What You Will Learn . . .
- Everything you need to know about high school courses, graduation requirements, and records
- How much of the record keeping work your students can and should do
- Why the junior high years are often the most wasted period in a child’s educational life
- Who needs a transcript and why
- How to issue a diploma to your child
- Why transcripts are crucial to “back up” diplomas
- The most important piece of information you can and must include on a transcript
- When you must include a Social Security Number on a transcript
- How to assign credits if you use “unit studies”
- How to make major projects count in several subjects simultaneously
- What grade inflation is and how to avoid it
- The biggest challenge home educators face in calculating “Carnegie Units”
- Why most home educators graduate their children with 25-30% more credits than their traditionally schooled counterparts
- How to determine your child’s grade point average (GPA) and why this calculation is important
- When and how you can “double-dip” in giving high school credits
- Why community service projects are valuable
- When and how to assign credits for extracurricular activities
- What to put into your child’s portfolio
- And much more!
Who Should Listen . . .
- Parents who teach junior/senior high students at home.
- Parents who are considering home education for any student age 10 or older.
- Parents who have children enrolled in correspondence or umbrella support programs after all, you will submit the information that ultimately credentializes your child.
- You owe it to yourself to explore all the possibilities that can be documented!
- Supervisors of correspondence, umbrella, or co-op programs for home schoolers—anyone who assists parents with high school record-keeping and/or guidance tasks.
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Sharon Grimes, Founder, New York State LEAH