About the Speaker
Debra Arbuthnot is the author of the Homeschool Complete series. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Central Florida and later completed her Secondary Mathematics Endorsement from PLU in Washington. She has 25 years of teaching experience at the Elementary, Junior High, and High School levels in both public and private schools. Her husband is a police commander who recently retired after 30 years in law enforcement. They have three children whom she homeschooled in grades kindergarten - 5th, and then 8th -12th. They attended private school for a few years, but then completed their education at home.
She used a unit study curriculum format with their children throughout the homeschool years, and they thrived on it. In high school, they all qualified for Washington’s Running Start college program and earned their Associates Degree while still in high school. They each earned college scholarships toward completing their Bachelor’s degree, have graduated, and are working full time.