Join With Us!


For over 35 years, CHEO has had the honor to serve as the state
homeschool organization in Ohio!

We operate as a year-round ministry to support and encourage all home educating families as they pursue a uniquely-tailored educational path for their children.

We are happy to work for you!


Our News And Events



New Legislative ALERT

June 1, 2021

Ohio State Board of Education

H.B. 298: This bill would restore the Ohio State Board of Education to a completely ELECTED board.

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Commencement Speaker 2021

Todd Wilson

We are excited to share that Todd Wilson from Familyman Ministry will provide the address to the graduates at the 2021 Commencement Ceremony!

For more information on Todd and his wonderful work…

The Familyman

Assessment Report Waiver

Spring 2021

The General Assembly has passed a bill that would scale back state assessments for public and private school students to the extent they are able.

HB67 requires the ODE to seek…

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Golf Scramble 2021

It is always a great day to be on
the links supporting CHEO!

Make plans to join us on August 6th at the Sanctuary Golf Club in North Canton, Ohio! Registration will open May 1st. For more information, click the link below.

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Legislative ALERT

May 2021

Ohio Vaccine Bill

Sub. H.B. 248: This bill would revise and enact Ohio law to “prohibit mandatory vaccinations and vaccination status disclosures” among other details.

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2021 Capitol Day

Start your homeschool year off right and head to the Statehouse on October 20th for a fun and educational event hosted by Christian Home Educators of Ohio!

Capitol Day is a great field trip for students and teacher alike! It provides an important opportunity for home educators to better understand the legislative process in Ohio and how we can positively affect this system. This event is also a wonderful way to fulfill some of the history requirements for your school year!

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Ohio Homeschool Notification Explained

Join Melanie Elsey for a helpful walk through the Ohio Homeschool Notification process. For over 25 years, Melanie has faithfully served Ohio families as the legislative liaison for CHEO.  With years of experience and a true understanding of our homeschool regulations, she explains this yearly requirement in a simple and easy to understand way…and also provides encouragement for the journey!

Would you like to support your state homeschool organization?

CHEO has operated as a member supported non-profit organization for the past 35 years. Our mission is a Christ-centered ministry of supporting equipping and protecting families in the home education of their children.

We are grateful for your thoughtful support and for joining with us to maintain homeschool freedoms in Ohio!

What People are Saying

“Thank you!”

“Thank you for everything you do!

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“We are very grateful for CHEO”

“Thanks for keeping us informed of legislative news/events and giving us concrete ways to make a difference.”


“Thank you for all you do!”

“The High School planning seminar was fantastic!”


“Special Learning Needs”

Love that you all are offering this. As a group leader I am frequently asked about these topics and resources available 🙂THANK YOU!


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