It wasn’t until Fran Eaton finished home schooling three children through high school that she leaped fulltime into the exciting world of journalism and political activism.
Fran’s eight years as Director of Communications for
Under direct mentoring of conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly, Fran served as president of Eagle Forum of Illinois for four years. During those years organizing grassroots lobbying on behalf of home schoolers and Eagle Forum devotees, Fran formed several coalitions to protect parental rights and home education freedoms. As a result, she received a gubernatorial appointment as a parent advocate on
Fran’s journalism efforts drew national attention in 2002 when she began editing a new online media source, the Illinois Leader. Now she is part owner of one of
Fran studied Music Education in her hometown