Brian Wasko is a homeschool dad who taught public high school English for ten years and served as a youth and family life pastor for more than twelve. He has been a high school wrestling coach, a summer youth camp speaker, and — believe it or not— a Christian rapper with two professional recordings in the early 90s! He currently directs the Centerville Homeschool Academy in Chesapeake, Virginia, where he also teaches weekly classes. He is the founder and president of WriteAtHome.com, a revolutionary writing skills development program serving homeschoolers around the world. Brian has also worked as a freelance writer, is the author of WriteAtHome’ s proprietary curriculum and manages the WriteAtHome blog (blog.WriteAtHome.com). He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1988 with a B.A. in English and education.
Brian’s personable, humorous, and enthusiastic speaking style is popular with audiences young and old. Through his speaking, Brian is able to communicate his infatuation with words, his passion for learning, and his love for teenagers.
Brian currently lives in Virginia Beach with his wife Melanie and his four home-educated, teen-aged daughters Stephanie, Taylor, Kerri, and Madison.