at a nearby fast food establishment.

The seminar will take place at Grace Brethren Church 6300 62nd Ave. N., Pinellas Park, FL. 33781

For more information, contact:
Neoka Apple 727-381-0415, SWACDNKICK@aol.com or
Barbara Mesh at (863) 676-7577, queen.of.everything@juno.com.

Getting Ready for High School and Beyond

Saturday, May 3, 2008 • 9:00am - 4:00pm • Winter Haven, FL

Home Educators Anne Eisinger and Diane Bradley are hosting "Getting Ready for High School and Beyond", which will be facilitated by veteran home educator Barbara Mesh. This day-long workshop will cover legal issues, curriculum choices, goal setting, record keeping, establishing credits,apprenticeship and vocational training, plus getting ready for college. A 50+ page notebook with sample and blank transcript forms, suggested resources and revelant internet sites is included. Please bring a three ring binder in which to place the resource packet.

Cost is $40 per person or $50 per couple. Teens 13 and older may attend free of charge. On the registration form please indicate the number of your teenagers who will be attending with you.

Note: A love offering will be collected the day of the workshop for St. John's United Methodist Church for the use of the facility.

St. John's United Methodist Church is located at 1800 Cypress Gardens Blvd, Winter Haven FL 33884 

Bring a sack lunch or be prepared to purchase lunch at a nearby fast food establishment.

For more information, contact:
Anne Eisinger 863-287-5921 anne@cash4housesflorida.com  or
Barbara Mesh at (863) 676-7577, queen.of.everything@juno.com

Orientation to Home Schooling 

Saturday, June 14, 2008 • 9:00am - 4:00pm • Lake Wales, FL         

This workshop covers the basics for those new to the homeschool experience and serves as encourgement for those with 1-5 years experience. Topics will include legal issues, educational approaches, curriculum choices, learning styles, record keeping, local support, goal setting and much more. A 50+ page notebook with pertinent information, suggested resources and appropriate web sties is included.

Cost is $40 per person or $50 per couple. Advance registration is required and must be postmarked at least 2 days before the event.

The above workshop will take place in Barbara's Home, 2030 Capps Road, Lake Wales, FL 33898. If the number of registrations exceeds 12, the workshop will be relocated to Cypress Ridge Presbyterian Church in Winter Haven.

For more information, contact:
Barbara Mesh at (863) 676-7577 or queen.of.everything@juno.com.

Getting Ready for High School and Beyond

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 9:00am - 4:00 pmm Tampa, FL

Class-Source of Tampa is hosting  "Getting Ready for High School and Beyond", which will be facilitated by veteran home educator Barbara Mesh. This day-long workshop will cover legal issues, curriculum choices, goal setting, record keeping, establishing credits,apprenticeship and vocational training, plus getting ready for college. A 50+ page notebook with sample and blank transcript forms, suggested resources and revelant internet sites is included. Please bring a three ring binder in which to place the resource packet.

Cost is $45 per person or $55 per couple. Teens 13 and older may attend free of charge. On the registration form please indicate the number of your teenagers who will be attending with you.

Note: A light buffet breakfast will be provided; however, bring a sack lunch or be prepared to purchase lunch at a nearby fast food establishment..

The seminar will take place at Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church located at 2902 W Fletcher Avenue, Tampa FL 33618 

For more information, contact:
Dina Fox  (813) 951-7508, director@class-source.com or
Barbara Mesh at (863) 676-7577, queen.of.everything@juno.com

Getting Ready For High School and Beyond Teen Workshop

Friday, July 25, 2008 • 6:30 – 9:00 pm • Winter Haven, FL

Designed specifically for you, the high school student and your parents. You will be encouraged to take more responsibility for your education by being an active partner with your parents, developing a creative core curriculum, and establishing your course as a team.

Home schooling through high school is a cooperative effort that takes discussion, thoroughness, and planning to achieve your goals. A resource packet will be given to each teen.

This is an interactive session between Barbara and the teens. The teens sit up front and the parents sit quietly in the back. Parents are welcome and invited to ask questions during the last 30 minutes of the workshop.

Cost is $20 per teen. Advance registration is required and must be postmarked one week before the event. Each teen must have a parent attending or be registered with another adult. Parents attend free of charge.

