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Alicia Van Hecke

Alicia Van Hecke is the editor and webmaster of Favorite Resources for Catholic Homeschoolers. After attending a Catholic elementary school, she was homeschooled for all of highschool and became Kolbe Academy's first homeschool graduate in 1988. Alicia went on to receive her B.A. in Liberal Arts from Thomas Aquinas College. She has experience teaching Math, History, Literature, Religion, Latin and Music for a variety of circumstances and ages.

She has given talks and workshops on a wide variety of educational and spiritual topics at homeschool conferences in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kentucky and Tennessee. She did a webinar on "Choosing Worthwhile Homeschool Materials" for Homeschool Connections (which can be viewed through this page).

She contributes to mater et magistra magazine and has an essay entitled "Apologetics: Sacraments, Service and Study" in A Catholic Homeschool Companion (Sophia Institute Press).

She and her husband, John Van Hecke, homeschool their six children who range in age from 6 to 17.

Alicia's personal blog: Chez VH

Listen for her "Love2learn Moments" daily on Relevant Radio in Milwaukee.

Favorite Authors: (in no particular order) Pope Benedict XVI, Pope John Paul II, G.K. Chesterton, J.R.R. Tolkien, William Shakespeare, Fr. James Schall, S.J., Hilda Van Stockum, C.S. Lewis, St. Athanasius, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Homer, Rumer Godden, Frank Sheed, Fr. Thomas Dubay, Barbara Cooney, Evelyn Waugh, St. Thomas Aquinas, Tomie de Paola, Jane Austen

You can contact her by e-mailing love2learnmom at gmail dot com.

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