Local & State Groups
Support groups offer a way for those interested in homeschooling or new to home education to get information and support. They also offer opportunities for social activities, group learning, and networking. Find a support group near you in Florida.
Local & State Support Groups
The Examined Life
The Examined Life is a secular homeschool enrichment group that provides support, enrichment and social activities for homeschooling families in Miami, Florida.
Brevard HEAT (Home Educators Activities Teams)
Brevard HEAT (Home Educators Activities Teams) is designed to assist homeschool parents in Brevard County who desire their children to participate in extra-curricular activities with quality instruction in a moral environment. They are a member of Florida High School Activities Association and offer various Varsity and Jr. High sports to homeschool students. This allows homeschooled students to compete on a team of their own. They offer programs in cross country, volleyball, gold, basketball, soccer, track and field, and tennis.
Christian Homescholers in Pasco (CHIP) Homeschool Support Group
The CHIP support group is the oldest homeschool group in Pasco county. They offer one or two field trips a month, a park day the first Friday of each month (Sept. thru May), and a Christian homeschool skating party jointly with another homeschooling group on about the third Friday of each month.
Christian Home Educators of South Tampa (CHEST)
Christian Home Educators of South Tampa (CHEST) serves home educating families in the South Tampa area.
Parents' Association for Teaching at Home (PATH)
The Parents' Association for Teaching at Home is a support group for families who have decided to educate their children at home in south Miami-Dade County, Florida. The main functions of P.A.T.H. are the promotion of homeschooling and the support of our member families in matters related to homeschooling. All homeschoolers in Miami-Dade County are welcome to join PATH, regardless of creed, curriculum, or grade level.
Home Education Organization Providing Encouragement (HOPE)
Home Education Organization Providing Encouragement (HOPE) is a group of Christian home educating families in North Broward and South Palm Beach Counties that are seeking to support and encourage one another through their homeschooling years.
Community Christian Homeschoolers
Community Christian Homeschoolers is a Christian support group serving families in Alachua and surrounding counties offering fellowship, support, and encouragement for parents: park days, field trips and other activities for their children. CCH began in 1985 with just a handful of families and has now grown to over approximately 70-75 member families. The large group meets two times each year for re-registration and an Information Fair. This large group is broken down into sub-groups of 5-10 families each to enable parents and children to get acquainted more easily, go on field trips and participate in other academic activities.
Christian Homeschool Support of the Western Communities
Christian Homeschool Support of the Western communities has been established to provide support, encouragement, social opportunities, and information related to home education for its members.
Volusia/Seminole Homeschoolers
This is a secular homeschool group for those living in the West Volusia/Seminole area. Volusia Homeschoolers will provide park days, field trips, classes and activities. Since this is a homeschool group you must have at least one child in K-12th grade.
THINK Tampa Homeschoolers Instructing & Nurturing Kids
THINK is a co-op for homeschool families. It is an inclusive group, which means that they are open to all homeschooling families. They provide group fun and learning opportunities for homeschool students and families.
M.O.M's Homeschool Group
This Christian homeschool group offers support and activities for homeschooling families in the Gadsden County area. Benefits of membership include monthly newsletters, support meetings, field trips, park days, clubs, and information on legal issues and testing, portfolios, and testing.
Homeschooling in Weston
This is a nonreligious community of naturally-minded families who are actively homeschooling young children in and around Weston.
Homeschool Cooperative Educating in Central Florida (HCECF)
Homeschool Cooperative Educating in Central Florida, HCECF, is an inclusive and eclectic group of home-educating families in the greater Orlando area (Orange, Seminole, and Lake Counties) working together since 2001 for weekly co-ops, science and history classes, book clubs, fun educational fieldtrips, homeschool faires, BRICKschoolers LEGO® and robotics programs, STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) - IT (internet technology) related programs, SECME teams, Science Olympiad team, Odyssey of the Mind team, PE and sports days including Presidential Fitness Testing, annual drum building campouts and H.E.A.R.T.S. homeschool community service volunteers program including administration of Volunteer Service Awards and many more educational and social opportunities.
LIFE of Osceola
LIFE of Osceola is a homeschool support group in the St.Cloud/Kissimmee area. They offer support and activities such as field trips and other group activities.
Charlotte Harbor Organization of Independent Child Educators (CHOICE)
A home school support group serving Charlotte, Desoto, and Sarasota Counties.
Flagler County Homeschoolers
Flagler County Homeschoolers is a relaxed semi-structured group dedicated first and foremost to quality education for children in a family environment. They provide a platform where families choosing to homeschool can find guidance, information, and organizational help in their journey.
Home's Cool Co-op
Home's Cool Co-op is a small, family oriented, Christian co-op that offers low cost, quality classes for children in grades K-12.
Praise Homeschoolers
Praise Homeschoolers is a Christian based homeschool support group. Their purpose is to pray, rejoice, advise, inform, share and educate. They offer monthly meetings and a co-op.
Lake County Homeschool Cooperative
The focus of this group is to create a shared learning experience for grades pre-k through 3rd. LCHC operates primarily in south Lake County and offers a literature club, co-ops, field trips and other educational or social events. They welcome families from all walks of life regardless of political views,religious persuasion or beliefs.
Pasco Christian Homeschooling Association
This homeschool support group serves families in Pasco County. There are monthly parent meetings and activities for the kids.
South County Home Schoolers (SCHS)
South County Home Schoolers exists to provide networking and support to homeschooling families regardless of race, religion, or teaching style. They provide networking and support through monthly meetings, park days, field trips, legislative updates, clubs and activities, and more. SCHS is a founding affiliate of the Florida Inclusive Home Education Network (FIHEN) and a member of the Home Educator's Association of Palm Beach County.
Calvary Chapel Merritt Island Homeschooling Fellowship
The Homeschool Fellowship began as a ministry of Calvary Chapel Merritt Island in July, 1997. Since its inception, CCHSF has continued to provide both spiritual and practical support to homeschooling families. In years past, members have come together to form a Sports Program, Drama Club, Chess Club, Classical Education Group, Cooperative Learning courses, Bible Club, Science Club and a Tech Club.
Homeschool Family Support Group SWFL
This homeschool group serves families in Lee County. They offer a 4-H club, academic fairs, a co-op, field trips, fun, and support.
Valdosta Area Homeschooling Association (VAHA)
The Valdosta Area Homeschooling Association (VAHA) is a Christian support group for homeschooling families and those interested in home education in the South Georgia/North Florida area.
West Florida Home Education Support League (WFHESL)
WFHESL serves home educating families in the Northwest corner of Florida, including Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties. They feature monthly Member Meetings in the Pensacola area, as well as smaller Cell Group Meetings and activities throughout the two counties. WFHESL members help organize a wide variety of activities and events that are announced to members in the monthly newlsetter. WFHESL is a Christ-centered, family oriented, volunteer organization established by homeschooling fathers and mothers desiring to help, support, and encourage homeschoolers in Northwest Florida, according to Biblical principles.
Grace Home Schoolers
Grace Home Schoolers, Inc. (GHS, Inc.) is a support group comprised mostly of Christian families in the Central Florida area who are educating their children at home. They offer various activities for students K5-12th grade. Some of the regular activities each year include weekly enrichment classes for elementary, middle, and high school students, educational fairs, Math Count Team, Presidential Physical Fitness participation, field trips, a published yearbook, a fine arts night, and a graduation ceremony.
