CHN currently offers seven different education presentations to inform, support and continue its outreach to interested parties currently homeschooling or seeking information before making a choice about which education model they want for their child.
Educational Presentations: Facts, Support & Information
Homeschooling Your Special Needs Child
Parents who are home educating their special needs child need to know what resources are available to them outside of the public schools.
Homeschooling High School: HS Courses, Developing Transcripts & College Admission, Tech School & More
Learn about high school credits, course options, the differences between public/private high school and home education in CT, pathways to college, and related opportunities. As always, get the facts, be informed, and then make your choices accordingly.
Homeschooling 101: Getting Started in Home Education
It is important for both parents and the public, including Boards of Education members, to know the facts about home education. What are the laws in CT? What are the policies? What’s the difference, and what does that look like? How do parents decide what learning approach is best for their child? What options are there? What does a ”school day” look like for a homeschooler? These topics and much more are important parts of being informed with the facts about all things home education.
Lapbooking: A Creative Learning Option in Home Education
Lapbooking is a great hands-on way for elementary-aged students to research and learn all about a specific topic while creatively documenting it. Using a file folder filled with fun little “mini-books”, and many creative templates, they are used to contain interesting information about your overall lapbook topic. They’re hands-on and make any subject more fun & memorable! To learn how to make them, and get many free resources to do so, this is the presentation to attend.
Education Models: Know Your Choices, Rights & Facts Before Choosing For Your Child & Family
Times have changed greatly in the past few years and parents now have many more educational options for how and where their child will learn. This presentation explains what that looks like and informs parents about the facts regarding the expanded educational models available to them in Connecticut. Gone are the limited days of choosing between public school, private school and homeschooling. Knowing the facts and attributes of each model is important, before making a choice about any of them.