homeschool alone. Get involved in a homeschool support group
where you can get help throughout the year and find social
activities for your children. Homeschool support groups come
in all flavors: Christian, Catholic, Secular, Special Needs,
etc. Find the one that meets your particular needs and get
involved. Here are some resources that are able to give you
information on other support groups in Oklahoma.
(Oklahoma Christian Home Educators Consociation)
is a statewide homeschool support organization
directed by Christian leaders to serve and help
anyone who strongly desires to teach his or her
children at home. Offers Capitol Day, Conventions
in both OKC and Tulsa, Support Groups,
Informer Newsletter, Get Started booklet, Art/Photo
Blog. Contact info: Phone: 405-521-8439. Email at email@example.com.
Info Group: A yahoo group by
Ellen Latimer that provides encouragment and LOTS
of free information for Oklahoma homeschool moms
on what's happening in Oklahoma that is of interest
to homeschoolers. I highly recommend signing up
for this group. (Also a good friend of mine!) There are
more e-groups listed below.
Tutorial Center located at 3160A S. 129th
E. Ave., Tulsa, offers academic counseling to homeschooling
families. Contact them at 664-9527 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
HERO of Oklahoma's primary purpose is to provide information concerning the many local and state educational resources
available to Oklahoma home educators. As a network
of homeschooling families and support
groups, HERO of
Oklahoma also helps families connect with each other
through their web site, gatherings, and e-mail discussion
groups. Information on this website includes recommended
lawyers for homeschoolers, booklist, shopping info,
and much more.
(Tulsa Home Educators),
published by Linda Duntley, is a subscription-based
newsletter for homeschool parents that provides information on local support groups and community
to homeschoolers in the
Tulsa metro area. Well worth the subscription price!
Contact Linda at email@example.com
for more information.
Support Groups (alphabetical):
- AMBLEcommunity (Tulsa).
are a community of home-educating families in the Tulsa,
Ok area. We gather weekly for a nature walk, a field
trip, or a park day. The moms come together twice a month
to discuss the Charlotte Mason method and to encourage
and pray for each other as we create the educational
life we desire for our families.
- Central Oklahoma Homeschool Enrichment (COHE) exists to supplement the homeschool community by providing quality high school level courses in a Christian environment taught by experienced instructors that love young people and are enthusiastic about their subject matter. COHE meets on Wednesdays from mid-August through April at Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Northwest Oklahoma City. For more information visit the COHE website or contact Missy Wade at firstname.lastname@example.org or 405-760-3905.
Home Educators Encouragement Resource.
The CHEER Support Group is a group of 100+ homeschool
families in the Broken Arrow, Tulsa,
Oklahoma area who support and encourage each other
and provide tools to help each family achieve excellence
in their homeschool.
Contact: Erin and Terry Blain, Tulsa,Oklahoma,
Contact Email: email@example.com.
- Tulsa (Christian Home Educators Fellowship).
CHEF of Oklahoma is open to any homeschool family
who signs their statement of faith. Affiliated
support groups are located throughout Tulsa and
the surrounding areas. They also sponsor a new
and used book fair in June. E-mail at CHEFOFOK@aol.com.
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 471363, Tulsa,
Oklahoma 74147-1363. Phone: (918) 583-READ (583-7323).
and Pryor Group. This group is open to any
homeschooling families, regardless of religious beliefs
or curriculum being taught. Our group meets at least
once a month for playdates and field trips, plus we
have a private facebook group where members can discuss
homeschool-related issues. Contact Liz Huckleby by
phone (918)521-5975 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Facebook group page is: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/groups/232829423408933?ap=1 .
Home Educators' Support Group: We offer
field trips, mom's fellowship, educational events,
social get togethers, website information, and yahoo
group discussion. Membership is $10/per family for
the school year. Affiliated group of OCHEC. Edmond,
OK. Contact: Leah Grady, Email:email@example.com.
We are a family based Christian support group for
the Tulsa area. We have 2 co-ops, extra
classes, monthly family outings, living history events,
several children's clubs, field trips and more. We have
fellowships for both moms and dads as well. We alternate
between monthly business/support meetings and informational
workshops. We have an active online bulletin board
and email newsletter. Dues are $20 with a signed
Statement of Faith. Contact: Lisa Marshall at firstname.lastname@example.org.
School Association for Military Families.
We provide resources, support and community to military
homeschoolers nationwide. Our group at Fort Sill currently
participates in foreign language, swim classes, mom's
nights out, field trips, Odyssey of the Mind and more.
Information can be found on our website at www.hsamf.org.
