The ICHE Homeschool Conference is not just a weekend to fill your mind and book bag; it is an experience that can change your family's trajectory.
Parents across the state and nation have had enough of the COVID-19 lockdowns and the cancellation of numerous conferences and other events. Thankfully, it looks like we are slowly getting back to normal. That said, some public school districts are still planning on limited in-person class time in the fall of 2021. Additionally, the Illinois State Board of Education and the Illinois Department of Public Health will also continue to require that students wear masks in schools.
But that’s not the worst of it.
Parents and grandparents have serious concerns about the deficiencies of public schools, including academic failings and …
After much prayer and discussion, ICHE board of directors have decided to host an entirely online Family Conference instead of meeting at Olivet Nazarene University in May. ICHE will be hosting this virtual conference on their WHOVA app the weekend of May 28-31 and they plan to do a few live stream workshops during the conference and some more within 30 days after conference.
ICHE Legislative Days, especially Cherry Pie Day, is a proactive effort to remind our legislators--as well as our governor--that homeschoolers are very, very politically active, and we zealously protect our hard-fought-for homeschooling rights. It is a worthwhile investment in our children’s and grandchildren’s lives, as we remember that is much easier to keep our liberties than regain them once they are lost.
While an LGBT history curriculum bill winds it’s way through the General Assembly, parents are deciding how best to educate their children. A leading homeschool advocate is encouraging moms and dads to think Biblically as they make their choices.…