2023 Schedule of Events

Don't Miss Convention 2023!

Friday, April 21, 2023 - Mom-Care Event Schedule (Hope Baptist Church, Manchester) 

Featuring Peggy Ployhar


8:00am: Registration Open

8:30am - 9:30am: Workshop Session I 

9:30am - 10:00am: Coffee, Tea & Fellowship

10:15am - 11:15am: Workshop Session II 

11:30am - 12:30pm: Workshop Session III 


Friday, April 21, 2023 - HOME Hike for Dads and Kids! (Kennebec River-Rail Trail)

Featuring HOME Hike Leader Nathanael Morin and Robert Weisman

10:00am - Noon


Friday, April 21, 2023Family Activities Event Schedule (Maine State Library, Augusta) 

Featuring Leo and Nancy Martin of the Jenney Museum


1:00pm: Registration Open

1:30pm - 2:30pm: Workshop Session I

2:30pm - 3:00pm: Refreshment Break

3:00pm - 4:00pm: Workshop Session II 


Friday, April 21, 2023 - Family Bowling (1-7-10 Bowling & Entertainment Center) 


Saturday, April 22, 2023 - Convention Event Schedule (Augusta Armory) 

Featuring Peggy Ployhar and Others


7:30am - 4:00pm: Registration Open

7:30am - 5:30pm: Exhibit Areas Open for Shopping

8:00am - 9:00am: Workshop Session I

9:00am - 9:30am: Shopping Time

9:30am - 10:30am: Keynote 1: Overcoming Doubt - Your Greatest Homeschool Enemy

10:30am - 11:00am: Shopping Time  

11:00am - 12:00pm: Workshop Session II

12:00pm - 1:30pm: Lunch Break & Shopping Time

1:30pm - 2:30 pm: Keynote 2: Customizing Your Curriculum

2:30pm - 4:00pm: Shopping Break

4:00pm - 5:00pm: Keynote 3: An Eclectic Approach to Homeschooling Charlotte Mason


Workshop Session Titles, Dates and Times



Mom-Care Workshop Sessions - Friday, April 21, 2023                                                   

  • Session I, 8:30am - 9:30am - Women’s Morning Worship and Workout (Peggy Ployhar) 
  • Session II, 10:15am - 11:15am - Using Scripture and Meditation to Calm the Nervous System (Peggy Ployhar)
  • Session III, 11:30am - 12:30pm - The Basics of Fasting for a Healthier Body, Mind and Soul    (Peggy Ployhar)

Family Activity Workshop Sessions - Friday, April 21, 2023

  • Session I, 1:30pm - 2:30pm - The Pilgrims Were a Covenant People                                                    (Leo and Nancy Martin)
  • Session II, 3:00pm - 4:00pm - Conversations with a Pilgrim                                                                 (Leo and Nancy Martin)

Convention Workshop Sessions - Saturday, April 22, 2023

  • Session I, 8:00am - 9:00am

Main Speaking Area - How to Write an IEP and Then Use it Effectively in Your Homeschool 

(Peggy Ployhar)

Room 209A - Who Are You Going to Call? Mythbusters!

(Kathi Kearney)

Room 209B - Practical Tips for Homeschooling Multiple Ages

(Michelle Collomy)

  • Session II, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Main Speaking Area - Hands-on Workshop for Using Unit Studies Through High-School

(Peggy Ployhar)


Room 209A - Your Children: Society’s Next Great Leaders, Parents & Workforce 

(Elizabeth Caruso)

Room 209B - Words of Wisdom from a Veteran Homeschool Mom

(Patricia Hutchins)