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John F. Allee
- HOME-BASED BUSINESSES TOPICS
--Homeschooling with a Home-Based Business. This workshop can be geared for adults or oriented toward older kids and teens, or offered as a parent-child team activity.
--Couples in Business
--Marketing Your Home-Based Business Without Money
--Right Livelihood: Finding a Way to Make a Living that Emcompasses Your Passions
- PHOTOGRAPHY TOPICS
--Teaching with Photography. How to incorporate photography in your interest-led learning.
--Hands-on Photography for Kids (and/or adults).
NOTE--We have a collection of simple 35 mm cameras for workshop purposes. We can, if you like, arrange for participants to take pictures during the workshop and receive them before the end of the conference. John was the 4-H advisor for a photography club, he teaches high school students in an "at-risk" program, and got his own start in photography at age 13.
- PUBLIC SPEAKING
--How to Go From from Terrified to Terrific When You Have to Speak in Public
- DISABILITY AWARENESS
--If You Are Different, Go With It! (Finding the Best in Yourself and Other People).
John has birth defects that primarily affect his appearance. He can't spell worth a darn and is a slow reader. As a kindergartener, the school system wanted to send him to a school for retarded children. He was ridiculed in elementary school and ignored in high school. None of that stopped him from graduating from college, becoming a newspaper photographer, and starting his own photography business!
- PASSIVE SOLAR PROJECTS
--Low-Tech Low-Cost Solar Energy Projects: How small scale solar projects can enrich your family's education while reducing your energy bills.
News photographer and reporter over seven year period at two Ohio newspapers.
INTERVIEW & PRESENTATION HIGHLIGHTS
- Workshops and panel participation for homeschool parents and adoptive parents.
- Hands-on photography workshops for homeschooled children at Clonlara Home-Based Education Conference and various Ohio homeschool support groups.
- Second place in area humor contest for Toastmasters International.
John Allee was a news photographer for seven years before starting his own freelance photography business, which has been home-based since 1977. He and his family have visited homeschool families in 15 states while traveling to photograph conferences and other events. John was 4H advisor for a photography club, teaching kids from age 9 to 19. Renewable energy, especially low-tech solar projects are his special interest. He is an adoptive father and former foster father for troubled children.
MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS
- Charter member, National Homeschool Association
- Vice Pres. of Public Relations for local Toastmasters International club.
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