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The Brookfield Library's Homeschoolers' Partnership

Date & Time: January 8, 2014 1:00 pm

Tonya Mankowski will be our guest speaker.  Tonya  is in her 8th year of homeschooling her two daughters, ages 15 and 12.  She resides in Watertown with her husband, two daughters, and one dog.

She is the president of a nonprofit, volunteer, homeschool support group called Great Ways to Home Educate (GWHE).  GWHE is an inclusive group, open to all who home educate their children regardless of faith, homeschool philosophy, or curriculum choice. GWHE has been supporting homeschoolers for over 11 years. GWHE organizes many events throughout the year, such as:  co-ed soccer, Spelling Bee, Engineer Day, Teen Fair (Show What You Know), and Annual Picnic (with area museums, organizations, etc. attending).

Prior to becoming a mom, Tonya earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering at Drexel University. She worked in California, then in Connecticut on Environmental Assessment and Remediation Projects.

Tonya will be speaking about the flexibility and customizability of home education. She will share some of her favorite curricula and homeschool project ideas.

We are asking parents to register for this meeting to ensure we have enough parents present for the speaker.  You do not need to be a Brookfield resident or a member of our Homeschool partnership to attend.

Children are always welcome.

To register for this meeting online, please go to our website at Brookfieldlibrary.org and click on the calendar of events.  You may also register by phone @ 203-775-6241 or in person at our Checkout Desk by Tuesday, January 7 @ noon.


We are sorry, but registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.

Monday:   10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday:   10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday:   10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday:   10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday:   10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday:   10 a.m. - 5 p.m
Sunday:   Closed for summer

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