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Mr. Derek Carter:  Homeschool Conference Speaker and Workshop Leader Details



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Carter, Derek

P.O. Box 712
Uniondale, New York (NY)  11553-0712
United States of America (US)

Fax: 516-706-1690
Keynote Presentations2008 Ontario Christian Home Educator's Convention (OCHEC-CAN) (2008, ON)
Featured Presentations2012 Minnesota Association of Christian Home Educators Conference (MACHE) (2012, MN)
2011 Illinois Christian Home Educator's Annual State Convention (ICHE) (2011, IL)
Workshop Presentations2012 Annual Christian Homeschool Association of Pennsylvania (CHAP) Convention (2012, PA)
Presentation Titles & Descriptions

Communication in the Modern Family (With wife, Cheryl Carter)
Conflict and misunderstanding often occurs in home-schooling families due to our own humanity and the proximity. The Carters will discuss with humor and candor some practical ways to ease tension in the home so that the peace of God can characterize our homes.

Five Ways to Avoid an Argument (With wife, Cheryl Carter)
Five practical and biblical ways to avoid an argument and enhance our daily communication.

Practical Parenting (With wife, Cheryl Carter)
Ways to discipline your children and to nurture their God-given gifts without crushing their spirit. Practical ways to deal with sibling rivalry, misbehavior, stubbornness, angry, etc will be discussed from a biblical and child development model.

Parenting Potential (With wife, Cheryl Carter)
Our children are our assignment from God. Practical ways to help them reach their spiritual, vocational, mental and emotional zeniths will be discussed. This is a life changing workshop that will impact your relationship with your child for eternity.

The Key to Obedience-Capturing the Hearts of Our Children (With wife, Cheryl Carter)
Obedience is a heart issue. Practical ways to capture the hearts of our children and to nurture family oneness. This practical workshop is especially applicable for parents who have preteens. It helps parents to understand the concept of obedience is more than just saying do what I said.

Financial Wisdom for Families (With wife, Cheryl Carter)
Practical ways to live debt-free, create a workable budget and to make reasonable financial goals.

Seven Basic truths Every Family Should Build On (With wife, Cheryl Carter)
In this practical workshop the Carters discuss seven biblical foundations including: giving our family a spiritual identity, a an ordered and purposeful lifestyle, a financial skills, conflict and problem solving , etc. to help our families be successful.

Love is…. (With wife, Cheryl Carter)
With candor, humor and sensitivity the Carters discuss biblical love in the context of marriage and how we can work to make our marriages reflect this model.

The Supportive Home-school Dad:  How to Have a Presence in your Absence
This workshop will focus on the practical, biblical and tangible ways dads, especially those who work outside the home, can take an active role in home-schooling their children.

The Power of a Dad-What Every Father Should Give His Children
This challenging workshop will encourage dads to take a strong biblical stance in raising their sons and daughters including giving our children an identity, a heritage and unconditional acceptance. This hard and heart hitting workshop is for men only.

How to love Your Wife the Way Christ Loves the Church
In this workshop Carter shares how he learned to love his wife. This revealing workshop is for married men only please!

Attributes of Successful Fathers
In this workshop Carter takes a serious look at fathers who were considered successful and what made them successful

What Every Son Should Know, What Every Father should Teach
Carter discusses the rites of Passage Program he has used( and is presently using) with his son and encourages churches, community groups and other dads to embrace the model to raise mighty men of God for the twentieth century church.

Expect the Best! Receive the Best!
Have you ever wondered how to motivate your child, or why some people are able to get them to perform better than you? If you have, come and join me for this workshop covering practical ways to motivate your child to achieve more scholastically and to develop godly character traits.

The Things Christian Parents Don’t Talk About (with Cheryl Carter)
Derek & Cheryl will share ways to discipline your children and to nurture their God-given gifts without crushing their spirits! Practical ways to deal with sibling rivalry, misbehavior, stubbornness, anger, etc. will be discussed from a Biblical and child developmental model. Sometimes family dynamics can hinder our homeschooling efforts.

Derek's Achievements
  • President: Foundations for Family Success
  • Freelance writer
  • Chapter Leader for LEAH (New York State Christian Homeschool group)
  • Works for the Family Preservation Program in New York City
  • Clinical member of the National Association of Christian Counselors (NCCA)
  • Degree in Urban Studies and a Masters of Science in Urban Policy and Administration
Carter's Bio

Married to Cheryl Carter, with whom he often speaks.

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My hope is that this list will assist conference organizers in connecting with Derek Carter and other workshop leaders and speakers. Furthermore, my desire is to help homeschool workshop leaders and speakers develop relationships with more convention planners and audiences. May your efforts be for the glory of Christ and the strengthening of His saints.

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