Christian Home Educators Confederation of Kansas
CHECK is a Kansas state homeschool organization comprised of local support groups around the state of Kansas including Kansas City’s MPE, Wichita’s TPA, and others. CHECK’s mission is to further the interests of private home education in Kansas by providing accurate, helpful information; encouraging local support groups; and advocating for home education. CHECK works closely with the Home School Legal Defense Association.
2014 MPE Conference and Curriculum Fair
April 4 – 5, 2014. KCI Expo Center. The keynote speaker is Steve Demme.
2014 TPA Convention
May 30 – 31, 2014. Century II Convention Center, Wichita. The 2014 Keynote speakers are Pam Tebow and Jonathan Lewis. Watch here for details about the AIC children’s program, and general convention information.
Kansas City Catholic Homeschool Conference
June 7, 2014. St. James Academy, Lenexa, KS. We hope to see you at our 10th Annual Conference. Details to come.
See also: Past Events in Kansas
Kansas Field Trips
Educational places to visit in Kansas.
Kansas Education Code For Homeschooling
AN A TO Z RESOURCE
Not intended as legal advice. For your information only.
Checklist: Getting a Homeschool Started
This publication of the Christian Home Educators Confederation of Kansas provides general and Kansas-specific information on how to get started.
Nonaccredited Private School Registration
To comply with the provisions of K.S.A. 72-53, 100 through 72-53, 102, please provide the information on the form below concerning your school (elementary or secondary). Online registration.
Is Homeschooling Legal in Kansas?
Kansas Laws do not specifically mention homeschooling, but it is perfectly legal. Provided by CHECK.
What You Need to Know About Homeschooling in Kansas
You may register your “nonaccredited private school” right online at this Kansas State Department of Education page.
A group for current and potential users of the K12 curriculum led by Dr. William J. Bennett. We’re a support group for anyone in Kansas using K12 to educate their children.
A list for homeschoolers in Kansas to share ideas and help us find other Kansas homeschoolers and homeschool organizations.
We are a Competitive Homeschool Athletic program in the Kansas City, MO metropolitan area. We have boys soccer, girls soccer, boys baseball, girls volleyball, girls basketball and boys basketball for grades 6 thru 12. We are starting Junior High levels, so some sports could be taking younger children.
NORTH EAST – TOPEKA
Christian Homeschool Alliance of Leavenworth, KS
A group of military and civilian Christian home educators in the Leavenworth County area, including the cities of Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth, and Lansing. (Formerly FLCHE.)
Gardner Area Homeschool Network
A secular, inclusive homeschooling group to support families and encourage homeschooling in Gardner, KS and surrounding areas. GAHN values diversity and requests participants to be considerate to all people and faiths. Contact Shelly Axe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Konza Homeschooler Association
7675 Jenkins Rd, St George, KS 66535
Martha Hackney, email@example.com.
Manhattan Area Homeschoolers Network
MAHN is a secular, inclusive homeschooling group that supports families and encourages homeschooling in Manhattan, Kansas and surrounding areas.
Stepping Stones Homeschool Group
Homeschool Co-Op which meets at Grace Community Church in Overbrook, Kansas on Thursday mornings. Classes are split up into small groups according to age and grade. Each parent helps in some way, either teaching or helping in a class.
Golden Belt Home Educators
Great Bend, KS. Blog that keeps members informed of activities and resources. Appears to be a Christian group.
PEACE homeschool group of Dodge City, Kansas
Open Facebook group with announcements of homeschool activities in the Dodge City area.
KANSAS CITY METRO & SUBURBS
Christian Unschoolers of Kansas City North
This Facebook group was designed for Christian Unschoolers or anyone considering unschooling who would like encouragement from one another and who seek the Lord’s direction for their family and children’s education. This is a very relaxed group and all families from every spectrum of the method of unschooling are welcome. We aim to encourage and be respectful one another.
Excellence, Diversity, Unity, Community, Acceptance and Tolerance in Education is a group of families interested in homeschooling for educational reasons. We value diversity and accept families with many points of view. Most activities occur in the southern Johnson County area of Kansas.
Gardner Area Homeschoolers Network
GAHN is a secular, inclusive homeschooling group to support families and encourage homeschooling in Gardner, Kansas and surrounding areas.
Homeschool Teens Club – Kansas City Suburbs
Events and activities for homeschooled teens in Independence, Blue Springs, Liberty, Lee’s Summit and other suburban areas of KC.
