Language Arts


Speed Reading and Reading Skills Programs
Including phonics, comprehension, and study skills.

Community Covenant Church
777 W. Adams St., Kirkwood, MO 63122
St. Louis University
221 N. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63103
Program is for kindergarten and up.


St. Charles Community College
Division of Corporate and Community Development
4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, Cottleville, MO 63376-2865
Offer writing classes. Open to all students.

Trailblazers Books
Dave and Neta Jackson
c/o Bethany House Publishers
11400 Hampshire Ave., So., Bloomington, MN 55438
This husband and wife writing team and authors of the award-winning TRAILBLAZER series of 40 historical fiction novels for young readers about great Christian heroes will come to you and provide a one-day seminar for kids consisting of three workshops.

Note: Many of the learning centers offer writing programs. Don’t forget to check there!


Booth, Liv
French, Latin, Literature and History tutoring and lessons.


Morris Publishing
3212 E. Hwy 30, Kearny, NE 688841
Provides self-publishing services. They will reasonably print quality, perfect bound books, like group anthologies of poetry or essays. However, you need to commit to the purchase of a minimum of 200 books at a minimum price of around $8.00-9.00 depending on the number of pages, cover, quality of paper.etc.

Speech and Debate

Capitol Legislative Academy
Missouri Capitol
Jefferson City, MO
(636) 458-9253
Citizen lobbying program for the novice and the experienced. For more information write: Missouri Eagle Forum, PO Box 166, Wildwood, MO 63040 Presented by Missouri Eagle Forum, Missouri Family Network, Families for Home Education, Concerned Women for American of Missouri, and Citizens for Private Property Rights. For older students.

Communicator for Christ
2441-Q Old Fort Parkway #394
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
Formal speech program designed for Christian students to become effective communicators. The program provides instruction in original oratory, expository, dramatic interpretation, humorous interpretation, impromptu, extemporaneous, apologetics for students ages 6-18. Pre-packaged programs are easily taught in a co-op environment. CFC offers competitive conferences and camps.

Malan, Dan
Classes are offered at various homeschool support group locations in the areas of Speech & Debate, Art History, Political Science, Guitar & Song-writing. Dan Malan is also a singer, songwriter, art historian, and speech coach for conservative candidates.

National Christian Forensics and Communications Association
PO Box 212, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043-0212
Formal speech and debate program designed for homeschoolers. introducing and coaching in original oratory, expository, dramatic interpretation, humorous interpretation, impromptu, extemporaneous, apologetics for students ages 6-18. Pre-packaged programs are easily taught in a co-op environment. NCFCA facilitates qualifying speech and debate tournaments throughout the country and an annual national tournament for older students.

Pillar Speech Tournament
105 Huntington Park, St. Charles MO 63301
Contact: Ken Lee
Annual speech and debate tournament held at the Pillar

PO Box 9, Jefferson, GA 30549
Missouri contact: Laurel Morton
Comprehensive Christian citizenship and leadership programs and workshops at the state capitol covering political process, bill development, parliamentary procedures, public speaking, and debate. Students will also get a tour of the state capitol in Jefferson City, meet with legislators, attend an actual legislative session, meet their local lobbyist, and participate in a mock legislature and prayer walk. A one-day class is available for students 8-12 and a four-day program is available for students over 13-18. They also offer TeenPact Judicial,, which gives high school students an opportunity to participate in a one-week, hands-on law school experience packed with classes on torts, contracts, property, moot court program and Constitutional Law – all from a solid, Biblical worldview. TeenPact is a Ministry Partner with both Patrick Henry and HSLDA.

Language Arts Tutoring

Club Z! In-Home Tutoring
Bill Becher and John Clark, Area Directors
2318 Normandy Drive
St. Louis, MO  63121
contact: Bill Becher or John Clark, area directors
(314) 726-0044
We offer one-on-one tutoring in your own home, for ages pre-K through adults.  We have tutors for ALL subjects, including math, science, foreign languages, writing, reading, history, ACT Prep, SAT Prep, study skills, English as a Second Language, etc.  Our scheduling is flexible and our prices are competitive.  Long-term contracts are not required.  Our tutors are experienced and most are certified teachers.  Let us help your family succeed with home education, whatever your needs may be.

Folkers, Abigail
I am offering one-on-one tutoring for Pre K – 4th grade in reading, math, and grammar. Tutoring would be done at my house, in the Spanish Lake, MO area (close to the Chain of Rocks bridge). Cost is $12/hr, and family discounts may be available.

Gateway Tutor Doctor
Contact: Ron & Susan Plourde; Education Consultants
(636) 262-1879
Founded in 1999 as an alternative to the “one-to-many” teaching model most learning centers offer, locally owned and operated Gateway Tutor Doctor provides personalized one-on-one tutoring in your home for grades 1 through 12. We also provide ACT preparation assistance. We serve St. Charles, Lincoln and Warren Counties and surrounding areas.
We have flexible schedules and payment plans for your convenience.
All tutors are degreed and experienced. We do not utilize student teachers.
All tutors receive annual Federal criminal background checks.

Simply Math & Reading
Beth McGovern, Director
463 Lafayette Center
Manchester, MO 63011
(636) 256-0022
Simply Math & Reading Learning Center has provided effective tutoring in math, reading, writing, study skills and test prep since 1991. We work with students in grades pre-K through college, including math through Calculus. Our tutors can support your curriculum or we can design a program for your student. Test prep students receive help with a variety of tests including ACT, SAT, ISEE, SSAT and more. Our affordable Math
Masters program provides daily practice on computation skills from number readiness through Algebra II. Critical thinking activities are a valuable component of the Math Masters program. There is no long term commitment; students may attend on a month-to-month basis. Mention this listing and receive a free evaluation when enrolling in any of our programs.

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