740 North Area Regional Representatives
Mark and Jeri Neese
740 South Regional Representatives
Rich and Mary Ellen Sementilli
To have your group listed, please submit a completed form found here: Support Group Form
**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: Knox County Christian Home School Association (KCCHSA)
Group Size: 70 member families +/-
Group Description: Fellowship of approximately 130 Christian families around Mt Vernon, OH, Pre-K through Senior High. We offer co-ops, field trips, 4-H, curriculum sales, lessons, Mom’s nights, drama, speech & debate, gym, etc. Monthly e-newsletter. Knox County, OH and surrounding areas welcome. $15 yearly fee.
Counties Served: Primarily Knox County and surrounding areas
Support Group Leaders: Dave & Andrea Jones Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 740-599-6184
Support Group Name: Ohio Valley Home Educators
Group Size: 100 member families +/-
Group Description: Fellowship of approximately 100 Christian families around Belmont County, Ohio and Ohio County, WV. We are a not-for-profit volunteer homeschool organization of families coming together to support each other along our God-centered homeschooling journey. OVCHE families represent many communities, educational styles, and church affiliations. We are a Christian group opened to all who agree to follow our policies. Our group includes preschoolers through high school. We offer co-ops, field trips, curriculum sales, Mom’s Nights, gym, etc. Monthly e-newsletter. Belmont County, OH/ Ohio County W.V. and surrounding areas welcome. $20 yearly fee.
Counties Served: Primarily Belmont County, OH,- Ohio County, WV and surrounding areas.
Support Group Leader: Martha Clarke Email: email@example.com Phone:740-968-2451
Support Group Name: ROCK -Reflections Of Christ in Kids
Group Size: 20+ families
Group Description: We offer field trips, P.E., science labs, drama, speech, debate, economics, art, music, sign language, and many other classes. We meet Thursdays from 9:45-2:30 for 8 weeks in the fall and 6 weeks in the spring. We meet at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Chillicothe OH. $40 per family.
Counties Served: Ross County
Support Group Leader: Susie Montgomery Phone: 740-466-9995
Support Group Name: Spring Hills Homeschool Group
Group Size: 200+ families
Group Description: Spring Hills Homeschoolers [SHHS] is an open homeschooling support group in the Central Ohio, Licking County area. This group is an outreach ministry of Spring Hills Baptist Church in Granville, Ohio, and follows all of this church’s Articles of Faith. The membership includes families who are educating some or all of their children at home.
Through the collective knowledge and experience of the membership, SHHS provides a variety of resources that helps to enhance the homeschooling experience. Members are empowered by means of being encouraged to connect with Jesus Christ, with each other, and with home schooling resources, grow in their connection with Jesus Christ and each other; and serve each other by sharing their gifts, abilities, and knowledge or experience through a SHHS team, event, or an online discussion.
SHHS families represent many communities, educational styles, and church affiliations. We welcome all families who desire to support each other as we undertake the joyous and challenging task of educating our children at home!
The guiding verses for SHHS are the following:
Isaiah 33:6: He (the LORD) will be the sure foundation for your times, a rich store of salvation and wisdom and knowledge; the fear of the LORD is the key to this treasure. (NIV)
Colossians 2:2-3: My goal is that they will be encouraged and knit together by strong ties of love. I want them to have full confidence because they have complete understanding of God’s secret plan, which is Christ himself. In him, lie hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. (NLT)
Counties Served: Licking and surrounding counties
Support Group Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Support Group Name: Zanesville Christian Home Educators (ZCHE)
Group Size: 55 Families
Group Description: ZCHE is a not-for-profit volunteer homeschool organization. We are a group of families coming together to support each other along our God-centered homeschooling journey. Our family includes preschoolers through high school.
Counties Served: Muskingum and Surrounding Counties
Support Group Leaders: Kurt & Gail Dreier Email: email@example.com Phone: 740-455-7495
Support Group Name: Excellence in Learning Community Co-op
Group Size: 75 member families +/-
Group Description: Fellowship of approximately 75 Christian families around Licking County, Ohio. We are a non-profit volunteer homeschool organization of families coming together to support each other along our Christ-centered homeschooling journey. ELCC families represent many communities, educational styles, and church affiliations. We are a Christian group opened to all. Our group includes preschoolers through high school. We offer a weekly co-op September – May, field trips, curriculum sales, Mom’s Nights, Dad events, education and support. Licking County and surrounding areas welcome. $20 yearly fee.
Counties Served: Licking, Perry, Fairfield, Muskingum, Coshocton, Franklin, Knox
Support Group Leaders: Amanda Sillin or Lauren Slevin Email: firstname.lastname@example.org