Learn To Homeschool Like a Pro
Are you new to homeschooling or in need of some creative ways to engage your kids and keep your schooling on track? Then plan to attend one of our free, Homeschool Success family workshops.
Designed to make you a parent educator extraordinaire, the workshop includes engagement strategies, hands-on activities, and how-to-succeed tips to help your family thrive at Horizon.
Socialize with other Horizon Charter Schools families as you learn how to:
- Organize a homeschool classroom or workspace
- Define homeschool/homework schedules
- Balance multiple ages – infants to high school
- Successfully manage challenging behaviors
- Maintain records for Learning Period meetings with Supervising Teachers
- Plan cross-curricular projects
- Integrate art into all subjects
- Write in all subjects
Your children are encouraged to participate in this free workshop. We will be creating a sample lap book with 9 interactive activities that can be used with all subjects and topics.
Horizon’s family workshops are FREE to all Horizon Charter Schools’ families and take place in a variety of locations for the convenience of our homeschool and independent study families. To ensure we have enough supplies for everyone, please use the Workshop RSVP form to sign up for this popular workshop. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1DdOA4JkFEGWnr6DbnrsN9vQjYxV-VlBQEkaRVTFFBzQ/viewform?edit_requested=true
Workshop Dates, Times & Locations
Lincoln Homeschool Success Workshop
Monday, August 13, 2018, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Raley’s Event Center, 39 Lincoln Blvd., Lincoln
Elk Grove Homeschool Success Workshop
Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Sunshine Swim and Fitness Center, 9360 Elk Grove Florin Road, Elk Grove
El Dorado Hills Homeschool Success Workshop
Friday, August 17, 2018, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Raley’s Event Center, 3935 Park Drive, El Dorado Hills
Roseville Homeschool Success Workshop
Wednesday, August 22, 2018, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Raley’s Event Center, 1915 Douglas Blvd., Roseville
Horizon’s Family Workshops Taught by our Experienced Parent Educator
All Horizon family workshops are lead by Horizon’s School-wide Parent Educator, Kathleen Waffle. With over four decades as a kindergarten through eighth grade classroom teacher, kindergarten through twelfth grade school principal, college adjunct professor, county coordinator and administrator with Horizon Charter Schools since the spring of 2015, Kathleen knows all the tips and tricks to help families succeed in their homeschool or independent study journeys.
Kathleen brings a plethora of engagement strategies, hands-on activities, and how-to-succeed tips to each workshop so you and your children will thrive in our school. Each of the workshops includes:
- Hands-on activities
- Published articles
- Helpful websites to support your teaching
- Networking opportunities with other Horizon families
- And a whole lot of fun!
Free Monthly Workshops for Homeschool and Independent Study Parents and Students
Kathleen Waffle leads workshops for Horizon families on a monthly basis at a variety of locations across Horizon’s six county service area of Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado, Sutter, Nevada, and Yuba Counties. The workshops cover a broad range of topics important to homeschool and independent study families. Best of all, there is no charge for these workshops; they are a free service provided to Horizon families by Horizon Charter Schools.
If your family is not currently enrolled with Horizon Charter Schools, visit our Enroll Now page to get started. For more information about homeschooling, independent study, or virtual learning through Horizon Charter Schools, or our Lincoln Montessori program, please peruse our website or call 916-408-5200.
About Horizon Charter Schools
Horizon Charter Schools has the distinction of being California’s 15th public charter school. This year, we’re celebrating our 25th year as a California charter school! Along with being one of the oldest, most experienced charter school programs in the Golden State, we’re also one of the most innovative. We offer multiple learning options and robust support for parents and students. Unique in the region, Horizon provides a family educator who presents educational workshops, a parent liaison to connect families for socialization, and guidance counselors to help high school students with college and career choices and needs.