Meet the SPED Homeschool Board

Steve Demme


Steve has served in full or part time pastoral ministry for many years after graduating from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He is the creator of Math-U-See and the founder of Building Faith Families.


Jan Bedell

Vice Chair

Jan Bedell, PhD, Master Neurodevelopmentalist is a seasoned special education homeschool mom and President of Brain Sprints (formally Little Giant Steps), a neurodeveopmental curriculum, consulting and support company.


Sonya Shafer


Sonya Shafer has been homeschooling her special needs daughter for 20 years and is co-founder of Simply Charlotte Mason.


Faith Berens


Faith Berens, M.Ed. is an in-the-trenches homeschooling mom, a Special Needs Consultant for the Home School Legal Defense Association, and an educational diagnostician in her own private practice.


SPED Homeschool Public Documents

SPED Homeschool Bylaws

SPED Homeschool Conflict of Interest Policy

SPED Homeschool Board Meeting Minutes


Initial Board Meeting 9/1/9/17

Board Meeting 12/8/17

Board Meeting 1/18/18

Board Meeting 4/20/18

Board Meeting 10/4/18

Board Meeting 4/1/19

Board Meeting 10/22/19

Board Meeting 12/21/19

Board Meeting 5/4/20

Board Meeting 10/28/20

Board Meeting 4/12/21

Board Meeting 10/25/21

Board Meeting 4/25/22