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



Commencement 2021

We plan to be back on the campus of Mount Vernon Nazarene University for the 2021 Commencement Ceremony!

We look forward to seeing families and graduates from across the state as we celebrate this wonderful milestone!

Late Registration closes April 9th !

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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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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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Here For You

2020 was a most unusual year for everyone in our state and country.
We pray that in the midst of chaos you  feel the Lord’s presence and peace
that transcends all else.

We are happy to help you in any
way possible as you continue to serve
your family on your own
homeschool journey.

Convention 2021

For the past several years CHEO has been proud to with Teach Them Diligently Conventions to provide a homeschool convention in Ohio.

Due to continued covid-19 restrictions this year, it is not yet certain whether plans can be finalized for this event. The TTD staff continue to work to make this happen and we will definitely let you know when we have a final plan.

Thanks for your patience and support.

Officials’ Confusion over Education Law

Being hauled into court because a school district doesn’t understand how parents comply with the compulsory education law can be traumatic for all the family members involved.

In Ohio, a family found themselves in front of a magistrate after local public school officials informed Ohio’s social services organization that the parents had not filed homeschool paperwork.

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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!

K and L

“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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