Homeschooling in Kentucky

SUPPORT GROUPS
Bluegrass Homeschool Learning Cooperative
Email: info@my-bhlcDOTorg
http://www.my-bhlc.org/
We are a secular homeschooling group which means we are not specifically connected with any one church or religion. Our members come from all walks of life and belief systems and are united by a desire to educate our children in a stimulating, respectful environment.

Central Kentucky Christian Home School Association, CKCHSA
Email: EmailCKCHSA@yahoo.com
http://www.homeschool-life.com/ky/net
We are a Christian network of homeschooling families based in Winchester, KY. Our goals are to provide an avenue for communication and promote fellowship among homeschooling families in Central Kentucky.

Christian Home-Educators of the Blueglass
http://www.ch-eb.org Some events we are planning include the Hummel Planetarium, Lexington Children’s Theatre, Louisville Zoo, Achievement Testing, Achievement Night, a trip to the Apple Orchard, Script’s National Spelling Bee, Safety City, the National Geographic Geography Bee, and of course some fellowship events also

Christian Home Educators of Kentucky
Email: heartsathome1@yahoo.com
http://www.chek.org
A statewide home schooling educational and informational organization established to assist families who choose to educate their children according to the dictates of their conscience and their fundamental rights as parents.

Estill County Christian Homeschool Organization, ECCHO
http://ecchoky.tripod.com/
The purpose of our group is to encourage and support homeschoolers in Estill and surrounding counties. We strive to have a wholesome and family atmosphere. Our goal is for our children to get a solid education based upon Christian values.

Home For His Glory, HFHG
http://www.homeforhisglory.com/
The goal of HomeForHisGlory, Inc. is to provide valuable resources for the homeschool community in Kentuckiana and to grow our community closer through real life opportunities and events, such as HFHG Live Meetings, Educational Co-ops, Annual Homeschool Fair, Field Trips, Service Projects and Academic Testing.

Jessamine County Home Educator's Association
Email: intouchmoderator@yahoo.com
http://www.jchea.wordpress.com
The purpose of our group is to provide Christ-centered support and encouragement and to promote academic and social opportunities for private home school families in their efforts to home educate their children.

Kentucky Home Education Association, KHEA
Email: laffinatu2@hotmail.com
Email: wmmonroe@wmmonroe.com
http://khea.8k.com
Kentucky Home Education Association is a non-sectarian organization open to all conscientious supporters of home education – without regard to race, color, creed or religion. We are the oldest, statewide homeschooling organization.

Kentucky Home School Friends
http://kentuckyhomeschoolfriends.blogspot.com/
We are an inclusive home school support group in Bell, Harlan, Letcher and surrounding counties in Southeast Kentucky.

Parents As Teachers in Christian Homes, P.A.T.C.H.
Email: charity@sceee.com
http://patchky.org/
P.A.T.C.H is a cooperative organization whose success requires that each member contribute time and energy to planning and implementing our activities. If our homeschool programs interest you and you want to join our active community, please contact us, new members are always warmly welcomed.

Pennyroyal Area Christian Home Educators of Kentucky, PACHEK
Email: sandjsikora@gmail.com
http://www.pachek.org/
PACHEK is devoted to supporting area families who are exercising their God-given right and responsibility to educate their children. We strive to provide encouragement and fellowship to homeschoolers, as well as enriching activities and field trips. Each month during the school year, we have a meeting, a group activity, Mom's Night Out, and play time for the children. This year's plans include bowling, camping, Spring Banquet, and much more!

Pole Homeschool Support Group and Resource Center
http://polehssg.webs.com/
A homeschool group that is inclusive and welcomes anyone who homeschools regardless of religion or educational beliefs or practices; as homeschooling becomes more popular, more inclusive groups have been formed; in the traditional classroom settings, an inclusive group is focused on reaching out to increasingly diverse student populations to provide supportive and quality educational resources, materials and socialization to ALL students regardless of economic status, gender, race or disability.

River City Field Trips
Email: rivercityfieldtrips@gmail.com
http://rivercityfieldtrips.org/
River City Field Trip Group is for ALL HOMESCHOOLERS in the Kentuckiana area. We are excited to be able to offer a variety of field trip opportunities.

Teaching Homes In Northern Kentucky, THINK
Email: general03@thinkathome.com
http://www.thinkathome.com
Teaching Homes In Northern Kentucky is a consortium of families from the northern-most counties of Kentucky who base the education of our children in our homes. In THINK, we try to support one another as we attempt to raise our children in a manner that glorifies God.

United Christian Home Schools
http://www.uchsowensboro.org/
We are a group of home schooling families who come together to provide support and encouragement for one another. We are an interdenominational Christian group. We are very firm in our beliefs and our commitment to our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Western KY Homeschoolers
http://wkychs.educatorpages.com/Page.aspx?name=wkychs
We at WKyHS strive to provide a network of support to homeschool families in and around western KY. We welcome families from all walks of life... No matter the reason you homeschool your children!


