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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



Assessment Update

CHEO has been promising an update on the question of assessment waivers by mid-May. This is what we know at this point in time.

The Ohio Department of Education has posted that standardized assessments
and 3rd option assessments (superintendent/parent agreed upon assessments) are waived from required inclusion in next year’s re-notification.

The ODE has also…

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New Date for Convention

Once again, CHEO will be working with Teach Them Diligently for the 2020 Homeschool Convention in downtown Columbus, Ohio.

Due to COVID-19 issues the date has been changed to July 23-25 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

We hope that you will make plans to attend…and stop by the CHEO booth.
We would love to meet you!

For more information: 2020 Convention

COVID 19 Information

Homeschool families (many are single income) may be affected by businesses reducing staff/closing down due to Covid19.

Governor DeWine issued a directive Monday, March 16 through the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services to modify the process for applying for unemployment benefits.

Click the link below to learn more about “enhanced unemployment for Ohioans”.

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We Need You!

 Have you been looking for ways to serve the homeschool community in Ohio? Maybe volunteering a portion of your time with CHEO would provide the very
outlet you seek.

Fill out our volunteer application and let us know ways you may wish to be involved with YOUR state homeschool organization. We will be happy to talk with you and consider how you may be a part of the team. 

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Attention, Please!

In light of the corona virus issues across the country and in response to the State of Ohio’s recent mandates, the CHEO has cancelled the 2020 College and Career Fair   scheduled for April 4th.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause to those planning to attend this event. 

Please remember that CHEO and HSLDA are available to answer any of your high school questions or to assist with transcripts and other needs.

Update your calendars...

Due to COVID-19 issues, August 8th is the new date for the 2020 Homeschool Commencement Ceremony presented by CHEO. We appreciate everyone’s patience as the Leadership Team worked to maintain this special event! 

Registration will remain OPEN 
through June 7th!

For more info and to register: Click Here

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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“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!”


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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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