Homeschooling in North Carolina

SUPPORT GROUPS
Ace Homeschool Association
Email: Lynn@GroundWaterResourcesPLLC.com
http://www.acehomeschoolers.org/
Ace Homeschool Association is Catawba County’s largest homeschool support group. Ace is currently serving around 250 families. Ace provides help and encouragement to parents to fulfill their God-given rights and responsibilities to educate their own children.

Alamance County Christian Home Educators, ACCHE
Email: handprints@acche.org
http://www.acche.org/
The purpose of Alamance County Christian Home Educators is to provide information, inspiration, and support to families who exercise their God-given right and responsibility to educate their children.

Cary Homeschoolers
Email: richards_sk@hotmail.com
http://www.caryhomeschoolers.org/
Cary Homeschoolers is an all-inclusive, secular homeschool support group based in Cary, NC. Membership is open to all homeschooling families in and around the Cary area. We do not require or endorse adherence to any particular belief system, educational method or philosophy.

Carolina Home Educators Family Support, CHEFS
Email: admin@chefsgroup.org
http://chefsgroup.org/
CHEFS was founded in 2005 in Cheraw, SC. Cheraw is centrally located between four counties in two states: Anson & Richmond counties of NC and Chesterfield & Marlboro counties of SC. Our membership includes homeschoolers from the many small towns that make up this rural area.

Charlotte Homeschooling
http://www.charlottehomeschooling.com/
Information on homeschooling as well as resources for homeschooling in the greater Charlotte, NC area.

C.H.O.I.C.E.S Homeschool Network
Email: melissar17@charter.net
http://www.choiceshomeschoolnetwork.com/
C.H.O.I.C.E.S (Christian Homeschoolers Offering Information, Connections, Encouragement and Support) is a cooperative network of Christian homeschooling families that draws from the gifts and talents of its members to offer a wide range of benefits and opportunities (serving Caldwell County, North Carolina and surrounding areas).

Families Learning Together, FLT
http://www.fltnc.us/
Families Learning Together serves as a support network, welcoming anyone with an interest in home education. FLT encourages the expression of many diverse opinions. As a group, FLT does not endorse or recommend any one resource, method or philosophy over another.

Forsyth Home Educators, FHE
Email: info@ncfhe.org
http://www.ncfhe.org/
FHE is a Christian support group of home educators in Forsyth County.

Homeschool Alliance of North Carolina, Inc, HA-NC
http://www.ha-nc.org/
The Homeschool Alliance of North Carolina is an inclusive organization of registered North Carolina homeschoolers, which does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy status, sex, age, marital status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, homeschool method or any characteristic protected by law.

Love to Learn Homeschool Resource and Information Conference
http://www.lovetolearnconference.com/
This conference was created to fill the need for up to date, accurate, unbiased, information concerning issues that affect the climate of homeschooling in North Carolina.

North Carolinians for Home Education, NCHE
http://nche.com
NCHE is a private, volunteer organization active at the state level, serving North Carolina homeschoolers.

North Carolina Homeschool Loop
http://ncloop.com/
The North Carolina Homeschool Loop was created in 1997 to provide a means for communication among North Carolina homeschoolers. Members are free to share their ideas, questions and/or concerns relating to homeschooling in North Carolina. All homeschoolers are welcome.

North Carolina Unschoolers
http://www.ncunschoolers.com/
By helping our children explore their own autonomy we watch their interests and passions blossom and travel with them down many wondrous paths. As trusted advisor, confidant, and chauffeur, we have an incredible opportunity to help them discover who they are and observe this entire process unfold before us.

Triad Home Educator Support CO-OP, THE-SCOOP
Email: Strollingup@triad.rr.com
http://www.teach-at-home.com/hso/?group=thescoop
WHAT IS "THE SCOOP" ALL ABOUT? We are here to encourage and support others just like YOU. We are families who have made the commitment to home school.


EMAIL LISTS
Alamance County Christian Home Educators, ACCHE
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/acche/
The purpose of Alamance County Christian Home Educators is to provide information, inspiration, and support to families who exercise their God-given right and responsibility to educate their children.

Apex Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ApexHomeschoolers/
We are a casual homeschool group for families in Apex, NC and surrounding areas.

