Who are Joe & Zan Tyler?

Zan Tyler speaks to the heart of Christian parents like few others. Zan’s own homeschool journey began in 1984 when she was threatened with jail. She has spent the past three decades advocating for homeschool freedom, publishing curriculum and resources, and joyfully equipping parents to thrive in their homeschool journey. She is an uplifting speaker, author, and the host of the Zan Tyler Podcast, an encouraging and practical weekly podcast with a new episode each Wednesday.

Joe Tyler is the President of Followers in Fellowship, a 501c3 organization committed to preserving and advancing Christian education in the United States. Prior to this role, Joe was the Operations Director for Apologia, and spent thirty years in the corporate world as an information systems project manager with Computer Sciences Corporation and BlueCross/BlueShield of SC. Joe and Zan have three children they homeschooled through high school. Joe serves as Chairman of the Board for the South Carolina Association of Independent Homeschools (SCAIHS) and as a founding board member of the Excelsior Academy, a large homeschool co-op in Columbia, SC

We are pleased to announce our 2025 Keynote speakers, Joe & Zan Tyler!

Zan has a podcast that you can check out here https://zantyler.com/podcast/ Joe was recently on the podcast with Zan visiting about their homeschooling journey. They have a lot of wisdom and practical advice to share and we can't wait to have them in North Dakota!