Stephanie Jackson

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 around the world, with the Global Home Education Exchange and loves to share her passion for inspiring and encouraging families.

Getting Started With Homeschooling

Twenty years later, the face of homeschooling continues to change since Stephanie began homeschooling.  One of the most exciting things about homeschooling is the freedom to create a learning environment that reaches the hearts of your children.  This is a free workshop to help families who are starting out and those who are hoping to create a vision for their homeschool.

Homeschooling Highschool

Field trips and nature walks are great with your little ones, but how do you keep your homeschooled teen engaged?  Many homeschool families have questions about transcripts, post-secondary and keeping the hearts of their teens.  This workshop looks into the role of homeschooling for your teenager.

Nova Scotia Provincial Update

In this session, Stephanie will share some of the things going on in Nova Scotia that impact home educators.

Jeff Jackson, Oceanographic Data Analyst, Veteran Homeschool Dad

Where Are the Men?

Holding down a full time job, taking care of all of your husband and dad jobs and now you have to help with the homeschooling, too.  What does this look like?  How can I make it happen?  What does she need from me?  How do I manage everything?

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Stephen Michaels, Educator, Homeschool Dad


he Learning Center For Home Educators: Manager

Classical Conversations

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