JMJ Catholic Home School Support Group
This is a Roman Catholic home schooling community, faithful to the Magisterium of the Church, offering social opportunities for families in the Tampa area. The flexible approach fosters friendship, fellowship, and support, while helping members grow in the Catholic faith, following the model of the Holy Family. Current enrichment opportunities include art, science, literature, creative writing, Spanish, sports classes/clubs and various field trips for Preschool through high school. Current faith enrichment opportunities include First Friday Mass and children’s Eucharistic Adoration followed by faith-based games, crafts and other activities, and Spanish Fun. Currently, support is offered through monthly Moms' meetings, email, prayer and curriculum sharing.
HCECF-H.E.A.R.T.S.
HCECF-H.E.A.R.T.S. the Central Florida chapter of H.E.A.R.T.S. is uniting alllocal home educator volunteers for the good of our community. Originated in New Jersey by homeschooling activist, Michele Pulis, H.E.A.R.T.S. encourages homeschooling families to get involved and to help make a difference. H.E.A.R.T.S.' purpose is to unite a very diverse group of homeschoolers in community service projects and also to generate increased public awareness, understanding and acceptance of homeschoolers and homeschooling as a single focus - unrelated to any other issues.
Home Education After Righteous Teaching (HEART)
This homeschool support group offers annual standardized testing, co-op, blubs, activities, Mom's Night Out, school pictures, awards and graduation program, a science fair, and much more.
Secular Home Educators Association of Florida (SHEAF)
Secular Home Educators Association of Florida is organized to provide support for secular homeschool families in Florida.
The Homeschooler's Friend (THF)
The Homeschooler's Friend (THF) is a homeschool support organization open to all homeschoolers in Bay County, FL and the surrounding areas. THF offers the unique opportunity of belonging to a group where each member shares benefits including monthly newsletters, support meetings, field trips, park days, classes, and more.
LIFE of Tampa
LIFE of Tampa is a collaborative, alternative learning group that believes Learning Is For Everyone, and should be a rich and satisfying experience that creates a never-ending desire to learn more.
Gulfcoast Homeschool Association (GCHSA)
Gulfcoast Homeschool Association (GCHSA) is a non-denominational support group in SW Florida for all families who choose homeschooling. They welcome others regardless of individual differences. They provide their children with a variety of fun and exciting learning experiences.
Home Educators' Network of Central Florida
Home Educators' Network of Central Florida is a homeschooling group in Central Florida (Orlando area). They provide mentors to new homeschoolers, hold classes and co-ops including art, book club, history, science and foreign language, and also meet for social interaction, playdates and fun.
Radical Unschoolers of Broward
Radical Unschoolers of Broward is a group of families who have applied the Unschooling philosophy to our whole lives. Anyone who lives in or around Broward County Florida and is interested in changing to a radical unschooling lifestyle is welcome.
The Homeschool Link
The Homeschool Link is a relaxed, member-led support group in Brevard County, Florida. Academic and social activities are dependent upon the individual energies and interests of its members.
Christian Family Educators of Orlando (CFEO)
This is a Christian support group offering park days, field trips, mom's support nights, and much more.
Christian Home Educators Fellowship (CHEF) of South Lake County
Christian Home Educators Fellowship (CHEF) is a home school group ministry of Open Door Baptist Church, just north of Clermont, Florida. They have field trips, competitions, educational classes and opportunities for fellowship with fellow home school families.
Homeschooling in Central Florida
Homeschooling in Central Florida is a support group for parents in Central Florida who are interested in discussions about issues affecting homeschooling. This group is centered in the Orlando area and is open to those from the surrounding areas.
Christ's Church Homeschoolers
Christ’s Church Homeschoolers is a faith-based group of homeschool families in Jacksonville, Florida. The group meets weekly from September through April and offers extra-curricular classes such as art, P.E., science, and many others for a total of twelve class days in both the fall and spring semesters. Many of these classes are taught co-op style by parents in the group, and parental involvement is a requirement of group membership. Occasional field trips, parties, and weekly park days are some of the other activities that group members enjoy. Quarterly service projects seek to involve families in reaching out to the needy in our community, with a favorite being an annual garage sale for charity. They also sponsor Mom’s Night Out events and bible studies to encourage spiritual growth and friendship development.
Sacred Heart of Jesus Home Educators
Sacred Heart of Jesus Home Educators offers encouragement to each other, both spiritually and academically, through various gatherings designed to strengthen each family's commitment to authentic Catholic home education. This group serves families in the central Florida area.
Pompano Christian Homeschoolers
Pompano Christian Homeschoolers is a Christian homeschool support group that strives to minister to one another in support, encouragement and fellowship. PCH is a group of about 50 families who homeschool our children in Broward and Palm Beach Counties. They offer monthly meetings and co-op classes. Events are offered at varous times for such things as Spelling Bee, Geography Bee, Science Fair, Historical Character Day, International Day, Curriculum Sales, Graduation/Promotion Night, Mom's Christmas Party, etc.
Barefoot Homeschoolers
Barefoot Homeschoolers is a Christian homeschool support group serving families in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. They meet in the Doral area for fun, encouragement and edification.
Indian River Home School Association
The Indian River Home School Association serves home educating families in Indian River, St. Lucie, and Brevard counties.
Evolved Homeschooling
Evolved Homeschooling is a non-religious homeschool group designed for the freethinking family, serving Polk County, Florida and other closely surrounding areas. They offer several monthly field trips and play dates, parents' nights out, bi-weekly recess, monthly show and tell and much more.
Home Schoolers on the Ridge
Home Schoolers on the Ridge is a group of families who started meeting in 1986. They are a Christian based, but not Christian exclusive, organization. Membership is open to any home schooling family regardless of race, creed, religion, or national origin. They provide moral support and encouragement to homeschooling parents, social and educational opportunitites, field trips, and other special activities.
Mandarin Christian Homeschoolers
Mandarin Christian Homeschoolers exists to provide fellowship to families both within and outside of the church community who have chosen to educate their children at home. They accomplish this through park days, field trips, social events, and service projects. MCH also sponsors a Friday co-op of parent-led classes with a separate and limited membership.
Chipola Home Educators
The purpose of Chipola Home Educators is to enrich the educational and social elements of each homeschooling family. They provide field trips, group activities, and park day gatherings so that children can learn and play together. They also support adult family members. Moms' meetings provide an opportunity to give and receive encouragement, as well as exchange ideas and resources. Many of the members are Christians, but a statement of faith is not required to join Chipola Home Educators.
West Orange Home Educators Association
This Christian homeschool group serves families in the West Orlando area.
Pinellas Parents Educator's Association
This support group of approximately 300 homeschooling families. They offer a newsletter, field trips, a homeschool lending library, a science fair, used curriculum sale, and a graduation ceremony, along with monthly homeschool support group meetings and county wide orientation meetings for new homeschoolers.
Christian Home Educated Children (CHEC)
CHEC serves as a support group throughout Volusia County. Members homeschool under the home school Law or enroll with private schools affiliated with home education. They offer special activities for children in grades K-12. Some of the activities include high school labs and classes, activity afternoons, field trips, science/art/history fairs, opportunities for testing and evaluation, and support for parents of special needs children.
Christian Home Educators Fellowship of Florida (CHEFF)
CHEFF was founded in 2003. Their goal is to encourage one another as they endeavor to educate their children for the Lord's glory. The group has many different families, some of whom are just beginning their homeschool journey and others who are 2nd generation homeschoolers. They also offer a weekly co-op.
Waldorf Weston
Waldorf Weston is a group for homeschoolers and families living in Weston, Florida or surrounding areas of South Florida. Welcome are those who are inspired by Waldorf living and education, natural living, delayed academics, rhythm in the home, and attachment parenting. They do not require members to be Waldorf purists and certainly welcome any members who wish to join us in discovering Waldorf at home, in parenting and schooling our children and its application in South Florida.
