Homeschooling in Iowa:

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State Organizations and Local Support Groups

by Mary Ann Kelley

Iowa Homeschool Organizations

The Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators

The official site of the Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators - with information and resources for families homeschooling in Iowa

Iowa Homeschool Support Groups

Cedar Rapids / Marion Area Homeschool Cedar Rapids,Marion Area

This group is for discussion of topics related to homeschooling. Posting of events,organizations and homeschool websites are welcome.

Homes With Heart And CM Central Iowa

Central Iowa Homeschooling mothers encouraging one another and supporting each other through monthly meetings, and who use Charlotte Mason methods in their homeschooling.

Columbus Academy Catholic Homeschool Columbus

A Non-profit Support Group for Catholic Home Schooling Families in Iowa

Homes Offering Positive Education Council bluffs and surrounding areas

HOPE has been formed to support and encourage all homeschoolers regardless of the reasons for homeschooling, philosophy, or methods of instruction. This is done through support meetings, a monthly newsletter and a variety of activities.

Home Learning Resources Des Moines

Home Learning Resources is a Three Sisters Production. Three Sisters aims to provide homeschool families with Home Learning Resources for the student and the home teacher.

Fort Dodge Area Homeschoolers Fort Dodge

Inclusive group for the Fort Dodge, Iowa area.

Iowa City Secular Homeschool Group Iowa City

This secular homeschool association welcomes all Iowa City and surrounding area families who are interested in creating community with homeschooling families of all backgrounds and lifestyles. Members are encouraged to plan and participate in events that will provide educational and social opportunities for our children. All members who join this group must be aware that people of all religious backgrounds (including Pagan, Buddhist, Muslim, Judaic, Christian, etc.) and people with no religious affiliation will be attending events. Respect of these differences is important to the creation of a supportive community.

Christian Home Educators Fellowship Iowa City

Supporting, Encouraging, & Challenging Home Educators in the Iowa City Area Since 1987

Christian Homeschool Iowa County Iowa County

The purpose of this group is to keep in contact with each other in an efficient manner.

Heritage Home Educators Knoxville

Heritage Home Educators' email loop is devoted to communication between active members of Heritage Home Educators of Knoxville, Iowa.

Central Iowa Christian Home Educators (CICHE) Marshall County

We are a group of homeschoolers based in Marshall County, Iowa.

Central Iowa Christian Home Educators Marshalltown

This is a Christian based home schooling group in the Marshalltown area.

Home Grown Educators Muscatine

Home Grown Educators is a Muscatine, Iowa based Christian group. We are dedicated to glorifing God in every aspect of our lives. Home Grown Educators is a group that meets every Thursday to do a co-op together using the Konos curriculum. When we do our co-op we also share our joys and struggles of home schooling.

Iowans Dedicated to Educational Alternatives Statewide

"IDEA" is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization dedicated to providing information, support and encouragement to pursue life-long learning outside the school environment. This group recognizes that Learning is an internal process that thrives when people are free to explore life on their own terms, this philosophy is often called unschooling. Realizing that families come for support from various backgrounds and levels of homeschooling, IDEA has no official political or religious orientation and does not endorse any one resource.

Iowans Dedicated to Educational Alternatives Statewide

Welcome to IDEA. We are an unschooling homeschool group that supports families in Iowa and surrounding areas. The families in this support group come from many different religions, ethnic backgrounds and walks of life.

Iowa Home Educators Statewide

A website for the general homeschooler in Iowa. Here you will find information on homeschooling in Iowa along with other helpful information. IHE Online aslo offers an open and welcoming online Community Forum where everyone can share homeschool questions and experience. (Please note that registration is required to post. Registration is free and easy!). And listings of Iowa Homeschool support groups, activities and classes and much more!

Mothers Of Many Young Siblings Statewide

Welcome to MOMYS! MOMYS is an acronym for Mothers Of Many Young Siblings. If you have, have had, or hope to have, four or more children under eight years old, this is the place for you.

Iowans Caring about Homeschooling Internet Support Statewide

This list is happy to have Christians of all denominations, and anyone wanting to learn more about homeschooling in IA.

Homeschool-Iowa Statewide

This page is for discussion of topics related to homeschooling in Iowa. Posting of events,organizations and homeschool websites are welcome. If you are looking for other homeschoolers to use as a support network, you have come to the right place.

CHEWS Loop Statewide

For members of the Iowa Christian homeschool group called C.H.E.W.S.

Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators Support Groups Statewide

NICHE has a variety of resources to assist home school support groups and those who are seeking support groups in Iowa.

Metro Home Educators Waterloo/Cedar Falls

Metro Home Educators (MHE) is a support group for homeschooling families living in, or near, the Cedar Valley. We offer many opportunities for member families to enhance their homeschooling experience. There are three main components under the MHE umbrella: Co-op, CORE Classes and Supplemental Opportunities.

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