Upcoming Events

What’s the best way to learn more about the VELA Founder Network? We might be biased, but we think it’s in-person.

Check out the events below to learn more about where you can connect with VELA founders and the VELA team!

Black Homeschoolers of Birmingham: The Positioned for Success Summit

Date: July 20, 2024

Time: 9:00am-3:00pm

Where: Marriott Birmingham

Black Homeschoolers of Birmingham will host The Positioned for Success Summit on July 20th in Birmingham, AL. This event aims to empower, educate, and foster community building for homeschoolers and educational entrepreneurs. Sessions will provide leadership and professional development to microschool and homeschool leaders, with topics including the entrepreneurial mindset, legal compliance, financial management, growth, and more.

2025 Flourish Family Homeschool Conference

Date: January 29, 2025 – January 31, 2025

Time: See event details

Where: New Life Community Center in Decatur, GA

Join Georgia Black Home Educators for a fun, interactive event that equips parents, encourages families, and energizes access to resources and a supportive network. Connect with fellow homeschooling families, attend workshops by seasoned educators, and explore resources to help your homeschooling journey thrive. Plus, don’t miss out on exciting prize opportunities! Previous giveaways have included curriculum packages from the Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW), tickets to the Atlanta Zoo, the Atlanta History Center, Shakespeare Tavern, Six Flags, the Tellus Museum, and gift cards to Marlow’s Tavern, just to name a few.