Family Treasures
Family Treasures is a Christian homeschool support group and academic co-op working together to create Christ-centered opportunities for long-term fellowship and learning. Family Treasures Homeschoolers currently has members from the Lehigh Acres, Buckingham, Alva, Cape Coral, Gateway, and the Fort Myers areas. Family Treasures consists of two parts--the homeschool support group and an educational co-op. FT co-op meets in Lehigh Acres for three class hours and another hour of optional recreation. The co-op meets on Friday mornings with the last Friday of the month as a park or field trip day.
SHARE - Support Homeschool Activities Reaching Everyone
This support group serves Bradenton and all of Manatee and Sarasota Counties.
Willow Creek Home Educators
WCHE is a ministry of Willow Creek Church, PCA, operating as a home school support group. They have many activities planned throughout the year, including field trips, events and clubs for all ages, as well as two 8-week co-op class sessions (fall and spring).
Parent's ETC
Parents ETC (Parents Educating on the Treasure Coast) is a non-partisan, non-sectarian, volunteer-led support group providing resources for educational activities, communication, encouragement, fellowship, and information to homeschool families and to establish a support network for Home Education Leaders of the Treasure Coast.
Tallahassee Evangelical Association of Christian Homeschoolers (TEACH)
Tallahassee Evangelical Association of Christian Homeschoolers (TEACH) offers support and information to home educators by providing resources on curriculum, state laws, and educational opportunities. They also offer networking opportunities for homeschooling parents and children.
H.I.S. Kids of Brevard
H.I.S. Kids of Brevard, Inc (HKBI) offers Christian Home Educators support and encouragement through our numerous programs, opportunities and special events.
Alternative Homeschool Educators
Alternative Homeschool Educators is an all inclusive homeschool group serving Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Alternative Homeschool Educators of South Florida is a group of homeschoolers who believe in respect for all people regardless of homeschooling styles, race, age or religion. They offer an online discussion list that includes discussion on all styles of teaching (life learning, unschooling, school at home, eclectic), useful links, homeschool support from experienced parents, park days, field trips, educational co-ops and much more.
Sarasota Area Homeschoolers
Sarasota Area Homeschoolers is an all inclusive group of homeschoolers in the Sarasota, Florida area. They have families from Port Charlotte to Bradenton. The purpose of the group is to grow and learn together regardless of race, religious affiliation, lifestyle or teaching method. They offer co-ops, field trips, parties, support meetings, mom’s night out and much more.
Vine Ripe Kids
Vine Ripe Kids is a homeschooling group providing local support to families in East Orlando and surrounding areas, seeking to glorify our Lord by utilizing God given talents, offering faith based encouragement, support in marriage and parenting, educational training for parents teaching at home, a variety of hands-on opportunities for service within our group and community, and many family and student opportunities to enhance the education process, including, but not limited to, field trips, cultural events, and educational: clubs, classes, group wide and community events.
Brandon HomeSchool Fellowship
Brandon Homeschool Fellowship is a Christian homeschool support group serving Hillsborough and Polk counties. They offer various learning and social opportunities for home educated children and their families.
Home Education Resources and Information (H.E.R.I.)
H.E.R.I. is a volunteer organization, of almost 800 families serving homeschoolers in the northeast Florida region. Essentially, they are a support group of other smaller support groups, home-based private schools and individuals, and as such offer unlimited opportunities for serving and encouraging one another. Home Educational Resources and Information, better known as HERI was established in 1985 to provide support and communication between homeschoolers.
South Orlando Homeschoolers
The South Orlando Homeschool Christian group is a group that offers functions in the South Orlando and Kissimee area. They have kids ranging from ages 1-15. They offer classes, field trips, clubs,testing resources and homeschool guidance.
Boca Home Schoolers
Boca Home Schoolers, Inc. is a home education support group with a special interest in upholding Christian beliefs. Anyone interested in home schooling is invited to join.
Lighthouse Homeschoolers, Inc.
Lighthouse Homeschoolers, Inc. is a Florida Not-for-Profit Corporation based in Lakeland, Florida. It operates as a cooperative group of homeschooling parents and children and provides support to interested homeschoolers throughout Polk County. They are Christian-based but not Christian-exclusive. Their purpose is to encourage family members in their homeschooling efforts by providing information, socialization, fellowship, and support.
Broward Christian Homeschoolers (BCH)
The Broward Christian Homeschoolers, Inc. (BCH), which is located in Hollywood, FL, supports Palm Beach, Broward and Dade county homeschooling families and those interested in home education through encouragement and love.
Celebration Christian Homeschool Group
Celebration Christian Homeschool Group is a family based organization created for the express purpose of supporting home school families in Celebration, Florida and surrounding communities. The group provides a means of communication between home school families and the sharing of information pertaining to home schooling, your rights as a homeschooler, school registration issues, field trips, etc.
Home Educators Lending Parents Support (HELPS)
Home Educators Lending Parents Support (HELPS) is an inclusive home school support group serving Broward and surrounding counties. They offer field trips, events and focus groups.
Southwest Florida Homeschooling Families
This group is a volunteer-based homeschooling support group serving the area of Southwest Florida, including Collier and Lee Counties.
Mid-Florida Homeschoolers
MFH is a support group for parents of homeschooled children in the Orlando-area. They offer weekly park dates, co-ops, field trips, and more. Most of the activities are targeted to children aged 4-13, but all are welcome.
Families Instructing Students at Home (FISH)
The purpose of this homeshool fellowship is to provide support, information and encouragement to homeschooling families.
Citrus Christian Home Educators Association (CCHEA)
Citrus Christian Home Educators Association is a homeschool support group located in Citrus County, Florida. This association was formed several years ago (1993) by a handful of Christian home school families. They shared a common dream of establishing a support group for Christian home schooling families in Citrus County.
Christian Home Educators of Plant City (CHEPC)
Christian Home Educators of Plant City (CHEPC) is a cooperative organization consisting of home educating families throughout Hillsborough County and surrounding areas The main functions of CHEPC are the promotion of homeschooling and the support of our member families in matters related to homeschooling.
Trinity Homeschooling Association
Trinity Homeschooling Association is a group of Christian homeschooling families in northeast Florida. We live in Keystone Heights, Grandin, Starke, Melrose, Interlachen, Hampton and Hawthorne which are located in Clay, Alachua, Bradford and Putnam counties. Each year moms meet in early August to decide what activities will best meet the needs of the families in the group for the upcoming school year. Activities are based on the ages, numbers, and interests of the children as well as the talents and connections of the parents. Therefore, the group changes from year to year, growing with the students.
Oasis Homeschool Co-op
Oasis Homeschool Co-op is a ministry of Oasis Christian Academy. They provide a Christ centered cooperative learning and social experience by combining adult gifts and talents to meet the needs of older homeschooled students and an opportunity of growth and service to all who participate.
Homeschoolers By The Sea
Homeschoolers by the Sea is a Christian-based homeschool co-op group serving the St. Augustine, Florida area. They offer a Christian atmosphere, co-op classes for children, educational field trips, parent support programs, an email loop, and Moms' nights out.
River City Homeschool Adventures
RCHA is different from other area groups, intentionally. They endeavor to provide a Christ centered, balanced, and varied curriculum to the families who join their community. They are founded on the philosophy of British educator Charlotte Mason, whose model reflects the idea that children are individuals - persons who respond in unique ways to living ideas.
LIFE of Central Florida
LIFE of Central Florida (Orlando area) is an intentional community of homeschooling families. Their objective is to provide opportunities for members to network with like-minded families to create both large and small-group activities. The membership gathers together for cooperative and social reasons and welcomes families of all backgrounds. The group offers a variety of membership get-togethers, cooperatives, clubs, interest groups, demonstrations, camp outs, potlucks, workshops, planned tours, performances, and community service.
