Our Lady - Queen of All Saints

Central Wisconsin Homeschool Conference

Saturday, August




at St. Matthew's

229 S. 28th Ave
in Wausau, WI

Welcome to our third annual Central Wisconsin Catholic Homeschool Conference! Whether you’re a well seasoned homeschool mom, or interested in what homeschooling is all about, our conference offers a little something for everyone. This year we’re thrilled to be hosting two incredible speakers, two workshops, a used curriculum sale, and other local vendors.

Schedule of Events

9:00am - 10am: Check in/Register

10:15am - 11:45am: First Speaker, Robert Gil

12:00pm - 12:50pm: Lunch

12:55pm: Announcements for Workshops

1:00pm - 2:00pm: Workshops

Homeschooling From a Teachers Perspective - Calista Nikolai


Incorporating The Faith Into Education: A Multi-System Approach - Alex & Chelsea Sommers

2:00pm - 3:50pm: Beth Ellen Nash and Q&A

4:00pm - 5:00pm: Panel Q&A

5:00pm: Closing Statements

5:15pm - 6:30pm: Shop


Robert Gil

Mr. Gil is a pioneer in the homeschool movement. He and his wife have been involved in the Catholic education of children since the early ‘80s. He is an inspiration to Catholic parents. His experience and wisdom in defending the traditional family, are encouraging to parents and all Catholics especially in these trying times.

Mr Gil has a website, books, and ‘Rosie’ magazine to encourage all in their journey to heaven.

Beth Ellen Nash

Beth Ellen Nash has her Education degree from the University of Wisconsin—Madison and has 17 years’ experience working with struggling learners. She was the founder, director, and lead teacher for 8 years at Hope Academy, a school for struggling middle and high school students in Madison, WI.

In 2011, she shifted toward an individualized online and homeschool hybrid option called Wings to Soar Online Academy, specializing in the creation of Custom Path to Success Learning Plans for dyslexics and other outside-the-box learners for kindergarten through 12th grade.

Beth Ellen is currently Curriculum Coordinator, Intervention Specialist, and Integrated Liberal Studies teacher for Wings to Soar Online Academy. Beth Ellen has tutored, assessed, and consulted with hundreds of families and companies that serve homeschoolers as well as public charter schools. She is the author of Wings to Soar: Integrated, Multisensory Language Arts with Words You Really Use and author of the forthcoming books, Dyslexia Outside-the-Box and Thriving as a Highly Sensitive Person.

In addition, Beth Ellen is a sought-after speaker for many homeschooling and educational conferences.

Beth Ellen tailors her talks to the needs of the audience drawing upon her experience with students ages 3-21 with dyslexia, ADHD, autism spectrum, RAD, OCD, anxiety, depression, learning disabilities, and those who otherwise learn differently from traditional schooling.


For our 2023 Conference, there will be a collaborative sale of used curriculum offered by Therese Kluck and Mary’s Used Books

Therese Kluck

Stevens Point native, Therese is passionate about serving her local homeschool community and the surrounding areas, offering an array of used homeschool curriculum, and other academic and religious materials.

Marys Books



Incorporating The Faith Into Education: A Multi-System Approach: Presented by Alex & Chelsea Sommers

Homeschooling from a Teacher’s Perspective: Presented by Calista Nikolai

Homeschool graduate with a college degree in education, Calista offers a unique perspective on homeschooling.


General Admission Ticket

$47 $35

We're offering a special "early bird" rate for early registration through August 11th!


Not sure you'll be able to make it?

We'll also be offering same day registration at the door. We accept cash, check, or card.

Local Mass Times

St. Mary’s Oratory
8:00AM - Traditional Latin Mass


Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church


St. Matthew’s Catholic Church


St. Therese’s Catholic Church


Church of the Resurrection
Downtown Wausau


St. Michael’s Catholic Church


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