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by Mary Ann Kelley

Alabama Homeschool Organizations and Support Groups

Alabama Homeschool Organizations

CHEF of Alabama

Founded in 1988 to serve all home educators in Alabama by providing information, services, and resources from a Christian perspective to anyone who needs help in the area of home schooling.

Everest Academy

Everest Academy is a cover school located in central Alabama but serving statewide. We only ask what the law requires while offering lots of activities, support, and quality resources. No requirement for letter of faith, meetings, or turning in of attendance/grades until graduation (or changing schools). Free daily newsletter with lots of resources. Check us out on Facebook as Alabama Homeschooling.

Alabama Homeschool Support Groups

Bright Horizons Academy Alabaster

Bright Horizons Academy is a homeschool cover school based in Central Alabama, Shelby County, but serving statewide. No Statement of Faith Required, Low Enrollment fees, Freedom of Curriculum Choice, and Limited Requirements. Coordinates field trips and group outings, along with support of all homeschool methods and curriculum help and suggestions.

A2Z Loop Auburn-Opelika area

For homeschooling families belonging to the A2Z group.

North Baldwin Christian Academy Baldwin County

Christian Homeschool support group which serves as an educational resource center for home educators. Hosts classes in the study of Environmental Science through Creation, Sciences, English Lit, Math, Writing/Journalism, and educational fieldtrips. Open house is held twice a year for families living in Baldwin County. Additional classes include: Drivers Ed, Sports, ACT, SAT, Honor Clubs, Scholarship Opportunities, Dual Enrollment Opportunities, and Formal Events along with a graduation program every year.

Secular Homeschool Encouragement - Birmingham Alabama Birmingham

Group invites all secular homeschoolers, not only in the Birmingham Alabama area, but anywhere, in the state, to come together for encouragement and socialization. All homeschoolers are welcome regardless of the ages of your children.

DeKalb County AL homeschoolers DeKalb County

Connecting DeKalb area homeschooling families, no matter which cover school is used.

Elmore County Homeschool Organization (ECHO) Elmore, Autauga, Montgomery

ECHO seeks to provide a positive socialization environment for homeschooled children and to furnish a forum for support and encouragement to their parents in the homeschooling process. ECHO also welcomes those who are thinking about homeschooling. ECHO is a homeschool support group, not a cover school. Membership is free! Just bring your children and a snack to share.

Tennessee Valley Homeschoolers Madison County

An all inclusive group of homeschooling families in the Tennessee Valley providing an avenue for homeschoolers give and receive support and information. Currently, the group offers a Mom's Night once a month for both the North Alabama area as well as Southern Middle Tennessee, holiday parties, field trips, and any other activity proposed and planned by any of our members. All ideas are welcomed and all members are encouraged to plan as well as participate.

Madison County Alabama homeschoolers Madison County

Group supports homeschooling parents in the Madison County, Alabama area coordinating group activities to make friends and socialize. Open to all homeschoolers of the Tennessee valley.

Maxwell Area Home Educators (MAHE) MGM area (Maxwell, Gunter, and Montgomery)

Maxwell Area Home Educators (MAHE) is a support group formed primarily to encourage military homeschoolers regardless of their reasons for homeschooling, philosophy, or method of instruction. MAHE is not a church school, but a network of homeschoolers working together to assist one another in our homeschooling efforts. No age restriction or requirement.

Northside Academy Mobile

Northside Academy was formed as a ministry of Northside Bible Church, to enable parents to take responsibility for their children's academic, emotional and moral growth through teaching at home. We believe in the family and in its ability as an institution to instruct children in the most positive and loving environment possible. Northside Academy and co-op is designed to offer support through record keeping, information, meetings, field trips and other events. We offer: Testing, Field Trips, Graduation, Diplomas, Transcripts, Co-op Classes for K-12th grade, Family Events, Special Speakers, Arts Fair, Science Fair, Theater Department & Productions. Let us minister to your family and help you in your homeschooling adventure!

North Alabama Home Educators North Alabama

A not-for-profit support group for anyone in the North Alabama area interested in home education.

Shoals Area Teen Scene Shoals Area

Student social groups for Shoals area Alabama Homeschooling Teens!

Christian Fellowship Academy Statewide

Christian Fellowship Academy is a church school in Alabama offering a Christian family-based approach to home education. Christian Fellowship Academy, (CFA), is a non-profit home education ministry providing a legal "covering" under which Christian families can teach their children at home.

Alabama Homeschooling Support Groups Statewide

From Everest Academy - Alabama Homeshooling.

Fellowship of Home Educators Tri-county area (Prattville)

FHE is a homeschool support group of the tri-county area.

Eden Academy of Tuscaloosa Support Group Tuscaloosa

Eden Academy of Tuscaloosa. Where Acceptance is the Theme. Support group is open to all homeschooling families, or those interested in homeschooling. You do NOT have to be enrolled in Eden Academy of Tuscaloosa school to be a member. People of ALL religions, faiths, or beliefs are welcome.

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