Nature Coast LIFE
Nature Coast LIFE is an inclusive homeschooling group for Hernando, Pasco, and Citrus County, Florida (Nature Coast).
Lakeland Homeschool PE
Lakeland Homeschool PE is a support group providing fitness activities for homeschoolers.
League of Observant Jewish Homeschoolers (LOJH)
LOJH is a not-for-profit league of families designed to satisfy the growing demand for Orthodox Jewish homeschooling. LOJH is looking to team up with observant, Jewish families that are committed to homeschooling their children.
Pinelands’ Enrichment Program
Pinelands’ Enrichment Program is a ministry of Pinelands Presbyterian Church. This academic homeschooling co-op provides, within a Christian atmosphere, opportunities that homeschoolers would not ordinarily have, by pooling together the resources and talents of parents, churches and community.
Christian Educators Of Osceola (CEO)
This support group consists of home educating parents joining together for the common purpose of sharing their talents, resources and time in order to enhance and enrich the educational experiences of their children. The support group (CEO) also provides a source of advice and encouragement for the parent-teacher.
Christian Home Educators Association of Collier County (CHEACC)
The purpose of CHEACC is to provide information, support and encouragement to local Christian homeschool families.
Arlington Explorers (AE)
The Arlington Explorers (AE) is an eclectic homeschool support group serving Arlington and surrounding areas that meets for weekly park dates, monthly field trips, and quarterly service projects.
Homeschoolers Offering Mothers Encouragement (HOME)
Homeschoolers Offering Mom's Encouragement (H.O.M.E.) was started in North Port, FL with the intent of parents encouraging each other with words and resources.
Broward Homeschool Parent Support Group
This homeschool group offers monthly meetings, homeschool speakers, teen activities, newsletter, field trips, socialization opportunities, park groups, high school prom, graduation, new homeschoolers meeting, testing, used curriculum sale, and much more.
Orlando Home Educators (OHE)
Orlando Home Educators is a vibrant co-op group for homeschool families to meet and plan group activities. This is a secular home school group serving families in central Florida (within easy driving distance of Orlando).
Cornerstone Christian Home Educators
This homeschool group offers newsletters, holiday programs, social opportunities, classes, field trips, graduation, monthly support meetings for parents, and a lending library.
North Brevard Home School Association
NBHSA is a Christ-centered, interdenominational, non-profit, support group of homeschooling families, led by a large group of volunteers. The volunteers come from within our group of the approximately 107 families, and including the kids, 441 people. NBHSA exists to provide educational and recreational activities for the academic and social development of our member homeschooling families and to provide support and encouragement to homeschooling parents.
APPLE Homeschool Group
APPLE is an Adventist homeschool support group for families in the Central Florida area. On this site their homeschool activities, field trips, workshops, etc. are shared. Ideas, encouragement, and support are also passed along among members.
Parents Educating Children (PEC)
Parents Educating Children (PEC) was created out of a need for homeschooling parents to come together to offer each other support and to share information on different aspects of home education. The purpose of PEC is to support and encourage its member families who are engaged in a home education program, as well as those considering home schooling as an academic option.
Hernando Homeschool Social
Hernando Homeschool Social is a free, laid-back, fun and all-inclusive group that is dedicated to providing social opportunities for homeschoolers and their families in Hernando County, Florida.
Brevard Homeschool
Brevard Homeschool, an active group of homeschooling parents in Brevard County, Florida, offers friendship; support and encouragement; field trips; and book club ordering.
Classical Conversations
Classical Conversations was founded in 1997 by Leigh Bortins to provide Academic Programs and Services for home school families everywhere. Since then, it has grown from Leigh’s living room and a handful of students to hundreds of students and teams of home school parents across the US. Their once-a-week, supplemental, academic programs provide a committed Christian community and structure and support, along with great fellowship for the students and parents. They offer Foundations (K4-6th), Essentials (3rd-6th), and Challenge for (7th-12).
North PEC Support Group
Members mainly reside in the North Palm Beach area all the way up to Jupiter/Tequesta. The group offers support and activities, including park days and field trips.
Sonshine Christian Academy
Sonshine Christian Academy is a parent run group of homeschooling families in Martin and St. Lucie counties in Florida. They offer families a variety of opportunities for community and fellowship to enhance the education of both parents and children. This support organization offers support and assistance to parents educating their children at home, along with other activities for thi children.
Bridges Secular Homeschoolers
This is a group of liberal, spiritually eclectic, open-minded, earth friendly, diverse group of people intentionally raising (or trying to raise) self-aware, self guided, earth-friendly, responsible free spirits.
Homeschool Cooperative Educating in Central Florida (HCECF)
Homeschool Cooperative Educating in Central Florida, HCECF, is an inclusive and eclectic group of home-educating families in the greater Orlando area (basically Orange County, Seminole County and Lake County) working together since 2001 for weekly co-ops, science and history classes, book clubs, fun educational fieldtrips, homeschool fairs, BRICKschoolers LEGO® and robotics programs, STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) - IT (internet technology) related programs, SECME teams, Science Olympiad team, Odyssey of the Mind team, PE and sports days including Presidential Fitness Testing, annual drum building campouts and H.E.A.R.T.S. homeschool community service volunteers program including administration of Volunteer Service Awards and many more educational and social opportunities.
Brevard Homeschool Support Group
This group is for homeschooling parents in Brevard County, Florida. Offers discussion & support, field trips, announcement of information/events of interest to homeschoolers, book clubs, and exchange of homeschooling material locally. Serves families in Melbourne Beach, Titusville, Cocoa, Palm Bay, Space Coast, Satellite Beach, Malabar, Port St. John, Merritt Island, and surrounding areas.
The Vine Homeschooling Co-op
This is a group of Christian homeschooling families that use each other's talents and gifts to teach each other's children.
Clay County Homeschoolers
Clay Homeschoolers is a Christian support group providing support and encouragement for home school parents, as well as, park days, field trips, and other activities for their children.
Love2Learn Home Education
Love2Learn Home Education is a democratic, secular group of home schoolers in Seminole and eastern Orange counties. They offer co-ops, field trips, and holiday celebrations.
Titus 2 Homeschoolers
This Christian homeschool support group offers homeschooling events, ideas, information, and fellowship.
Homeschoolers of Miami Enrichment (HOME)
Homeschoolers of Miami Enrichment (H.O.M.E.) is a South Florida, non-profit, volunteer-based corporation, that provides a forum for conducting enrichment classes for all families that home educate their children, regardless of their race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, or educational handicap, in a family-oriented setting.
Pasco Christian Homeschool Association
Pasco Christian Homeschool Association is a nondenominational Christian support group for homeschooling families in the area. They join together for educational support, spiritual support and fellowship. They have informational monthly meetings, with yearly, monthly and weekly activities to choose from.
Home Educators Applying Righteous Teaching Standards (HEARTS)
HEARTS is a Christ centered organization formed to bring homeschooling families together in order to support, educate and encourage them in their efforts to educate their children at home. To achieve these goals, the group meets monthly to pray for and encourage one another, share methods, curriculum, ideas, and to plan group events, field trips and classes.
First Coast Christian Homeschoolers (FCCH)
First Coast Christian Homeschoolers is a homeschool support group, organized to promote the ideals of home education. They offer monthly parent support meetings, children's outings and field trips, and other activities.
Learning is For Everyone (LIFE)
LIFE, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit Florida corporation, supports educational choice and advocates a cooperative environment between public, private and home education.
