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Homeschooling in Ohio:

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State Organizations and Local Support Groups

by Mary Ann Kelley

Ohio Homeschool Organizations & Support Groups

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.


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.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Homeschool Group Ashtabula

Catholic Homeschooling Support Group with monthly meetings and activities

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/ 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.

L.I.O.N.S. Homeschool Group Champaign County

L.I.O.N.S. is a parent organized Christian home-school group serving Champaign and surrounding area counties. L.I.O.N.S. welcomes committed homeschooling parents who are willing to share their time, skills and abilities in helping to provide education that enhances and/or meets the children's homeschooling experience/needs. Providing a co-op, field trips, community service and social activities are also important parts of the L.I.O.N.S. Homeschool Group.

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.

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.

Christ The Divine Teacher Catholic Home Educators Cleveland

CDTCHE is a group of Catholic home educators who are obedient to the guiding principles of the Magisterium of the Catholic Church. This group is committed to welcoming, engaging, participating, and serving homeschooling families of northeast Ohio.

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.

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 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.

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.

PEACH (Parents Educating at Christian Homes) Greene County

PEACH provides support, encouragement, information, and fellowship for independent Christian homeschoolers in the Southwest Ohio area. Monthly meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of each month at Arrowbrook Baptist Church, 1124 Upper Bellbrook Road, Xenia OH 45385. These meetings are free and open to the public.

Heritage of the Lord Homeschool Group Grove City/Southwest Columbus

Heritage of the Lord is a group of Christian homeschooling families that are looking for education activities, field trips, and play dates with other Christian homeschooling families. From September to May, offer three different activities: Immersion Day, Field Trip, and Play Day. Also, in May, there will be a Science Fair Day. From June to August, offer Picnic & Play Days twice a month. One of those Picnic & Play dates in June will also feature a Book Swap. Also, one those Picnic & Play dates in August will be a Welcome Back/New School Year Celebration.

ACC Homeschoolers Lima

Allen County Christian Homeschoolers ia a group of homeschooling families that have come together to support and encourage homeschooling in a Godly manner. Member opportunities include field trips and Enrichment Days.

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.

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.

Future Leaders of Ohio Sandusky, Erie, Seneca, and Huron Counties

The purpose of the group is to help the students receive hands on experience and training toward becoming the leaders of tomorrow while encouraging a rich social life through a variety of activities. With the advice and guidance of a parent advisory board the students plan and organize field trips, family nights, teen nights, co-op classes, community service projects, and much more. Membership is open to any homeschooler whether you homeschool traditionally or through an online school. There is no fee to join.

Homeschoolers Exploring, Learning, Playing (H.E.L.P) Springfield

An inclusive group of homeschool families looking to meet other families to play at a park, hike in the woods, make friends and make memories. All are welcome regardless of race, religious beliefs, homeschool style, etc. All members are expected to be respectful of others.

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 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.

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.

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