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Jessica Zivkovich is co-owner and co-founder of WonderHere. She has 10 years of teaching experience, as well as her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in education from Southeastern University. She also carries teaching endorsements in reading education and ESOL. Her favorite part of WonderHere is seeing kids’ eyes light up when they’re learning, and also getting to be in community with some amazing families. She truly considers it to be a dream come true. Jessica is married to her college sweetheart, George, and has two sweet sons - Evan and Louie - and a furry Labradoodle named Henry. In her downtime, she enjoys reading fiction books, writing on her blog, spending time on her family's farm, and simply being with the people she loves.
Tiffany Thenor is the co-owner and co-founder of WonderHere. After graduating from Southeastern University with her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education, she taught in a Title 1 School for 7 years before her passion for education and strong desire to see learning done differently led her on the path to launching WonderHere with her best friend, Jessica. Married to her college crush, Jeffrey, together they have three wonderful and busy little ones: Jeremiah, Ezra, and Tahlia. When she isn't writing curriculum, blogging, or leading her team at WonderHere; she is decorating, homeschooling her children, exploring, and writing just for fun. Everything she does and everything she is is for the Lord and she is grateful for everyday that she is here to serve her community.
Jordan and Leslie have been married for 13 years. They have four awesome children who they have been homeschooling for the past seven years. They live in Central Florida. Jordan and Leslie are passionate about seeing people thrive in their faith and in all areas of life. We are so excited to have them host our first ever CHILDHOOD Conference!
Elsie Iudicello lives on a small farm in South Florida where she learns alongside her husband and four boys. Homeschool has been her jam since 2007. Elsie is a director of Classical Conversations and writes for various publications. You can find her work at www.farmhouseschoolhouse.com or on Instagram @farmhouse_schoolhouse.
Greta is a wife of 20 years and homeschooling mother to 4.
In addition to home schooling, Greta fills her time with writing, and speaking. Her first book, “Adventuring Together” was released by Thomas Nelson in July of 2020.
Greta brings a message of hope, understanding, and encouragement to everyone who hears her. Her strong faith comes through in her compassionate, joyful heart. She truly loves connecting with people.
Jason co-founded We Are Curio with a passion for helping people and organizations flourish through creativity, innovation, and design. His northeastern grit and contrarian mindset provides vision, experimentation, and identity to both the company and the clients it serves.
When not pioneering new paths for innovation, you can find him on the tennis court, painting, reading, or at Disney with his family.
Leslie is a former graduate school professor and elementary school teacher. She is the creator and director of the Thrive at Home Coaching Program, designed to help homeschooling moms find clarity and confidence, and to learn practical skills to become more capable educators.
Leslie is a wife and homeschooling mom to four children (including 6 year old identical twins boys) who keep her on her toes. She and her husband are originally from New York City, but now live in Central Florida. Leslie loves God, family, encouraging and mentoring others, exploring new things and places, creative endeavors, reading, and sappy movies.
You can often find her teaching Pilates, collecting nature treasures, or whipping up her own homemade personal care products in the kitchen. She is also a natural health enthusiast.
Leslie maintains a blog at lesliemartino.com geared toward sharing her passion and experiences in the areas of education, homeschool, health and wellness, motherhood, and natural living. She’s active on Instagram @lesliemmartino. Please reach out if you have questions or want to chat!
Kevin B. Hull, Ph.D. is a licensed counselor in the state of Florida.
After completing his undergraduate training in psychology at the University of South Florida, Kevin completed his Master’s degree and Ph.D.in Professional Counseling at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.
Kevin became owner of Hull and Associates, P.A. in 2007 and specializes in play therapy with children and adolescents, as well as working with children, adolescents, and adults on the autism spectrum.
Kevin enjoys swimming, biking, golf, reading, playing the piano, writing, growing orchids and bonsai trees, watching sports, swimming, playing with his kids, and going on long walks on the beach with his wife Wendy.
Torrie Oglesby is a homeschooling mama, Author, Speaker, YouTuber and Podcaster. She is a woman on a mission to encourage and uplift other women by building community. Through her Mama Matters Membership group on YouTube, Torrie has created an affordable resource to help mothers acheieve goals, grow together and learn to nurture and honor themselves. She's a coffee drinking, podcast binging, book loving woman who would enjoy nothing more than a hot cup of coffee, meaningful conversations and high vibrations.
Ida Mundell lives in Lakeland, Florida with her fun-loving husband of seventeen years and their four incredible children. A homeschool mom for ten+ years, Ida is passionate about cultivating life-giving relationships with her children and enjoys helping other parents do the same. When she's not on an adventure with her family, you can find her serving as the kid's pastor at Access Church or under a big stack of library books at her favorite local coffee shop, writing her own books.
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Josh Galletta (you can call him "Bump") and his wife Mary live in Lakeland, Florida with their two amazing kids, Emmersyn and Fynn. Josh is a freelance illustrator and Mary is a freelance hair and makeup artist. Josh is co-founder of Lakeland Creative Makers, and volunteers his time to inspire other creatives. Before they started their own businesses, they worked in youth ministry for twenty years. They have worked as a team to homeschool their children for the past seven years. Their journey to homeschool began as a way to spend more time with their kids, but has developed into a love of educating and bringing out the wonder of childhood.
Josh and Mary love spending time outside at the beach and in the mountains, getting coffee, collecting records, walking their neighborhood, and hanging with family and friends
Isaiah Board is a Youth Pastor that has worked in youth ministry for the last seven years. He currently serves as the Youth Pastor at Access Church in Lakeland, Florida. He loves the opportunity he gets to invest into the next generation. He counts it a privilege to encourage young people every day. He lives in Lakeland, Florida with his wife and two children. He loves spending time with them and making fun memories! He loves all Ohio sports, especially basketball: “Go Cavs!” If he could only eat one meal for an entire year, he would eat chicken wings and apple pie with ice cream. He enjoys his family, video games, hanging out with friends, and playing basketball.
Calling all creatives and makers! If you are interested in sharing your talents and artifacts with our Haus-Warming Market, register for a booth below. We look forward to hosting a Haus-Warming Market where versatile makers can sell their goods and creations for parents to bring home to their house. The Market hall will be open for shopping throughout the one-day conference.
Booth Registration Fee (due upon invitation to join conference) : $125
We will notify you if your company is selected to host a booth for this year's event.