Home Based Educators




27th Annual SHBE Home Based Educators Convention!

The annual SHBE Home Based Education Convention will be held in Saskatoon at TCU Place on February 22 and 23. See convention website or brochure for details.


Thank you one and all for making the 27th annual SHBE convention a HUGE success!

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Accommodations: A block of rooms have been booked at the Hilton Garden Inn at a rate of $129 for a standard room with two Queen beds. Or 1 King and a pull out. Parking is available for the special rate of $8/day. Phone (306) 244-2311 Enter the promo code SHBAEC when booking online.Brian201501BIMG0919DrBrainRay1A1

Also the Holiday Inn Express has given us a rate of $119/night. Free parking, wifi and breakfast are available a short drive from TCU Place. Phone (800) 315-2621. Please book directly with the hotel by February 6, 2019 in order to take advantage of our special conference pricing.


Brian201501BIMG0919DrBrainRay1A3Brian D. Ray is internationally known for his research on homeschooling. He is the founding president of the nonprofit National Home Education Research Institute in Oregon, U.S.A. Brian has been investigating the homeschool movement for over 30 years. He holds a PhD in science education from Oregon State University, an MS in zoology from Ohio University, and a BS in Biology from the University of Puget Sound. Brian is a former professor of science and education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, a former classroom teacher in both public and private schools, and he has taught homeschool students. Dr. Ray does research and speaking across the United States and internationally that focuses on home-based education research and pedagogy, and serves as an expert witness in court cases and to government bodies on home education and other matters.





Email for recongnition ceremony information. Here is some information regarding the ceremony. Homeschool Completion Recognition Ceremony information must be received by February 10

Email for usedbook information. The LAST DAY to request a Used Book code is February 18.

Email for registration information. Saturday lunch is included with your registration, if received by February 11, 2019. There are no meals for walkups.