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Meet the SPED Homeschool Team Members!



Peggy Ployhar
Peggy Ployhar, SPED Homeschool Founder & CEO, has held leadership positions in the special education homeschooling community for over a decade who desires more than anything to see the special education homeschooling community unite forces to provide parents a consistent and trustworthy base of support, encouragement and resources.

Visit Peggy’s Page to find out more about her weekly broadcast as well as her articles and speaking topics.



Cammie Arn

Cammie is the SPED Homeschool Team Lead who has a gift for understanding the needs of a mom's heart and speaking truth into life’s many difficult situations.

Visit Cammie’s Page to find out more about her and her family.




Mary Winfield
Mary is the SPED Homeschool Media Manager, who may have just started homeschooling but has years of training and experience in working in special education.

Visit Mary’s page to find out more about her, her family, her experience, and her personal blog dedicated to helping parents build confidence to succeed in their special education homeschooling.







Dawn (D.M.) Spence

Dawn is a SPED Homeschool team member who has the ability to bring out the teacher in every mom as well as a gift for modifying curriculum to meet the specific learning needs of a child.

Visit Dawn’s Page to find out more about her and her curriculum consulting services.





Amy Vickrey


Amy is a SPED Homeschool team member and SPED Homeschool Facebook Admin who knows special education inside and out from her extensive work in the field, but experiences from seeing the success homeschooling made in the life of her sister sealed the deal in making the leap to homeschool her own child who experiences learning struggles. 

Visit Amy’s page to find out more about her, her family, her passion for homeschooling, and all the ways her training and life experiences allow her to minister to families who homeschool children with special educational needs.
 

Tracy Glockle


Tracy is a SPED Homeschool team member who has spent nearly her whole life in the homeschool community—as a homeschool student herself, as a writer and editor for homeschool curriculum publishers, and as a homeschool mom of her own three children with ADHD/dyslexia for the past seven years. She loves helping moms find out-of-the-box solutions for their out-of-the-box learners and helping them to see the gifts and strengths that ADHD and dyslexia can bring.

Visit Tracy's Page to find out more about her blog, her speaking topics, and her coaching services.




 
Kimberly Vogel

Kimberly is a SPED Homeschool team member, therapist, speaker, blogger, and published author who loves to help parents navigate the often difficult scenarios that arise when homeschooling a child with special educational needs.

Visit Kimberly’s Page to find out more about her, the therapy services she offers through the Thinking and Learning Center, the subjects she speaks on, and how to find her blog and book.







Jennifer Cullimore

Jennifer is a SPED Homeschool team member, blogger, curriculum writer, semi-retired Pediatric SLP, and “The Therapy Mama” on Pinterest who can speak to the heart of a SPED homeschooling mom-in-the-trenches with hope in her heart and truth on her lips.

Visit Jennifer’s Page to find out more about her, her blogs, and her Pinterest boards.









Tracy Criswell

Tracy is a SPED Homeschool team member who homeschools her own four children with different learning needs.  On top of using her teaching background in homeschooling her own children, Tracy also provides tutoring services and teaches for a yearly summer program in her local school district.

Visit Tracy's Page to find out more about her, the journey that led her to homeschool, and her wonderful attitude about the gift of lifelong learning.





Debbi White


Debbi is a SPED Homeschool team member and veteran single special educaiton homeschool mom who considers her daughters’ foundational educations her greatest achievement now that they are grown and have followed their own unique post-secondary educational pursuits.

Visit Debbi's Page to find out more about her background, experience and hobbies.





 

  Jill Camacho


Jill is a SPED Homeschool team member,
a Christian, homeschooler, "boy mom", and special needs parent.  Jill has ADHD and has learned firsthand how adapting environments can be key to finding success! Her current mission is to empower parents whose desire is to homeschool their special needs children and helping them squash their self-doubt!



Visit Jill’s Page to find out more about her and her blog Autism Homeschool Mama.





Jennifer Duncan 
Jennifer is a SPED Homeschool team member who runs her own ministry A Helping Hand Homeschool, which provides mentoring and creative curriculum for “out of the box” homeschool learners.  


Visit Jennifer’s Page to find out more about her, her website and curriculum, as well as the mentoring services she provides to homeschooling families.





Shanel Tarrant-Simone

Shanel is a SPED Homeschool team member and SPED Homeschool Facebook Support Group Admin who has a gift for helping parents get help and resources that really work in the special education homeschooling trenches especially for children with moderate to severe Autism.

Visit Shanel’s Page to find out more about her and about the consulting services she offers through Spectrum Parent Counseling.







Shannon Ramiro
Shannon is a SPED Homeschool team member who has more training and experience in the special education realm than most parents could ever fathom gaining in their lifetime, and amidst all of life’s circumstances that have led to this gaining this mountain of knowledge she not only uses what she knows to homeschool her own son but also to help other parents who are homeschooling their children with special educational needs.

Visit Shannon’s page to find out more about her, her training, and the experiences in her life that have provided her the wisdom she loves to use to encourage other parents.





Are you an experienced special education homeschooling parent? If so, we are always looking for new team members willing to share their wisdom and experience to encourage other parents on the same journey.

Start your team application process by filling out this easy online form.

 

 

 

 

 

Past SPED Homeschool Team Members:


Dyana Robbins





Dyana was the inital SPED Homeschool Team Lead.


Visit Dyana’s Page to find more about her, and her blog.








Melissa Smith

Melissa was a 2018  SPED Homeschool team member.
Visit Melissa's Page to find out more about her and her blog.


















Sherry Martin



Sherry Martin was a 2017 SPED Homeschool team member.
Visit Sherry’s Page to find out more about her and the consulting and tutoring services she offers through Learning Partners.






 

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