Speaking Events

Military Homeschooling and Laws when Relocating:

Are you a homeschooling, military family relocating now or in the future? Wondering what laws do you need to know about? Who should you make contact with?

Join Natalie Mack (HSLDA Military Outreach Coordinator) for an interview with HSLDA attorney, TJ Schmidt for a conversation all about how to navigate relocating.

Military Enlistment for Homeschool Highschoolers

Do you have a high schooler interested in joining the military after they graduate? Wondering what the process of working with a recruiter might look like?

Join Natalie Mack (HSLDA’s Military Outreach Coordinator) and Nathan from the Homeschool Project Podcast for a discussion on all you and your high schooler need to know about military enlistment. 

Homeschooling through High School: Overseas U.S. Military

Are you a military family homeschooling through high school while stationed overseas? Wondering what resources the DoDEA has to help, what sports opportunities are available, or other opportunities to prepare your student for their post-graduation goals? Join three military spouses, Natalie Mack (HSLDA Consultant), Lisa Roska, and Casey Houseworth, who have all been there and done that (or are still doing that) and have lots of advice and encouragement to share.

Podbites With Verna

“Many people want their children to develop a great foundation to be able to interact and succeed in all kinds of environments. Well, my friend, Natalie Minor Mack seems to have mastered that with her 5 children.

Click the video below to hear some of our conversation from earlier this week on “Podbites with Verna”, and find out a bit about Natalie’s eclectic approach that has launched all of her children into exciting academic programs and fields.”

The Homeschool Show

Honored to be interviewed by Matthew McDill North Carolinians for Home Education (NCHE) on behalf of our #militaryhomeschooling communities. *Interview begins at 8:27

Teens and Depression

Natalie Mack and Vicki from 7 Sisters Homeschool talk about teens and depression. It is normal for teens to feel down occasionally. However, sometimes the sadness can turn to depression. Here are some things to look for and things to do to help.

Stress Management for the Holidays

Vicki and 7Sisters’ Cousin, Natalie Mack, share some fun and practical tips for managing homeschooling, holidays and holiday stress.

Find a homeschool group near you—the easy way!

Are you a military homeschool family looking for a support group? In this episode, Natalie Mack (HSLDA Military Outreach Coordinator) and Darren Jones (HSLDA Group Services Director) discuss the importance of joining a support group as a military homeschool family, as well as how HSLDA can help you get connected!

Navigating Tricare for Your Special Needs Military-Connected Child

In continuation of our Military Special Needs Series, Natalie Mack (HSLDA Military Outreach Coordinator) is joined by Marilee Gerhart Price (Military Homeschool Mom) to discuss how to navigate the benefits of TRICARE, the military health care program for active-duty service members, retirees, and their families. Natalie and Marilee will answer question and go over topics such as what TRICARE covers for children with special needs, such as evaluations, treatments, referrals, and more!

Homeschool to Army Enlistment: Resources for Success! Live Q&A

Do you have a student interested in enlisting in the Army? Wondering how to set them up for success? Join Natalie Mack (HSLDA Military Outreach Coordinator) and her guests, Nelson Castillo (Education Specialist) and Kevin Boden (HSLDA Attorney), for a great conversation on how to empower your student as they prepare to join the army. Get ready for helpful advice and resources, including the March2Success program. Bring your questions–we’ll answer as many as possible live!

Online Learning Options for Military Homeschool Families

Are you a military homeschool family wondering if online learning would be a good fit for your student? Join HSLDA Military Outreach Coordinator Natalie Mack, Monica Krason from HSLDA’s Online Academy, and military homeschool mom Sabrina Riley for a conversation all about online learning. They’ll discuss different online resources and programs that are out there, share firsthand advice from their own homeschool experiences, and encourage you as a military homeschool parent!

Navigating the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) as a Military Homeschooler

Considering the EFMP as a military homeschool family? The process can be confusing! However, this can be a significant resource for military families. Join Natalie Mack (HSLDA Military Community Outreach Coordinator) and Miriah Schmidt (EFMP Case Liaison for NSA Washington FFSC) as they navigate the different aspects of the EFMP and how it could impact your homeschool journey with the military. Don’t forget to bring your questions as we learn together!

Speaking at the USAF School Liaison Program Manager Summit 2.0,
San Antonio, Texas:

Military Child Education Coalition

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