Membership dues are paid through this site. Fort
Sill/Lawton contact: Michelle Mulligan, 808-227-1684, Dkota03mlm@yahoo.com.
National contact: Mariel Barreras at 931-216-8389, email@example.com.
Home Educators, Hydro and
surrounding areas. Support, activities, and co-op.
Country HERO (Green Country Home Educators
Resource Organization) was established to provide support
for homeschoolers in the greater Tulsa area. The group
is open to all homeschoolers and is Christian based.
We provide a wide variety of social and educational
opportunities, all organized by group members. Benefits
include the following: a monthly newsletter, a member
directory, use of our lending library, an HSLDA discount,
bi-monthly business meetings, and monthly moms' night
out. We are affiliated with OCHEC, THE, and HERO of
Oklahoma. If you are interested in joining Green Country
HERO, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Location:
Tulsa Area, Oklahoma. Contact:
Dawn Osborn, Phone: 918-261-4688.
Homeschool was formed to connect
area homeschool families in sharing ideas, curriculum
information, resource information, play dates and field
trips. This group is open to all homeschool families.
All religious beliefs, or none at all, are welcome.
We have a common goal of providing a quality education
for our children, which includes tolerance and respect.
Grove, OK. Contact: Carol Wilson 918-787-6863;
(Home Educating and Righteously Training). Kelly
Huckaby - email@example.com
HEART exists to encourage and edify homeschooling families.
Our vision is found in Proverbs 3:5-6. We offer Ladies'
Meetings, Moms' Night Out, field trips, community service
projects, and plenty of opportunities for supporting
Homeschool Co-Op is a support group for homeschool
families and serves Owasso, Oklahoma
and surrounding areas (i.e. - Collinsville, Claremore,
Verdigris Valley, Skiatook and Sperry). To become a member
of our Co-Op, you must agree to our Christian bylaws,
register with our Membership Coordinator and pay yearly
dues. We encourage active participation in our Co-Op,
so please only join if you are interested in becoming
fully committed. Our Co-Op offers field trips, parties,
school pictures, fellowship activities, holiday parties,
monthly support meetings and LNO for moms, family events
and special guest speakers. For
more information, please e-mail our President, Christy
Rowden, at firstname.lastname@example.org or
our Membership Coordinator, Jennifer Wedemeyer at email@example.com.
Home Educators, Owasso. Open
to all. Classes and field trips for kids. Support
for moms. Contact: Julie Attebury at firstname.lastname@example.org.
of Lawton/Ft. Sill -
We are a family friendly group open to any homeschooler
that needs/wants support. We organize play days, field
trips, karate classes, and many other opportunities
for homeschool families. Our diverse group of families
are from all walks of life. There are no forms to sign
nor dues to pay. For more information contact Suzie Epler
(Helping Other Parents Educate) Oklahoma
City. Offers support, field
trips, gym classes and other group activities. Yearbook,
geography fair. Monthly moms-only evening support,
also. See website for more info or Email:
Oklahoma City - field trips, play dates, brainstorm,
exchange information, and perhaps even eventually set
up some co-op opportunities for those who use the K-12
Curriculum. If you are interested, please join
our yahoo group. Leaders:
Karen and Lori.
County Homeschool Group. Any homeschoolers are
welcome. We will have a Welcome Potluck picnic at the
Crescent City Park in Crescent. Any questions please
call 969-2620 for Angie or Chris.
Secular Homeschool Association (NSHA) welcomes
homeschooling families with children of all ages and
homeschooling styles who seek to connect with others
who share a secular approach to education. Norman,
OK. Contact: Rachel. (405) 217-4089, Email: email@example.com or
Joei (405) 573-7474, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Area Home Educators is an organization
based in Norman, Oklahoma, that helps member homeschooling
families find resources and share information, and
offers occasional activities for the enrichment of
our children's education. We are available at email@example.com
and PO Box 1368, Norman, OK 73070. Find more information
on our website at http://normanhomeschool.org/.
Area Home School Association. OAHSA is dedicated
to serving home educators and their families. Our goal
is to glorify Jesus Christ and to encourage parents in
the training of their children to follow Jesus through
home education. We hope to guide and help families to
educate their children carefully in the way that would
be pleasing to God. We maintain Christian leadership but
membership is open to all. Contact: Shelley Boland, Email:
Skiatook Christian Homeschool Association (OSCHA)
We are a new non-profit support group in the Skiatook area with members from Sperry, Hominy, and Avant. Members
must sign our statement of faith and agree to abide
by our by-laws. We offer structured PE, field trips,
holiday activities, and promotion night. Contact:
Wendy Kuerbitz at 918-407-3936 and Victoria Myers 918-396-0655.