Calvary Chapel Homeschool Ministry
The Calvary Chapel HomeSchool Ministry started with just a few parents who had been homeschooling their children and wanted to gather together for emotional and informational support. They decided to group together and organize activities that would help provide support to one another. Since then, the Ministry has grown with more and more activities coordinated to bring together homeschooling parents and children to provide fellowship opportunities through scheduled classes, meetings, and other special events such as family pool parties, career day, play groups, and organized field trips.
Osceola Homeschoolers 4-H Club
This homeschool support group offers meetings that involve crafts, games, and fun as part of the 4-H community.
Gulf Coast Christian Home Educators Association (GCCHEA)
Gulf Coast Christian Home Educators Association (GCCHEA) is a local homeschooler’s support group. It is run by volunteers and has cell groups of families grouped together either by location or by similar interests. GCCHEA hosts many and varied activities throughout the year for its members. Some of the activities in the past include Science Fairs, Art Fairs, Safety Day, Spelling Bees, Civil War Days, park days, Pilgrims’ Feast and Festival, Christmas Caroling and crafts, plus many others. There are also many exciting field trips both in and out-of-town. This is a large group of over 150 families from areas including Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton Counties, as well as military families living on the local military bases of Eglin, Hulbert, and Duke Field.
FL Scholars Homeschool Group
FL SCHOLARS (Students Choosing Homeschool Opportunities for Learning and Resources) Homeschool Group, Inc. is an educational co-op meeting in the Mandarin area of Jacksonville, FL on Monday mornings September through April, for a total of 24 classes each year. Classes range from preschool activities on up through high school level computer programming, and everything in between. There is a mix of free classes taught by parents, and pay classes offered through outside instructors. Parental involvement is a requirement of group membership. Additionally, they offer field trips, parties, park days and Mom’s Night Out events. They offer special expertise and a desire to serve gifted children, from those moderately gifted to those profoundly gifted.
Society of Parents Lending All-inclusive Support for Homeschoolers (SPLASH)
The Society of Parents Lending All-inclusive Support for Homeschoolers in Florida (SPLASH) is a society of homeschooling parents endeavoring to promote home education in the community.
F.A.I.T.H. Homeschool Group
F.A.I.T.H. (Family Academics In The Home) serves as a support group throughout East Volusia County. Members homeschool under the homeschool law or enroll with private schools affiliated with home education. They offer special activities for children in grades K-12, including field trips, science/art/history/social study fairs, opportunities for testing and evaluation, and support for parents of special-needs children. They also encourage, support, and keep members informed on issues pertaining to home education.
East Orlando Mommies Group
The place to find fun and educational activities for you and your little kids in the East Orlando area: UCF, Waterford Lakes, Avalon, Wedgefeild, Union Park, Bonneville, Bithlo, Christmas, Oviedo, Chuluota, etc. Check the calendar for fun things to do. Discuss an assortment of parenting topics. Meet up with other parents of young children from this area and hopefully have fun and make new friends along your parenting journey.
Fellowship of Christian Teaching Homes (FCTH)
This Christian support group provides support, education and fellowship to Christian homeschool families in the Panama City, Florida area.
Four Corners Homeschool Network
Four Corners Homeschool Network is a group of Florida parent-teachers, in the Polk, Osceola, Orange and Lake county areas. They offer social activities, including field trips, classes, extracurricular activities, and participation in sports organizations.
Fellowship of Christian Homeschoolers
Fellowship of Christian Homeschoolers is an inclusive Christian support group for homeschool families of all ages. They provide fellowship, support, and communications, as well as social, educational, and outreach opportunities.
Florida Parent-Educators Association (FPEA)
The Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) exists solely to serve homeschooling families in Florida. The FPEA executes that mission through support for the legal right to homeschool, local school board education and interaction, support group networking, a state convention, local conferences and events, informative communications, and most importantly, by giving individual encouragement, all in accordance with Judeo-Christian principles.
Palm Beach Homeschool Moms
Palm Beach Homeschool Moms is an active, inclusive and social support group for homeschooling mothers of school-age children. All members are encouraged to plan and participate in many fun and enriching activities including playdates, field trips, study sessions and more.
Parents Educating Children (PEC) Boynton Beach/Delray Beach Support Group
This support group offers park days, support, educational field trips, co-ops, nights out for mom, craft days, service projects and more.
Life Learners
Life Learners is a secular homeschool group servicing Highlands and Hardee Counties of Florida. They are relaxed homeschoolers interested in learning through living rather than testing, grades and forced learning. Membership benefits include gatherings, field trips, play days, homeschool discussion and group membership with the Secular Home Educators Association of Florida.
Brandon Homeschool Cooperative (BHC)
Brandon Homeschool Cooperative (BHC) is a fully inclusive group of families that shares resources, ideas, and support for all methods of homeschooling. There are regular activities for children in a wide variety of ages, including park days, field trips, and subject sessions. Parents also enjoy the monthly Parent's Night Out, as well as sessions that provide information and support for homeschooling. Other activities and benefits include Scholastic book ordering, FPEA and SHEAF membership at the discounted group rate, free membership with LIFE of Florida, and special events.
Leaders in Godly Home Training (LIGHT)
This is a homeschool group, fondly known by the acronym LIGHT, providing Christ-centered support for home educators, regardless of their race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, or handicap. They are based in south Miami-Dade County and provide a variety of benefits to members including: weekly park days, teen events, moms' nights out, homeschooling seminars, field trips, tween events, science and geography fairs, and more.
Parkridge Baptist Homeschoolers Support Group
The Parkridge Baptist Homeschoolers Support Group is a ministry of Parkridge Baptist Church in NW Coral Springs. The group was formed to reach out to homeschooling families in their community and encourage them in their efforts to educate their children at home. Ongoing activities for the homeschool include field trips, nursing home visits, middle and high school activities, The President’s Fitness Challenge and much more. Annual events and programs may include, but are not limited to, Spelling and Geography Bees, International Day, Thanksgiving Feast, Christmas event, Art & Talent Show, Science Fair, Resurrection Celebration and Promotion/Graduation Night. Only members can attend and participate in the activities, events and programs offered.
Learning & Families
Learning & Families is a Christian homeschool support group serving families in and around Sarasota and Bradenton, Florida. Our desire is to provide educational opportunities for both the homeschool parent and for our children and to also provide a community of support and encouragement.
Florida Inclusive Home Education Network (FIHEN)
The Florida Inclusive Home Education Network (FIHEN) exists to facilitate and encourage networking and resource sharing among homeschooling support groups that actively embrace the FIHEN philosophy and mission.
Amy's Christian Home School Network
Amy's Christian Home School Network is a Christian based home school support group that serves the Orange and Osceola County areas. They are located close to Sea World where most of the activities take place. They provide an opportunity for kids to meet and socialize together in a clean and Christian environment. ACHSN offers monthly newsletters, park days and teen fellowship. They also get together for bowling, ice skating, and the occasional rock climbing.
Early Years Homeschooling Club of Palm Beach County
This email group is for members of Early Years Homeschooling Club of Palm Beach County, Florida. The club is specially geared toward the needs of exclusively homeschooled children ages 3 to 7 and their siblings. All like-minded families sharing natural family living philosophies are welcome.
NearHim Home Educators
NearHim Home Educators is a Christian homeschool support group which exists to support and encourage families whom God has called to the task of teaching their children at home. They offer activities, special events, fairs, co-op classes for Kindergarten through high school, field trips, and more.
P.A.C.E. Homeschool
P.A.C.E. is a non legalistic Christian support group serving the Volusia and Seminole County area. They offer personal curriculum counseling, FPEA membership, field trips, book club, holiday events, moms nights, co-op, park days, book it, and just plain fun.
Home Circle of Hernando
Home Circle of Hernando provides support and social opportunities for homeschooling families in Hernando County.
