FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Raquel Ruiz, 915-373-7941 firstname.lastname@example.org elpasohomeschool.org EL PASO HOMESCHOOL ASSOCIATION 2018 CONFERENCE: BEYOND THE BOX Friday, July 13 from 9 am–5 pm to Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 9am–5 pm VINO NUEVO EAST 988 Kessler Dr, El Paso, TX 79907 Beyond the Box—a conference about building community, encouraging, and equipping parents to be active and involved in their children’s education with a focus on home education, but applicable to all parents. The conference brings together local, state and national leaders in home education and education topics to benefit all families in the borderland. Key Details: • Keynote by Andrew Pudewa, renowned writing instructor and creator of the Institute for Excellence in Writing and a father of seven. He addresses issues related to teaching, writing, thinking, spelling, and music with clarity, insight, practical experience, and humor. He equips educators with powerful tools to dramatically improve students’ skills. • El Paso Community College will teach parents how to take advantage of Dual Enrollment courses and provide the benefit of the college experience to your children. • Families of children with special needs will be inspired and learn from Peggy Polyhor , founder and CEO of SPED Homeschool. • Other topics include: The importance of Self-Care for parents, The early years of education, Understanding Dyslexia, and understanding lessons planning and curriculum choices. • Exhibit Hall—FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, no ticket needed . Featuring local and national support groups, community organizations such as the Police Explorers and Museums, curriculum providers and tutors, and homeschool businesses—community resources to support parents and children on their education journey. • Additional features: On-site concessions, food truck vendors for lunch on-site, and on-site daycare (additional charge). REGISTER NOW at elpasohomeschool.org El Paso Homeschool Association is a non profit corporation whose goal is to support, engage, educate, and elevate home education in El Paso, Texas and the surrounding communities (West Texas, Southern New Mexico, and Ciudad Juarez—the borderland). Our mission is to reach families and encourage the option of home education. We do this by connecting families to local, state and national organizations that advocate for education rights as well as hosting the only homeschool conference in West Texas.