Marti Ackland has been teaching and coaching home educated students in the area of speech for over ten years. In high school, Marti competed and qualified with top ranks all four years as well as participating in drama. In the past, she has enjoyed being a volunteer speaker for The Pregnancy and Infant Loss Center and Open Doors (Brother Andrew’s ministry). She has also spoken for a variety of women’s groups and missions conferences. Marti currently serves as the Minnesota Homeschool Speech & Debate (MNHS&D) Committee Chairman.