330 Area Regional Representatives
Dan and Gay Snyder
To have your group listed, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
**CHEO provides this listing of local support groups as a courtesy to our website readers. The inclusion of a group on this list does not constitute CHEO’s endorsement of the group’s activities, membership, or policies. Parents are encouraged to carefully research and consider the philosophy and practices of any group they are intending to join.
Support Group Name: 4Him (a virtual support group on Yahoo Groups)
Group Size: 360 families
Group Description: 4Him is a Homeschool Bulletin Board. This group is free and open to all homeschooling families. It will be strictly used to post upcoming community events and any OPEN homeschool activities in Northeastern Ohio.
Counties Served: Mostly Cuyahoga & Lorain
Support Group Leader: Lorrie Heist Email: email@example.com Phone: 440.897.4546
Support Group Name: CHEC – Christian Home Educators Cooperative
Group Size: Approximately 70 families
Group Description: CHEC, which stands for Christian Home Educators Cooperative, is a Christian worldview based cooperative. CHEC provides many opportunities for homeschooling parents and their families to come together on a regular basis for support, mutual educational benefits, information, and a wide range of activities. CHEC offers homeschool students a venue to meet other homeschoolers their age, for social, academic, and athletic programs. We are governed by a constitution and an elected board. Financial and service dues are required for membership.
Counties Served: CHEC primarily serves residents of Summit, Stark and Portage counties.
Support Group Leader: Kathy Nelson Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Support Group Name: Hope Advantage (Homeschoolers Organized to Provide)
Group Size: 25 – 30 families with an enrollment of around 40 students (in grades 5 – 12) in our one day/week teaching co-op. We meet in Macedonia.
Group Description: HOPE’s mission is to provide educational and social advantages to home schooled students by providing opportunities for social interaction and accountability within the framework of Biblical principles. In an effort to accomplish this, we offer affordable, quality academic classes that provide support to parents in their endeavor to home educate their middle through high school-aged children.
We realize the teen years are challenging for home schooled families and many sadly abandon home schooling due to lack of support. Hope provides the support many families need. We are here to help parents with more advanced subjects , grading, and offer all basic classes needed to meet graduation requirements. We also offer opportunities such as drama productions, a yearbook, social activities, family educational trips, formal dances, and a graduation ceremony each year.
Counties Served: Primarily Summit, Portage & Cuyahoga Counties
Support Group Leader: Diane Moats Email: email@example.com Phone: 330.467.2208
Support Group Name: Mercy Homeschool Support Group
Group Size: 6 children, but growing
Group Description: A group of homeschooling families offering: group field trips, informational meetings for parents, tutoring (for homeschooled and public school children), co-op classes and various other services. Currently, we serve preschoolers and elementary aged children. We do plan to include older children in the near future.
Counties Served: Columbiana, Mahoning and Stark
Support Group Leader: Reana Johnston Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 234.564.1103
Support Group Name: TEACH Homeschool Group
Group Size: 30 families
Group Description: Our goal is to have a place where families together can support, encourage, learn, and love each other. Our core verse is “And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.” Hebrews 10:24-25. Membership is free and we have students of all ages.
Counties Served: Wayne County and surrounding counties (Holmes, Ashland, Medina).
Support Group Leader: Tina Email: email@example.com Phone: 330.439.1659
Support Group Name: TEACH – Trumbull Education Association of Christian Homeschools
Group Size: 50+ families
Group Description: We are a Co-Op and/or a support group. Membership costs $20 a year. We have an application for membership available upon emailed request. Activities offered: Co-Op Classes- Sept through May for Pre-K-12th, Field Day, Field Trips, Graduation, International Night/American Expedition, Geography Bee, Monthly Newsletter, Project Fair, Speech Meet, Spelling Bee, Sports, Sr.Jr./Envirothon, Talent/ Art Show
Counties Served: Trumbull and surrounding areas
Support Group Leader: Peg Earl Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Support Group Name: Wayne County Christian Home Educators
Group Size: 64 families
Group Description: WCCHE currently meets in Orrville, Ohio to support and encourage each other in our journey to educate our children using a Biblical platform. We offer co-op classes each semester, monthly field trips, Mom’s meetings, monthly family socials, annual Graduation ceremony and other misc activities. We are open to all families homeschooling their K-12th grade children per Ohio charter 3301-34.
Counties Served: Wayne, Ashland, Holmes & Stark counties – we meet in Wayne County.
Support Group Leader Email: email@example.com
Support Group Name: Triple C Homeschoolers (Catholic Christians of Cleveland)
Group Size : 80+ Families
Group Description : We are a home school group in the Cleveland and surrounding areas. Non-Catholic Home School families are welcome to join but please note that a few activities may involve aspects of the Catholic faith, so as long as that won’t offend you, please know you are welcome to join us.
This group is a great way to connect with other home school families! We attend plays and many various activities and tours. We organize many educational and fun events! Our families have children of all ages. We have a high school group, Jr. high group, and yearbook staff.
Besides our group’s activities, members are encouraged to post other homeschooling/kids/family events happening in and around the area. Any member is welcome to post an idea or schedule an event. We do ask that no politics or political events be posted so as not to offend other members.
Counties Served: Cuyahoga & Lorain County, but a family from surrounding counties are more than welcome!
Support Group Leader Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Support Group Name: Medina Christian Homeschool Friends
Group Size: 27
Group Description: We are a Christian homeschool group of families seeking to provide support, friendship, fun and enrichment for ourselves and our children. We will strive to be Christ-like to one another, treating each other with respect and loving kindness. Our Objectives: Glorify God through encouraging one another to teach our children in the way God has directed us. Help meet the needs of local homeschool families through enrichment activities. Provide an environment where homeschooled children can interact with each other and have fun. Be a light to our community and the people the Lord brings across our paths.
Counties Served: Medina County
Support Group Leader: Clara Stacko Email: email@example.com