Phone: 970-842-4776

Marcia Washburn, joyfully married for 3
8 years, is the mother of five sons whom she homeschooled in their rural
Colorado (USA) home for nineteen years. She has served in various leadership positions at the local and state level and
holds advanced degrees in elementary education & music education. She was awarded the 2009 Dr. Ruth Beechick Award
for Outstanding Contribution to Home Education in the State of Colorado.

She now serves as a teacher of teachers through her speaking and writing ministry. She is a regular columnist for
School Enrichment Magazine and the CHEC Update and has been featured in The Old Schoolhouse Magazine, The Teaching
Home, Answers (Answers in Genesis), and on Her first book, Activity Days for Homeschool Groups and
Families, was originally published in 2001 and revised and updated in 2010. Talent to Treasure: Building a Profitable Music
Teaching Business was released in January 2009. Homemade Convenience Foods was released in March 2011. Beethoven
Who? Family Fun with Music released February 2012. Her Management for Moms Series was completed in 2013. Her
Hands-On Activities Books are being released throughout 2014.

In addition to speaking regularly for homeschool support groups, she has been a featured speaker and keynote at events
across the country. She was especially blessed to present the first-ever home education seminar to the Shuar people of
the Eastern Ecuadorian jungle community of Makuma; she presented a follow-up seminar there for two weeks in 2010.
Marcia has also been featured on
Generations Radio with Kevin Swanson, a Christian Internet radio program heard
weekdays in fifty states and
sixty+ countries.

Marcia is available to speak to groups of all sizes, both nationally and internationally. Her topics include home
management, parenting, home education, encouragement for moms, and teaching tips for independent music teachers.

Please contact her at for further information. Click here for a list of presentations she



"I have had the privilege of knowing and working with Marcia for several years. During this time, she has displayed a
consistent professionalism and friendliness that has made working with her both easy and pleasurable. As a veteran
homeschooling mom, author, and speaker, Marcia is well acquainted with the everyday challenges and struggles
homeschoolers face. Communicating from this perspective, she is able to reach out to other homeschooling moms right
where they are--not at the pinnacle of perfection, but down in the trenches, fighting the battles, and winning the hard-
fought victories for the next generation. Marcia is passionate about Christian home education, and delights in serving the
needs of the homeschooling community. I consider it an honor and pleasure to call Marcia not only a colleague, but also a
true friend and compatriot in the battle for the next generation.”
~Jonathan Lewis, Editor of
Home School Enrichment Magazine

"Marcia has been well received by the constituents in Colorado. She has a great wealth of experience and wisdom in the
areas of music, hands-on activities, and organization. Her approach is very practical. When she speaks, she shares from
experience, as well as knowledge. She is very organized and thorough. She has spoken at the Colorado Denver
conference on many subjects for multiple years in a row and no one has ever complained about getting someone new. She
is a woman of high integrity, and very eager to serve others. She is loyal and faithful, and yet honest and truthful, as
well. I think you would be blessed to have her as a speaker at your conference."
~Jeannette Gaiter, Former State Conference Coordinator Co-Chair

"Thank you so much for speaking to our group last Thursday night. We truly appreciate the effort you went to, to bring
so much information, experience and knowledge to our group. We all enjoyed you thoroughly and are looking at
scheduling another workshop in the near future."
~Anne, Support Group Leader

"Hi Marcia, What a blessing it's been getting to know you. It's not everyday that God has you cross paths with someone
special.  Your encouragement alone has truly blessed me. No one quite knows what another might be going thru,
however God always knows who will be a blessing. That's what you've been to me!  I am so thankful that you were so
easy to work with, and right from the start you were encouraging me and praying for our conference. Honestly I've not
worked with anyone like yourself."
~Michele Herrera, co-ordinator for 2008 Central Coast Home Education Conference, Santa Maria, CA

"Marcia Washburn was the featured speaker at our 2004 annual homeschool convention in Wyoming.  As the state-wide
Christian support group in Wyoming, H.O.W. desires to bring speakers that will inspire, encourage, and inform
attendees in their vision for homeschooling.  Marcia has had many years of practical hands on experience with
homeschooling five sons and serving in leadership for much of that time.  More so, Marcia, with her warm and
personable presentations seemed to reach and touch the hearts of homeschooling moms.  Marcia made herself easily
available to answers questions and offer encouragement to anyone who approached her. We would highly recommend
Marcia as a speaker."
Sincerely, Ron and Debby Becker, Wyoming State Conference Co-Chairs
For more information about Marcia Washburn, go to About Marcia and What Others Are Saying.  
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