Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Whether you are actively considering home education or are just curious about how it is done, you are invited to attend You Can Homeschool! The free program will be held at the Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Ave. in Arlington, MA on Wednesday, August 5, 7:00 – 8:30 PM.
Topics to be covered include an overview of homeschooling, getting started, methods, resources, and homeschooling support. Informational handouts will be available and an opportunity for questions will follow the presentation.
The program will be presented by Sophia Sayigh and Tracy Ventola. Sophia is a founder of Advocates for Home Education in Massachusetts, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable educational organization that gathers and disseminates information about homeschooling in Massachusetts through education, advocacy, and events. Tracy is an AHEM volunteer and a former elementary school teacher now homeschooling her two children in Arlington, MA.
Admission is free, but preregistration is required. Register here starting July 6: http://youcanhomeschool.eventbrite.com
Space is limited and spots are allotted on a first come, first served basis.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Come join AHEM for a Not-Back-to-School Picnic! Mix and mingle with other Massachusetts homeschoolers and celebrate the beginning of the fall season in beautiful surroundings. It will be a great opportunity to share wisdom, gather inspiration, and connect with friends old and new.
We will meet at Hopkinton State Park. located at 164 Cedar St., Hopkinton, MA. We will gather on the sandy beach on the Hopkinton Reservoir. There is plenty of shade and tables. Restrooms are available. Bring a picnic lunch as well as Frisbees, balls, bikes, games, cards, musical instruments – whatever your family needs for a good time at the park and beach. http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/massparks/region-north/hopkinton-state-park.html
More info will be posted closer to the date, but mark your calendar now!