Support Group Leaders Symposium

"Iron Sharpening Iron"

When and Where

Due to the ever-changing issues related to Covid-19, this event date has changed as well. Please mark your calendars and we will update as needed. Thanks for your patience and understanding during these unusual times!!

If you lead a support group* for Ohio homeschool families, this is an interactive event that you do not want to miss! Spend time with Darren Jones,Esq., Senior Counsel from HSLDA as he encourages leaders in their local ministries.  CHEO’s Legislative Liaison, Melanie Elsey will also be discussing the recent changes within the homeschool regulations and the process behind that review. Leaders will also have the opportunity to network with other Ohio leaders, hear exciting ideas from other local groups, participate in an informative Town Hall and much more!
We hope you can join us !

Event Details

Date:  Saturday, July 25th
Time: TBA when the Convention
schedule is finalized and released
later this



There is no additional fee
for this event but we do need
people to register so we
are able to plan accordingly.

Registration to open June 22!


This event will coincide with the
TTD/CHEO Convention July 23-25
at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio

Meet our speaker, Mr. Darren Jones…

Workshop Topics from Darren Jones

* The Secret to Homeschool Freedom

* Your Homeschool Group: Answering the Hard (legal) Questions

* Going the Second Mile – Support Groups and Homeschool Families in Crisis

In addition, CHEO will be moderating a Town Hall session, providing a legislative update
with our Legislative Liaison,Melanie Elsey and much more!

We hope you will make plans to attend! 


*HSLDA and CHEO would define a local homeschool group as a group, co-op, program, or other organization which exists expressly to provide personal support, activities, information, and/or encouragement such as support group meetings, co-ops, field trips, sports programs, curriculum fairs, etc., specifically for homeschooling families. Homeschool service providers, PACs, social media groups, email lists, website-only groups, and other homeschool network resources are not listed as a support group.