High School Symposium

April 2, 2022

Join us for a day of helpful instruction with Anita Gibson, a high school consultant with
Home School Legal Defense Association! 

CHEO will provide separate sessions to help families plan and clarify their
high school as home educators.

Bottled water and a light snack will be provided in the morning.



CHEO Member – $25/family
Non-Member – $40/family


Bryn Du Field House
537 Jones Rd NE
Granville, OH 43023



Saturday, April 2nd
9:00am – 2:30pm

Anita Gibson:

Anita Gibson is an author, speaker, and educational strategist. She develops paths to academic success for students and organizations through educational programs, training sessions, and academic support.

Her book, STAR Finder, assists parents with finding their children’s strengths, talents, and abilities and provides resources for discovering their future potential.

High School Symposium Workshops and Schedule


Registration / Check In:   8:30 -9:00


9:00 – 10:00 am

Developing a High School Plan: Sample 4-Year Plans

What plan would suit your high school student? What subjects do you teach and when? Do you follow a basic high school plan, a general college prep plan, or a rigorous college prep plan? This seminar will help organize your thoughts and lay the groundwork for a viable four-year plan. You’ll learn about high school credits, simplifying grading, and the fundamentals of record keeping – transcripts, extracurriculars, and diplomas.


10:00 – 11:00 am

Charting Your Way:  For College, Career, & Military

Preparing your teens for their post-graduation goals requires advance planning. This seminar provides a timeline and checklist to ensure that important items are included!  For college-bound teens, discover tips for the application and financial aid process. For teens headed into careers, explore training, employment, and workplace skills. For teens interested in a military career, learn about the military’s homeschool enlistment policy and advice for applying to the service academies.


11:00 – 11:15 pm   Break

11:15 – 11:45 am

You Can Homeschool High School – You Got This!

As a mother homeschooling a teen (or thinking about it), you may have doubt about your ability…and your sanity. Come and be encouraged as you discover a long-range perspective for teaching your teen that is filled with much hope, faith, help, and joy!

11:45am – 12:45pm  Lunch on your own

12:45pm – 1:30 pm

High School Transcript Clinic: Practical Helps and Tips

Creating a high school transcript is a vital part of your teen’s high school records. In this interactive, practical seminar, you’ll create a transcript that can be used as a template when designing your own. The session will guide you through the essentials of transcripts, how to evaluate credit, steps to simplify grading, and how to calculate grade point averages (GPAs)

1:30 – 2:00pm

Career Opportunities through the Trades: 

A representative from the National Roofing Contractors Association will help parents to assist students wishing to explore a variety of career opportunities through the roofing industry.

2:00 – 2:30pm

College Credit Plus – Explore the Possibilities

A representative from Cedarville University will describe Ohio’s funding process and clarify the opportunities available for home educating families across the state.

2:30 – 4:30 pm  CHEO College and Career Fair in the Bryn Du Field House

College and Career Fair Countdown!