Hire Jennifer: Speaker Packet (2021)

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Jennifer Cook-DeRosa, M.S.

Thank you for your invitation!  I’ve prepared this brief speaker packet to help you decide if I’m a good fit for your event.  If I can answer any of your questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me using the form at the bottom of this page.

Warmly, Jennifer


Brief

Jennifer Cook-DeRosa, M.S. is the founder and Executive Director of Homeschooling for College Credit. Homeschooling for College Credit is a robust online community that is free to join and run entirely by volunteers.  Each year, her social organization helps thousands of homeschooling families learn how to inject college credit into their homeschool program.

Jennifer brings 25 years of leadership experience as a college administrator, advisor, teacher, and homeschooling parent to Homeschooling for College Credit.

Jennifer’s inspirational teaching style encourages parents to reconsider the wisdom of popular college propaganda.  While others are distracting parents with the fear of their kids being able to get into college, Jennifer puts those fears to rest and helps parents see the real opportunities in front of them.

Through resourceful high school planning, Jennifer teaches parents how to use their time wisely, increase efficiency, bring the goalpost closer, and pay cash for college.

Jennifer and her husband have 4 sons, all homeschooled since Day 1. Their sons all began earning college credit in high school, and collectively her family has 11 degrees from 8 different colleges.

Disclosure: Jennifer is currently employed by or has professional working relationships with Franklin University (Ohio), Johnson and Wales University (North Carolina), Excelsior College (New York), and South Piedmont Community College (North Carolina).

Jennifer’s full curriculum vitae is available upon request.

Samples

VIDEO: Jennifer’s interview on True North Homeschooling Academy Facebook Live (2021)

VIDEO: Jennifer’s interview on The Learning Lounge Podcast (2021)

AUDIO: Jennifer’s interview on The Homeschool Project Podcast (2020)


Social Media

Facebook Followers: ~22,000
Facebook HS4CC State group members: ~25,000
Blog Followers: ~22,000


About her Book

#1 BESTSELLER in Homeschooling on Amazon.com Homeschooling for College Credit

“Recommended Resource” by Homeschool Legal Defense Association

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2018

Title:  Homeschooling for College Credit: A Parent’s Guide to Resourceful High School Planning

Paperback: 358 pages

Published: September 27, 2018

Status: in print

Publisher: KDP Amazon

ISBN-10: 1724337610

ISBN-13: 978-1724337610

Kindle: 1995 KB / ASIN: B07HQXLDPY

 

Planning Information

Branding statement

Any representative of the Homeschooling for College Credit (HS4CC) organization who speaks or teaches to the public is doing so as a volunteer. As a zero-revenue organization, proceeds from events like these fund the organization’s existence and support the costs incurred by our leadership to participate in these events. All HS4CC events will be fully branded and carry the organizations logos. If you wish to hire Jennifer privately (unbranded) please indicate that when you fill out the form below.

Public Speaking

As a guideline, if your organization is donating your time, so will I.

  • FREE Live events (streamed/remote): complementary
  • FREE Live events (physical/on location): It is my pleasure to donate my time provided your event is both free and open to the public. Travel expenses (mileage) arranged in advance where my physical presence is required.
  • Live events (streamed/remote) for hire:  $200
  • Live events (physical/on location) for hire: $750 + travel expenses arranged in advance

Scheduling

  • During the Academic Year (Sept-May)
    • Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • During the Summer Months (June-Aug)
    • Full availability
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Book Signing & Selling

If you have a preference as to whether or not Jennifer /HS4CC should bring books to sign and sell, please say so. Unless you say otherwise, we’ll assume it’s acceptable.

Recording

Advanced written permission is required.

Wholesale Book Bundles

Your group may purchase Wholesale Bundles (12 books per bundle) with full authorization to resell, gift, donate or distribute the books in any manner you like.  Jennifer collects no royalty on Wholesale Bundles and offers this service as a courtesy to her community.

Please calculate at least 30 days from the time your payment is received for books to arrive at your location. Wholesale discount is 50% off list price. (Tax and shipping charges apply.)


Speaking Topics

NOTE:  Jennifer’s presentations are appropriate for audiences of any political or religious affiliation.

  • Homeschooling for College Credit    High school can be the most productive years of your teen’s homeschooling career. Learn how resourceful high school planning can shave time and save tens of thousands of dollars by taking advantage of earning college credit in high school.
  • Homeschooling for College Credit in [Your State]  If your audience consists of homeschoolers from one state, choose this topic. Just as homeschooling laws differ in each state, the resources available in each state differ too. Learn how to find and take advantage of the dual enrollment, AP and CLEP exams available in your state.
  • Homeschooling for Maximum CLEP Resourceful high school planning that takes advantage of using CLEP exams to the max! Graduate high school with over 60 college credits.
  • Associate Degrees in High School The good, the bad, and the reality. Do they save time and money, or are they an expensive way to move the goalpost backward? Learn when an associate degree makes the most sense, and when you should avoid it.

Sample Interview & Guest Appearance

VIDEO: Jennifer’s interview on The Learning Lounge Podcast (2021)

AUDIO: Jennifer’s interview on The Homeschool Project Podcast (2020)


If you’d like to bring Jennifer to your event fill out the form below:

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