Thank you for helping us recruit families for Virtual Capitol Day and Advocacy from Home. Your help is invaluable to us!
Virtual Capitol Day, which is our virtual training event for families to prepare them for Advocacy from Home, will take place on Saturday, February 13th, 2021, from 9:00AM-12:00PM.
Below are some helpful resources as you recruit families for these events.
For the Big Picture for Recruiters, and for the Recruiter “Job Description,” see below or click here.
The Big Picture for Recruiters
- Call and recruit eligible families for Virtual Capitol Day and Advocacy from Home
- Explain to families what the event is, the virtual training involved, special speakers, and their part in local advocacy
- Eligible Families sign up for the event
- Families are trained by FPM
- Families meet their legislators
- Families report back to FPM about their visit at this link: http://www.fpmca.org/dvisits
Recruiter “Job Description”/Tasks
- Contact private homeschool families
- Communicate the goal and mission of Virtual Capitol Day and Advocacy from Home
- Determine family’s eligibility to participate (see Eligibility slides)
- Explain the questionnaire for district offices (find out what a district offices allows for meetings)
- Send eligible families more info in an email with the application link
- Explain the 2-step application/registration process
For detailed instructions on recruiting families, see this Recruiter Training slideshow.
For our Recruiter Training video, watch below.
Resources for Recruiter Tasks
- For communicating the goal and mission of Virtual Capitol Day and Advocacy from Home, click here.
- For determining a family’s eligibility to participate, click here.
- For explaining the questionnaire for district offices, click here.
- For the email with more info and the application link for families who are interested in participating, click here.
- For the 2 step Application/Registration process, click here.
- For the Application that families will fill out if they are interested in participating, click here.
- For an overview video of Virtual Capitol Day and Advocacy from Home to send to families, see below.
For our main Virtual Capitol Day and Advocacy from Home webpage, click here.
For the Virtual Capitol Day and Advocacy from Home flyer, click here.
For our training videos on Advocacy, click here.
Below are the components of the Homeschool Information packet, aka “legislator packets.” Two copies of this packet of information are given to families so that they can keep one and deliver the other to their legislator.
- Homeschooling in California: Legal Requirements.
- Why We Don’t Need New Homeschool Laws
- NHERI: Home Education Reason and Research
- NHERI: The Relationship Between the Degree of State Regulation of Homeschooling and the Abuse of Homeschool Children (Students)
- NHERI: Homeschool SAT Scores for 2014 Higher Than National Average