Speaking Topics & Seminars

                               

Speaking Topics From Character Ink

 

 

Ray and Donna Reish

Ray and Donna enjoy speaking together in their “Raising Kids With Character” parenting seminar (for Christian parents) as well as at homeschooling conventions and their homeschooling workshops.

We are available to speak on a variety of topics including Christian parenting, marriage, homeschooling, organization, prioritizing, heart training, raising teens, language arts teaching, writing instruction, scheduling, home management, and more. Additionally, Joshua (our oldest son, age 31, BA in history with emphases on literature, writing, and government) speaks to parents about how to teach literature, creative writing, social sciences, speech, debate, history, and more.

We are open to combining/cutting/changing however is needed to fit your convention, seminar, or meeting. Please feel free to contact us about doing a “series” or combining workshops in whatever way would meet the needs of your attendees.

 

Contact Info:

Please feel free to call or email with more questions or if you have a need for our workshops.

Call us: (260) 450-7063 or (260) 433-4365.

Email us: characterink@gmail.com

Or drop us a  message on our Contact page.

 

 

 

 

 WORKSHOPS FOR REISHES

Character Ink! Speaking Topics & Seminars

Ray and Donna enjoy helping homeschoolers with parenting, marriage, homeschooling, language arts, writing, family life, and more!

 

Family Living and Family Unity (link)

Click on the link above for details on each workshop or seminar.

Family Unity Seminar Topics by Ray & Donna Reish > The Well-Trained Heart

Our Christian parenting book, “The Well-Trained Heart,” explains how we discovered a heart-training method for raising children, while instilling character qualities into their lives. We do workshop sessions based on the chapters of our book!

  • Bible Buzzwords: Scriptures, Along With Infamous Reish Family Buzzwords, That Teach Children How to Live a Character-Filled Life–Ray and Donna; Ray alone; Donna alone {Potential Keynote Address}
  • Family UnityRay and Donna; Ray alone; Donna alone
  • Reaching the Heart of Your TeenRay and Donna; Ray alone; Donna alone
  • Child Training of Younger ChildrenRay and Donna; Donna alone
  • Discipling and Mentoring Your ChildrenRay and Donna; Ray alone; Donna alone
  • The Well-Trained HeartRay and Donna; Ray alone; Donna alone

 

Character Training Seminar Workshops (link)

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  • The Five W’s of Character TrainingRay and Donna; Ray alone; Donna alone
  • Parenting ParadigmsRay and Donna; Ray alone; Donna alone
  • Starting Out Right With Babies and ToddlersRay and Donna; Donna alone
  • Early Qualities for PreschoolersRay and Donna; Donna alone
  • Child Training vs Heart TrainingRay and Donna; Donna alone
  • Helping Tweens Grow in Character and VirtueRay and Donna; Donna alone

 

Fathering and Marriage (link)

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  • Meeting the Needs of Your Wife and ChildrenRay Reish
  • Teaching the Bible to Your Children Without PressureRay Reish
  • The Successful Home Schooling FatherRay Reish
  • Family Worship, Family Altar, Family DevotionsRay Reish
  • Marriage by the BookRay and Donna; Ray alone
  • Dancing With YOUR StarRay and Donna

 

 

Helps for Homeschool Moms (link)

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Donna Reish presents these sessions, very popular and helpful ones, to home school groups every year; Ray and Donna may also do these together, if desired, for moms and dads. These sessions may be done individually as well; however, if all three are done, they should be done in the order listed here.

  • Prioritizing Your Life, School, and HomeDonna Reish or Ray and Donna together
  • Organizing Your Life, School, and HomeDonna Reish
  • Scheduling Your Life, School, and HomeDonna Reish
  • Become an Efficiency Expert—Or Feel Like One Anyway!Donna Reish
  • Efficient Food Prep Through Freezer Cooking, Cooking Sessions, and Other Make Ahead StrategiesDonna Reish

 

 

 

Child Training (link)

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  • Child Training in the Christian HomeschoolDonna Reish
  • Training Children to Be Diligent WorkersDonna Reish
  •  Babies and ToddlersDonna Reish
  • Home Schooling Preschoolers and KindergartenersDonna Reish
  • Day in the Life of a Preschooler or KindergartenerDonna Reish

 

 

 

General Homeschooling (link)

