2013 Featured Speakers

Check back often for more additions of exciting & informative speakers! Check out the featured speakers from the previous Alabama Homeschool Expo!
christinefield
Author Christine Field is a former trial lawyer turned homeschooling mom. She and her husband have four children and live in Wheaton, IL. Her husband is the Chief of Police.
Christine Torre
Homeschooling mother of five, Christine Torre, has a passion for encouraging parents to finish the home school race strong. With fourteen years of experience behind her, she joyfully testifies that the high school years have been the most fun.
davidwebb
David and his wife, Peggy, have homeschooled their six children since 1990. He is the co-author of the What We Believe series, Apologia’s acclaimed biblical worldview curriculum for ages 6 to 14.
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Debbie Strayer has a gift for speaking and brings each topic to life with humor, honesty, and years of homeschooling experience. This, along with her educational expertise, will undoubtedly be a bright and guiding light for homeschool moms who need one.
Dr. Miles Jones
Dr. Miles R. Jones is an accelerated learning specialist and Bible scholar who has taken generations of homeschoolers and turned them into gifted mathematicians.
georgebuford
George Burford is a graduate of West Chester University of Pennsylvania. He has a Masters degree in Athletic Administration and over 30 years of experience teaching and coaching students from elementary school to the college level.
Jennifer Ford Berry
Jennifer Ford Berry is an organizational expert, best selling author, entrepreneur and speaker. Her first book Organize Now! a week-by-week guide to simplify your space & your life has sold over 300,000 copies world wide.
jenny l cote
Award-winning Author, Speaker and Producer Jenny L. Cote developed an early passion for God, history and young people, and beautifully blends these passions together in her two fantasy fiction series, The Amazing Tales of Max and Liz® and Epic Order of the Seven®.
Kathleen Knudsen
As a homeschool graduate herself, Kathleen has a heart for homeschool families. Throughout high school, she actively coordinated and coached a homeschool speech & debate club. At age 18, she pursued a short stint in politics where she ran for local office. Despite losing by 5 votes, the experience was one to be fondly remembered.
Kelly Lutman
Kelly Lutman is a 19-year veteran homeschool mom whose 3 sons have graduated from their homeschool and become productive in their own careers.
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The Harding family is a homeschooling family that has been featured on NBC's Today show and have sent six of their children to college by the time they reached age 12!
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Meredith Curtis, pastor’s wife and homeschooling mom of five amazing children, has been married to her college sweetheart for 26 years. She loves Jesus, leads worship, homeschools, writes, mentors ladies, and, sometimes, even cooks dinner!
mike curtis
Michael Sinclair Curtis is the senior pastor of Powerline Community Church. He is a homeschool dad and sports fan, Mike graduated from University of Delaware and Regent University.
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Nikole Porter has been in the education field for almost 20 years. As a former preschool and middle school teacher, Nikole has extensive experience in the field of education.
Randy Snider
Randy Snider is a father of eleven children, and has close to 25 years of homeschool experience.
renee metzler
Renee Metzler is a freelance author who after beginning her career as a mother and home manager in 2002, and feeling “lost,” she began to research secrets to the trade of home management, and the idea of Total Home Makeover was born.
Teresa Knight
Teresa Knight, mother of nine home schooled children, is owner of Knight's Book Knook, chairman of her local home school group, and Awana Club leader.
Waynette Cozad is a devoted wife and mother to three grown sons. She and her husband, Richard, an A Beka Book home school representative, live in southeast Louisiana and began homeschooling in 1994.