College of Central Florida Learning Resource Center
The College of Central Florida Learning Resource Center Mission is to provide resources and services to meet the informational, learning, and developmental needs of Central Florida Community College students, faculty, and broader community. In the LRC, visitors will find resources such as books, computers, and online materials to help them complete assignments and to increase their knowledge. They will also find a warm, friendly staff willing to help them find materials and teach them to utilize the facility.
Central Palm Beach PEC Homeschool Support Group
This group offers support, park days, and other events for home educating families in Central Palm Beach, Florida.
Heart and Home Homeschoolers
Heart and Home Homeschoolers is a Christian-based, cooperative group of homeschooling families in Lee County, Florida. They welcome homeschool families of all faiths and educational philosophies. Their purposes are to support homeschooling parents, to share homeschooling resources and ideas, and to encourage families in the planning of social and educational activities for their children. They also provide a network for keeping homeschoolers aware of political issues affecting the rights of homeschoolers.
St. Pete Co-operative Homeschoolers
The St. Pete Co-operative Homeschoolers are a secular, open-minded community of homeschooling families in the Tampa Bay area.
Haven Homeschoolers, Inc.
Haven Homeschoolers operates as a cooperative group of homeschooling parents and children. They are Christian-based, but not Christian-exclusive. Their purpose is to encourage family members in their homeschooling efforts by providing information, socialization, fellowship and support.
Awesome Acts Homeschool Fellowship
Awesome Acts Homeschool Fellowship (AAHF) is a Christian homeschool support group offering Christian homeschool fellowship, homeschool support, parent activities, weekly instructor led classes, field trips, and parties to homeschool families in the North Pinellas, South Pasco, and West Hillsborough areas.
CHoSEN (Calvary HOmeSchool Educational Network)
CHoSEN (Calvary HOmeSchool Educational Network) is a network composed of moms and educators who have a desire to reach out to the homeschooling community using their gifts and talents to help educate and encourage their students to be lifetime learners.
Crusaders Christian Homeschool Group of Kissimmee
This group was established to provide a place where homeschool children could participate in gym activities, field trips, art programs, holiday parties, and playground time. Parents can receive homeschool support regarding curriculum through other homeschool parents or participate in activities, such as co-ops.
Encouragers Homeschool Group
Encouragers Homeschool Group supports home educating families by offering a co-op program, clubs, park days, special events, field trips, and more.
Weston Homeschoolers
Weston Homeschoolers is an open and tolerant group of homeschoolers and unschoolers of all ages and educational philosophies.
Home Educators Family Network of Venice - "The Ungroup"
This group is a pooling of resources and information to help people find their way on their own homeschooling journey. The Ungroup does not endorse or promote any one particular methodology of learning or belief system. This group serves families in the Venice/Sarasota area of southwest Florida.
Parents Association for Christian Enrichment (PACE)
Parents Association for Christian Enrichment (P.A.C.E.) of Miami is a South Florida, non-profit, volunteer-based corporation, that provides general homeschooling support, as well as a forum for conducting enrichment classes from a Christian worldview for all families that home educate their children, regardless of their race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, or educational handicap.
South Lake Home Educators
SLHE was formed in 1988 as a support group existing to encourage home educating families in the task of teaching their children at home. They are open to any home schooling family needing support, despite race, creed, or religion, though most of the members are Christians. SLHE offers numerous activities for grades Pre-K-12.
Riverbend Home Educators
This group is helps to equip home educators in the Calhoun & Liberty County areas through learning opportunities, encouragement, fellowship, and guidance. They offer field trips, monthly park day, Mom's support night, and quarterly parent planning sessions where all of the parents, Moms and Dads, are encouraged to attend.
Links and Items
Not Back to School Camp

Not Back to School Camp is a non-denominational, non-religious homeschool camp. The camp offers workshops, spontaneous events, and special evening gatherings, bringing together campers who are excited about life and willing to be themselves and to reach out and connect with the others. 

Local & State Online Groups
Lake County Homeschool Cooperative
The focus of this group is to create a shared learning experience for grades pre-k through 3rd. LCHC operates primarily in south Lake County and offers a literature club, co-ops, field trips and other educational or social events. They welcome families from all walks of life regardless of political views,religious persuasion or beliefs.
Home Educators of Hernando
Home Educators of Hernando is a support group for homeschooling families in Hernando County, Florida.
Jewish Homeschoolers of PBC
A free group for Jewish people in the Palm Beach County, Florida area (around West Palm Beach) who are homeschooling their children or interested in homeschooling them. This is a place for Jews (whether Conservative, Orthodox, Reform, Unaffiliated, etc.) to discuss curriculum options, holiday celebrations, homeschooling laws, daily homeschooling life, etc, and to compare notes on local events and attractions.
Parenting and Teaching at Home (PATH) of Flagler
PATH is a forum for homeschoolers living in and around Flagler County (Northeast Florida). This e-mail network was created to provide a way for local homeschooling families to communicate, share information & ideas, talk about homeschooling, and plan activities for their families.
APPLE Homeschool Group
APPLE is an Adventist homeschool support group for families in the Central Florida area. On this site their homeschool activities, field trips, workshops, etc. are shared. Ideas, encouragement, and support are also passed along among members.
East Pasco Unschoolers Connection
The East Pasco Unschooling Family Connection is a support and activity group for unschoolers in the Dade City/Zephyrhills area.
Brevard Homeschool Support Group
This group is for homeschooling parents in Brevard County, Florida. Offers discussion & support, field trips, announcement of information/events of interest to homeschoolers, book clubs, and exchange of homeschooling material locally. Serves families in Melbourne Beach, Titusville, Cocoa, Palm Bay, Space Coast, Satellite Beach, Malabar, Port St. John, Merritt Island, and surrounding areas.
Hernando Homeschool Social
Hernando Homeschool Social is a free, laid-back, fun and all-inclusive group that is dedicated to providing social opportunities for homeschoolers and their families in Hernando County, Florida.
Florida LIFE
Florida LIFE is the discussion list for the statewide support and networking group, LIFE of Florida, and affiliated state chapters. This list acts as a resource center and clearinghouse for home and alternative educators interested in enriching their learning environments and maximizing their learning opportunities, and as an advocacy center for Choice in Education.
Eclectic Florida Homeschoolers
Eclectic Florida Homeschoolers is a list for secular Florida homeschool families.
College of Central Florida Learning Resource Center
The College of Central Florida Learning Resource Center Mission is to provide resources and services to meet the informational, learning, and developmental needs of Central Florida Community College students, faculty, and broader community. In the LRC, visitors will find resources such as books, computers, and online materials to help them complete assignments and to increase their knowledge. They will also find a warm, friendly staff willing to help them find materials and teach them to utilize the facility.
Florida History Homeschool
This is an email list for homeschoolers of grades preK through 12 that are interested in Florida history. Exchange ideas, links, field trip ideas, crafts, book ideas and anything pertaining to the rich and wonderful history of this beautiful state. Discussions include any subject and how it relates to Florida such as history, science, geography, field trips, unit studies, social studies, art etc.
Alliance of Bay County Homeschoolers (ABCH)
Alliance of Bay County Homeschoolers is an internet-based group created to forge an atmosphere of camaraderie among local homeschoolers. ABCH provides a forum for homeschoolers to connect with others, plan events and activities, and promote knowledge in its members.
Lakeland Homeschool PE
Lakeland Homeschool PE is a support group providing fitness activities for homeschoolers.
Alternative Homeschool Educators
Alternative Homeschool Educators is an all inclusive homeschool group serving Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Alternative Homeschool Educators of South Florida is a group of homeschoolers who believe in respect for all people regardless of homeschooling styles, race, age or religion. They offer an online discussion list that includes discussion on all styles of teaching (life learning, unschooling, school at home, eclectic), useful links, homeschool support from experienced parents, park days, field trips, educational co-ops and much more.