The workshop will take place at Cypress Ridge Presbyterian Church,6230 Cypress Gardens Blvd, Winter Haven, 33884

For more information, contact:
Barbara Mesh at (863) 676-7577, queen.of.everything@juno.com

Getting Ready for High School and Beyond

Saturday, July 26, 2008 • 9:00am to 4:00pm • Winter Haven, FL

This workshop is essential for those considering homeschooling through high school. Topics will include curriculum choices, credits, recordkeeping, apprenticeship and vocational training, getting ready for college, and much more. A 75+ page notebook with sample and blank transcript forms, suggested resources and revelant internet sites is included.

Cost is $40 per person or $50 per couple. Advance registration is required and must be postmarked 7 days before the event.

The above workshop will take place at Cypress Ridge Presbyterian Church, 6230 Cypress Gardens Blvd, Winter Haven FL 33884

 NOTE: If the number of registrations is less than 12, the workshop will be relocated to Barbara's home in Lake Wales.

For more information, contact:
Barbara Mesh at (863) 676-7577 or queen.of.everything@juno.com.

[Workshop Details[Comments from Prior Attendees]

 Orientation To Homeschooling 

Thursday, July 31, 2008 • 9:00am to 4:00pm • Winter Haven, FL

This workshop covers the basics for those new to the homeschool experience and serves as encourgement for those with 1-5 years experience. Topics will include legal issues, educational approaches, curriculum choices, learning styles, record keeping, local support, goal setting and much more. A 50+ page notebook with pertinent information, suggested resources and appropriate web sties is included.

Cost is $40 per person or $50 per couple. Advance registration is required and must be postmarked at least 2 days before the event.

The above workshop will take place at Cypress Ridge Presbyterian Church, 6230 Cypress Gardens Blvd, Winter Haven FL 33884

 NOTE: If the number of registrations is less than 12, the workshop will be relocated to Barbara's home in Lake Wales.

For more information, contact:
Barbara Mesh at (863) 676-7577 or queen.of.everything@juno.com.

Home Education and Preschoolers
Creating a Love For Learning

Saturday, August 16  2008 • 9:00am to 4pm • Winter Haven, FL

Join Barb Mesh to discover the options of starting the education process before Kindergarten. This seminar is designed to also encourage parents getting ready to tackle the early elementary school years.

Topics covered will include becoming a member of private alternative schools (umbrella schools) verses registering under the Florida home education law, creating an encouraging learning environment, examining relaxed and traditional approaches, reviewing appropriate curriculum and activities to use at the pre school age through third grade, as well as finding support available for social and educational outlets.

Cost is $40 per person and $50 per couple. Advance registration is necessary and must be postmarked one week before the event. Please note: 10 registrations are required in order for the workshop to take place.

Each family receives a Resource Packet. Please bring a 3 ring binder in which to place your materials.

The seminar will be held at Cypress Ridge Presbyterian Church, 6230 Cypress Gardens Blvd, Winter Haven FL 33884

 NOTE: If the number of registrations is less than 12, the workshop will be relocated to Barbara's home in Lake Wales.

.For more information, contact:
Barbara Mesh at(863) 676-7577, queen.of.everything@juno.com.

Home Education and Preschoolers
Creating a Love For Learning

Thursday, September 25, 2008 • 9:00am to 3pm • Tampa, FL

Join Barb Mesh to discover the options of starting the education process before Kindergarten. This seminar is designed to also encourage parents getting ready to tackle the early elementary school years.

Topics covered will include becoming a member of private alternative schools (umbrella schools) verses registering under the Florida home education law, creating an encouraging learning environment, examining relaxed and traditional approaches, reviewing appropriate curriculum and activities to use at the pre school age through third grade, as well as finding support available for social and educational outlets.

Cost is $40 per person and $50 per couple. Advance registration is necessary and must be postmarked one week before the event. 

Each family receives a Resource Packet. Please bring a 3 ring binder in which to place your materials.

The seminar will be held at Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church located at 2902 W Fletcher Avenue, Tampa FL 33618 

 Please note:  10 registrations are required for this workshop to take place

.For more information contact:
Abi Lynch at 813-469-1711 or  abilynch@verizon.net


Getting Ready for High School and Beyond

Home Educator Laura Swanson is hosting "Getting Ready for High School and Beyond", which will be facilitated by veteran home educator Barbara Mesh. This day-long workshop will cover legal issues, curriculum choices, goal setting, record keeping, establishing credits, apprenticeship and vocational training, plus getting ready for college. A 50+ page notebook with sample and blank transcript forms, suggested resources and revelant internet sites is included. Please bring a three ring binder in which to place the resource packet.

Cost is $40 per person or $50 per couple. Teens 13 and older may attend free of charge. On the registration form please indicate the number of your teenagers who will be attending with you.

