Lee Binz

Lee Binz, The HomeScholar, is a former registered nurse and the founder of her own homeschool consulting business, The HomeScholar. Lee's mission is “helping parents homeschool high school.” She and her husband Matt homeschooled their two sons from elementary through high school. Upon graduation, both boys received four-year, full tuition scholarships from their first choice university. Now Lee pursues her dream job - encouraging parents to homeschool their children through high school.

Lee is a firm believer that homeschooling provides the best possible learning environment for children. She understands what it takes to graduate homeschool students who are fully prepared for college and for life. Lee's practical advice and organized presentations have helped thousands of homeschool parents muster up the courage to complete their homeschooling journey. 

Lee has three core beliefs that drive her business:

  1. She believes that homeschooling provides the best possible learning environment.
  2. She believes that every child deserves a college-prep education, whether or not they choose to go to college.
  3. She believes that parents are capable of providing a superior education to their children.

A prolific author, her books are both reassuring and empowering, Lee gives you the knowledge you need to successfully graduate your high school student. Her Total Transcript Solution teaches parents how to create high school transcripts for every homeschool style.  Her free newsletter provides monthly encouragement and support.  Find Lee at www.TheHomeScholar.com.

 

Lee Binz's Talks: 

Homeschooling High School for Excellence
Delight Directed Learning

Making a Transcript

Making a Transcript Template

Getting Big Scholarships

Fast College Applications

Thursday
6:00 Room 300

Homeschooling High School for Excellence

Drawing from her own homeschool experience, Lee demonstrates why you don't need to be afraid to homeschool high school. You'll learn how to prepare your child for college with academics, admission tests, and extra-curricular activities, and how to emphasize their unique specialization and talents.

Friday

9:00

Room 300

Delight Directed Learning

Colleges may call it "passion" and homeschoolers may call it "specialization." Whatever the name, delight directed learning can help you homeschool now and help your teenager with choosing a college major and making career plans for the future. This presentation will discuss how to identify delight in your children, and fan the flames of their passion to increase the intensity of their college preparation. You will learn how to cover the core classes and capture specialization credits. You will learn how to determine transcript course titles, credit values, and grades. We will talk about how specialization can be included on the activity and awards lists to increase chances for earning college scholarships.
You will not want to miss this idea-filled seminar that teaches you how to identify and nurture the passionate interests of your children.

 

12:30

Room 300

Making a Transcript

Transcripts are a hassle, so why bother? Because they are the love language of colleges and a key to college admission and scholarships! Homeschoolers have the advantage, because parents can create transcripts that represent the whole student and demonstrate their unique strengths. Parents are perfectly capable of creating winning transcripts that capture delight directed learning, while incorporating grades, credits values, and course titles. Come learn the "why and how" of making a transcript!
 

3:30

Room 300

 

Transcript Workshop

A fast-paced, high-energy follow-up to "Making a Transcript" or "Grades and Credits", after you finish this seminar you'll have a rough draft of your high school transcript completed within just one hour! Great practice for parents of junior high children, and a great place to start for parents of high school students.

 

 

Saturday

9:00

Room 300

Getting the Big Scholarship

What parent isn't interested in helping their student get big scholarships?! In this packed presentation, Lee shows you how to plan a rigorous curriculum, prepare for the SAT/ACT, search for private scholarships, impress the colleges, and save money by homeschooling college.

 

12:30

Room 300

Real Fast College Applications

Applying for college may feel like an overwhelming task. It doesn't have to be if you know what is required and what to do each step of the way. In this seminar, you will learn about attending college fairs, researching colleges, visiting colleges, providing records for the application process, and writing winning college application essays. You will gain some helpful information to make you feel prepared and excited for the final steps in your homeschooling adventure.