Awesome Acts Homeschool Fellowship
Awesome Acts Homeschool Fellowship (AAHF) is a Christian homeschool support group offering Christian homeschool fellowship, homeschool support, parent activities, weekly instructor led classes, field trips, and parties to homeschool families in the North Pinellas, South Pasco, and West Hillsborough areas.
South Broward Homeschool Group
South Broward Homeschool Group supports all homeschool families without regard to teaching style, race, religion, or family orientation. Their goal is to provide a friendly, positive and open support group.
Homeschool-TampaFl
This list is mainly for Christian homeschoolers living in Tampa, Florida, and the surrounding areas.
Florida Unschoolers Network
This discussion group is for the use of parents of students enrolled in Florida Unschoolers, the private school for homeschoolers.
South Lake Home Educators
This is an email loop for members of South Lake Home Educators located in the Clermont/Groveland area to keep in touch, pass information and send newsletters.
Charlotte Harbor Organization of Independent Child Education
Homeschool discussion for families in the Charlotte County, Florida area.
NOAH Discussion
This is an offshoot of the North Okaloosa Association of Homeschoolers announcement list and is an open forum discussion list to chat about local events, ideas, prayer requests, curriculum, and related topics.
Homeschool Alt
This is a message list for members of Homeschool Alternatives, a Pinellas County, Florida homeschool support group.
Home Educators Network of Central Florida
Home Educators Network of Central Florida provides mentors to new homeschoolers, holds classes and co-ops including art, book club, history, science and foreign language. They also meet for social interaction, playdates and fun.
Living Books
This is an open group sponsored and moderated by Lifetime Books and Gifts of Lake Wales, FL for members to discuss using living books and resources in homeschooling and other pertinent topics.
St Pete Co-Operative Homeschoolers
St Pete Co-Operative Homeschoolers is a secular community of home schooling families in the Tampa Bay Area.
Central Florida Homeschoolers
YahooGroup email list for homeschoolers in the Central Florida area.
Big Bend HomeSchoolers (BBHS)
Email support group for home educators in the Big Bend area of Florida.
Homeschool Family Support Group SWFL
This homeschool group serves families in Lee County. They offer a 4-H club, academic fairs, a co-op, field trips, fun, and support.
CM Families of the South
The purpose of this loop is to encourage homeschooling families living in the Southern states who are trying to incorporate the philosophy of Charlotte Mason in their homes in their efforts to raise their children with an enthusiasm for learning.
Home-Schooling the Only Child
Homeschooling an only child can be quite challenging at times. This group is open to anyone for support, enrouragement and ideas for those who choose the home-schooling road for you and your child. Although they are based in NC, anyone can join for support. They have a database that you can access to see who is in your state to get together with.
Home Education Talk
This list is for home educators to exchange information pertaining to homeschooling and family life. Most information pertains to homeschooling in the SouthEast Florida area.
Unlimited Learning
Unlimited Learning is a support group that focuses on unschooling in Florida.
Tampa Area Home Ed
A list for Christian home educators in the Tampa, FL area.
HOPE at Home-Florida
HOPE at Home-Florida is a homeschool support list for families in Northwest Florida.
Florida Home Education Law
The Florida Home Education Law list exists to network all homeschoolers interested in legislative issues in Florida regardless of any group affiliation. Those homeschooling via a private school or the home education statutes are welcome to discuss issues here.
Florida LDS Homeschoolers
This group is intended for the support and fellowship of LDS and other Christian families that homeschool in Florida. Although the group owners are LDS, the group is not open ONLY to LDS members and welcomes families of all faiths and beliefs.
Riverbend Home Educators
This group is helps to equip home educators in the Calhoun & Liberty County areas through learning opportunities, encouragement, fellowship, and guidance. They offer field trips, monthly park day, Mom's support night, and quarterly parent planning sessions where all of the parents, Moms and Dads, are encouraged to attend.
Pensacola Unschoolers Email List
This is the email list for L.I.F.E. (Learning in Freedom Everyday), an alternative education support group in Pensacola, Fl, composed of radical unschoolers, some just leaning that way, and some of the school at home variety. This is an all inclusive, eclectic group aimed at supporting the unschooling family.
K12 Florida (K12FL)
This group is for folks in Florida currently using K12 or thinking about using K12, Dr. William Bennett's online curriculum. Discussions include homeschooling with K12, charter schooling with K12, and education/life with kids in general.
Florida-homeschool
A Christian homeschooling list for Floridians, where parents can discuss exciting and unique ways to homeschool their kids.
Homeschooling in Central Florida
Homeschooling in Central Florida is a support group for parents in Central Florida who are interested in discussions about issues affecting homeschooling. This group is centered in the Orlando area and is open to those from the surrounding areas.
Homeschoolers By The Sea
Homeschoolers by the Sea is a Christian-based homeschool co-op group serving the St. Augustine, Florida area. They offer a Christian atmosphere, co-op classes for children, educational field trips, parent support programs, an email loop, and Moms' nights out.
Tampa Area Home Ed
An online community for home educators in the Tampa, FL area. The group facilitator is a 22-year homeschooling veteran still teaching her two youngest. Are you looking for an e-group of down-to-earth people with real-life needs, feelings, and questions? Whether you're on the mountain-top waving high test scores, or spending "recess" with your head in your hands, there are bound to be a few here who can relate. This list is also for sharing helpful links and information, giving gentle advice (with the understanding that it may or may not be heeded), asking questions and giving answers, sharing home-life struggles and victories, asking for prayer, participating in accountability, and whatever other needs become apparent. Newbie to Veteran, you're bound to find a cozy place here.
Brandon Homeschool Cooperative (BHC)
Brandon Homeschool Cooperative (BHC) is a fully inclusive group of families that shares resources, ideas, and support for all methods of homeschooling. There are currently over 50 member families. They have regular activities for children in a wide variety of ages, including park days, field trips, and subject sessions. Parents also enjoy the monthly Parent's Night Out, as well as sessions that provide information and support for homeschooling. Other activities and benefits include Scholastic book ordering, FPEA and SHEAF membership at the discounted group rate, free membership to LIFE of Florida, and special activities like Greek Olympic Day and cultural food sharing.
Florida Unschooling
Florida Unschooling support group is intended for unschooling families in the state of Florida.
Homeschool-Florida
Homeschool-Florida is an email list that discusses topics related to homeschooling in Florida.
Unschooling in the Palm Beaches
This group is geared toward unschooling families in Palm Beach County, Florida. Sharing concerns, questions, frustrations, fears, tears, laughs and joys with each other and forming a group that can meet to socialize and empower one another is what this list is all about.
Palm Beach Homeschool Moms
Palm Beach Homeschool Moms is an active, inclusive and social support group for homeschooling mothers of school-age children. All members are encouraged to plan and participate in many fun and enriching activities including playdates, field trips, study sessions and more.
Cornerstone Christian Homeschoolers
This email group serves to facilitate communication between members of the Cornerstone Christian Homeschoolers Support Group in Southeast Orlando, Florida.
Charlotte Mason Families in Florida
Charlotte Mason Families in Florida is an email group for homeschoolers in Florida who are using the Charlotte Mason philosophy of education.
National Online Groups
EclecticHS
This email list is an adjunct of the Eclectic Homeschool Online. Discusses information and resources helpful to eclectic homeschoolers.
CM While Working
For parents trying to utilize Charlotte Mason's (CM) methods while working.