EMAIL LISTS
Bluegrass Homeschool Learning Cooperative, BHLC
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BHLC/
We are a secular group which offers support and opportunities to ALL homeschooling families. We are not limited by religion, race, abilities or disabilities, or by cultural beliefs. We seek families who want the best for their children, both educationally and in life.

Bullitt County Homeschool
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BullittCountyHomeschool/
Bullitt County Homeschool is an all inclusive support and play group. We accept all homeschoolers.Our only requirement is to keep the children first.

Bullitt County Homeschooling Co-op
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bullittcoop/
This group was created as a means of communication between the members of the co-op. This is where you can find book lists, website links, and other pooled resources.

Capitol Area Christian Homeschool News, CACH
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CACHhomeschoolnews/
This is an announcement and informational site for members of the Capital Area Christian Homeschoolers in Frankfort, KY.

Casey County Kentucky Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/caseycountyhomeschoolers/
This group is for homeschoolers in and around Casey County, Kentucky. Here we will share field trips, history clubs, American Girl Doll Club, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Ladies Day Out meetings, pictures from our various events, helpful links, etc.

Cincinnati Area Teaching Children at Home, C-A-T-C-H
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/C-A-T-C-H
Welcome to the e-group for CATCH (Cincinnati Area Teaching Children at Home). CATCH is a community-based educational organization for all who educate at home, or are interested in home education options, especially for those who live in the tri-state area which includes Southwestern Ohio, Southeastern Indiana, and Northern Kentucky.

Classical Conversations of SE Louisville
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CCSoutheastLouisville/
Our group exists to know God and make him known through educating our children following a Classical Christian Model. We are here to support and encourage one another in our homeschooling endeavors.

Christians Teaching Homes
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ChristianTeachingHomes/
A homeschool group created to offer support, encouragement, and edification to homeschooling families in the Kentuckian region. (Kentucky - Louisville, Oldham, Bullitt, Spencer, Southern Indiana - Clarksville, Jeffersonville, New Albany, etc.!) We'll talk homeschooling methods, curriculum, character development, personal and spiritual growth, lesson planning, schedules, field trips, community service opportunities and more!

East-Central Kentucky LIFE
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/East-CentralKentuckyLIFE/
LIFE (Learning in a Family Environment) is a homeschooling support group made up of families in East-Central Kentucky. Our members live in Powell, Estill, Clark, Montgomery, and other surrounding counties. We meet regularly for park days, holiday parties, field trips, co-op classes, etc.

Education And Group Learning Enrichment, E.A.G.L.E.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/HomeschoolEAGLE/
This group is for the students and parents involved in EAGLE. Education and Group Learning Enrichment. EAGLE's goal is to provide all homeschooled children with the opportunity to participate with others in group settings, thereby taking advantage of each other's strengths and experiences.

FAITH Homeschool Group
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FAITHKY/
FAITH Homeschool is a Christian group located in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Members enjoy the opportunity to participate in group activities such as monthly field trips, ski trips, movie mornings, Mom's Nights Out, recreational basketball, JOOI Club for teens, athletic opportunites with Elizabethtown Christian Academy, Traditional Enrichment classes for grades K-8, and Academics classes for grades 6-12.

Freerange Homeschool Co-op
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FreerangeHSco-op/
We are a secular learning co-op serving Homeschoolers in Louisville and Kentuckiana. Activities inclued unit studies, field trips and book club. Children of all ages are welcome, but our activities are deisgned pimarily for preschool and elementary age kids.

Georgetown Homeschool Teachers Lounge
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/GeorgetownHomeschoolTeachersLounge/
A place of Christian encouragement, inspiration and practical ideas for homeschooling, parenting, marriage and home.

Girl Scout Cadettes of Louisville Kentucky
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/GSC1675/
Homeschooling Cadette Girl Scouts from Southern Indiana and Kentucky. Our bi-monthly meetings (Sept-May) are scheduled and coordinated alongside our other Homeschool troops of Daisy/Brownies and Juniors.

Heart-2-Heart, H2H
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/h2hactivities/
We are a group of home school families in the Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and Indiana Area. This group is intended to be a place where homeschooling parents can find others who are positive, enthusiastic, accepting, yet realistic people. We network with each other to organize activities that meet the social and sometimes educational needs of our children.

Home For His Glory, HFHG
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/HFHG
HomeForHisGlory is a list for Christian Homeschoolers in the Louisville, Kentucky and Southern Indiana areas. This is a place to share homeschool ideas, questions, field trips, prayer requests and discuss issues related to homeschool families... a place to build one another up in our efforts to teach our children in Christian homes.

