Welcome to Evaluation Station!



I will be unavailable during the following dates:


June 26th - July 5th




FYI: We have revised our
Contact Info Form.

For your convenience, (and also due to a website issue!) we have eliminated

Student Info Forms and rolled all the necessary info into one form.





We have moved AND changed our EMAIL!


Be sure you have our new physical address before you mail any portfolios-if you choose that option.

AND... I have changed my email address to:
Carleensforgiven@gmail.com  Everything on this site has been

updated, just be careful to update the contact info you have on file for me.


Now that we got all that straight, I hope you all had a great year homeschooling!

Go directly to the pink box below to begin this process.



Homeschooling Works! 


 

                 Stephen, A.A. Degree, Spring 2013                   Stephen (and Mama!) Spring 2015, B.A. in Finance!

 
    With GREAT joy, I present to you, our son, STEPHEN AVERY GALIARDO, who graduated, Magna Cum Laude, in the spring of 2013 with his AA degree from SPC. In the spring of 2015, Stephen graduated from USFSP, College of Business with a B.A. in Finance. He achieved the designation of Magna Cum Laude (again!) and was THIRD in his graduating class! Homeschooled from day one, Stephen is now working at an international financial firm in St. Petersburg, FL. We are looking forward to his wedding to the girl of his dreams in the spring of 2016! 

     His younger brother, ROBERT CHANDLER GALIARDO, was also homeschooled from day one. Vowing to achieve an even higher GPA than his brother (Don't you just love sibling rivalry?). Robert graduated in the spring of 2015 with his A.A. degree from St. Petersburg College, Summa Cum Laude! He will be attending the USFSP College of Business in the fall of 2015, seeking a Bachelor's degree in Business Management. Go Bulls!

     Update: Robert graduated May 7, 2017 with a B.S. in Business Management from USFSP. And this concludes the formal education of all of our children! (Insert pic of me doing a cartwheel!)

     We are overwhelmed by the goodness of God. SO proud of our sons. SO grateful for what the Lord has done in our lives and will continue to do. He is faithful. Let US be faithful in what He has called us to do... this monumental task of homeschooling!



Robert, A.A. Degree, Spring 2015 with his very proud and grateful parents.

And celebrating his B.S. Degree from USFSP on May 7, 2017!


                                                 

                                                      You are AMAZING


My clients are first time newbies and seasoned professionals. They are stay at home

mom's and full-time employees. Some are even dads, and one is a brother. Some are

dirt poor. Some, well-off and generous. They are college educated and... not so much.

Some are single. One is blind. One is homeless. Many have endured the loss of a loved

one, as we have. (This helped us minister to you.) They live all over the state of Florida,

and some in other states. One lives in Ecuador, one in Zambia, one family lives on a

boat with two little red headed homeschooled boys and travels the world. Some want

to be truck drivers, some neurosurgeons. Some are professional tennis players. Some

are professional ballet dancers. Many are taking college courses. Some are working hard

to accomplish even the most simple skill of turning a head- sometimes not so simple.

None are perfect. But you all have one thing in common (besides knowing me) ...

You are AMAZING. And I am so entirely blessed to be a part of your lives. God has great

plans for you!




Need an eval?


BEGIN HERE

 

Preparing for a Portfolio Evaluation

is as easy as 1,2,3 ! 


If  you  do  not  complete  ALL  of  these  steps,

  your evaluation  will  not  get  done!


     1. Fill out the Contact Form-on the CONTACT page.

This form gives me ALL the info I need to start a current file for your family.If you do not provide your email address and your phone contact on this form, I will not be able to contact you- as this is a "no reply" form.

 (This new (longer) form eliminates the need for the
previous "Student Info Forms.")

This "all in one" form can be found on our "Contact" page.


     2. Read EVERYTHING on our "Services" page, including our powerpoint, "How to Prepare for a Portfolio Evaluation, without losing your mind!" and download our handy "Checklist".  Do not submit this checklist. It is for your use
only.
     