ARCH-Cary
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ARCHCary/
ARCH-Cary is the Cary area chapter of ARCH (Association Of Roman Catholic Homeschoolers). Access to this group is limited to members of ARCH-Cary.

Asheville Unschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Asheville-Unschoolers/
This group is for general unschooling discussion, as well as cooridinating activities, and keeping up to date of events going on in and around Asheville, NC that would interest unschoolers.

The B.L.E.S.S. Homeschool Connection
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BLESS-HS/
We are a group of Homeschoolers in the Winston Salem area. Our Core Group came from and Monthly Mom Meetings are held at First Assembly of God, University Parkway.

Brunswick County Homeschool Activity Group, BC-HAG
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BC-HAG/
We are a Christian Homeschool Group that was formed in 1997. Our main purpose is to reach out to all homeschoolers and their children by providing activities & education, as well as offering moral support & friendship. Our group offers various activities such as: field trips, weekly co-op classes, holiday celebrations, end-of-year/graduation ceremonies, school pictures, and producing a yearbook. Our group meets once a month to discuss the business of the group.

Burke Plus Homeschool
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BurkePlus-NCHS/
Burke Plus stands for Burke County PLUS all surrounding counties here in the foothills of western North Carolina. This group is open for sharing all tidbits of information, curriculum, field trips, classes, neat stuff to do,encouragement or hey, how are yous??

Cabarrus County Home School Association, CCHSA
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CCHSA/
An email list for CCHSA Members. If you are interested in joining our Home School Support Group, CCHSA, please visit our website: www.cchsa.com.

Carolina Catholic Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CarolinaCatholicHS/
This is a list for Catholic homeschoolers in NC and SC to keep in touch, share ideas, inspire, and encourage each other in our call to homeschooling.

Carolina Homeschooling
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Carolinahomeschooling/
This list is for those that are homeschooling in North Carolina or those that may be moving here and homeschooling. It is for us to get together and encourage each other, talk about homeschooling in NC, meet others near us, etc.

Carteret County, NC Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/carteret_hs/
This is a group for people who homeschool in Carteret County, North Carolina or neighboring communities. Its main purpose is to allow homeschoolers to share information about activities and events of interest in Morehead City, Beaufort, Newport, Cape Carteret, Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, and Havelock, North Carolina and the surrounding areas.

Charlotte Mason e-Learn, CMeLEARN
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CMeLEARN/
CMeLEARN (Charlotte Mason eLEARN) is a homeschool group serving families in the Greater Charlotte area. We are Christian families who welcome anyone interested in learning about the Charlotte Mason philosophy of education.

Charlotte Mason e-Learn Announce, CMeLEARN
http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/CMeLearn-announce/
This group is designed to allow CMeLearn members to post information regarding class availability or business sales, or anything that would be of interest to the group.

Charlotte Mason Mothers - North Carolina
http://dir.groups.yahoo.com/group/CM-MothersNC/
CM-MothersNC is a local homeschool support group in the Triangle area of North Carolina for mothers who are utilizing Charlotte Mason's teachings in home education. We are a Christian homeschool group, but welcome anyone who aspires to provide a Charlotte Mason style home education for their children. You must be a support group member to join our email list.

Chatham County Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CCHomeschoolers/
All Chatham County, North Carolina (and neighboring area) home school families, as well as those who want to learn more about homeschooling, are welcome to be a part of our homeschooling support/enrichment group. We welcome families of all races, religions/spiritual paths and educational philosophies, with children ages birth through teens.

C.H.O.I.C.E.S. Homeschool Network
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ChoicesHomeschoolNetwork/
C.H.O.I.C.E.S.(Christian Homeschoolers Offering Information, Connections, Encouragement, and Support) Homeschool Network is a cooperative network of Christian homeschooling families that draws from the gifts and talents of its members to offer a wide range of benefits and opportunities. C.H.O.I.C.E.S. serves Caldwell County, North Carolina (NC) and surrounding areas. (Lenoir, Hudson, Granite Falls, Sawmills, and beyond...)

Christian High School Home School Parents in Greater Asheville NC, CHSHS
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CHSHS_Parents/
This special group of Christian parents in western North Carolina is independent of an outside program or church. We are all home schooling parents who profess Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord of our lives and home schools and we live in the greater Asheville NC region. Our home schools each have a student in the 7th grade level or above by September 2008 or have graduated a student withing the last 3 years.

