I’ll be speaking at the Greater St Louis Area Home Educators Expo this weekend.
Grab the handouts here
Come by my booth in the North Foyer and say hello!
THURSDAY AFTERNOON – Carol will be speaking to local homeschool leaders only
3:00 – Homeschool Leader: Are You Burnt Out?
Encouragement for the homeschool group leader. This workshop is structured as a support group meeting for the support group or co-op leader. Author Carol Topp facilitates discussion among leaders as she encourages them to motivate volunteers and stay focused while avoiding burnout.
10:15 – Five Ways a Mom Can Work AND Homeschool
Are you thinking about homeschooling and working? Can it be done? Carol Topp will share 5 ways that you can earn money and still homeschool your children. She shares tips and advice from dozen of homeschool moms who are doing both successfully.
2:00 – Record Keeping, Transcripts, and Plans for Homeschool High School Students
Do you have questions on how or what you need to do to home educate your children through high school? How do you keep track of credit hours? Transcripts: what’s required and what’s not? What are colleges looking for? If high school creeping up and you’re not sure if you can do it or just need some guidance, this workshop is helpful and encouraging.
9:00 – Micro Business for Teenagers: Starting a Micro Business (Part 1)
Encouragement for teenagers to start and run their own micro business. They will learn a lot while earning some money. A micro business can be started quickly and easily with no debt from home. Presenter Carol Topp, CPA has counseled dozens of teenagers starting a business and will discuss business plans, ideas. Teenagers and their parents are encouraged to attend together.
10:15 – Micro Business for Teenagers: Starting a Micro Business (Part 2)
Information for teenagers who wish to run a successful micro business. Presenter Carol Topp, CPA has counseled dozens of teenagers running a business and will discuss sales, marketing, taxes and record keeping. She will explain the basics of a business tax return, business deductions and the “hidden” tax on the Form 1040. Carol puts difficult accounting and tax issues into easy-to-understand English. Teenagers and their parents are encouraged to attend together!