2021 High School Symposium

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Join us for an afternoon of helpful instruction with Carol Becker from HSLDA!


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


Bottled water and a light snack will be provided at the 3pm break.


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


Providence Church
1122 Grace Street
Mansfield, OH 44905


Saturday, May 15th
12:30 – 4:30
 Light snacks will be provided.

Carol Becker:

In her role at HSLDA, Carol works closely with homeschooling families, guiding them through the high school process.

She started and directed two homeschool co-ops—one focused on humanities, one focused on science. She is also a seasoned tutor with over a decade of experience in one-on-one and group settings.

Carol and her husband homeschooled their two children K–12.



Registration / Check In:   12:30 pm


1:00 – 2:00 pm 

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.


2:00 – 3:00 pm

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.


3:00 – 3:15 pm   Break

3:15 – 4:15 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 pattern 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).