Christian Minority Home Educators, CMHE
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CMHE/
Christian Minority Home Educators (CMHE) is a Christian support group for minority home educators in the Piedmont Triad area of North Carolina.

Coastal Christian Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CoastalCarolinaHomeschoolers/
This is an email loop established December 2002. It was set up because I had a horrible time finding a group in the coastal region of NC. If you're interested in getting together with other homeschoolers, feel free to join.

East Duplin Home Educators, EDHE
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/EDHE/
We are homeschoolers in East Duplin county, North Carolina.

Forsyth Home Educators E-Group, FHEdu
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/fhedu/
The FHEdu E-Group is an extension of Forsyth Home Educators, a homeschool support group in Forsyth County, located in the Triad of North Carolina. Most members live in the Winston-Salem area, but we welcome home educators in the counties surrounding Forsyth.

Fort Bragg Area Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BraggersHS/
This is a group, started by some military wives who happened to be homeschoolers! This list is for the discussion of homeschooling, and planning group outings, and chatting with other homeschoolers!!It is open to all homeschoolers in the Fort Bragg area! (Fayetteville, Raeford, Hope Mills, Spring Lake, etc.) Also open to those interested in learning more about homeschooling in our area of North Carolina!

Fuquay Varina Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FVHomeschoolers/
The Fuquay Varina Homeschoolers group (Southern Wake County, NC) was established to provide a communication tool for homeschool families in the FV area. The group has park days, field trips, picnics, arts and crafts activities etc.

Gifted Home Scholars in NC
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/GHSNC/
A group for parents who are educating their gifted children at home in NC, or have an interest in home education in our state. This group will give parents an opportunity to network, share experiences, and bounce ideas around. This group is open to all types of homeschoolers.

GIFTS-NC
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/GIFTSNC/
GIFTSNC (Giving and Getting Information for Teaching Special Needs Children) is a special place for parents who homeschool one or more children with physical, developmental, medical, communication or learning challenges.

Greenville Secular Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/GreenvilleSecularHomeschoolers/
Greenville Secular Homeschoolers is a secular, all-inclusive homeschooling group to support families and encourage homeschooling in Greenville, NC and surrounding areas.

Greenville Secular Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/GreenvilleHomeschoolers/
Greenville Secular Homeschoolers is an active group for all ages located in Greenville, North Carolina. We have many activites scheduled and welcome your ideas for more.

Haywood Christian Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/hchs/
Haywood Christian Homeschoolers is a group of home school families that emphasize a Christian world view in homeschooling their children. Most families in this group will be from Haywood County North Carolina but anyone who agrees with educating children with a Christian world view may be a part of the group.

Hendersonville Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/HendersonvilleHomeschoolers/
Our goal is to provide a safe, friendly environment for homeschoolers of all ages to learn and grow.

Holy Family Homeschool Enrichment Triad
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/hfhet/
Holy Family Homeschool Enrichment of the Triad (HFHET)is a Catholic community of homeschoolers from the Piedmont Triad community in North Carolina. We are members of HFHET and participate in an enrichment, cooperative program at Holy Family Catholic Church in Clemmons, NC.

Home-based Educators of Charlotte, HBEC
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/hbec
Home-based Educators of Charlotte (HBEC) is an inclusive, secular group providing support and resources for people who have chosen to educate their families at home. Members have varied backgrounds, as well as varied political and religious beliefs.

Homeschool Alliance of North Carolina
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/HomeschoolAlliance/
This yahoo list is open to all homeschoolers in North Carolina. It is maintained by the Homeschool Alliance of North Carolina, Inc.

Homeschooling in Hampton Roads VA
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/homeschooling-in-hamptonroads/
This list is a meeting place for residents of the Hampton Roads, Virginia surrounding area to find camaraderie for themselves and their children through homeschooling. We have members from Norfolk, Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and Virginia Beach, York County, Williamsburg, Gloucester, Poquoson, Smithfield, Isle of Wight, the Eastern Shore NE North Carolina.

J.M.J. Catholic Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/JMJCatholicHS/
This group is in service to the families of the J.M.J. Catholic Homeschoolers' group. [Only our local members may join and have access to our files and information,fwiw.]

