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



Annual Assessment Requirement

May 16, 2022

CHEO has recently received questions regarding assessment waivers and
wanted to provide a clarifying statement for our members and friends.

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Ohio Tax Credit for Home Education

Update: May 16, 2022

CHEO sent out information last summer on a $250 home education tax credit provision of the state budget. We have received a few questions on this new state policy, so the purpose of this update is to provide a little clarification.

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High School Symposium and College/Career Fair

Thanks to all our vendors and attendees that made the 2022 High School Symposium and College/Career Fair
such a great day!

If you were unable to join us this year, mark your calendars for April 1, 2023 and we will be back at the Bryn Du Mansion in Granville for another wonderful event!

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Facebook Live Event

March 1, 2022 

Melanie Elsey, legislative liaison for CHEO will be in studio with Shellie Doub from Cedarville to address questions regarding Ohio’s College Credit Plus program.

If you missed this live event, you can
view it here: YouTube


Commencement 2022

July 9, 2022

CHEO is happy to celebrate this wonderful milestone with you and other homeschool families from across the state.

Our desire is to provide a program that is encouraging to all who participate…and ultimately bring glory to God!

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Golf Scramble 2022

August 5, 2022

Make plans to join us 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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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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