CAPE Homeschool Convention 2019
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9
Scheduled Keynote Speakers
Dr. Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller, RN, BSN
Dr. Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller, RN, BSN are the founders of the National Center for Biblical Parenting. They have a passion for equipping parents and grandparents with a heart-based approach to parenting that helps kids thrive.
Dr. Turansky and his wife, Carrie, have five children and six grandchildren. Dr. Turansky is a pastor, author, parenting coach, and nationally-known speaker. He has dedicated his life to studying God’s Word and the parenting process, and has developed many practical tools that equip families for success. Scott and Carrie homeschooled their five children and have walked along side countless homeschool families, providing tools and strategies to meet their individual needs.
Mrs. Miller and her husband, Ed, have two grown sons, a daughter-in-law, and two grandchildren. Joanne is a pediatric nurse, author, and speaker. She loves to provide parents with strategies that reach the hearts of their kids. Ed and Joanne homeschooled their children and have a passion for equipping, encouraging, and empowering homeschool families with the keys for success, both academically and in their relationships together.
Faith Berens, M.ED./Reading Specialist
Faith Berrens holds a master’s degree in reading from Shenandoah University. She has over 15 years of teaching experience in both public and private Christian schools, serving as a classroom teacher, Reading Recovery® teacher, reading specialist, and educational therapist. Her areas of expertise are early childhood literacy, reading assessment, and the identification and remediation of reading difficulties. Faith joined the HSLDA team of Special Needs Coordinators in 2008 and homeschools her own children, as well as works as a private educational consultant, evaluator, and tutor. Some of her passions include reading for pleasure, singing, traveling, nature/science, leading Bible studies, and teaching reading to primary age children. Faith lives in Fauquier County, VA with her husband, Matthew, daughter, Hailey, and son Hayden.