If you are willing to volunteer at the conference, you can get free admission to the conference.


Here are some of the volunteer needs:

Setup on Friday

2:00-4:00 Setup vendor areas.  3 or more people needed.

4:00-6:00 Setup rooms for workshops.  3 or more people needed.

6:00-8:00 Help vendors setup and finish other tasks.  3 or more people needed.

Registration Saturday Morning

7:30-9:15 Separate registration lines for pre-registered and at the door.  8 or more people needed.

Prayer Team & Mentors

Pray for those at the conference and be available to pray with them in our prayer room.  Share your experience and answer questions. 4 or more people needed.

Room Volunteer

Monitor the speaker time during two of the workshop sessions.  6 people needed.


4:00-6:00 Reset workshop rooms.  4 or more people needed.

5:00-7:00 Reset vendor areas.  6 or more people needed.


If you are interested in volunteering at the CHAP Pittsburgh Conference, please contact Rick and Barb Beideman: rbeideman@hotmail.com.


Rick and Barb Beideman have been homeschooling for the past fifteen years. Their approach has been eclectic and God has blessed them with many wonderful opportunities to grow and learn in this homeschool adventure. Their older son will be a senior at Carnegie Mellon University and their younger son will be a senior in high school. Barb has served the homeschool community as a support group leader for over ten years and as an evaluator for over fifteen years. She enjoys providing encouragement and support to fellow homeschoolers. Barb and Rick also serve on the CHAP Board.