Foster Care and the Homeschool Family

Course Summary

Vicki Bentley, veteran homeschooler / foster mom / parent trainer shares their foster care story and shares insights into foster care while homeschooling. Video, 35 minutes. FREE

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Vicki Bentley Bentley

Meet Vicki Bentley, a joyful mother of eight daughters, foster mom to fifty children, and proud grandma to 23 wonderful grandbabies (plus eleven great-grandchildren). Alongside her husband Jim, she's homeschooled 17 children, and her workshops and articles reflect her understanding of the daily challenges facing homeschooling parents.

Since 1991, Vicki has been an integral part of local support group and state organization leadership, providing invaluable guidance and support to homeschooling families in Virginia and beyond. Her 11 years on the executive board and convention committee of the Home Educators Association of Virginia, development of consultant training there, and her 15+ years of service nationally at HSLDA as an educational consultant and group services director underscore her commitment to empowering parents, students, and leaders on this homeschooling journey.

Vicki blogs at and has authored countless magazine articles, as well as such essential books/resources as My Homeschool Planner, The Everyday Family Chore System, Everyday Cooking, and Home Education 101: A Mentoring Program for New Homeschoolers, and she is a contributor to Help! I Just Pulled My Kids Out of School! (Coming soon: High School 101: Blueprint for Success) 

As a sought-after speaker at conferences and online events across the nation, Vicki shares practical insights and encouragement gleaned from her years of experience. Through her workshops, writing, and mentoring, she has empowered thousands of families to homeschool with confidence.

Ruth B.

mom, leader

Type something“I highly recommend attending Vicki Bentley's workshops! She was a wonderful help in our homeschool. I learned so much! I appreciated her knowledge, but I really appreciated that she was real. She shared her homeschool struggles, but also offered solutions that I could put into practice.” 
                                  ~Ruth B. homeschool mom, state homeschool organization leader

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Foster Care and the Homeschool Family


  • Vicki Bentley shares their foster care story and shares insights into foster care while homeschooling.