Homeschooling Basics for New & Veteran Homeschoolers

June 18th


Holy Name Catholic Church
3290 W Milan Ave
Sheridan, CO 80110

Pre-Conference ~ 9:00 – 9:30

Coffee and pastries 

Session 1 ~ 9:30 – 10:30

Liturgical Living in Community
Kendra Tierney


Session 2 ~ 10:45 – 11:45

Evangelization in the Home
Kendra Tierney


Lunch ~ 11:45 – 1:15

Lunch with Community Building
Mary Machado

Session 3 ~ 1:15 – 2:15

Essential Components of
a PreK to Grade 2 Education
(According to Research)
Jessica McMaken

Have you ever wondered what the research says about teaching children reading, writing, and arithmetic in the early grades of school? Are you anxious to know what skills and experiences early elementary children need to become successful students in the later grades? Are you worried about teaching your children to read or what math curriculum to choose for your 1st grader? This is the talk for you. You might be surprised by what research reveals to be essential components of an early education – and what it shows doesn’t make much difference. You will leave informed, equipped, and encouraged!

Healthy Mother, Healthy Homeschool
Allison Auth

Our children have changed us, everything from our bodies to our emotions to our prayer life. Having a healthy, integrated motherhood is the bedrock of a healthy homeschool. Come learn some simple ways to embrace your vocation more fully by finding healing physically, spiritually, and mentally. 

Session 4 ~ 2:30 – 3:30

Made This Way
Leila Miller

A generation ago, Christian parents didn’t have to worry about how to explain transgenderism to their 9-year-old or help their teenager deal with mockery at school for believing in traditional marriage. But today, we have no choice but to equip our kids to understand and to own the truth about such issues. It’s not easy though. These are sensitive topics and the wrong approach an harm our kids’ innocence even as we try to preserve it. 

Homeschool 101
Clarice Burch

So you’ve decided to homeschool! Now what? How do you make this dream a reality? Come and hear how to get started, find out about available resources, what the legal requirements are in Colorado, and lots more!


Confessions at Holy Name   4:00 – 4:30
Anticipatory Mass   4:30

Come for one or both days!