Charlotte Ellard

A homeschooling mother of 12, widow, college admission counselor, and seasoned seminar speaker, Charlotte offers unique perspectives on parenting, homeschooling, college admission and scholarships, sibling rivalry, teaching multiple ages, organization and more. Over 35 years of homeschooling and 8 years as a college admission counselor provides lots of laughter, tears and insight.

Workshops from Charlotte Ellard (may vary by event location)

Homeschooling High School: Help! I Feel so Inadequate!

Having 12 graduated children with a homeschool education, Charlotte shares successes and failures in homeschooling high school. She not only has a seasoned parent’s perspective but having been recruited by Berry College as Coordinator of Homeschool Admission she also has an admission counselor’s perspective. A year-by-year overview of how to approach homeschooling through high school, including transcripts, records, AP, Honors, and dual enrollment.

College Admissions and Scholarship Tips

Gems to glean from a veteran homeschooling family. With 12 homeschooled high school graduates that have gone to college on full scholarships to various schools (from large public universities to very small private Christian schools) Charlotte shares wisdom from experience on obtaining college scholarships. Expectations of college admissions departments and scholarship committees can be elusive. Knowing the right questions to ask is invaluable.