Johnson County KS Homeschool Network
Live in Johnson County, KS? Want to network with other homeschooling moms and dads? This is the group for you!
This group is for Kansas Homeschoolers that live in Johnson Franklin or Miami County. I am hoping that this group will form into a Co-op of sorts, and help build life long friendships between our children.
Kansas City Homeschool
This group is for all who have the desire to homeschool their children! Support one another and encourage one another here in this group! Feel free to post buy/sell/trade of homeschool items here.
Midwest Parent Educators
We serve a wide geographical area, roughly defined as the Kansas side of the greater Kansas City metro area. Formerly Johnson County Parent Educators. Families in Wyandotte, Miami, and Douglas counties are members of our organization.
LEARN Home Education Network
L.E.A.R.N. is the Kansas City Area’s secular homeschool support group. We provide support for people who choose to educate their children at home for educational reasons.
Unschoolers of Kansas City
This group is for actively unschooling families in the Kansas City area. If you are unsure of what unschooling is, this is probably not the group for you.
Lawrence Area Homeschool Network
A secular, inclusive homeschooling group to support families and encourage homeschooling in Lawrence, KS and surrounding areas. LAHN values diversity and requests participants to be considerate to all people and faiths. Yahoo Group.
Teaching Effective Academics in Christian Homes
(TEACH) of Lawrence, Kansas, though decidedly Christian in focus, is open to all home schooling families.
Unschooling/Homeschooling In and Around Lawrence KS
Unschooling and Homeschooling both traditional and nontraditional. An all inclusive secular group for families to connect, share info, make playdates, field trips and share Co-Op ideas/responsibilities.
Golden Belt Home Educators
Support group for home educators in the Great Bend area.
Smoky Valley Home Educators
SVHE is a homeschool support group in Salina, Kansas, composed of parents committed to providing quality education for their students.
Loving Our Kids Homeschool Support Group
We are a group of Christian homeschoolers living in Iola, Savonburg,and surrounding areas. We get together periodically for Mom’s Night Out, Field Trips, and more.
SOUTH CENTRAL – WICHITA
Home Educators Association of Newton, KS
HEA’s purpose is to encourage and support parents and children to uphold those delegated responsibilities as led by the Spirit of God in a loving, caring environment.
Teaching Parents Association
The regional Christian homeschool organization for the Wichita/Sedgwick County area.
Wichita Area Homeschooling Youth
A group of young people in the Wichita, Kansas area existing to support one another and make new friends as homeschooling teens.
A place were we welcome new homeschoolers or inform all Wichita Homeschoolers of opportunities for learning events, social events, field trips, or support groups in the Wichita Area.
Wichita Homeschool Group
The purpose of this group is to allow homeschoolers to post events, class and sports schedules, activities, and news relating to homeschooling activities in the Wichita, Kansas, area.
Wichita Homeschool Prom 2014
The Wichita Homeschool Prom has been around since 2005. Our goal is to provide a fun, safe atmosphere for homeschooled juniors and seniors. Come join us.
Wichita Independent Homeschoolers Group
WIHS is designed for anyone interested in starting to homeschool or continuing to homeschool in Wichita, Kansas. Email will generally include updates on weekly meeting places and upcoming events.
Wichita Metro Area Virtual Homeschool Curriculum Sale
This group is for buying, selling, trading or gifting homeschool curriculum and related materials in the Wichita Metro Area.
Support Group Lists
Cornerstone Family Schools
An independent, parent-led organization that provides extracurricular opportunities and educational accountability for its members – Christian homeschooling families in the Topeka, KS area.
Learning2 eSchool of Wichita
An accredited public school at home program for students in kindergarten through high school. Our tuition-free program combines the accountability of a public school, the innovation of online learning and the supportive environment of home schooling. We provide everything students need to maximize their potential: first-class curriculum, high quality teaching, state-of-the-art technology and community connections.
Universities and Colleges
Kansas Board of Regents – Admission Requirements for State Universities
New admissions standards were also approved for graduates of un-accredited high schools (including home-schooled students), GED students, students who are 21 or older, and international students. The new standards can be viewed on pages 18-22 of the December meeting agenda which is located on the Board of Regents’ website.
Kansas State University
A growing number of home-schooled students are forging successful college careers at K-State. They are listed as one of America’s 100 best public universities.