CHEC Events

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Struggling Learner Seminar - by CHEC

Category: CHEC Events Date Posted: Wednesday, August 1, 2012 By: Mary Rankin

When: October 5th & 6th
Where: Grace Community Church
What: See article
Cost: $35.00 per family (Grandparents free)

Is teaching more of a struggle than it should be? Come find help and encouragement!

Christian Home Educators of Colorado (CHEC) invites you to attend our Struggling Learner Seminar. A two-day seminar on Friday, October 5, 6-9pm and Saturday, October 6, 8:30am-5pm at:

Grace Community Church
10816 South Parker Road
Parker, CO 80134

Registration is just $35 for your family (Grandparents attend free!)

Go to the CHEC website to register.

Friday Evening Topics:
You CAN home school your child who has special needs or is a struggling learner!
Identifying your child's particular processing problem....or is it a maturity issue?

Saturday Topics:
Does my child have this? What do I do? - Auditory Processing Problems
Do you have a smart kid who strugg...

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The Nuts & Bolts of the Family Economy

Category: CHEC Events Date Posted: Thursday, July 19, 2012 By: Jannice Schamel

When: July 20-21, 2012
Where: Waterstone Community Church
What: A Power Packed Two-Day Event Focused on the Nuts and Bolts of Starting and Operating Your Family Business
Cost: $59 per family

A Power Packed Two-Day Event Focused on the Nuts and Bolts
of Starting and Operating Your Family Business

The speakers and panelists for this event are business operators and entrepreneurs who are starting and operating successful family businesses.

What is the “Family Economy?”
How To Start a Business and The Business Plan – bookkeeping, structure, capitalization
How to decide which Business Is Right For Your Family?
Accounting, Business Structure, Employees
How to Market Your Business – advertising, social media, customer care and relationships
Owning a Business vs Owning a Job
Transition from Employee into Business Owner. Can I Do Both?
Profiles of Family Businesses
The Young Guns
Priorities and Integrating Your Business into Your Family Economy

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CHEC Used Curriculum Sale

Category: CHEC Events Date Posted: Friday, May 11, 2012 By: Wendy West

2011's Rocky Mountain Super Conference on the Family introduced the largest Used Curriculum Sale in the state of Colorado, which will continue in 2012.

The 2011 Used Curriculum Sale was a HUGE success. More than half of the over 5000 items brought in for sale were sold! And through the many items left for donation; many widows, single parents and other families were blessed by the gleaning. We also had participants from Nebraska, Wyoming and New Mexico.

With your help we could double the amount of items for sale and gleaning! We are currently seeking sellers and volunteers for the Used Curriculum Sale.

Selling your items is easy, we do most of the work for you. After adding your items to our online database, simply print off the labels, label your items and bring them to the ...

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Homeschool Day at the Capitol

Category: CHEC Events Date Posted: Sunday, March 13, 2011 By: Cheryl Lindberg

When: Thursday, April 7, 2011
Where: State Capitol and Pillar of Fire Church
What: Day at the Capitol

By attending Day at the Capitol, you help ensure homeschooling freedoms by joining thousands of other homeschoolers at the rally; you are encouraged by being part of one of our nations largest homeschool events! You get to hear inspiring speakers from our state's elected leadership. You influence the state leaders to acknowledge and respect homeschooling accomplishments. Your students are trained in principles of Godly citizenship, leadership, and the U.S. Constitution, and both you and they learn how to make a difference for America's future.

Homeschool Day at the Capitol consists of two parts:

1. A Rally on the Capitol steps will take place and is filled with patriotism, inspiration, and education. Patrick Henry College’s President, Mike Farris, will be addressing us along wi...

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CHEC Video Contest

Category: CHEC Events Date Posted: Thursday, January 13, 2011 By: Wendy West

Christian Home Educators of Colorado presents...

"The Holy Cause of Liberty"

Video Contest

In conjunction with Homeschool Day at the Capitol, Christian Home Educators of Colorado is looking for aspiring Christian filmmakers to create short film clips promoting the exciting events planned for this year's Homeschool Day at the Capitol.

Entrants must use the theme "The Holy Cause of Liberty" from Patrick Henry's famous "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech. Video should be submitted to CHEC no later than February 1, 2011 to enter the contest. A $200 cash prize will be awarded to the best home video production. In addition to receiving a $200 cash prize, the winning video will be shown at the Liberty Celebration at Homeschool Day at the Capitol on Thursday, April 7th, 2011.


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CHEC Book Sale

Category: CHEC Events Date Posted: Thursday, January 13, 2011 By: Wendy West

Used Curriculum Sale at
CHEC Family Books and Resources!

All used curriculum is only $10 per bag. Bring your own bag!

CHEC Family Books and Resources is located at
10431 South Parker Road, Parker, CO 80134.
Open Monday - Friday, 10am to 5pm.

A Strong Vision: Homeschooling Works, and Increases Freedom

Category: CHEC Events Date Posted: Thursday, April 8, 2010 By: Ronnie McKay

When: Friday, Saturday, April 30 at 7- 8:80 pm
Where: Grace Baptist Church in Parker
What: A seminar by Dr. Brian Ray, President of the National Home Education Research Institute
Cost: Free Admission but suggested contribution is $5 per person or $8 per family.
Contact: CHEC at or 720-842-4852

Come hear a nationally renowned speaker and researcher, Dr. Brian Ray speak about homeschooling, right here in Parker!

Dr. Ray’s message will challenge and educate those new to or critical of homeschooling, as well as encourage experienced homeschoolers. Dr. Ray will present the results of the latest research on home education, challenge you to consider your philosophy of education. He will also consider the parents’ role vs. the government’s role in education, and explain how the modern homeschool movement is bringing significant zeal and change to this nation.

Dr. Ray will help you consider the answers to questions such as the following:
• Are parents qualified to teach their children?
• Are these children receiving an adequate academic education?
• What abou...

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CHEC Springtime Book Fair

Category: CHEC Events Date Posted: Sunday, February 7, 2010 By: Mary Rankin

When: Saturday, May 22nd -- 9 A.M. - 1 P.M.
Where: Arvada United Methodist Church
What: Book Fair
Cost: See article


This is a great opportunity to sell your gently used school books, as well as educational and computer games, supplies and more! The 2010 Springtime Family Bookfair is ready for vendors! Please join us this year on Saturday, May 22 from 9am – 1pm, at the Arvada United Methodist Church. We had a very successful event last year and this year. If you or someone you know is interested in a table, please visit the website (under events) or email Christy at We have two table sizes this year, a standard 8 foot table for $25 or a 6 foot round for $15. The tables went very fast last year so please make sure to register early.

CHEC Graduation Ceremonies

Category: CHEC Events Date Posted: Sunday, February 7, 2010 By: Mary Rankin


These ceremonies are a wonderful way for parents to affirm their children publicly and are a great culmination of their homeschool experience. These formal but simple ceremonies will be held at Grace Chapel in Southeast Denver (8505 South Valley Highway Road, Englewood, CO 80112). More information can be found on the CHEC website or by contacting the CHEC office at or 720-842-4852 or 800-842-2432.

Seminar - Intro to Home Schooling

Category: CHEC Events Date Posted: Sunday, February 7, 2010 By: Mary Rankin

If you are new to home schooling we encourage you to sign up for an introductory seminar hosted by our state organization, Christian Home Educators of Colorado - CHEC.


March 20, 2010 – Denver Metro (Parker)
April 24, 2010 – Denver Metro (Parker)
Visit for details and to register.