Mother of Divine Grace Families
This list is for families using the classical approach to education as outlined in Laura Berquist's independent study program, Mother of Divine Grace (MODG), and in her book Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum (DYOCC). The discussions on this loop primarily revolve around the implementation and use of resources which are recommended in the MODG syllabi and in DYOCC. Additionally, they always welcome conversations about the classical methodology of MODG/DYOCC.
Living Math Forum
This is an on-topic list dedicated to the discussion of "living math" - mathematics education using living books and materials, as opposed to traditional curricula as the primary learning tool. Discussion applies to mathematics learning from birth to adult self education, with the understanding that arithmetic is only one feature of mathematics as a whole. Math history topics will apply as well. Educators using Charlotte Mason, Thomas Jefferson Ed (relaxed classical), Montessori, Waldorf and unschooling methods may benefit from the exchange of ideas.
CM for One
CM for One (CMfor1) is a message board for families home educating an only child and using the Charlotte Mason Method.
Always Unschooled
This is a list dedicated to achieving a deeper understanding of a Radical Unschooling lifestyle with young children. It is geared towards thoughtful discussion and exploration of what Radical Unschooling looks like in the early years, from toddlerhood to around age 8 or so. Experienced and new Unschoolers can discuss how they made the transition from peaceful parenting to Unschooling in daily practice, when that transition occurred and what benefits children gain by Unschooling from the beginning.
Secret Society of Unschooling Dads (SSUD)
This group is for Unschooling Dads, Granddads, and Dads-to-be who have attended one of the past 3 Live and Learn Conferences OR who have spouses who attended one of these conferences. Other unschooling fathers (et al.) can also join the group through invitation. Our intention is to keep a running dialog and passion for unschooling our children between conferences.
Single Parent Homeschoolers
This is a list for single parents homeschooling their children. The purpose of this list is to support single parents.
African-American Single Parent Homeschoolers
African-American Single Parent Homeschoolers is a discussion group designed to lend support and resources to parents who are home schooling alone.
CM for Moms of Many
An email group for homeschooling moms using Charlotte Mason's methods. Focuses on homeschooling larger families.
New Rising Homeschool Network
Are you working fulltime and feeling as though you and your children have been left out of the homeschool loop? Are you a single parent concerned you might not be able to meet the demands of homeschooling? Does your child have special needs? Dell's Place has established a network for working moms, single parents, and the rest of us who struggle to pull it all together. The purpose of this network is for support and encouragement, but it's also to offer real solutions from other parents who struggle with the same issues.
Christian Solo - Parent Homeschools
A place for Christian single-parent homeschoolers to find encouragement and support.
Unschool Sharing for Parents
Share successes and ideas and build a helpful, welcoming archive for the new unschoolers, the newly-unschooling, and the nicely unschooling.
Magnum Opus
Raising a large, Catholic, homeschooling family is a great work (Magnum Opus) and a great deal of work! Hopefully this email discussion group will be a place for parents of four or more to help each other with the nitty-gritty details of raising and educating a large, Catholic family.
African American Unschoolers (AfAmUnschool) Email Group
African American Unschoolers email group is for African-American homeschoolers who use the whole world as their child(ren)'s classroom.
African American Homeschooler
This is a Yahoo group email list for African American parent(s) who homeschool their children.
Crunchy Unschoolers
A list for unschoolers who are interested in moving towards a sustainable lifestyle. Topics for discussion may include how sustainability and unschooling complement each other, and how we resolve conflicting values.
CM Curricula
This list is for the buying and selling of resources (biographies,poetry and art books, teacher resources, etc.) that are in conformity with the Charlotte Mason "twaddle-free" philosophy. This is strictly a buying and selling list.
Organize-to-Homeschool
Homeschoolers face tremendous demands on their organizational skills. Frequently creative, hardworking, and goal oriented, they must manage the home, other children, teaching, and the many other demands of a stay-at-home parent. This board is designed to offer support, find solutions, and discuss troublesome situations. Although there are many aspects to homeschooling, the focus, the only focus, of this board is solving organizational problems related to home schooling. This group is a part of the Messies Anonymous website.
Homeschoolers Teaching Kindergarten
This discussion list is for homeschoolers teaching preschool and kindergarten. Topics include curriculum selection (whether necessary or not), teaching tips, creative learning ideas, time management, unit studies, homeschooling books, neat craft ideas, cooking tips for all occasions, support those who have homeschool burn out, or those who are just starting to homeschool.
Catholic Homeschooling
This Catholic homeschooling email list is intended to discuss issues of homeschooling and everyday life in the Catholic home.
National Forums
Religious Homeschooling Forum at vegsource.com
A vegsource.com message forum for homeschoolers who have religious reasons to homeschool.
Military Homeschoolers Forum at vegsource.com
Connect with other military homeschooling families at this vegsource.com message board.
Unschooling.Info Forum
This message board is designed for unschooling parents to connect, ask questions, share information and ideas, and get support.
Special Needs Homeschooling Forum at vegsource.com
A message board for parents who are homeschooling special needs children.
Homeschool Christian Working Homeschooling Parent Message Board
Whether you work part-time or full-time, this board is to support you! It's not easy being a breadwinner and a homeschooling parent. You can find the encouragement you need right here.
Single Parent Homeschoolers Forum at vegsource.com
This is a message forum at vegsource.com especially for single parents who are home educating their children.
Black Homeschoolers' Network
Black Homeschoolers' Network is intended to facilitate a network among African American homeschoolers across the country. Here you will also find a message board for general communication as well as an email pal listing for homeschooled kids.
Unit Study Ideas Forum at vegsource.com
Share ideas for the unit study method of homeschooling at this vegsource.com message board.
Encouragement Forum at vegsource.com
If you are feeling burned out or need encouragement, this forum is for you. Share your struggles and get help, ideas, and support from those who have walked in your shoes.
Homeschool Christian Solo Homeschooling Parents Message Board
This message board is designed for single homeschooling parents to support each other and get ideas and information on homeschooling as a solo parent.
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Organizing the home is one of those desirable and beneficial activities that remain elusive for many. This practical guide explains the many benefits - physical, emotional, and spiritual - of an organized home and shows how to attain them. Breaking down the process into 50 steps, the author uses her own experiences as a psychologist and professional home organizer to help readers clear away not only the physical clutter but the psychological blocks that encourage it and hinder organization. She ...
Great Lodges of the National Parks: The Companion Book to the PBS Television Series
Stand amid soaring Douglas fir in the great hall of Glacier Park Lodge or sit in the setting sun and gaze into the Grand Canyon at El Tovar. This beautiful gift book will transport you to the majestic lodges of our national parks to relive the glory of past vacations or plan adventures anew. This book and the PBS television series of the same title (to air in spring 2002) take armchair travelers into these architectural wonders and explore the surrounding natural beauty of our national parks. Lo...
Maria Montessori: Her Life and Work
Maria Montessori is important background reading for parents considering Montessori education for their children, as well as for those training to become Montessori teachers. The first woman to win a degree as a Doctor of Medicine in Italy in 1896, Maria Montessori's mission to improve children's education began in the slums of Rome in 1907, and continued throughout her lifetime. Her insights into the minds of children led her to develop prepared environments and other tools and devices that ha...
Cuisenaire Rods Multi-Pack
Grades Pre K & up. An economical way to bring rods into the classroom. Pack contains six sets of 74 rods, six trays with, and Teacher's Guide. For use with 12-18 students.
For the Good of the Earth and Sun: Teaching Poetry
For the Good of the Earth and Sun is for teachers at all levels, especially for those teachers who feel anxious about introducing poetry to students. Georgia Heard offers a method of teaching poetry that respects the intelligence of students and teachers and that can build upon their basic originality. She explores poetry from the inside as it is: a powerful and necessary way of looking at the world, and one of mankind's most durable inventions. Her book provides detailed, organized information ...