Steve Demme – Math U See & Building Faith Families
Stephanie and her husband Jeff reside in Lake Echo, Nova Scotia. Their family has been homeschooling since 1998. Three of their children have graduated from their homeschool and two are still at home finishing up junior and senior high. Stephanie has always developed an eclectic curriculum and is excited to watch as it grows and changes to meet the needs of each of her children. Stephanie is the Executive Director of HEMS:helping, encouraging, mentoring, serving, and has had several opportunities to participate in the HSLDA National Leadership Conference and has worked with the Department of Education Regional Education Office to help protect the rights of home educators in Nova Scotia. Stephanie has had the privilege of meeting and learning from some very experienced homeschool leaders across North America and loves to share her passion for inspiring and encouraging families.
Kristen is a homeschooling mom of five beautiful kids. Having recently graduated her oldest, she find herself more passionate and committed the the value and vital role that homeschooling has had in their family. Sharing from simple life experience, she loves to relate to moms of all stages.
Angela Smith is the Operations Manager for HSLDA Canada and is passionate about supporting homeschooling families. Angela and her husband, Calvin, have three grown children whom she thoroughly enjoyed homeschooling. Angela embraced the challenges of being a busy homeschool mother and also worked with her son who is gifted and borderline Aspergers, with a Non-Verbal Learning Disorder. Angela’s previous work experience and education shows a real heart for serving others, beginning with her work with special needs kids when she was fourteen. Her vast experience includes working in a preschool, in group homes for at-risk youth, with young mothers in needs of shelter and support, and in financial administration for her husband’s business, and with HSLDA.