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Tennessee Homeschool Support Groups

By: Andrea Dillon 

Homeschooling is a grand adventure for both parents and children. One of the first steps when deciding to homeschool is to reach out to local homeschoolers for support, comradery, and interactions. Below we have different Tennessee co-ops and Tennessee homeschool groups to help get you started on your homeschooling journey. 

Navigate the page by clicking the sections below to go to statewide, regional, and local groups by county.  To have your group listed please add the information in the comments below or contact me here. 

 

Tennessee Statewide Homeschool Groups  Tennessee Regional Homeschool Groups  Tennessee Homeschool Groups By County 
Secular Tennessee Homeschool Groups

 

Tennessee Statewide Homeschool Groups 

Statewide homeschool groups can help you find different resources that are available throughout the state. These groups can help locate local homeschool groups, co-op homeschool groups, and virtual homeschool groups in Tennessee. 

Tennessee Homeschool Support

“This group was created to be an all inclusive homeschool support group for this area. Please make all homeschooling families feel welcome no matter what their teaching styles and methods.”

 

 

Tennessee Regional Groups 

Some homeschool support groups and co-ops offer their services to multiple counties in the state. These groups have been sorted into regional groups.

 

East Tennessee Homeschool Groups  Middle Tennessee Homeschool Groups 

 

East Tennessee Homeschool Groups 

East Tennessee Unschoolers

“Ask questions about unschooling in TN, meetup with other local unschoolers, and get recommendations for resources related to unschooling.”

Eclectic Homeschoolers of East Tennessee

“We are an eclectic homeschooling group based in East Tennessee. We are inclusive, though mostly secular, but welcome anyone (of any faith) that has an open mind. We will be offering social meet-ups, various activities, and most of all– *support*, to anyone who wishes to share their homeschooling experience with us. We are reaching out to other secular (and open-minded) homeschooling families in the counties of Meigs, Monroe, McMinn, Loudon, Blount, Bradley, Roane, Rhea, Polk, and Hamilton.”

TennKidsClub

“A central web resource for home schoolers and those considering home schooling in the East Tennessee area. We are not a support group, but rather a one-stop, online home school site that provides answers to questions concerning how to start home schooling, local home school activities, and learning opportunities in our area.”

 

Middle Tennessee Homeschool Groups 

Homeschooling High School of Middle Tennessee

“This is for local (middle TN) parents who are currently homeschooling high school students to discuss homeschooling issues.”

 

Homeschool Smyrna/La Vergne & Middle TN

“This is a forum for those interested and currently homeschooling in the Nashville area.”

 

Inclusive home school Information Group

“The Inclusive homes chool Information Group is a home school group open to all home school families in Middle TN and through out the United States. This group will serve as a support, information and an on-line discussion group. The only requirement for the group is to want to be a part of an inclusive homeschooling group.”

 

Middle Tennessee Home Education Association (MTHEA)

“​The Middle Tennessee Home Education Association (MTHEA) is a ministry dedicated to serving home educators in the Middle Tennessee area by providing a network of support. Our goal is to nurture, educate and motivate families that home school. We are committed to help protect the right of the parent to “train up a child in the way they should go.””

 

Murfreesboro Homeschoolers (MHS)

“At Murfreesboro Homeschoolers (MHS) we provide tutorial classes and educational activities for home schooled children as well as support for homeschooling families in Middle Tennessee.”

 

Tennessee Homeschool County Groups 

Most homeschooling families are looking for the direct personal connection that local homeschooling groups can provide. Below are Tennessee homeschool groups and Tennessee co-ops sorted by county. 

 

Anderson Bedford  Benton Bledsoe Blount Bradley
Campbell Cannon Carroll Carter Cheatham Chester
Claiborne Clay Cocke Coffee Crockett Cumberland
Davidson Decatur Dekalb Dickson Dyer Fayette
Fentress Franklin Gibson Giles Granger Greene
Grundy Hamblen Hamilton Hancock Hardeman Hardin
Hawkins Haywood Henderson Henry Hickman Houston
Humpherys Jackson Jefferson Johnson  Knox Lake
Lauderdale Lawrence  Lewis Lincoln Loudon Macon
Madison Marion Marshall Maury McMinn McNairy
Meigs Monroe Montgomery Moore Morgan Odion
Overton Perry Pickett Polk Putnam Rhea
Roane Robertson Rutherford Scott Sequatchie Sevier
Shelby  Smith  Stewart Sullivan  Sumner Tipton
Trousdale Unicoi Union Van Buren Warren Washington
Wayne Weakley White Williamson Wilson

 

Anderson

Bedford 

Bedford County TN Homeschoolers

“Home School Support Group serving areas in & around Bedford County TN.”

Benton

Bledsoe

Blount

Blount Home Education Association (BHEA) 

“Blount Home Education Association (BHEA) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide support, information, and encouragement to homeschooling families in Blount and surrounding counties. We operate solely with the help of many parent volunteers. In addition to an extensive enrichment program for all grades (Pre-K to 12), BHEA sponsors various clubs and activities throughout the school year to enhance the educational program that each participating family provides at home.”

Bradley

Campbell

EPIC Homeschooling Group of Campbell County, TN

“If you live in Campbell County, TN, and are looking for Christian fellowship and educational classes, then you’ve come to the right place.  EPIC, which stands for Eternal Praise in Christ, is a Christian home school support group that meets twice a month for classes and fellowship at local church, and attempts to have an organized field trip once a month.  We offer two classes per year.  Sometimes the classes are just for fun and sometimes the classes can count as high school credit.  Since we are parent run, classes depend on the parents and what they volunteer to teach.”

