2015 #TrustParents Rally
There were several talks that covered a wide range of topics from local policies to school funding programs to personal stories of homeschooling. Below are some highlights from these talks and an opportunity for you to #TrustParents with us.
Ethan Demme, president & CEO of Demme Learning, made opening remarks about school choice, shared his personal story as a homeschool graduate, and closed with a plea to trust and empower parents to make the best educational decisions for their families.
— Ethan Demme (@EthanDemme) January 29, 2015
State Senator Ryan Aument
Pennsylvania Senator Ryan Aument talked about the educational challenges in Pennsylvania, and outlined some of the ways that we can improve our educational policies.
— StudentsFirst in PA (@PAStudentsFirst) January 29, 2015
“This program is really vital to Dayspring; it’s vital to our families; it’s vital to all of the Christian schools and the private schools in Lancaster County that continue to grow and continue to allow families to have a different option.”
Anthony Barr is a homeschool graduate and public relations assistant at Demme Learning. In his talk, Anthony describes what it was like as a homeschooler, and offers some points about the merits of homeschooling.
“Today, we’re talking about trusting parents. My whole homeschooling experience can be summed up in that one phrase.” #trustparents
— Anthony Barr (@AnthonyMBarr) January 29, 2015
Aimee Spencer is the marketing manager at Demme Learning and is a mother of three. Aimee talks about her personal experiences with educating her children, and all of the educational options that her family explored.
“The responsibility of the parent is to know their child and know the options and be willing to step outside the traditional path or outside their comfort zone to best meet their child’s needs.”