Peggy Ployhar


Peggy has held leadership positions in the special education homeschooling community for 17 years.  Her vision for SPED Homeschool is to create an organization that unites the special education homeschooling community to provide parents a consistent and trustworthy base of support, encouragement and resources.


Dawn Spence

Teaching Manager

Dawn is a homeschooling mom to her three children. She has a son in high school and twin daughters in junior high. She has been married to her husband David for 17 years. Dawn has been a speaker for online and in person conferences. She has a passion for writing and has aspirations to become published.


Amy Vickrey

Training Manager

Amy knows special education inside and out from her extensive work as a classroom teacher before homeschooling and through her master’s degree work in the field. She now homeschools her two sons as well as runs a homeschool business that offers special needs homeschool classes and consulting.


Justin Holt

Video Production Manager

Justin is a husband to wife Kelly and father of 4, 3 who he is homeschooling, who came to the Lord in 2016 along with his wife. He has been editing the audio and video production at his church Mount Zion – Church of the Firstborn since 2019, and continues assisting their online ministry. He is also currently the worship leader and alongside his family, sings praises to the Lord each week.

Cammie Arn

Review Crew Coordinator

Cammie is a “veteran” homeschool mama, still in the trenches teaching 5 of her 8 kids at home. Her children range in age from 2-23, and she has graduated 3 from her homeschool.


Hannah Shelton

Editing & SEO Manager

Hannah is a stay at home, homeschooling mom of two. She has been editing for friends and family since 2011. She has a passion for art and reading on the beach. On a typical Tuesday you can find her at home crafting with her kids, and cooking her favorite meals.

Nakisha Blain

Social Media Manager

Nakisha is a multi-tasking mama of one, homeschooling while assisting other homeschool entrepreneurs as virtual assistant. Kentucky is her home-base when she and her family aren’t traveling to races around the country.



Charl Rae Cobb


Charl’s work experiences include writing, education, healthcare, and art. She loves helping homeschoolers learn how to identify dominant learning styles and how to plan strategies for success. Respecting the individual requirements of her multi-generational household, she strives to create tasty, family-friendly meals while juggling multiple dietary requirements, provide social and educational activities that encourage those dealing with multiple special needs, and balance life in general. 


Janice Peshek

Office Administrator


Noah Paul

ViDEO Intern

Noah, a proud techie, has been homeschooled his entire life. He has devoted countless hours to learning audio visual equipment and computers from online videos, later teaching himself how to operate a wide range of technical equipment. Since 2016, Noah has maintained his own YouTube channel with gaming and hosts a weekly talk show, “The Nman Show.” Additionally, he manages his own Twitch page and several other social media sites. His passion for multimedia is evident in everything he does.   

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Past Team Members

Meet all the great volunteers who have contributed their time and energy into SPED Homeschool.