Homeschool: How Now? Meet with a High School Guidance Counselor

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Meet with a High School Guidance Counselor seminar with Donna Cantu, Donna Szumila and Linda Chisholm.

April 13, 2017 – 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Three awesome, educated, informed and caring homeschool “high school guidance counselors” will share detailed information about homeschooling a high school student.

Three speakers, three roads to success.

Donna Cantu will share The Broad Road to Graduation: Recommended Requirements

Donna Szumila will share how to homeschool and fulfill The Distinguished Achievement Program

Linda Chisholm will share that Normal is just a setting on the dryer and how to homeschool students with learning differences

Speaker biographies are below, as are outlines from their messages.

Please note: the three presentations run simultaneously, NOT consecutively.

You are welcome to bring a friend but please make sure everyone RSVPs so we can have copies and chairs for everyone. You can RSVP below under “Bookings”.

Having a hard time choosing? Read on….

Linda Chisholm
Homeschool Mom
Certified Special Ed/Gifted and Talented Teacher
Certified Public School Guidance Counselor
Certified K-12 Counselor

Linda will share that normal is just a setting on your dryer. Her outline will include information about:

Texas Special Education law and Resources
Curriculum: What is available and how to adjust it for your student with learning differences
Curriculum Activities to help you adjust your curriculum
Food Allergies–where do they fit in
Emotional support for parents with kids with learning differences
Donna Szumila
Former Homeschool parent
THEO Forensics Coach
THEO Science Fair teacher

Donna will share how you can guide your student to earn The Distinguished Achievement Program Diploma. Her outline includes:

How you can differentiate your student from the others
The fine points of a High School Curriculum for the Advanced Program
What are the four Advanced Measures?
How the Distinguished Achievement Program helps when applying to elite colleges
How it helps when applying for scholarships
How they assure your student is academically ready for college
Donna Cantu
Trained in Orton-Gillingham to work with students with learning differences
College Board registered/ approved to instruct AP Literature and Comp.
Institute of Excellence in Writing Certified Texas Certification EC-12 English and Social Studies
20 years teaching experience
Former Home School Mom

Donna will share the Broad Road to Graduation: Recommended Requirements.
Her outline includes:

Know your student
Talk about colleges and their “plan”
what do colleges like to see (in-state vs. out-of-state)
Differences between Recommended and Distinguished
Designing the right curriculum- what courses count
How to make the most out of high school while properly preparing them for college.
Fluff vs. Substance

Thu Apr 13, 2017 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

1301 Custer Road, Suite 616
Plano, TX 75075

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