Lake Norman Secular Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LKNsec/
Lake Norman Secular Homeschoolers (LKNsec) is an inclusive, secular homeschooling group providing support, resources and activities for people who have chosen to educate their families at home. Members are primarily in the Lake Norman/North Mecklenburg area of North Carolina.

Langley Gymnastics Homeschoolers
http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/langleygymhomeschoolers/
Langley Gymnastics, located in Angier, North Carolina, not only caters to its gymnasts but also to local homeschooled children. It offers field trips as well as day classes for homeschoolers. The classes focus instruction on all of the gymnastics' equipment. The field trips are one hour of exciting games and activities throughout the whole gym.

K12 NC
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/K12NC/
This group is for North Carolina folks using or thinking about using Dr William Bennett's K12 program as a homeschool or in a virtual charter school (VCS). We will discuss advantages and disadvantages of the curriculum, pros and cons of virtual charter schools (VCS), and general homeschool and life issues.

Live and Learn Unschooling Conference
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LiveandLearnConference/
This group is for news and discussion about the Live and Learn Unschooling conferences, past and upcoming.

Love to Learn Homeschool Resource and Information Conference
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LovetoLearnConferenceNC/
This is a list to discuss the first annual Love to Learn Homeschool Resource and Information Conference, a statewide secular homeschooling conference in North Carolina.

NC Loop
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NCLOOP/
The North Carolina Homeschool Loop was created in 1997 to provide a means for communication among North Carolina homeschoolers.

NE Area Columbia Inclusive Home School
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NEACIHS/
We are looking for Homeschoolers in NE Columbia and the surrounding area for support and fellowship.

NENC Homeschool Bunch
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NENC_Homeschool_Bunch/
This group is comprised of homeschoolers located in the NE North Carolina area to get together and share information and ideas so that we don't feel like we are out there all alone.

North Carolina Homeschool
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NCarolinahomeschool/
This is a mailing list for people who homeschool or are thinking of homeschooling in the state of North Carolina.

North Carolina Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NCHomeschoolers/
The NC Homeschoolers list is organized for the sole purpose of sharing thoughts, more or less, about homeschooling.

North Carolina Homeschool Legislative Watch, NCHS
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NCHS_Legislative/
We are a grassroots group of home educators striving to protect our freedom to homeschool here in the Tarheel State. Here at the NC Homeschool Legislatve Watch, we share and discuss legislative and other legal issues which could have a direct impact upon our rights to homeschool independently.

North Carolina Secular Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NCSecularNetwork/
This list is provided as a means of sharing information and to connect with other secular homeschoolers in NC.

North Carolina Unschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ncunschoolers/
As unschoolers we recognize that learning is a byproduct of living life. We respect our children, and trust that our children will learn everything they need to know through living their lives and following their passions. This group is created to support and connect unschoolers in North Carolina. If you are looking for support or advice about a certain curriculum, this is not the list for you.

Onslow Secular Home Schoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/OnslowSecularHomeSchoolers/
This group is open to anyone in or around the Onslow County, NC area who homeschools (for whatever personal reason) in a secular manner. However, we are not limited nor are we exclusive. Anyone can join as long as he/she can be open-minded and tolerant of the personal choices of others.

PC3 Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/PC3Homeschoolers/
This is an online group for anyone attending Port City Community Church (PC3) in Wilmington, NC. The group's goal is to provide support, guidance, or advice for those that are homeschooling or may be considering homeschooling.

Piedmont Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Piedmonthomeschoolers/
This group is offered as a means of disseminating news and information of interest among homeschool families residing in the Piedmont Triad (Burlington, High Point, Greensboro, Winston-Salem and nearby counties) region of North Carolina NC.

Region 3 NC High-School Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/r3nchh/
A group for Region 3 North Carolina (Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Iredell, Wilkes, and Watauga counties) high-school homeschoolers and their families.

Region 7 Front Porch
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/region7frontporch/
NCHE Region 7 Front Porch is an inclusive, Christian-based, e-mail loop for ALL homeschoolers in the NCHE Region 7 area, which includes: Anson, Chatham, Harnett, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Richmond, and Scotland counties counties in NC.

Region 11 Eastern NC moderated by ECHO
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/region11hsers/
Region11HSers is designed to be a resourse for homeschooling families in one of NCHE's largest areas, Region 11 (Pamlico, Craven, Lenoir, Jones, Carteret, Onslow, Dublin, Pender, New Hanover, Brunswick and Columbus counties).

