Meet Our Awesome Sponsors & Vendors in the Vendor Hall!

 

The best way to decide what resources to use in your homeschooling is to check them out in person! Your admission to the 2018 Secular Eclectic Academic Homeschool Convention includes exclusive access to our Vendor Hall, where you can be sure that every vendor and sponsor has been vetted to ensure that they provide only the best in secular educational resources.

Browse our vendors and ask them questions. Experience what truly secular curriculum looks like first hand. Meet other secular homeschooling families. You can do it all in the vendor hall!

Are you interested in connecting with secular homeschooling families?

Vendor/Sponsor Application

Thank you to our 2018 Platinum Sponsor!

Sequential Spelling is a multi-sensory instruction and follows the instructional focuses of Structured Literacy, including its focuses on phonology and sound-symbol association (our word families or rimes); syllable instruction and morphology.

THANK YOU TO OUR 2018 GOLD SPONSORS!

Pandia Press is a publisher of secular, comprehensive Science and History curricula, and Timelines. Publishers of secular courses: REAL Science Odyssey, History Odyssey, Language Arts Odyssey, and timelines.

Build Your Library is a secular K–10 Charlotte Mason-inspired homeschool curriculum using captivating literature to inspire young learners. We sell full-year lesson plans as well as topical unit studies.

THANK YOU TO OUR 2018 SILVER SPONSORS!

Groovy Kids Online offers cross-discipline classes that are relevant to homeschool students between the ages of 11 and 17 years old.

Flexible experiential homeschool curriculum that is progressive nature-based child-centered learning.

Learning to write at home. Brave Writer Home Study Courses are designed to provide your homeschooling family the greatest amount of writing instruction with the most flexibility for you and your schedule.

Gina-Jude homeschool curriculum currently offers homeschool in chemistry 1 and physics 1 in three levels.

SecularHomeschool.com where secular homeschoolers ARE the majority!

THANK YOU TO OUR 2018 BRONZE SPONSORS!

ShillerLearning is the premiere homeschool publisher of preK – 8th grade Montessori-based curriculum kits. Designed for gifted students, ASD students, and all students in between, ShillerLearning’s money-saving multi-year kits remove the stress of teaching math and language arts while protecting your pocketbook.

Secular, Eclectic, Academic Publishing provide educators with a place to find a better selection of innovative academic teaching materials. Secular, Eclectic, Academic Publishing also provides a publishing platform designed to lead to the publication and availability of a more diverse selection of learner-centered materials.

Homeschool Teacher covers how we learn, teaching tactics, recommendations for subject areas, how to choose the best curriculum for your family and situation, and how to make school rigorous and interesting, academic and practical.

Gifted Homeschoolers Forum is a volunteer organization that works to support, educate and advocate for families of gifted and twice-exceptional (2e) children around the world, looking to change the way the world views neurodiversity and education.

Usborne and Kane Miller books are the most exciting, engaging, and educational books on the market today. They are high-quality, innovative, lavishly-illustrated, and best of all, they are the books kids love to read.

Growin’GEERS offers an online lesson plans, or “quests”, to make it easy to teach engineering at home! With each online membership, you receive access to all of Flynn’s available quests to pick and choose which content best fits your family.

My Homeschool Hangout will help your homeschool group run smoother with everything in one place!

Global Academic Productions provides online secular social studies curriculum, specializing in World History and Human Geography. 

Thank you to our 2018 Local Sponsors!

LEAD (Learners and Educators in Atlanta and Decatur) is an inclusive, secular, nonprofit, homeschool group, offering classes, support, and a variety of social and extracurricular activities to homeschoolers throughout metro Atlanta since 2000.

Unwritten Legacies has programs that focus on puzzle style problem solving, team dynamics, communication, and cooperative gaming skills.

Atlanta Homeschool Cooperative (AHC) is an inclusive community of families who share activities, ideas, and resources. Our primary mission is to build a supportive community and connections between homeschooling parents and children in the Atlanta Area. We welcome all kinds of people and hope to be as diverse as the homeschooling population. If you are a homeschool family looking to meet new people, contribute to a community, and enjoy group activities in the Atlanta area, we would love to include you. Please join our group for classes, field trips, parties and more!

