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Mrs. Andrea Schwartz:  Homeschool Conference Speaker and Workshop Leader Details



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Schwartz, Andrea

Chalcedon Foundation
San Jose, California (CA)  95120
United States of America (US)

408-997-9866 Fax
The Homeschool Life with Andrea Schwartz
Chalcedon Teacher Training Institute
Workshop PresentationsTri Counties Home Education Network (TCHEN) 7th Annual Convention (2013, CA)
Presentation Titles & Descriptions

The Biblical Trustee Family -- Understanding God's plan for the Christian household

Equipping Parents for Kingdom Advancement --  Why being grounded in the law-word of God is a prerequisite for effective parenting

Challenging the Status Quo --  Doing things God's way rather than conform to the way of the world

The Advantages of Homeschooling -- How homeschooling provides a comprehensive way to raise children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord

Taking the Plunge -- How to get started even if you don't feel equipped

Parent-Directed Christian Education -- Regardless of how it is carried out, education must be a thoroughly Christian

The Privilege of Learning -- How to instill a sense of gratitude in your students

Public Speaking and Leadership -- Learning the relationship between public speaking ability and leadership

Recruiting Your Homeschool Faculty -- Utilizing the many resources and avenues available to homeschooling parents

Eternity in Their Hearts

Teaching Your Kids to Write

Andrea's Achievements

Andrea is an author, educator, and lecturer who focuses on the Christian philosophy of education.  She's been active in the homeschooling movement for over 28 years and took all three of her children through  high school.  She is the Chalcedon Foundation's active proponent of Christian education and has authored four books: 

  • Lessons Learned from Years of Homeschooling: A Christian Mother Shares Her Insights from a Quarter Century of Teaching Her Children
  • The Homeschool Life: Discovering God's Way to Family Based Education
  • The Biblical Trustee Family: Understanding God's Purpose for Your Household
  • Teach Me While My Heart is Tender: Read Aloud Stories of Repentance and Faith
  • Woman of the House: A Mother's Role in Building a Christian Culture
  • Family Matters: Read Aloud Stories of Responsibility and Self-Discipline

Andrea oversees the Chalcedon Teacher Training Institute (

Andrea has a regular blog at and a Facebook fan page: The Homeschool Life with Andrea Schwartz

Her website:

Schwartz's Bio

I have been married for 37 years and am the mother of three (all homeschooled) and the grandmother of three.  I've been active in Christian education for over 28 years focusing my attention on Christian homeschooling. I've been a teacher, tutor, public speaking coach, drama director, music producer, along with being a writer, author, and lecturer.

I am the Chalcedon Foundation's  active proponent of Christian education and a regular contributor to their Faith for All of Life magazine. I am also active in mentoring women in all phases of their lives, encouraging them to use their talents and gifts to God's glory.

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My hope is that this list will assist conference organizers in connecting with Andrea Schwartz 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.

Disclaimer:  Balancing the Sword makes no claims about the speakers' faith, ability, materials, etc.  This speaker profile information is being provided free of charge.  Please click the links and do your own research before issuing an invitation to your conference.  Postings are subject to change.


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