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Guest Lectures

Periodically, HSLDA Online Academy hosts distinguished guest lecturers on Facebook Live. On this page, you can access the recordings of these interesting and informative lectures.

Career Steps for High School Students – Carol Becker

Carol and her husband Jim homeschooled their son from grades 1–12 and their daughter K–12 using a variety of teaching options. Their son has a M.S. in Information Technology and a B.S. in Systems Engineering, and their daughter earned a B.A. with Highest Distinction in French. Carol speaks nationally and writes extensively on high school topics.

In this guest lecture, Carol Becker addresses how high school students can cultivate skills they'll need after graduation, whether in college or in the workforce.

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Civic Responsibility – Joel Grewe

Joel started his life of advocacy in 6th grade, when he convinced his mother to homeschool him. He went on to work for Congressman J.C. Watts on Capitol Hill, then delved into the world of demographic research. Today, Joel serves as a Councilman for the town of Purcellville, VA, and Director for HSLDA's Generation Joshua. He draws from over 20 years of ministry and political experience.

In this guest lecture, Joel Grewe explores the concept of civic responsibility and how it applies to you.

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How to Ace the SAT – Jean Burke

Jean Burk, author and teacher of award-winning SAT strategies, describes strategies and patterns found within the SAT, ACT, and PSAT, and how students who know these strategies are able to significantly raise their test scores.

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What is a Classical Christian Education? – Dr. Douglas Favelo

Dr. Douglas Favelo, scholar, PHC professor, and homeschool dad, answers the question, "What is a Classical Christian Education?"

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Are You Really a Leader? – President Jack Haye

Mr. Jack Haye, president of PHC and longtime business leader, helps students understand the meaning of leadership and discover their unique "leadership shape."

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Science and Faith: Kingdoms in Conflict? – Dr. Michael Kucks

Dr. Kucks, the Director of the Economics & Business Analytics Program and Associate Professor of Mathematics and Physics at Patrick Henry College tells students how they can integrate science and faith.

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