Rutherford Polk County NC Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/barefoothomeschoolers/
We are a group of non-religious homeschoolers living in WNC. Some are a little on the Waldorf side of things, some are structured, some are a little unschoolish (okay, maybe alot!) and some are new to it all. We're a diverse group that meets weekly and sometimes more, sometimes less. Most of us are in the Rutherford County area with a few families living in Polk County North Carolina. WNC NC area.

School's Out Forever Getaway
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SchoolsOutForeverGetaway/
Announcing the first annual School's Out Forever Getaway to be held in October of 2009 on the breathtakingly beautiful grounds of Stone Mountain Park, in Georgia!

Secular Homeschoolers of North Carolina
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/secular_homeschoolers_NC/
Secular Homeschoolers of North Carolina [SHNC] was founded in July 2004 out of a need for a welcoming group for homeschooling families in and around Johnston and Wake Counties inclusive of all ethnicities, faiths, ages, lifestyles and homeschooling styles.

SEEK: Support Educating EVERY Kid
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SEEKNC/
SEEK is a homeschool support group for online resources, sharing of information, meeting other homeschoolers in our local area. Serving Fayetteville, NC the surrounding area of Cumberland County parts of Hoke County.

SHAREinNC Home School Support Group
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SHAREinNC/
S.H.A.R.E. (Secular Homeschoolers Accepting and Respecting Everyone). Vision: To provide encouragement and support, as well as social and creative outlets, for all homeschooling families in Fayetteville and the surrounding communities.

Sneads Ferry Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sneadsferryhomeschoolers/
The intent of this group is to communicate information regarding homeschool activities. We are also here to encourage and support one another and share prayer requests.

Spice-Line, Homeschool Raleigh Group
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/spice_line/
Spice-line is a christian based loop which provides information and encouragment to homeschooling families in Raleigh and Durham, North Carolina or the Triangle area.

Stokes & Surry County HomeSchoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/StokesSurryHomeSchoolers/
We are a diverse group of homeschooling families in the Stokes and Surry County area of NC. This egroup should be used as a network for the community to provide info on local co-ops, resources, support and to meet other homeschoolers in the area.

Triad Catholic Co-Op
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/triadcatholicco-op/
This is an email list for the co-op of the Triad Catholic Homeschoolers.

Triad Home Educator Support CO-OP, THE-SCOOP
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/THE-SCOOP
This group is for anyone in the Triad North Carolina area who is interested in being a part of a support message group; a place for encouragement, support, resources, information, and Christian fellowship among other area home school families.

Triad Homeschool Activities
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/homeschool_activities/
The intention of this group is to coordinate fun and educational homeschool activities for homeschoolers and parents in Kernersville, High Point, Greensboro, Winston-Salem and Walkertown areas.

Triad Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/triadhomeschoolers/
Triad Homeschoolers is a support group for homeschoolers of all walks of life. We have families from all over the Triad and most activities are in Greensboro, High Point and Kernersville.

TRIBE Homeschool Group
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TRIBE_homeschoolers/
TRIBE stands for Totally Responsible Individual Based Education. We are a eclectic group with families from Pitt, Greene, Beaufort, and Edgecombe Counties.

Unifour Home Learning
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/UnifourHomeLearning/
Our focus is homeschooling, and we welcome homeschoolers of all shapes and sizes, varied spiritual backgrounds, traditional and nontraditional families, unschoolers to school-at-home families, and everything in between.

Western North Carolina Homeschoolers, WNCH
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/WNC-Homeschoolers/
WNC Homeschoolers is an inclusive, Christian-based, e-mail loop for ALL homeschoolers in the Western North Carolina area.

WNC Asheville Area Gifted Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/wncgiftedhomeschoolers/
This group is for families who are enjoying the challenges unique to homeschooling gifted children. This group is specific to Western North Carolina, primarily in the Asheville area. Our goal is to start learning groups, have social time, and share information with regards to homeschooled gifted children.

WNC Christian Homeschoolers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/wncchristianhomeschoolers/
We are a christian homeschoolers support group serving homeschool families living in western North Carolina counties.


The League of Charter Schools Charter School List
http://www.charterleague.org/list.html

North Carolina Department of Education Charter School List
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/charterschools/schools/


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