Barbara West started homeschooling the oldest of their 5 children in 1988. She has experience homeschooling in seven states and overseas. In addition to homeschooling, Barbara has been a speaker at homeschool conferences in the U.S. and abroad. She has written articles and devotions for several homeschool publications. Barbara also manages the Facebook page, “Homeschooling Colorado.” She currently serves on the board of the Global Home Education Exchange, promoting the parental right to homeschool around the globe. Familiar with serving through and creating homeschool support groups and co-ops, Barbara and her husband, Bruce, serve local homeschool families through the Colorado Springs Homeschool Sports League.