County Home Educators Association (PCHEA).
Pott. County and the surrounding areas.
PCHEA is Christian in orientation and leadership, but
not exclusive in membership. We offer support and encouragement
to homeschooling families in Shawnee and surrounding
counties through various monthly activities, contests
and field trips for our children, and a monthly newsletter
and website. Contact: Nancy Schwab. Phone: (405)
225-7116. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
22:6 Home Educators,
7015 East 41st Street, Tulsa, OK 74145. Serving
Tulsa and surrounding area. Contact: Jami: (918)
622-2444 or email@example.com.
Open to anyone. No membership fees or forms to sign.
Members should provide at least one volunteer service
for the group. Proverbs 22:6 Home Educators support group
exists to provide a support network for families who
honor the seventh day Sabbath and have chosen to educate
their children at home. Membership benefits include:
Student public speaking; PE co-op; play-dates; educational
field trips; e-mail loop; fun academic competitions;
friendship and fellowship. Moms and Dads are encouraged
to attend the monthly meetings together. Child care is
available if needed.
Sallisaw Home Educators is a Support Group for Homeschool
families in and around the Sallisaw, Oklahoma area.
Our group is open to all home edcucators regardless
of race, religion, learning and/or teaching styles.
Contact: Danielle Crawford. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Home Educators: No membership fees. All
families that have children birth to high school. Non-home
schoolers welcomed. We offer Field Trips, Co-op type
classes, park days, debate team, and photography class.
We do have monthly meetings. Shawnee. Phone: 405-395-2146
- Home Is Where The Heart Is. Serving
Stillwater, Perkins, Tryon, Perry and Mulhall.
Contact: Pascha Franklin, email@example.com.
Homeschooling or thinking about it. Please, whether your
children are old or young, whether you are married or
single, whether you are religious or not, textbook teaching
or unschooling and everything in between. We are here
to support each other in the decision to keep our children
at home with us, learning with us. We do NOT have to
agree on anything else, just be respectful of each other
as you would want people to be with you. Please,
visit the website for current meeting times & places.
We look forward to meeting you!
Homeschool - serving Tahlequah, Muskogee,
Wagoner, Fort Gibson, Stillwell, Lake Tenkiller and the
surrounding area. We offer an exciting variety of academic
clubs, special events, field trips, play days and more.
We're a friendly and inclusive group with no yearly dues.
We welcome you to check us out on our Facebook
send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org for
Home Educators (TCHE) is a Christian organization
serving Blanchard, Newcastle, Tuttle, and the surrounding
areas, offering a variety of clubs, classes and activities
designed specifically for the homeschool family.
As a group, we desire to give support, encouragement
and fellowship to all homeschool families in our
aea. We would love to help your family on your own
amazing educational journey!
Area Homeschoolers. A homeschool group
that meets weekly, we have a planned activity once
a month, celebrate birthdays each month. Have field
trips, guest speakers and just enjoy talking to each
other, sharing ideas etc. Tulsa. Contact
Cheryl Fritz at TulsaAreaHomeschoolers@gmail.com.
Home Educators, organized in 1999, serves
the homeschooling families of Victory Christian
Church and the surrounding community. We offer
a co-op, field trips, monthly chapel, craft and
holiday parties, senior graduation and more. Fees
are $35 per family with a signed statement of
faith. South Tulsa. For additional information
please email us: email@example.com.
or Out-of-Country Support Groups:
Homeschool E-Groups and Blogs:
& more about homeschooling in Oklahoma.
Liszt: A Christian information
group for West of Tulsa Area homeschoolers includes field
trip ideas, activities, and other information such as
new finds, book and movie information, cool websites
OKCHomeschoolers.This group is created
for those in the Northwest of Oklahoma City area (Piedmont,
Surrey Hills) area to discuss homeschooling and the
fun and challenges that engage our families.
County Homeschoolers, Membership Requirments:
Homeschool in Okmulgee County or be interested in homeschooling
in Okmulgee County. NO fees or age limits. Information
about group: this is just an online group for now until
group grows some-would like to get group big enough to
start doing field trips etc. Contact Info: Heather Lawrence,
7385 Fox Run Henryetta, OK 74437, Email: Dhlawrence@sbcglobal.net,
Group Listings on the Web:
you are the leader of an Oklahoma support group and would
like your support group listed on our website, please
E-mail the following information: Support group name,
contact person (include contact name, phone number, website,
and/or E-mail address), and a brief description of your
services and membership requirements. E-Mail info to firstname.lastname@example.org .