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State Organizations and Local Support Groups

by Mary Ann Kelley

Ohio Homeschool Organizations

Christian Home Educators of Ohio

CHEO is a non-profit state organization founded to serve the home school families of Ohio and to provide them with the tools to succeed.

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H-i-O is a comprehensive index to Ohio homeschooling organizations, local support groups, mailing lists and people.

Ohio Homeschool Support Groups

Allen County Christian Homeschoolers Enrichment Day Allen County and the surraounding areas

Offering Enrichment Day class on Tuesdays during the school year as well as field trips, monthly get togethers, and special events.

Ashland Richland Christian Home Educators Ashland

A.R.C.H.E. is a Christian homeschool support organization offering group swimming, field trips, monthly mom's meetings, bi-monthly newsletters, e-mail announcements and more.

Black Swamp Home Educators Association Bowling Green

The Black Swamp Home Educator's Association (BSHEA) Group is based on the mutual interest of homeschoolers in the Northwest Ohio (primarily Bowling Green and surrounding area) region. We are not based on political or religious beliefs. Our mission is to provide information, resources and support to home educators, their families, and those interested in homeschooling; to co-ordinate educational and social opportunities in a co-operative, nurturing and multi-generational environment for adults, teens and children; and to promote an open and inclusive community for home educators to interact in an atmosphere of respect and dignity.

Columbus Homeschool/Infocenter.net Central area

Your local source for homeschool information, events, and other resources in the Central Ohio area.

Home Educators' Cooperative Learning Community, Inc. Central Ohio

To provide information, resources and support to home educators, their families, and those interested in home education. To coordinate educational and social opportunities in a cooperative, nurturing and multigenerational environment for adults, teens and children. To promote an open and inclusive community for home educators to interact in an atmosphere of respect and dignity.

Christian Home Educators of Cincinnati Cincinnati

CHEC was founded in 1987 through the joining together of east and westside groups to create a citywide organization. These pioneering home-educating families responded to God's call to assist and encourage all families who desired to incorporate their children's academic and spiritual education directly into their family life.

Homeschool Social Events Cincinnati and Dayton

Coordinating proms, dances, camps, and gatherings for homeschool teens in the Cincinatti and Dayton area.

East of Cincy Home School Group Clermont County

We are Ohio Virtual Acadamy {OHVA} & other Home Schooling parents on the Eastside of Cincinnati who are looking to make connections with each other. Most of us are from Brown or Clermont Counties...if you live in one of these counties, or don't mind driving to them for outings, get togethers, and such...then this is the perfect Home Schooling group for you!

Eastside Christian Homeschool Coop Cleveland

This group is for Christian homeschooling families in the Eastside Suburbs of Cleveland, and surrounding areas. We gather together to support one another! Children of all ages are welcome. Please join to help organize, assist, give ideas and meet other homeschoolers.

Cleveland Area Homeschool Cleveland

Cleveland, Ohio area homeschoolers are invited to join this group for discusions, field trips, classes, curriculum, or any other topic you deem appropriate dealing with homeschool issues.

Inclusive North Columbus Home Education Columbus

INCHES stands for Inclusive North Columbus Home Education Support. Inclusive means that it is open to anyone regardless of race, religion, home school styles, parenting styles, etc. Public online charter school and "08" school families are welcome to join our support group and participate in our activities. We are an informal support group that meets on the first week of each month.

Linworth Road Academy Columbus

LRA is a Columbus Ohio Christian cooperative homeschool support group. As a ministry of Linworth Road Church, LRA is rich with inspired and enthusiastic teachers leading ideal-sized group classes for students K-Middle School. Growth opportunities abound through field trips, group activities, special events, and so much more! LRA Group classes meet on the first three Fridays from 9 to noon during the months of September through April. Partial or full memberships currently available- varied commitment levels in which to choose.

HS and MORE Columbus

Explore Columbus Homeschool Organization Columbus

Meet other local families taking responsibility for educating their children by using resources in the home and community. Share tips, discuss problems, and pool ideas. We are open to all home educators regardless of style or religious affiliation. We also welcome all ages from birth through high school.

Dayton Area Homeschoolers Dayton

An informal, inclusive group of homeschoolers, or those interested in learning more about homeschool, in the Dayton Ohio area. We have no religious affiliation, all are welcome. The main idea: to share info, go on field trips, teach or participate in co-op classes in all subjects, support each other in whatever method of homeschool we use. The main goal is to have fun learning with our children.

Dayton Young Homeschoolers Dayton

An inclusive network of "pre-homeschoolers" in the Dayton, Ohio area. DYHS focuses on activities and outings for children ages 3-6 and their parent(s)/guardian(s). Older and younger siblings are welcome to attend, and people of all faiths are welcome to join.

Dayton Catholic Homeschool Network Dayton

The primary purpose of the Dayton Catholic Homeschool Network is to facilitate communication about events and other items of interest to the Dayton Catholic homeschool community.

The 4 Winds 4-H Group Dayton

A branch of The Dayton Area Homeschoolers homeschool support group, The 4 Winds 4-H Group includes both homeschoolers and "traditional schoolers". We welcome you to join us!

Christian Home Educators Enjoying Fellowship - C.H.E.E.F. Erie, Huron, and Sandusky counties

CHEEF ia a cooperative group promoting home education through support to families who are currently educating or preparing to educate their children at home. Functions include; enrichment activities, spiritual and emotional support to parents, and positive healthy peer contact of children taught at home.

Fairlawn School at Home Fairlawn/Akron

This group is an online extension of the homeschool group that meets primarily in Fairlawn, but we also meet at other locations in the Akron area.

