Presenters

Speaker Website(s): HankSmith.com
Hank Smith grew up in St. George, Utah. He served a mission to California, has an MBA from USU, and has a PhD from BYU, where he is now a faculty member in the Religion Department. Brother Smith, his wife Sarah, and their five children live in... Read More
When it comes to parenting, Nicholeen Peck is a worldwide phenomenon and leader — and for good reason! Her proven system based on four simple skills transforms even the most out-of-control teenagers and homes from chaos to calm within days. Though... Read More
Speaker Website(s): Brotherichards.com
Brother Richards grew up attending the Mountain View Baptist Church in San Diego before missionaries baptized him and his mom. During his mission, he lived in huts, ate spiders, and used machetes (ma-shed-ees) while living in the jungles of Honduras... Read More
Speaker Website(s): Millenial Standard Press
Ali Cannon Eisenach is the great-great-great granddaughter of George Q. Cannon and is passionate about carrying on his vision for education in Zion. Ali has been homeschooling her children for the last ten years and is currently teaching the senior... Read More
Chairman
Dana has always enjoyed teaching. In high school she had the opportunity to be a student teacher, but found the experience frustrating as she was constantly told “you can’t do that in a public classroom- there are too many kids.” After that... Read More
Venue Director
Erin Kokinda has always loved serving in any way that she can. After the birth of her first child, she has been a stay-at-home mom, but has continued to serve in any capicty that she could. She has served in her community, at the local elementary... Read More
Speaker Website(s): HIS Place for Help in School
Judith B. Munday has been teaching students with special needs for over 30 years, in Christian and private schools as well as fourteen years in the “mission field” of special education in the public school system. Her experience there uniquely... Read More
Shairee is a true southern gal that's been happily married for 25 years and blessed to raise four or five or six or seven children. She loves, feeds, and lifts anyone who hangs around long enough. She's taught seminary for three years and served in... Read More
Kari Brimhall is the mom of five fabulous kids. Four of the five are in college. She graduated from Brigham Young University in education with an emphasis in teaching the gifted and talented. She loves to create in the kitchen, teach classes, write... Read More
Speaker Website(s): Firmness of Mind Mom Blog
Raised in northern California, Karolyn met her very brave eternal companion, Tony, while attending Brigham Young University. They married in the Salt Lake City Temple and have since been very “fruitful”! They are the parents of eleven children... Read More
RoxAnne Christley and her family live in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwest Virginia. She is the mother of six exceptional children ranging in ages from 27 to 15; all who have been exclusively home-educated. Five of her children have... Read More
Lorrie Curley has been honored to help people with their precious family memories for over 26 years. In that time, she has seen photography move from film to digital, bringing with it many new challenges for the family historian. As an Ambassador... Read More
Misty Davis began a counseling degree at Yale University in 1988 and completed her Masters degree in Counseling Psychology in 1991. She received a post-graduate degree at VCU Medical School and was licensed in Virginia as a mental health... Read More
Dennis is the proud husband of LeeAnn Earl and the father of eleven amazing children. He loves endurance sports, hiking, farming, weight lifting, reading, movies, and the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He joined the Church on December 6, 1992, while... Read More
Speaker Website(s): Instructional Media Innovations
LeeAnn Earl’s family moved around a lot growing up with a father in the Marine Corps. At 21, she served a mission for the church in Italy and later earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. This was a great preparation for her future... Read More
Speaker Website(s): Peaceful Valley Maps
David Glassett is a cartographer. He makes maps. (Sometimes he has to clarify what his profession means. He doesn’t photograph cars.) His life outside of maps revolves around his wife and six children. They keep him happy and busy. He loves... Read More
Rebekah is a loud and outgoing introvert who loves teaching, directing, cleaning, and sleeping. She received her associate's degree in theatre from Ricks College, now BYU-Idaho. This was when she realized that her passion was directing theatre! She... Read More
Stacy was raised in northern Utah and has had a passion for counseling since her junior year in high school. She earned her bachelor's degree at Weber State University before moving to Virginia with her husband, where she completed a master's in... Read More
Randi Marchant is a rather recent transplant to the East Coast from Oregon State. She enjoys a practical approach to homeschooling and uses projects as much as possible with her family of four kids ranging from eight to seventeen. Over the years her... Read More
With 19 years’ experience, Dee Dee Parker is passionate about sharing the concept of permanent online storage. She finds herself wanting to save the world’s photos! Dee Dee can come to your rescue to locate, organize, convert, store and preserve... Read More
Speaker Website(s): Family Financial Institute
Dr. Travis G. Parry has been helping couples achieve their financial goals as a financial planner, coach, counselor, and educator since 2002. His experience with couples led him to earn several behavioral science degrees in sociology, psychology,... Read More
Bente Rodriguez is the mother of fifteen amazing children ages 22 to 1. When she and her husband Todd first started their family, they never even thought about homeschooling; but as their oldest son was getting ready to enter kindergarten, they... Read More
Rachel Spigarelli homeschools her six children that range in age from preschool to high school with a focus on small, consistent habits that foster steady progress. She especially likes projects that allow freedom and field trips that deepen... Read More
Denise and her husband Craig are the parents of 12 homeschooled kids. They started homeschooling with a bang in 1999, when they took six kids out of public school in the middle of a school year and never looked back! I absolutely love having my kids... Read More
Speaker Website(s): wendywarrick.wordpress.com
Wendy Warrick struggled learning to read, so she was determined to help her own children develop quality reading skills while they were young. By using stages of child development and a focus on phonics, she was able to teach all of her seven... Read More
Although natives of the Richmond, Virginia, suburbs, Carol and her husband Brad decided at some point while raising the family flock that a rural life awaited them. So over the river and through the woods to the West Virginia mountains they moved... Read More
Louisa Wells is the mother of seven (soon to be eight) children. She and her husband, Patrick, have been homeschooling for ten years- beginning after an unimpressive parent meeting at the local elementary school prior to their oldest daughter... Read More