Alberta Home Education Association
Whether you are currently home schooling, looking into home education for the future, or just wanting information about the fastest growing education trend, we are happy to be of service to you.
Christ the Redeemer School Division in Okotoks
Presently supports nearly 750 home educated students throughout the province.
Holy Family CyberHigh
Student success since 1997; serving grades 7 to 12 students registered in Alberta. We are a caring, family focused, Christian environment, staffed by certified teachers specializing in interactive online instruction. Work towards your high school diploma with students around the province.
School of Hope
We are a Catholic school which welcomes families from all faith backgrounds and walks of life. Our school serves the educational needs of families in all parts of Alberta.
See also: Past Events in Alberta
Alberta Field Trips
Educational places to visit in Alberta.
Home Education Regulation, Alta. Reg. 145/2006
Most recent version of the Alberta Home Education Regulations as of October 15, 2010.
Achievement Test Administration-Policy
A student enrolled in a home education program shall complete the provincial achievement tests or an alternative form of assessment approved by the superintendent, in accordance with the Home Education Regulation, Alberta Regulation 126/99.
Curriculum Handbooks for Parents
Adobe Acrobat files for each grade level: General Version, Catholic Version and French Version for grades K-12. From the Alberta Government.
Policy 1.1.2 – Home Education
Education Programs and Services Policy Requirements; Policy, Regulations and Forms Manual for Alberta. January 2006.
Alberta Highschool Homeschoolers
This list is for parents of Alberta highschool homeschoolers (teens are welcome too, of course!). We will discuss the special challenges of homeschooling through the highschool years.
This is a friendly group for Alberta Homeschooling parents to come and discuss homeschooling related joys, issues and questions.
Homeschool Kindergarten In Alberta
Kindergarten is voluntary in the Province of Alberta, and is a wonderful time for families to explore and discover together.
An Alberta magazine published three times a year. It is available for free both online and in print. Some of the information contained on the website includes: school boards, provincial regulations, articles, resource links, activities, support groups, conferences and homeschool products/services.
Alberta Educational Sites
A wealth of provincial resources for homeschoolers provided by AHBE.
Home Education Information Package at Alberta Learning
Alberta Learning, Special Programs Branch prepared this information package.
LDS homeschooling support and resources in Alberta.
Utilize the Newspaper
Gail Jansen is the “Newspapers in Education” Coordinator at the Medicine Hat News. She wants to provide teaching guides, workshops and other resources to Home Schooling Parents. Contact her at 528-8630 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Homeschool administrative umbrella organization. Site tries some fancy programming which doesn’t always work.
Calgary Homeschool Activities
The purpose of this group is to facilitate the organization and coordination of homeschool activities and field trips in Calgary and surrounding region.
Calgary Homeschool Preschool
Parents live in or around Calgary, Alberta and are interested in ideas and support as they un-preschool or pre-homeschool their child who are not yet of school age (under 6 years old).
This is an email list for Alberta homeschoolers to talk about whatever they feel like talking about, with subjects ranging from homeschooling philosophies to the latest weather pattern.
Exclusive to supporting and assisting Christian Home Educators in the Calgary area. This site is intended to provide Roots members with information and resources to assist where possible.
Club de francais–Edmonton Homeschoolers
A group for Edmonton and area homeschoolers who would like the opportunity to do things with other homeschoolers in French.
Edmonton, Alberta and area Homeschoolers
This is a very active and entertaining list for Edmonton area homeschoolers. We gather to discuss events and issues pertinent to homeschooling lives. We welcome local people of all approaches & philosophies to join us.
Edmonton Catholic Home Educators Network
ED-CHEN is a network of Catholic families in the Edmonton, Alberta area. It is a place for Catholic families to meet to exchange information about or organize Catholic events, speakers or home school field trips.
This is a list for Edmonton area homeschoolers to gather and discuss events pertinent to homeschooling lives.
Society for the Homeschool Network of Edmonton
Join SHiNE for information packed monthly meetings, exciting field trips, a fantastic newslet
Home Educators of St. Albert and Area
A support group for families choosing to Home Educate their children.
Lethbridge Homeschoolers – Southern Alberta Homeschoolers
This group was formed to support all home educating parents in Southern Alberta, including Lethbridge, Fort Macleod, Coaldale, Pincher Creek, Taber, and all other areas in this region.
Parkland Homeschool Group
A cooperative group of home educating families. Parkland offers support and assistance to families who are primarily responsible for the education of their children.
Sherwood Park Homeschoolers
It is open to all individuals who are presently homeschooling or who are planning on homeschooling their children. It is a great way to plan activities and to connect with other homeschoolers in your area.ter, and opportunities to meet lots of new friends!