About Jeanne

Jeanne Faulconer has homeschooled three children in three states. She is a regular contributor to TheHomeSchoolMom and a speaker and writer for The Organization of Virginia Homeschoolers.

She does presentations for homeschoolers and for community groups, librarians, the media, business leaders, and educators who are interested in the facts and authentic understanding of homeschooling today.

Jeanne conducts homeschool evidence of progress evaluations in Virginia.

A former university faculty member teaching English, journalism, communication, and public speaking, Jeanne has also worked in radio news, most recently as Southside Virginia correspondent for WCVE in Richmond, an NPR member station.

Jeanne was a long-time editor for VaHomeschoolers Voice and an editor for Home Education Magazine. 

Jeanne enjoys writing poetry and teaching writing at her son’s homeschool co-op.

She is a member of the board of directors of Family and Home Network and was a long-time leader for La Leche League International.

Jeanne holds a masters degree in Communication Studies from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. Her thesis was an original documentary screenplay on the Civil Rights Movement in Danville, Virginia, “What Happened in Danville.”

As an undergraduate, she double majored in English/Journalism/Communication and Equestrian Studies.

She and her husband formerly owned and managed a small horse farm, where she trained horses and ponies and taught horseback riding.