The Home Learner's Network, HLN
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/HLNweb/
Most activites center around the Danville/Boyle County area but the list is composed of members from surrounding KY counties of Casey, Garrard, Fayette, Marion, Mercer, Adair... Programs and activities posted to group are not limited to this geographical area. Some members will travel to Louisville or Lexington for homeschool activities.

Home School in Southern Indiana
(Southern Indiana & Kentucky, including but not limited to Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Posey County, New Harmony, Mt. Vernon, Newburgh, Spencer County, Gibson County, Owensboro and Henderson)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/homeschool-in-southern-indiana

Homeschool Kentucky
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/homeschool-Kentucky
This list is for the sharing of ideas/topics related to homeschooling in Kentucky. Posting of events, organizations, and homeschool websites is welcome.

Kentuckiana Daisy/Brownie Girl Scouts
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/GSBR1769/
Homeschooling Brownie/Daisy Girl Scouts from Southern Indiana and Kentucky. Our bi-monthly meetings (Sept-May) are scheduled and coordinated alongside two other Homeschool troops of Juniors and Cadettes.

Kentuckiana Home Schoolers Field Trip Planner, KHSFTP
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/KHSFTP/
Kentuckiana Home Schoolers Field Trip Planner (KHSFTP) is a list for planning field trips for homeschoolers from grade Pre-K through 5th grade. At least monthly field trips will be offered by list moderators, but field trips planned by other members are encouraged. We welcome ALL homeschoolers in the Louisville, KY area.

Kentuckiana Junior Girl Scouts
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/GSJR1675/
Homeschooling Junior Girl Scouts from Southern Indiana and Kentucky. Our bi-monthly meetings (Sept-May) are scheduled and coordinated alongside two other Homeschool troops of Daisy/Brownies and Cadettes.

Kentucky Educational Enrichment Network, K.E.E.N.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Kyeducationalenrichmentnetwork/
K.E.E.N. is a statewide organization that supports other groups and co-operatives in their endeavors. Our activities are open to all these groups. We are an agent for resources and connections for these groups.

Kentucky Homeschool
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Kentuckyhomeschool
This is a mailing list for people who homeschool or are thinking of homeschooling in the state of Kentucky. Kids and Parents alike! Here you can exchange ideas! support each other! give links for school stuff! just talk including, scripture, God, church, parents, kids, home cleaning, lessons and curriculum, on-line courses, and web sites.

Kentucky Secular Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/KY-Secular-Homeschoolers/
Kentucky Secular Homeschoolers is a site to promote and support secular homeschooling families. There are numerous discussion groups and resources for homeschoolers who would like to mix religion into their school day. If this is your family, then this is not the site for you. This site is for homeschoolers to discuss, find resources and connect with other families that are purely secular.

Kentucky Unschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/kentuckyunschoolers/
Our purpose is to enable homeschooling/UNschooling families to find each other for support, information, cooperative learning experiences, homeschooling advocacy and friendship. We are a diverse group; we strive to respect, support and learn from the choices made by each homeschooling family.

KY Gentle Parents
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/KYgentleparents/
We believe in Natural & Attachment Parenting. Topics can include gentle births & birth options, non-circ, informed or no vac, breastfeeding, child led weaning, baby wearing, family bed, responsive to baby's cues, cloth diapering, alternative/natural health options, stay at home parenting, gentle discipline, anti-violence, organic clothing, bedding toys & food, holistic health & education, waldorf education, homeschooling, unschooling.

KY Homeschool
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/KyHomeschool/
This is a mailing list for people who homeschool or are thinking of homeschooling in the state of Kentucky. Kids and parents alike! Here you can exchange ideas, support each other and give links for school stuff!

LaGrange Baptist Church Homeschoolers, LBCHS
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LBCHS/
This yahoo group is for LaGrange Baptist Church Homeschoolers. LBCHS exists to inform its members of prayer needs, field trips, and other homeschool related information. Membership requires approval or invitation.

Lake Area Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/lakeareahomeschoolers/
The Lake Area Homeschoolers Yahoo! Group is an active email loop for homeschool families living in and around Western KY. Use this board to announce events, field trips & outings, and homeschool activities or for general "chat" about specific topics of interest for homeschool families. If you are a homeschool family living in western KY wishing to associate with other like-minded families then LakeArea invites you to join us!

LAMP Homeschool Group
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/lamphomeschoolmembers/
The LAMP support group is a christian homeschooling organization serving families in the Murray-Calloway County area of western Kentucky.

LaRue County Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LaRueCountyHomeschoolers/
This is for homeschoolers in and close to LaRue county in Kentucky. Please check our calender for dates of field trips and important activitys.

Lexington Christian Homeschool Group
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/lexingtonchristianhomeschool/
The Lexington Christian Homeschool support group is dedicated to helping Christian Homeschoolers in the Bluegrass, Fayette County, Lexington, Kentucky (Ky.) area connect and form a community.

