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



Legislative Update

December 15, 2021
Afterschool Child Enrichment (A.C.E.) Educational Savings Accounts

CHEO reported on this federal COVID funding when the state budget included these accounts approved by the Legislature this summer.  The Ohio Department of Education is in final negotiations with a contracted vendor to manage the program.

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July 5, 2021

There are several changes in law in HB 110 that affect home educating families, effective immediately. This update will
provide details on two of these changes.

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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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Commencement 2021

With Todd Wilson

Congratulations to all the families who participated in the 2021 Commencement Ceremony in Heath, Ohio.
We appreciate the ministry of Todd Wilson in addressing our graduates…and pray for the families as you complete this milestone!

Golf Scramble 2021

Thanks to all who came out for this event and made it our best ever!

Make plans to join us on August 5, 2022
at the Sanctuary Golf Club in North Canton, Ohio! Registration will open in January 2022 and we would love for you to join us!

For more information, click the link below.

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2021 Assessment Waiver

Summary Included

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…

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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

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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.”


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“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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