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 Alert: SB1 and HB12

March 4,2023


These bills are a reintroduction of
what was defeated this past December in the lame duck session. 

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Commencement 2023

May 27, 2023

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

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Participants Needed for Multi-State Research Project

February 16, 2023

We’ve all heard that homeschool students test, on average, higher than their public school peers. Did you know this data is more than 30 years old?

Showcase your child’s academic success by contributing to a multi-state study!

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Prayers for Home Educators

March 2023

We invite you to pray for homeschoolers across the globe daily.  The following guide might be helpful as you pray.

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2023 College and Career Fair

April 1, 2023

If you were unable to join us this year, mark your calendars for April 1, 2023
and we will be back at the beautiful
Bryn Du Mansion in Granville for
High School Workshops, College and Career Fair, and more!

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Why We Support HSLDA


When an Ohio mom decided to withdraw her son and start homeschooling before the end of the public school term, she enlisted the aid of others as she launched on a new education adventure.

It turned out she needed the extra help.

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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!


And now a word from our wonderful sponsors…

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