Arlington Convention Center, Arlington, TX
Featured Speakers 2010
|These are the speakers for the General Workshops at the 2010 Home School Book Fair. |
Answers in GenesisKen Ham, founder of Answers in Genesis (AiG) and the high-tech Creation Museum
near the Cincinnati Airport, is one of the most in-demand Christian speakers in North America.
A native Australian now residing near Cincinnati, Ken is the author of many books on Genesis,
the accuracy and authority of the Bible, dinosaurs, and the destructive fruits of evolutionary
thinking. He makes frequent guest appearances on Fox, CNN, ABC and BBC radio and TV to
name a few. Ken hosts the daily radio program, “Answers … with Ken Ham,”
heard on more than 800 stations in America and is one of the editors and
contributing authors for AiG’s Answers magazine. www.answersingenesis.org
Tim and Lyndsay Lambert
Texas Home School Coalition
Tim Lambert, president of the Texas Home School Coalition, and his wife Lyndsay,
have been leaders in the Texas home school movement for more than twenty years.
They began as local home school leaders in the Lubbock area before Tim assumed
leadership of the Texas Home School Coalition in 1990. They travel tirelessly around
the state, encouraging home school families and training support group leaders. Tim
also lobbies in Austin, having built strong working relationships with Texas state
legislators and governmental agencies so as to protect the rights of parents to home
school their children. The Lamberts have four grown children (including twins)
whom they home schooled. www.thsc.org
Apologia Educational MinistriesZan Tyler and her husband Joe homeschooled each of their three children from kindergarten
through high school, for a total of 21 years. In 1990 they founded the South Carolina
Association of Independent Home Schools, Zan serving as its president for the first
10 years. When Zan began homeschooling in 1984, she was threatened with jail by
South Carolina authorities. Since that time, Zan has been a tireless advocate, lobbyist,
political strategist, and media spokesperson for homeschooling. In 1987 she was honored as
the South Carolina Homemaker of the Year. It is her heart's desire to encourage women in the
area of marriage and motherhood as well. www.apologia.com
Center for Home EducationRosie Watson is a homeschool mother of 3 now grown kids and has been teaching for
over 20 years. As a featured convention speaker, author and teacher Rosie brings to the
homeschool community a wealth of knowledge and experience. She is the Texas
representative for Total Language Plus, a literature-based language arts program, and is the
author of the writing program, "The Wonder of Words." In 2004 Rosie, and her husband Steve,
answered God's call to birth Creative Arts in Action, a homeschool Learning Center with a
curriculum store and coffee house. CAIA, has become a haven for many homeschool familles,
it is a place where children, and their parents, can learn and grow in every aspect of life.
Familyman MinistriesTodd Wilson, author, speaker, and former pastor is the founder of Familyman Ministries. His
passion is to remind dads and moms of what's most important through a weekly e-mail for
dads, seminars, and books of encouragement, such as Lies Homeschooling Moms Believe, Help!
I'm Married to a Homeschooling Mom and the Official Book of Homeschooling Cartoons.
Todd's humor and gut honesty have made him a favorite speaker across the country and a
guest on Focus on the Family. Together with wife Debbie, they homeschool their eight children
(almost nine) in as they travel around America in the Familyman Mobile.