The annual homeschool event attracts families from all over Texas, as well as from Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, and New Mexico. Past conference attendance has ranged from 1,800 to 3,000 current and prospective homeschooling parents and students.
This year's event will include more than 35 workshops and teaching sessions, approximately 75 exhibitors and a fun and engaging children's program for youngsters aged two to 12. Attendees can purchase books, multimedia, curriculum, supplies, and services for all subjects, ranging from art to English, math to science, and history to foreign languages.
"Texas is home to nearly 200,000 homeschoolers,"
The conference will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 27 and 28, at the Waxahachie Convention Center, 2000 Civic Center Lane, in Waxahachie, which is about 25 miles south of downtown Dallas.
NTHEN’s annual Used Book Sale will be held prior to the conference on Thursday, July 26, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Full conference information is available online at www.nthen.org or by calling 972-772-0082.
About the North Texas Home Educators’ Network
NTHEN is the largest regional homeschool organization in Texas serving individual homeschooling families and local support group organizations in more than 75 counties and from more than 225 support groups throughout north, northeast and north central Texas. NTHEN provides consultations and leadership training for homeschool parents and support group leaders. It also hosts conferences, graduation and commencement ceremonies, special events, seminars and retreats. Learn more at www.nthen.org, or by calling 972-772-0082.