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  •  Thirty Years and CountingRay and Donna; Ray alone; Donna alone (may be a keynote address)
  • Schooling the Preschooler and KindergartenerDonna Reish
  • Multi-Level TeachingDonna Reish
  • Teaching Using Unit StudiesDonna Reish
  • So You’re Gonna Home SchoolRay and Donna; Ray alone; Donna alone
  • Home Schooling Your High SchoolerRay and Donna; Ray alone; Donna alone
  • Teaching Like JesusRay and Donna; Ray alone; Donna alone
  • Top Thirty From ThirtyRay and Donna; Ray alone; Donna alone (may be a keynote address)
  • Developing a Love for LearningDonna alone–This topic may be one session in length – or several sessions (preferred)

 

 

Language Arts Seminar Topics by Donna Reish

Character Quality Language Arts (CQLA) is our anchor homeschool product. Covering grades two through twelve, each 1200 to 1500 page work-text provides all of your student’s language arts needs (copy work, vocabulary, spelling, editing, outlining, writing, grammar, usage, dictation, and more) in one book!

Language Arts Areas (link)

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  • Teaching ReadingDonna Reish
  • Teaching Language ArtsDonna Reish
  • Teaching WritingDonna Reish or Joshua Reish
  • The Timed Essay/the Five Paragraph Essay (for SAT and other quick writing preparation) – Donna Reish or Joshua Reish
  • Writing the Research PaperDonna Reish or Joshua Reish
  • How to Teach Study Skills and ComprehensionDonna Reish or Joshua Reish
  • Editing and Usage EssentialsDonna Reish or Joshua Reish
  • Teaching Creative WritingDonna Reish or Joshua Reish
  •  From Words to Sentences and MoreDonna Reish or Joshua Reish

 

 

 

Joshua Reish Only (link)

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  • Teaching Students Critical Thinking Skills – Joshua Reish
  • Teaching LiteratureJoshua Reish
  • Loving AmericaJoshua Reish
  • Dull or Dynamic? How Are You Teaching History?Joshua Reish
  • The Great Deception – Joshua Reish
  • Lasting LegacyJoshua Reish
  • Constitutional ConventionJoshua Reish
  •  The Rise and Fall of Ancient AthensJoshua Reish
  • The American Revolution and the Character of a LeaderJoshua Reish
  • An Argument for ChristianityJoshua Reish

 

 

 

 Additional Workshop Possibilities

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We have other “seminars” that we do entirely on their own if someone in your group would like to host these–or if you would like parts of them done in order at your convention or event.

 

  • “The Write On! Workshop”Donna Reish and/or Joshua Reish
  • “The Almost 3-R’s Workshop”Donna Reish and/or Joshua Reish
  • “Raising Kids With Character” seminar–Ray and Donna Reish
  • “Raising Tweens and Teens With Character” seminar–

 

Character Ink! Speaking Topics & Seminars

Ray, Donna, and Joshua enjoy speaking to groups at homeschooling conventions and have over fifty topics to choose from, including fathers, mothers, parenting from toddlers to teens, character training, how to teach (reading, writing, English, speech, debate, history, literature, and more), study skills, home management, marriage, reaching your children’s hearts, organizing, and much more!

 

 

 

 

 Biographical and Publishing Information

 

Ray and Donna Reish

Ray and Donna Reish, directors and founders of Character Ink, write, speak, and teach at their “cottage classes” to test Donna’s books, parenting seminars, small groups, and homeschooling workshops.

 

Ray & Donna Reish are the homeschooling parents of seven children, ages sixteen to thirty-two. They began homeschooling over thirty years ago by teaching Donna’s younger sister at home during her junior high years then continued living the homeschooling life by homeschooling all of their own children for all of their school years.  Read More…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Donna Reish is the homeschooling mother of seven children, ages sixteen to thirty-one. She has written nearly fifty curriculum books for two publishers over the past twelve years, including, among others, “Character Quality Language Arts,” “Meaningful Composition,” and “Really Writing” (ebooks).  Read More…

 

 

Ray Reish is the homeschooling father of seven children, ages sixteen to thirty-one. He and his wife own and operate a homeschooling publishing company and cottage class provider, Character Ink (formerly Training for Triumph); Christian parenting ministry/seminar, “Raising Kids With Character”; and “Character Ink” blog.  Read More…

 

 

 

Joshua Reish

Joshua enjoys writing new Meaningful Composition books with Donna, teaching over one hundred “cottage class” students each semester, and speaking at homeschooling conventions with his parents or on his own. Check out his speaking topics and cottage class offerings!

 

Joshua Reish, homeschool graduate and husband of a homeschool graduate, lives with his wife in Bluffton, Indiana where he works with his family’s publishing company and homeschool/family ministry, Character Ink. Joshua has co-written a dozen composition books in the “Meaningful Composition” series and speaks on a variety of topics related to homeschooling and teaching.  Read More…

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