This seminar will be located in the meeting room of Panera Bread Bakery/Cafe, 2285 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater,FL 33762..

Come prepared to purchase lunch at Panera, a nearby fast food establishment, or bring a sack lunch to take to a nearby park.

For more information, contact:
Laura Swanson (813) 546-5417  (e-mail laurasw@tampabay.rr.com or
Barbara Mesh at (863) 676-7577, queen.of.everything@juno.com

PAST WORKSHOPS
2007

Home Education and Preschoolers
Creating a Love For Learning
Polk County

Saturday, September 8 • 9:00am to Noon • Lakeland, FL

Join Barb Mesh and hostess Leah Kirby, to discover the options of starting the education process before Kindergarten. This seminar is designed to also encourage parents getting ready to tackle the early elementary school years.

Topics covered will include becoming a member of private alternative schools (umbrella schools)verses registering under the Florida home education law, creating an encouraging learning environment, examining relaxed and traditional approaches, reviewing appropriate curriculum and activities to use at the pre school age through third grade, as well as finding support available for social and educational outlets.

Cost is $25 per person and $30 per couple. Advance registration is necessary and must be postmarked one week before the event. Please note: 10 registrations are required in order for the workshop to take place.

Each family receives a Resource Packet. Please bring a 3 ring binder in which to place your materials.

The seminar will be held at Cambridge Study Center, 541 South Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801.

For more information, contact:
Leah Kirby at 863-398-2441, lkirby@cambridgestudycenter.org or
Barbara Mesh at(863) 676-7577, queen.of.everything@juno.com.

Orientation to Home Schooling
Polk County

Saturday, June 23 • 9:00am to 4:00pm • Lake Wales, FL
Saturday, October 13 • 9:00am to 4:00pm • Lake Wales,FL

This workshop covers the basics for those new to the homeschool experience and serves as encourgement for those with 1-5 years experience. Topics will include legal issues, educational approaches, curriculum choices, learning styles, record keeping, local support, goal setting and much more. A 50+ page notebook with pertinent information, suggested resources and appropriate web sties is included.

Cost is $40 per person or $50 per couple. Advance registration is required and must be postmarked at least 2 days before the event.

The above workshops will take place in Barbara's Home, 2030 Capps Road, Lake Wales, FL 33898. If the number of registrations exceeds 12, the workshop will be relocated to Cypress Ridge Presbyterian Church in Winter Haven.

For more information, contact:
Barbara Mesh at (863) 676-7577 or queen.of.everything@juno.com.

Getting Ready for High School and Beyond
Polk County

Saturday, April 21 • 9:00am to 4:00pm • Lakeland, FL
Saturday, July 28 • 9:00am to 4:00pm • Lakeland, FL

This workshop is essential for those considering homeschooling through high school. Topics will include curriculum choices, credits, recordkeeping, apprenticeship and vocational training, getting ready for college, and much more. A 50+ page notebook with sample and blank transcript forms, suggested resources and revelant internet sites is included.

Cost is $40 per person or $50 per couple. Advance registration is required and must be postmarked 7 days before the event.

The above workshops will take place at First Christian Church, 541 South Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801. NOTE: If the number of registrations is less than 12, the workshop will be relocated to Barbara's home in Lake Wales.

For more information, contact:
Barbara Mesh at (863) 676-7577 or queen.of.everything@juno.com.

Getting Ready For High School and Beyond Teen Workshop
Polk County

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 • 6:30 – 9:00 pm • Winter Haven
Friday, July 27, 2007 • 6:30 – 9:00 pm • Lakeland

Designed specifically for you, the high school student and your parents. You will be encouraged to take more responsibility for your education by being an active partner with your parents, developing a creative core curriculum, and establishing your course as a team.

Home schooling through high school is a cooperative effort that takes discussion, thoroughness, and planning to achieve your goals. A resource packet will be given to each teen.

This is an interactive session between Barbara and the teens. The teens sit up front and the parents sit quietly in the back. Parents are welcome and invited to ask questions at the end of the workshop.

Cost is $15 per teen. Advance registration is required and must be postmarked one week before the event. Each teen must have a parent attending or be registered with another adult. Parents attend free of charge.

The April 24th Teen Workshop will take place at Cypress Ridge Presbyterian Church in Winter Haven.

The July 27th Teen Workshop will take place at Cambridge Study Center in Lakeland.

