2022 Convention

Welcome to the 2022 APHEA Homeschool Convention!

We are a non-profit organization of volunteers. For more than 30 years, our mission has been to support and encourage Alaska’s homeschool families. This convention has something for the whole family, and we trust that you’ll be refreshed and energized. We’re excited to present a dynamic lineup of speakers, workshops, and vendors this year. Our headline speakers are Dr. Kathy Koch, Tricia Goyer, & Melissa Hannigan all from Celebrate Kids We also have Dan Beasley & Natalie Mack with HSLDA as well as one of our own local Alaskans; Kevin Boden a homeschool father of 8 from Fairbanks! Whether you’re considering homeschooling or you’re a long-time veteran, come join us for a great time!

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Kathy Koch – Founder and President of Celebrate Kids Inc., Author and Speaker – 

Featured Speaker: Tricia Goyer – Author, Speaker, Associate of Celebrate Kids, and homeschool mother of 10 children 

Featured Speaker: Melissa Hannigan – Author and Speaker for Celebrate Kids and homeschool mother of 4 children

Featured Speaker: Kevin Boden – Attorney Advisor Air National Guard, Local Alaskan, Homeschool Father of 8

Featured Speaker: Dan Beasley – HSLDA Contact Attorney, homeschool father of 4 children –

Featured Speaker: Natalie Mack – HSLDA educational consultant, Military Outreach Coordinator, Homeschool Mother of Five Children

HSLDA Support: Faith Berens – Speaker and Special Needs Consultant with HSLDA and of Two Children

We will have a Vendor Hall featuring a wide variety of businesses and organizations, both local and national. They will provide vendor workshops, educational demonstrations, and special events. Come learn about curriculums, teaching tools, youth organizations, and even camps and colleges. We’ll also have a Silent Auction with dozens of items available for all ages.

This is a family-friendly event and children are welcome. There will be special workshops just for them! Our facility has a nursery/play area for younger children and a nursing mother’s room. Please note that childcare is not provided, and parents are responsible for their children at all times. Childcare helpers are welcome to attend as part of your family registration. 

Early-bird registration for a family is $50 including an annual membership ($25 value) or $45 with no membership. This is a $15 discount off the normal registration price. Early-bird registration ends on March 1st.

All pastors, widows/widowers, and grandparents attend the convention for FREE. We also offer sponsorships for families in financial need. Please contact us at convention@aphea.org for additional registration information.

We hope to see you there!