Lexington Homeschool Support
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LexingtonHomeschool
Lexington Homeschoolers is a support network in the Central Kentucky area. We are an inclusive group offering support to anyone regardless of religion, race, or homeschooling method. We are a secular (not religiously affiliated) group valuing diversity, creativity and open mindedness.

Lexington Middle and High School Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LexingtonMiddle-HighSchoolHomeschoolers/
We are parents of Middle School and High School aged homeschooled children in central Kentucky. We invite other parents to join us in discussing the benefits and disadvantages of homeschooling older children in KY. We invite all parents to help us plan and post social activities, field trips, academic events and any other opportunities where our teens can meet and socialize.

Louisville Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LouisvilleHS
This is a secular list for all Home Educators (Homeschoolers) in the greater Louisville metropolitan area. This list will be used to notify users of field trips available in the Louisville area and also as a forum for discussion concerning homeschooling.

Louisville, Kentucky Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LouKYHS/
This group is for homeschoolers/home educators in Louisville, KY. We can discuss anything in regard to homeschooling, ways to have a good time, family events, play dates, field trips, ways to save money (homeschooling is expensive!), etc.

Madison County KY Home Schoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/madisoncountyhomeschool/
This group strives to provide a central hub of information for families home schooling in the Madison County area. We are a place for those who are home schooling in Richmond and elsewhere in Madison County to post information on get togethers, co-ops, curriculum sales, field trips, special home school sports leagues, fun or educational local oppurtunities, store discounts that are available to home school families and much more.

NKY Home Learners
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/nkyhomelearners/
NKY Home Learners is an inclusive, non-directed e-list for unschooling and homeschooling families in the Northern Kentucky area to communicate about weekly park/play days, Mom's nights out, and any other upcoming activities.

NKY Homeschoolians
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/nkyhomeschoolians/
NKY Homeschoolians is a small, active group of elementary homeschooling families in the Northern Kentucky area with a focus on natural family living. We do not use or endorse any particular homeschooling curriculum or style. Most members use a mix of classical education, unschooling, Montessori, and Waldorf-inspired activities and curriculum.

North Kentucky/Cincinatti Mommy and Me Support and Play Group
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/nkycincinnatimommyandme/
We welcome families with newborns to preschoolers who wish to meet up in the Northern Kentucky and nearby Cincinnati area. Our families meet year-round for free playgroups every Tuesday 11am-1pm.

Oldham Christian Home Educators
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/OCHE
Oldham Christian Home Educators (OCHE) is a Christian homeschool community based in Oldham County, Kentucky. In 1999, this Yahoogroups email list was formed to facilitate group communications, maintain relationships within the group, and encourage each other in our Christian homeschool journey.

Richmond, KY Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Richmond-KY_homeschoolers
This is a group for anyone in the area around Richmond, Kentucky. If you are within driveing distance, you are welcome. We will have meetings, set up fieldtrips, trade lessons, and share tips and hints. Parents of any age children are welcome, and any religion. Whatever your reason for homeschooling, this group intends to lend you support.

Shelby County Home Educators of Kentucky, SCHE-KY
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SCHE-KY/
On this list we’ll post local gym days, field trips, playgroups, co-op opportunities, homeschool ideas, questions, prayer requests and discuss issues related to homeschool families.

S.E. Kentucky Home Educator's Network, SEKYHEN
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SEKYHEN/
This network is primarily made up of home schooling families in the Kentucky River and Cumberland Valley regions of kentucky. But we are not limited to only these areas. All home schooling families that live near, plan to visit or are just interested may join!

Spencer County Home Educators of KY, SPCHE
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SPCHE/
A Christian homeschool support group intended to keep the lines of communication open for families who homeschool in Spencer County, Kentucky and surrounding areas.

St. Benedict's Homeschool Association
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SBHA/
We are Catholic Homeschooling families in Kentucky. The member families of the St. Benedict Homeschool Association share their commitment to providing the highest quality education for our children.

Three Rivers Homeschool Network
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/3riversnetwork
The Three Rivers Homeschool list functions to connect homeschooling families and their support groups in western Kentucky, southern Illinois, and northwest Tennessee. Its purpose is to keep families aware of the opportunities for support and enrichment available within a roughly 60 mile radius of Paducah, KY. This is a mailing list, not an organization, but we welcome posts from local homeschool organizations.

West Kentucky Christian Home Educators Group, WKCHE
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/wkche_homeschool/

This group has been established to share information relevant to successful homeschooling and events of the West Kentucky Christian Home Educators group representing members from Caldwell, Crittenden, Lyon, Livingston and Hopkins Counties in western Kentucky.


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Email: kvhsinquiry@education.ky.gov
http://www.kyvs.org/
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