The Midwest Christian Education & College Expo returns in February with 80 colleges, private K-12 schools from both Missouri and Kansas, and homeschooling resources. This is the 17th annual Education Expo and will be held Sat., Feb. 28, 2015. The event, which runs from 9:30 A.M. to 2 P.M., is held at Colonial Presbyterian Church, 9500 Wornall Rd., Kasnsas City, MO 64114. The free expo has become a huge draw for parents looking at educational options for their younger children as well as juniors and seniors scouting dozens of colleges, universities and missions opportunities from over 15 states. The expo is totally free and includes popular mini-seminars on topics such as Finding College Financial Aid; Acing the ACT; a Parent Panel Discussion on private K-12 as well as Homeschooling 101: Where Do I Begin? (SEE SEMINAR TIMES BELOW). College representatives from states as far away as Virginia, Florida, Arizona, and Tennessee join dozens of midwestern universities from Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, Oklahoma and other states with booths and information for prospective college students.
Area private schools serving families with K-12 children will be in attendance to answer any of your questions, show you their curriculum, sports and fine arts opportunities. Homeschooling organizations from Missouri and Kansas will lead popular seminars and answer questions about state laws and local resources for support.
The Journey: Preparing for College – 11:30 a.m.
Finding the Most Financial Aid – 10:30 a.m.
K-12 Education Options: Panel Discussion by Parents – 10:30 a.m.
Homeschooling 101 and Missouri Law – 11:00 a.m.
For more information or to have your school participate, call 816-524-4522. Watch this space for updated information on schools and organizations that will be in attendance. The Expo is produced as a community service by Metro Voice Newspaper and Metrovoicenews.com––Kansas City’s award-winning local Christian news and events publication and, for 17 years, a national leader in the promotion of Christian education from Kindergarten through the college level.
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Click here to view our 2014 Education Resource Guide!
Below is a partial list of participating organizations:
Archdiocese of Kansas City In Kansas Catholic Schools
Blue Ridge Christian School
Classical Conversations of KS & NE Missouri
Faith Christian Academy
Glad Tidings Christian Academy
Families for Home Education
Heart of America Christian Academy
Hope Lutheran School
Kansas City Christian School
Kansas City College and Bible School
Kansas City Rowing Club
Lutheran High School of Kansas City
Midwest Parent Educators
Overland Christian Schools
Summit Christian Academy
Calvary Bible College & Theological Seminary
Central Christian College of Kansas
Central Christian College of the Bible
Christ for the Nations
Concordia University Nebraska
Emmaus Bible College
Grand Canyon University
Heartland Christian College
Indiana Wesleyan University
International House of Prayer University
John Brown University
Kansas Wesleyan University
Lincoln Christian University
Mid-America Christian University
MidAmerica Nazarene University
Missouri Baptist University
Nebraska Christian College
Oklahoma Baptist University
Oklahoma Christian University
Oral Roberts University
Ozark Christian College
Southwest Baptist University
University of Northwestern St. Paul
William Jewell College
World Revival School of Ministry
EDUCATIONAL SERVICE AND MEDIA SPONSORS
Bott Radio Network
K LOVE Radio
Kansans for Life
Mardel Christian & Education
MBCH Children and Family Ministries
Metro Voice Christian News (Organizer of event)
Missouri Right to Life
Show-Me Christian Youth Home