     3. Pay for your evaluation. You can do this right on our "Services" page using PayPal. (Payment must be received prior to portfolio review.)  I am like a vending machine- I don't work until I get paid!

     If we are doing an online evaluation (My favorite!), as soon as you have sent me the "items required by law" (as indicated in the power-point and on the Checklist on our "Services" page), and you have completed #'s 1, 2, and 3 above, I will get busy with the review. Please let me know when you have indeed sent everything so I know to double check it all.

As soon as I have completed the review, I will contact you to set up an appointment to meet with you and your student(s) for a brief, helpful online interview using Skype, FaceTime , or Facebook Messenger (video option. Assuming I see progress, the Certificate of Review will be emailed directly to your County Liaison and to you.

     If we are meeting in person, just bring the portfolio and your student to the agreed upon location and be prepared to wait as I go through each item required by law. Then we will proceed with the interview portion.

Note to the Newbees: Please don't feel everything has to be perfect! The first time I evaluate you/ your student / it is a learning experience. Your goal is to prove your student has made progress. Just breathe!

Please keep in mind- the months of June, July, and August are my BUSY SEASON. There will be other families ahead of you. Be patient. If your evaluation is turned in late- it is usually never because I didn't get it done on time. If you are already past due, ask for an extension from your county liaison. I can sometimes fit you in. Follow all these steps and you will be just fine!


"Evaluation time does NOT have to be stressful!"

 

One of our clients writes...

Carleen,
 
I wanted to let you know that your online evaluation was a wonderful blessing to our family. Not only was your website well organized and a great help, but your sincerity and care for my children's educational future shined through brilliantly. Thank you so much for the excellent information on homeschooling resources! I most definitely recommend you to anyone who wants an attentive, considerate evaluation of their homeschooler's work. 

Annette D.                         

See more on our "Testimonials" page!

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 Edu-News


Read the latest on SAT revisions which will be in place by 2016. Just more evidence of governmental "Dumbing Down" of our nation.


Also, keep up to date with the "Common Core" issue that plagues our public schools.

 

 

 








© 2010, Carleen Galiardo

 THIS is how we celebrate

after our evaluation!




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Foster Parents... or becoming one!


Click HERE to learn more.


VISIT OUR ONLINE STORE!

To enter the store just click on one of the items in the box below!

(If you don't see HOMESCHOOL Materials... Hit "Refresh"!)


This is a great place to get ideas for library books for boys and girls and great curriculum ideas. Go in and look around! You don't have to buy anything, but if you do want to buy something~ it would be super if you would buy it through our store!

 

Need a little help with your homeschooling? 

Check out our new MENTOR PROGRAM!


Feel like you finally have something to offer? 

Check out our new MENTOR PROGRAM!


Click on "Mentor Program"

in navigation bar at the top of this page.


 While we respect each person's right to choose their own faith, it is our hope that all would come to know Jesus Christ (Yeshua) as their Lord and Savior. We know that this goal is difficult to achieve without having an opportunity to hear the Truth through the Word of God. We take seriously God's command in Matthew 28:19, "Go make disciples of all nations..."

There are many people living in fear for their lives, who are desperately searching for a Savior. Join us as we support the efforts of Hormoz Shariat ("The Iranian Billy Graham") and minister to the people of Iran through Iran Alive Ministries which provides a direct connection to the Gospel by broadcasting truth and fellowship via television to over 7 million viewers. Iranians are coming to Christ in droves through this ministry which reaches right into the privacy of their own homes and lets them know there is a Savior who loves them and wants to have a personal relationship with them! Studies show many Iranians list this as their most favorite tv show.

Access this link and watch the video in the lower right corner of an Iranian woman bravely accepting Jesus as her Savior. Your prayers and support of this ministry are greatly appreciated.

IranAliveMinistries.Org


 

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