LaNissir James

A homeschooling mom and a leader, LaNissir has a passion to serve the home-educating community. She provides social, spiritual, academic, and supervisory support for families that are in local groups. She encourages and equips homeschool graduates to transition into colleges, careers, and vocational schools.

As an HSLDA High School Consultant, LaNissir loves speaking to parents to encourage and support their homeschooling with empathetic, engaging, and practical wisdom. She says that, “The joy of helping a family feel confident that they can homeschool is priceless.”

She earned her BS in journalism from the University of Maryland College Park, is Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® certified, and is pursuing a master’s degree in biblical studies.

LaNissir James is wife to Lorenzo, who also serves the homeschooling community through sports programs, photography services, and photography classes. She is the mother of seven beautiful homeschooled children (five girls and two boys) with ages ranging from toddler to young adult. Her hobbies include reading, traveling, photography, and kayaking.

Workshops from LaNissir James (may vary by event location)

High School Transcript Clinic: Practical Help and Tips

Creating a high school transcript is a vital part of your teen’s high school records. In this interactive, practical seminar, you’ll create a transcript that can be used as a pattern when designing your own. The session will guide you through the essentials of transcripts, how to evaluate credit, steps to simplify grading, and how to calculate grade point averages (GPAs).

Homeschool Organization, Homeschool to College

Developing a Plan for High School: Sample Four-Year Plans

What plan would suit your high school student? What subjects do you teach and when? Do you follow a basic high school plan, a general college prep plan, or a rigorous college prep plan? This seminar will help organize your thoughts and lay the groundwork for a viable four-year plan. You’ll learn about high school credits, simplifying grading, and the fundamentals of recordkeeping – transcripts, extracurriculars, and diplomas.

Homeschool Organization, Homeschool to College

Homeschooling the College-Bound Teen: Navigating the Road to Admission

For teens preparing to attend 4-year colleges or universities, this seminar provides resources to help you prepare teens for the challenges of college, determine parameters for selecting a college, and navigate the college application process. You’ll receive information on making the most of a college visit, interacting with college admissions officers, and gathering the information needed for the college application.

Homeschool Organization, Homeschool to College

Homeschooling through High School – You Got This!

As a mother homeschooling a teen (or thinking about it), you may have doubts about your ability . . . and your sanity. Come and be encouraged as you discover a long-range perspective for teaching your teen that is filled with much hope, faith, help, and joy!

Homeschool Organization, Homeschool to College