For more information, contact:
Barbara Mesh at (863) 676-7577, queen.of.everything@juno.com

Getting Ready for High School and Beyond
Various Locations

Monday, January 15, 2007 • 9:00am - 4:00pm
 Plant City, FL

Home educators Diane Goosey and Cindy Cunningham are hosting...
"Getting Ready for High School and Beyond" facilitated by veteran home educator Barbara Mesh. This day-long workshop will cover legal issues, curriculum choices, goal setting, record keeping, establishing credits, apprenticeship and vocational training, plus getting ready for college. A 50+ page notebook with sample and blank transcript forms, suggested resources and revelant internet sites is included.

Cost

$45 per person or $55 per couple.
Teens 13 and older may attend free of charge.
On the registration form please indicate the number
of your teens who will be attending with you.

Note:
$5.00 of each workshop fee is going toward a contribution to
Evangelical Presbyterian Church for use of the facility.

Evangelical Presbyterian Church is located at 1107 Charlie Griffin Road,
Plant City, FL 33566.

Bring a sack lunch or be prepared to purchase lunch
at a nearby fast food establishment.

For more information, contact:

Diane Goosey 813-986-0394 or 813-965-2066, dianegoosey@earthlink.net or
Barbara Mesh at (863) 676-7577, queen.of.everything@juno.com.

 

Saturday, March 10, 2007 • 9:00am - 4:00pm
 Brooksville, FL

Home educator Lisa Steinkamp is hosting "Getting Ready for High School and Beyond", which will be facilitated by veteran home educator Barbara Mesh. This day-long workshop will cover legal issues, curriculum choices, goal setting, record keeping, establishing credits, apprenticeship and vocational training, plus getting ready for college. A 50+ page notebook with sample and blank transcript forms, suggested resources and revelant internet sites is included. Please bring a
three ring binder in which to place the resource packet.

Cost

 $40 per person or $50 per couple.
Teens 13 and older may attend free of charge.
On the registration form please indicate the number
of your teenagers who will be attending with you.

Note:
A love offering will be collected the day of the workshop for
Bible Community Church for the use of the facility.

Bible Community Church is located at 5041 Griffin Road,
Brooksville, FL 34601-7604.

Bring a sack lunch or be prepared to purchase lunch
at a nearby fast food establishment.

For more information, contact:
Lisa Steinkamp 352-442-3087, csteninca@tampabay.rr.com or
Barbara Mesh at (863) 676-7577, queen.of.everything@juno.com

Friday, September 28, 2007 • 9:00am - 4:00pm
 St. Petersburg, FL

Pinellas Parent Educators Association is hosting "Getting Ready for High School and Beyond", which will be facilitated by veteran home educator Barbara Mesh. This day-long workshop will cover legal issues, curriculum choices, goal setting, record keeping, establishing credits, apprenticeship and vocational training,
plus getting ready for college.

A 50+ page notebook with sample and blank transcript forms, suggested resources and revelant internet sites is included. Please bring a
three ring binder in which to place the resource packet.

Cost

$40 per person or $50 per couple.
Teens 13 and older may attend free of charge.
On the registration form please indicate the number
of your teenagers who will be attending with you.

One hour will be set aside for lunch.
Please bring a sack lunch or be prepared to purchase lunch at a nearby fast food establishment.

The seminar will take place at the Hospice Community Center
3050 1st Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33712.

For more information, contact:
Neoka Apple 727-381-0415, SWACDNKICK@aol.com or
Barbara Mesh at (863) 676-7577, queen.of.everything@juno.com

Saturday, October 6, 2007 • 9:00am - 4:00pm
 Punta Gorda, FL

Praise Home Schoolers is hosting "Getting Ready for High School and Beyond", which will be facilitated by veteran home educator Barbara Mesh.
This day-long workshop will cover legal issues, curriculum choices, goal setting, record keeping, establishing credits, apprenticeship and vocational training,
plus getting ready for college.

A 50+ page notebook with sample and blank transcript forms, suggested resources and revelant internet sites is included. Please bring a three ring binder
in which to place the resource packet.

Cost

 $40 per person or $50 per couple.
Teens 13 and older may attend free of charge.
On the registration form please indicate the number
of your teenagers who will be attending with you.

One hour will be set aside for lunch.
Please bring a sack lunch or be prepared
to purchase lunch at a nearby fast food establishment.

The seminar will take place at Peace River Baptist Church,
478 Berry Street, Punta Gorda, FL 33950.

For more information, contact:
April Crane 941-833-5588, Jtcadc@embarqmail.com or
Barbara Mesh at (863) 676-7577, queen.of.everything@juno.com