THANK YOU TO OUR 2018 VENDORS!

The Master Teachers’ Collective is a brand-new, online secular educational platform. We host live and asynchronous courses designed to delight learners’ curiosity! At $10-15 per learner per hour of instruction for live classes, and $6-9 a unit for asynchronous courses, we are seeking to keep online education affordable and accessible.

Be Naturally Curious sells mini-courses, in the form of downloadable PDFs, each of which focuses on a core scientific concept.  Each mini-course incorporates an illustrated story, a craft or manipulable, a game, and an experiment.

Homeschooling2e offers elementary age products with a hands-on focus and an in-depth look at the world around us.

Outschool helps parents find and book live online classes for all subjects and age groups K-12. Over 40,000 families use the service choosing from more than 2,500 classes.

RightStart Mathematics lessons help children understand, apply, and enjoy mathematics while surpassing state standards.

Discover Science Center is an informal science education enrichment center whose purpose is to supplement the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) curriculum taught in K-12 schools and homeschool programs.

home/school/life Magazine is the secular homeschool magazine for families who learn together.

We are committed to increasing science and math literacy by exploring and demystifying these topics in entertaining and enlightening ways.

Be4STEMinc helps students use tools of scientists, technician and trades. Our combination of K-3 GSE standards-adapted materials with video lead-ins, simple kits of tools and career interviews provide motivating lessons for early learners. STEAM activities allow students to role-play “STEM Types” as the “Career Crew”.

Open Tent Academy is an all-inclusive, online consortium offering a la carte classes for grades 2 – 12. Our classes are LIVE and RECORDED so you can access everything 24/7. Open Tent Academy’s classes are engaging, interactive and fun! We offer discounts and have payment plans.

Erudite Tutors recognizes that your children and their struggles ARE unique – and we have put together a collection of tutors who realize this vision.

Teaching Textbooks math products are designed specifically for homeschoolers, Math 3 through Pre-Calculus

Praxis is an intensive 12-month program for those who want more than college. It’s for entrepreneurial young people who want real-world career experience and a rigorous, self-directed educational experience all in one – and you get paid to do it!
Participants are placed with entrepreneurs in dynamic businesses across the country, where they work, complete personal development projects, get one on one coaching, and learn the skills they need to create value in and out of the workplace.

Sirius Polymer Products has a passion for engineering, plastics and education. As experience polymer engineers, we believe that 3D printing technology is an exceptional tool to teach mechanical design, explore materials science and inspire budding engineers. Whether you buy your own, or borrow time at a library, you can learn to use a 3D printer to solve problems around your house, create one-of-a-kind toys or design your own products. We can help you get started with books, experiment plans and hardware.

Would you like to homeschool but think you can’t because your kids are so social? Maybe you think homeschooling would benefit your child but are worried you can’t teach everything yourself. Or you want to give it a try but don’t know where to start. Relax! This accessible book for hesitant homeschoolers will give you the confidence to take the leap and see why so many people love homeschooling.

The Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) is a non-political, non-profit, tax-exempt educational foundation and has been trusted by parents and teachers since 1946 to captivate and inspire tomorrow’s leaders with sound economic principles and the entrepreneurial mindset.​ FEE provides thousands of homeschoolers with scholarships to summer camps, free online courses, in-person workshops, as well as alumni and networking opportunities for life. Learn all about strong character, the importance of personal responsibility, critical thinking and life skills and discover how the world works with FEE.org/educate!

Yellow Wood Tutoring provides cognitive training, parent and teacher workshops, and homeschool support to families both local to Lexington, KY and online. We specialize in providing students with the tools they need for success, including cognitive skills, social pragmatics, and executive functioning skills. We strive to provide every student an individualized education that strengthens their core skills and sparks their interest. We believe that students are more engaged and productive when their learning experience is tailored to their unique needs.

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LIST OF PARTICIPATING COLLEGES

The Art Institutes of Atlanta is a private non-profit career college that specializes in creative careers. For those students who are creative minded, we offer a small private school with a hands on education where students can get individualized attention and a career focused programs that combine the arts and technology!

