Registration Information

Participating graduates, please read the registration letter for details, dress code, and instructions for participation.


June 8, 2015






22nd Annual AFHE Jr. High Graduate Recognition

This very special event honors homeschooled students from across the state who are graduating from junior high. It is free for family and friends to attend.This reverent, beautiful ceremony is open to AFHE member families with homeschooled junior high graduates who wish to participate.

Friday, July 10, 2015
Phoenix Convention Center
South Building Ballroom
33 South 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Commencement Speaker

Dr. Lainna Callentine

Dr. Callentine is a physician, homeschool mom, instructor, author, speaker, coach, and creator/founder of Sciexperience. She received her B.A. from Northwestern University and earned a full athletic scholarship in basketball. She is a former classroom teacher with a master’s in education and completed her M.D. at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. She is a trained pediatrician. Dr. Callentine continues to have wonderment for the beauty of God's creation in the human body. She still practices her hobby of medicine as a missionary doctor volunteering at a Christian clinic in the Chicago suburbs that cares for the uninsured. She is passionate about the biological sciences, children, education, families, and the God who created all things. With great excitement, in collaboration with Master Books, she announces a new hands-on series on the human body called God’s Wondrous Machine. |

Friends, Family, and Homeschool Community

AFHE's Junior High Graduate Recognition Ceremony is open to the public. We invite the homeschool community to join us in celebrating with the graduates and their families and friends.

This special ceremony is free of charge for friends, family, and the homeschool community to attend. There is a registration process and fee for participating graduates.

NOTE: Access to the exhibit hall at the Arizona Home Education Convention is only available to registered convention attendees. CONVENTION DETAILS

Doors Open

The ballroom doors will open at 6:30 PM. General seating.

Discount Parking


The Jefferson Street Garage has generously offered discount parking for AFHE Convention attendees again in 2015 for just $5. (No in and out privileges.) AFHE Jr. Grad Ceremony attendees may take advantage of this discount parking offer as well. Please print the discount parking flier and present it to the cashier at the Jefferson Street Garage.



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