Shaun Alexander to Speak at Virginia Homeschool Convention

Shaun Alexander

Former NFL Running Back and League MVP, Shaun Alexander will speak at the 2016 Virginia Homeschool Convention.

Shaun Alexander 2016 Virginia Homeschool Convention | Home Educators Association of Virginia

What role does a father have in the homeschool family besides earning the money? Join Shaun Alexander as he discusses “what a father must do.” Dads will learn about setting standards and direction in the house, loving and serving their family and community, being an example to those around them, and being real and wise… the father’s big four.

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Homeschool running back uses football for higher purpose

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South Wake Homeschool Football in 9th Year

South Wake Homeschool Football

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Cancer survivor gets second chance to play

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