Over 60 curricular vendors, both local and from out of state, will be participating, with many sharing their knowledge and experience in workshops that are guaranteed to encourage, inform, and motivate you!
Schedule of Events:
8:45am-10:30am Keynote Breakfast with Brian Wasko at The Hub at Juneau Christian Center (Meal served at 9:00)
10:30am-5:00pm Exhibit Hall Open
Keynote breakfast: $15 pre-pay only
Purchase tickets at the (new) Juneau Office
(8800 Glacier Highway, Suite 217, 789-6106)
Exhibit hall and workshops (IDEA families): No charge
Exhibit hall and workshops (non-IDEA families): Admission is $20/family. These can be pre-purchased at our office for the discounted price of $15/family. If you don't live near an office, you can mail a check to pre-purchase admission.
Click below for further explanation of fees, which includes admission to the Exhibit Hall and all workshops, with the exception of the Keynote meal and speech.
There is plenty of free parking at Juneau Christian Center.
The closest place for attendees to pick up lunch is across the street at Fred Meyers.
Best Western Country Lane Inn
(888-781-5005 or 907-789-5005)
Group Rate: $89 (must book by April 29)
Group Rate Code: No code; ask for school rate.
See hotel link for more details.
More details: http://fair.ideafamilies.org/2018/hotels.htm
Driving directions from the Best Western Country Lane Inn to Juneau Christian Center:
Turn left out of hotel parking lot onto Glacier Hwy. Drive 1/2 mile.
At traffic light at end of road, turn right onto Egan Drive (signs for Juneau). Drive 0.8 mile.
Turn left onto Old Dairy Road. There is no light here, but it is just past the Fred Meyer store and gas station: Fred Meyer is similar to WalMart or K-Mart.)
Drive 1 block to end of road; turn right. Juneau Christian Center is just past the trees on your right.
Keynote speaker Brian Wasko:
Brian is the founder and director of WriteAtHome and a homeschooling father of four girls. Brian has been a high school English teacher at a low-income public school, Christian rapper, youth pastor, teacher of a weekly writing class for homeschoolers in his area (and later a literature class), blogger, and Uber driver! He and his wife Melanie homeschooled their four daughters and run WriteAtHome from their home in Virginia Beach, VA. He loves encouraging homeschoolers of all ages, and inspiring students and homeschooling parents to accomplish more than they think they can.
Curriculum Fair Overview: