Considering Homeschooling This Fall?

Don’t worry–you’ve got this! We’ve homeschooled for decades. We know the ropes, and we’re here to help!

1. You’ll need to file a Notice of Intent by August 15.*

2. Until then enjoy this unexpected blessing of time with your children—and experience a bit of the amazing, crazy, beautiful messiness of homeschool life.

3. Get some resources and answers to frequently asked questions here.

4. Attend a “Homeschool Crash Course” webinar to find out everything you need to know to get started

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