HSLDA’s @home e•vents program showcases speakers who are experts in their fields and often leaders in the homeschool community. They’ve been in your shoes and want to come alongside you in your journey to enhance your family’s homeschooling experience! Our speakers possess the breadth of experience, talent, and enthusiasm suited for encouraging you and equipping you with relevant tools.
Past e•vents have included presentations by well-known authors and speakers, such as Andrew Pudewa, Lou Priolo, Dr. Jay Wile, Jeff Myers, and Hal and Melanie Young, as well as experienced homeschooling parents and homeschool graduates. HSLDA staff speakers have included President J. Michael Smith, Chairman Michael P. Farris, many other attorneys, and some of our Special Needs, High School, and Early Years coordinators, such as Dianne Craft, Vicki Bentley, Becky Cooke, and Diane Kummer.
Dr. Gene Edward Veith
Prolific author, cultural commentator, and longtime educator Dr. Gene Edward Veith is the Provost of Patrick Henry College. Formerly the cultural editor of WORLD magazine, Dr. Veith is well known in Christian, conservative, and homeschooling circles through his articles, books, and speaking engagements. He has served more than 20 years in Christian academia as a professor of English and, for six years, as dean of the School of Arts & Sciences at Concordia University–Wisconsin. In addition to his frequent columns for WORLD, Dr. Veith has published over 17 books in both scholarly and popular genres, several of which have been translated into foreign languages. Dr. Veith and his wife, Jackquelyn, have three grown children, Paul, Joanna, and Mary.
College Credit, Worldview, and Your Teen: Prepare for College Success
Can your high school student earn Advanced Placement (AP) credit while learning from a Christian perspective? Do the structure of high school courses and the beliefs of the teacher matter? Join author, former cultural editor of WORLD magazine, professor, and Provost of Patrick Henry College, Dr. Gene Edward Veith, to gain insight on how you can include the foundation of biblical truth in high-level courses and why the issue of worldview is critical to your student’s intellectual and spiritual growth.