Mary Stoddard

Mary Stoddard

Mary is a proud homeschool grad with a passion for quality education and mentorship. During her first year at Utah Valley University, she created and taught an American history and civics course for homeschooled teenagers. After returning from her mission in Detroit, she began working for the Independent Education Program, where she teaches speech and debate, Constitution, and English classes for homeschooled students all over the world. She has also been a music teacher for nearly a decade, giving piano and voice lessons from her home.

Mary graduates this May from UVU with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and plans to begin medical school in the fall. She enjoys staying involved in Church and community volunteer work, reading every book she can get her hands on, and spending time with her family and friends.

All Sessions by Mary Stoddard

SLC Youth Day 1 05/29/2024
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Intro to Debate: Let's SPAR! (Mary Stoddard)

Come join us at the one place you're actually allowed (uh, encouraged) to argue! Academic debate is one of the best ways to practice thinking critically, analyzing information, and articulating your beliefs eloquently. Plus, it's just plain fun. Bring your friends and join us for the ultimate intellectual fight night experience!

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

What Comes Next? (Mary Stoddard, Peggy Reeder, Blake Jones)

As you look toward the end of your homeschooling years, do you wonder what comes next? Come hear from three awesome young adults who, just a few years ago, were right where you are now! They obviously don't have all the answers for your life, but they are excited to share their stories and their perspectives on how to navigate from amazing homeschool students into thriving young adults.