2012 Regional Leadership Conferences

Sponsored by The Georgia Home Education Association.


  • Encouragement
  • To provide up-to-date legislative information
  • To share useful, practical suggestions for leadership
  • To examine hot topics and trends in home schooling
  • To meet other support group leaders in your area
  • To update current support group information


  • Past, present and future support group leaders
  • Anyone interested in starting a group
  • Support service providers

Possible Topics:

  • The Responsibilities of Freedom � The History of Home Schooling in GA
  • Avoiding Burnout in Leadership
  • Motivating Your Group to Participate
  • The Changing Face of Home Schooling
  • Networking
  • Encouraging Veterans to Share Their Wisdom
  • Brainstorming Session
  • Legislative Updates
  • Mentoring New Leadership

Each conference will take place from 10:00 AM to 4:00PM - dates and places listed below. Leaders are welcome to attend the conference(s) of your choice. There is a $15.00 registration fee  at the door fee per person attending to cover the cost of printing and travel. Please RSVP to the contacts listed below. Lunch will be from 12 to 1 PM. Some conferences have special accommodations for lunch or breakfast, noted below. Please check with your local contact for info. If your group would like to help with providing lunch or a light snack, let your local contact know.

Each group represented will receive 1 (one) free copy of the GHEA Leadership Manual. Additional copies are available for $15.00. This is a valuable resource for support group leaders in Georgia. It includes hand-outs, sample by-laws, information for new home schoolers, admissions policies to GA colleges and universities, high school information and up-dates.

Your may also receive up-to-date information by e-mailing Ruth Martin, Support Group Coordinator at ruth@ghea.org. For local directions, call your local contact.

Schedule for 2012 

Evans County

Postponed until late summer, Claxton Primitive Baptist Church, 499 West Main Street, Claxton, GA 30417, (Next to Ace Hardware)  ,    Local contact: Melanie Hendrix   (912) 290-1375   melanie.hendrix@bellsouth.net.  Start at 9:30 and go till 4:30.  Please make checks payable to:  GHEA and send to Ruth Martin, 1345 Chandler Road, Lawrenceville, GA  30045. Contact Ruth at:  678-442-1477  or ruth@ghea.org

The Association will serve and assist any home schooling family or support group in Georgia, however, GHEA is a Christian organization and the counsel and direction of the organization will be Christian.

GHEA • P.O. Box 229 • Snellville, GA 30078
Phone: (770) 461-3657
E-mail: info@ghea.org