Dyslexia Myths and Facts Library Seminar Gahanna

The Dyslexia Institutes of America is a national organization whose sole purpose is to diagnose and treat dyslexics. To the dyslexics and parents of dyslexics who are visiting this website to learn more about dyslexia and what can be done to treat it, we know and appreciate your journey. Free 1 hour Seminar on the Facts & Myths of Dyslexia, Diagnosis and Therapy. Schedule a FREE Seminar through website.

Pearls Geauga, Lake, Ashtabula Counties

A Christ Centered Support Group; Fellowship and support for moms while adult organized activities for children are held in an adjoining room.

Home on the Rock Christian Home Educators Grove City

HOTR is a not-for-profit Christian volunteer organization comprised of over 240 home-educating families in the central Ohio area. It is a not-for-profit Christian volunteer organization comprised of families. We are serving one another in order to enable us all to better educate and lead our children as God has directed us. We acknowledge that God is the inspiration and guiding force behind what we do, and all glory belongs to Him.

The Salvation Army of Marietta Homeschool Co-op Marietta/ Washington County

A homeschool co-op created to support, help, provide resources for homeschooling families in the Marietta/Washington County area.

Valleyview Homeschool Group Medina County

We exist to offer emotional, spiritual, and educational support to home schooling families while creating a network of information, resources, and ideas that will enrich various home education programs. We offer monthly support group meetings, field trips, and various other programs and activities for interested home schooling families.Christian families from Valleyview Chapel established the Valleyview Homeschool Group; therefore, we operate under Christian principles, adhering to the beliefs outlined in Valleyview Chapel's Statement of Faith. However, there are no religious requirements for participation.

Miami County Christian Home Educators of Ohio Miami County

MCCHEO is a Christian homeschooling group in Miami County, Ohio. We have monthly meetings for parents and send out monthly email newsletters for our members. Our members plan field trips, co-ops and many other activities for our children.

Miami Valley Homeschooling Miami Valley

We are a homeschooling family located in Springfield, Ohio looking to start an inclusive homeschool support group open to all regardless of religious beliefs,ages of children,method of education such as unit studies, Montessori, unschooling, classical, ABEKA.

Seeds of Faith Middletown

Meets Thursdays from 1pm-3pm. The first three Thursdays of the month focuses on a craft, science project, and game. The 4th Thursday of every month are for group field trips.

North Dayton Christian Home Educators North Dayton

NDCHEA is a Christian homeschool support group for families in the North Dayton, Ohio area. Our group has an emphasis on field trips and monthly meetings. We also plan social activities and provide monthly newsletters for our members.

Christian Home Educators Stark County Association Stark County

CHESCA supports and encourages parents committed to educating their children at home. Decidedly Christian and family-oriented, CHESCA seeks to serve homeschooling parents through activities, encouraging fellowship and seminars, and political involvement. CHESCA is open to like-minded homeschoolers of all ages, shapes and sizes!

Hearts of Ohio Home Educators Stark County and Surrounding areas

This is a private group for Christian Home Educating Families who wish to connect with each other located at the heart of Ohio.

Ohio Homeschool Center Statewide

Homeschool Resource Center for Northeast/Eastern/and Southeast Ohio

Ohio Home Educators Network - Yahoo Group Statewide

This site is for OHEN Members to visit, ask questions about home education in Ohio and connect with one another. Please feel free to add a link to your local group or add your name to the database if you are willing to be a local contact for new homeschoolers.

Ohio Home Educators Network Statewide

(OHEN) is a regional network of homeschooling families. We are an inclusive group supporting families of all religious beliefs. Although OHEN supports a student-led, interest-centered approach, we welcome all homeschooling families regardless of educational philosophy or teaching style. OHEN's purpose is to provide interested parents with accurate information about home education in Ohio.

Support Groups Statewide

From Christian Home Educators of Ohio

Homeschooling Organizations Statewide

From HIO

Akron Roman Catholic Home Educators Summit County

ARCHE: Serving the Roman Catholic homeschooling community in Summit County and surrounding areas since 1991.

Akron Roman Catholic Home Educators (ARCHE) Summit County

Large support group serving Roman Catholic homeschoolers and friends of other faiths in Summit County, OH, and surrounding areas.

TEACH Homeschool Group Wayne, Holmes & Medina Counties

This is a Christian Homeschool group for the Tri-County area of Wayne, Holmes & Medina Counties in Ohio. We welcome all Christian homeschoolers! This group will be used to keep our members in contact with each other, keep you up to date on field trips, outings and other events, as well as co-op information once we get that going. You may use this group to share ideas, tips, field trips, anything of interest; to ask questions; to connect with other homeschooling moms from the Tri-County area; anything you want!

Westerville Area Homeschool Association Westerville

TEACH Homeschool Group Wooster, Wayne County Ohio and the surrounding counties

A free Christian homeschool group for the Tri-County area of Wayne, Holmes & Medina Counties in Ohio. Offers Fall and Spring Co-op/ Enrichment classes, field trips, family gatherings, Mom's Nights Out, curriculum night, end of the year recognition night, outings and other events.

Parents Educating At Christian Homes Xenia and surrounding areas

P.E.A.C.H. offers support, fellowship and encouragement for homeschooling families in Southern Ohio.

Youngstown Ohio Homeschoolers Youngstown

This is an inclusive support group for all branches of homeschooling. Inclusive means that it is open to anyone regardless of race, religion, home school style, parenting style, etc. Public online charter school and "08" school families are welcome to join our support group and participate in our activities. We do not have membership fees and all that is required to join is to show up at an activity or subscribe to the e-list. Our group is made up of families with children of all ages from Youngstown and surrounding areas!

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