Berry College is a comprehensive liberal-arts college. The college furthers our students’ intellectual, moral and spiritual growth; proffers lessons that are gained from worthwhile work done well; and challenges them to devote their learning to community and civic betterment. Berry emphasizes an educational program committed to high academic standards, practical work experience and community service in a distinctive environment of natural beauty. It is Berry’s goal to make an excellent private liberal-arts education accessible to talented students from a wide range of social and economic backgrounds.

Birmingham-Southern College is a four-year, private, Liberal Arts College located in Birmingham, AL. BSC's small classes and experiential learning philosophy makes it wonderful place for homeschoolers! Please stop by our table to speak with a homeschool student who attended the college.

Chattahoochee Technical College hopes to be a essential part of our local home school community.
We offer Dual Enrollment classes. A high school student can take degree level courses which can count toward graduation and college credits. They can also start taking career tech classes toward a desired career field.
We are also a great choice for a student who will complete their home study program and is ready to attend college.

Georgia Highlands College is a multi-campus, state college member of the University System of Georgia. Founded in 1970 as Floyd Junior College, it now serves more than 6,000 students in Northwest Georgia and Northeast Alabama across its five locations in Rome, Cartersville, Marietta, Dallas, and Douglasville. GHC currently offers over 30 areas of study with associate degree and bachelor’s degree options both in the classroom and online. GHC is proud to support the local economy with a regional economic impact of nearly $150 million.

Georgia Southern University is the state’s largest and most comprehensive center of higher education south of Atlanta. With 141 degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern has been designated a Carnegie Doctoral/Research university and serves more than 27,000 students from all 50 states, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico as well as 102 nations. With three vibrant campuses — the Statesboro Campus, the Armstrong Campus in Savannah and the Liberty Campus in Hinesville — Georgia Southern offers an attractive campus environment that encourages learning, discovery and personal growth. Georgia Southern’s nationally accredited academic programs prepare diverse scholars for leadership and service as world citizens. A unit of the University System of Georgia, the University boasts 200-plus student organizations, outstanding Division I athletics, and state-of-the art residence halls and campus facilities.

Oglethorpe is a small, supportive campus located in the diverse, dynamic city of Atlanta. At Oglethorpe, you're more than a number -- you're the valued member of a community. Students are provided the individual attention and experiential learning opportunities needed to fulfill their personal and academic potential. Students enjoy faculty mentorship, individualized learning, and professional development opportunities throughout the city of Atlanta. We have a strong culture of home school learners at Oglethorpe who appreciate the collaborative nature of the OU community and the chance to shape their own educational journey. We hope you chat with our Oglethorpe representative to learn more!

The Savannah College of Art and Design exists to prepare talented students for professional careers, emphasizing learning through individual attention in a positively oriented university environment.

Founded in 1831 as the state’s first public college, The University of Alabama is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. We provide a creative, nurturing campus environment where our students can become the best individuals possible, learn from the best and brightest faculty, and make a positive difference in the community, the state and the world. You’ll like what you find here. Become part of The University of Alabama family.

The University of South Carolina Aiken is a comprehensive institution that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and professional disciplines. All programs of study are grounded in a strong liberal arts and sciences curriculum.

USC Aiken is distinguished by its commitment to transformative teaching made possible through high impact learning practices, undergraduate research, small classes, and individual attention. The University encourages excellence in research and creative pursuits and prepares students for success by challenging them to think critically and creatively, to communicate effectively, to learn independently, and to acquire breadth and depth of interdisciplinary knowledge.

USC Aiken attracts students from South Carolina, the United States, and the world to form a diverse community of individuals engaged in educational experiences and service necessary for the pursuit of meaningful work in an enlightened, inclusive, and economically vibrant society. A progressive hub for innovation, collaboration, and creativity, USC Aiken contributes to the community by enriching the region’s quality of life through a variety of activities including the visual and performing arts, intercollegiate athletics, continuing and distance education, educational outreach, and leadership.

eCore is partnered with 22 public colleges and universities in the state to offer fully online college core courses.  Homeschoolers love the flexibility of online while still thriving in courses which offer rigor and dual credit.