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Sat, Jul 20


Marriott Birmingham

Positioned for Success Homeschool and Leadership Summit

Join us for our Positioned for Success Summit Ticket prices are for family admissions - includes FREE kids/teen zone, so bring the spouse and kids! Education Leadership Track ticket $30 Homeschool Track $40

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Positioned for Success Homeschool and Leadership Summit
Positioned for Success Homeschool and Leadership Summit

Time & Location

Jul 20, 2024, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Marriott Birmingham, 3590 Grandview Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35243, USA

About the event

Saturday, Jul 20, 20254


Vendors arrive



9:00 - 9:15 AM

Welcome and Acknowledgment of Event Sponsors and Guests

9:15-10:00 AM

Keynote Address-

Speaker: Kim Kent, xTend Homeschool Tutorial

10:00-10:15 AM

Sponsor Spotlight - Avadian, Stand Together Trust, and VELA Education Fund

10:15-11:15 AM

Session 1

Moderator: Christina Garrett- Homeschool

Moderator: Elan Page - Leadership

Track 1 (Homeschool) - “Homeschool Foundations: Simple Steps to Start and Succeed” - Panelists: Jennifer Duckworth, Co-Founder of Black Homeschoolers of Birmingham and Isabella Ashley - Mental Health Expert

Track 2 (Leadership) - The Entrepreneurial Mindset- Innovations in Microschool and Homeschool Cooperatives


11:15- 12:15

Session 2

Track 1 (Homeschool) “Reimagining Education: Embracing Diversity in Homeschooling Approaches”

Panelists: Dr. Rochelle Somerville-Matthews - HSLDA, and Representative - Homeschool Alabama

Track 2 - (Leadership) “Secure Beginnings: Legal Compliance for Your Microschool Journey”

Panelists: Lauren Hodge, Yes Every Kid Foundation, Yalonda Chandler Black Homeschoolers of Birmingham,


Lunch (Grab and Go)

1:15-1:30 PM

Session 3

Track 1 (Homeschool) - Beyond Traditional: Exploring Diverse Curriculums and Learning Models

Panelists: Natalie Mack, HSLDA; and Yalonda Chandler OR TBA SPEAKER

Track 2 (Leadership) From Educator to Entrepreneur - Financial Management for Microschools Owners


1:30-2:30 PM

Break/Sponsor Spotlight HSLDA, Neighbor Foundation, Legacy Builders Academy

2:30-3:30 PM

Session 4

Track 1 (Homeschool) Culminating the Homeschool Experience: Inspiring Stories and Strategies

Panelists: Nicole Kennedy Green xTend Homeschool, and Speaker

Track 2 (Leadership) Victory and Growth: Learning from Microschool Successes and Failures


3:30 Wrap Up  - Yalonda Chandler and Jennifer Duckworth, Co-Founders Black Homeschoolers of Birmingham


  • 7 hours



  • Homeschool/Leadership Summit

    This ticket includes spouse, and children ages 5-17. No children under the age of 5 will be permitted into our kids zone.

    From $0.00 to $40.00
    Sale ended
    • $30.00
      +$0.75 service fee
    • $40.00
      +$1.00 service fee
    • $25.00
      +$0.63 service fee
    • $0.00
      +$0.00 service fee



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