Cannon

Carroll

Carter

ECHO Homeschool Co-op Public Page

“Public info page for ECHO Homeschool Co-op (Elizabethton Christian Homeschool Organization) serving homeschool families in Elizabethton/Johnson City TN .”

 

Homeschool Activities for Tri-Cities TN Area

“Homeschool Activities for the Tri-Cities TN areas near or in Kingsport, Johnson City, & Bristol.”

 

Homeschool Curriculum Buy/Sell/Trade For Tri-Cities, TN Area

“This is a page for buying/selling/trading homeschool related items ONLY. This is NOT for general selling.”

 

State of Franklin Homeschool Group

“The State of Franklin Homeschoolers (SOFH) is an inclusive, secular home education support network, providing social, creative and educational opportunities for homeschooling families.”

 

Tri-cities Homeschoolers

“Topics are open to anything that would be useful to a homeschooler in the Kingsport, Johnson City, or Bristol areas.”

 

Tri-Cities TN Homeschool Curriculum Swap

“this page is to buy sell and swap anything school related,,from curriculum to supplies..we are local to tri-cities tn but anyone is welcome to join”

 

Tri-Cities, TN Homeschool Playdate & Discussion Group

“This is a place for homeschool families in the Tri-Cities, TN to share information and resources with each other. All homeschoolers are welcome!”

Cheatham

Chester

Claiborne

Clay

Cocke

Coffee

Crockett

Cumberland

Crossville HEARTS

“WE ARE A NON-DENOMINATIONAL CHRISTIAN HOMESCHOOL MINISTRY THAT MEETS FOR A SPRING AND FALL SEMESTER ENRICHMENT CO-OP PROGRAM FOR ALL SCHOOL AGES ON DESIGNATED FRIDAYS IN CROSSVILLE, TENNESSEE.”

Davidson

Metro Area Roman Catholic Homeschoolers 

“Catholic homeschoolers in Nashville Tennessee and surrounding counties.”

Decatur

Dekalb

Dickson

Dyer

Fayette

Fentress

Franklin

Gibson

Giles

Granger

Greene

Grundy

Hamblen

Hamilton

Chattanooga HIVE Public

“Chattanooga HIVE is a group of homeschooling families. We provide engaging opportunities for enrichment and socialization year round. Our members have different methods and practices, but we share the belief that parents are best equipped to guide their child’s development. We offer co-op classes, clubs, field trips, meet-ups, parent support meetings, park days, and teen socials. While we may use faith-based facilities, we are not affiliated with any church, faith, or denomination.”

 

Chattanooga Homeschool Community Events

“Chattanooga Homeschool Community Events in the TAG (TN,AL,GA) Area is a Social, Meetup group. We focus our events Primarily in Chattanooga and within a 2 hr drive of Chattanooga, TN. We host planned play dates, field trips & learning activities. We also offer Monthly Mom’s and Dad’s Night Events and Family trips throughout the year. We also list MANY public Homeschool events as well as schedule discounted field trips, educational classes, educational tours and trips. You are responsible for any fees associated with trips, events, classes or tours.”

 

Chattanooga Homeschool Social

“Chattanooga Homeschool Social is a networking tool for Secular (or Inclusive & Secular-friendly) homeschool families in the Chattanooga area. Feel free to share events, organize field trips, seek support, sell your used curricula, or just make new friends! All are welcome to join with the expectation that we all will be respectful of the many different views of our families”

 

Chattanooga Homeschoolers

 

“Chattanooga Homeschool Community Support, Information, Events.”

 

Chattanooga and Northwest Georgia Christian Homeschoolers

“This is a local homeschool Facebook age. It serves the Chattanooga, north GA, and local surrounding areas.”

 

Chattanooga Southeast Home Education Association (CSTHEA)

“The Chattanooga Southeast Home Education Association (CSTHEA) supports home educators in the Chattanooga, southeast Tennessee, and north Georgia areas.  Our ministry provides encouragement and guidance to homeschool families.  We also sponsor, support, and promote local homeschool events, activities, and sports programs.”

 

Cub Scout Homeschool Pack 3280

“We are a Cub Scout Pack for homeschool boys in the greater Chattanooga, TN area. We are part of the BSA’s Cherokee Area Council.”

 

ECLECTIC HOMESCHOOLERS OF CHATTANOOGA

“The EHC group is the longest running liberal/ inclusive homeschooling support group in Chattanooga area.”

 

Events for Homeschooling High School Students

“A place to promote events for homeschooled high school students in Chattanooga and the surrounding areas.”

 

Homeschool Chattanooga Collective

“Homeschool Chattanooga Collective is a place that brings together all the known homeschooling resources in Chattanooga and surrounding areas.”

 

Homeschool Coffeehouse

“Homeschool Coffeehouse exists to foster friendship-making, information gathering, education & enrichment, and relaxation amongst Chattanooga area inclusive homeschooling families.”

 

Homeschooling Through High School in Chattanooga

“There are tons of resources out there for homeschooling through the elementary and even middle school years. But I found that info for navigating through high school as a homeschooling family was a lot harder to find. This group was created so there is one central place for those of us in Chattanooga and surrounding areas to share information, ideas, etc.”

 

Mountain Top Christian Co-op

“Mountain Top Christian Co-op is a community of homeschooling families who meet weekly for learning, creating, and exploring together. Our students range from kindergarten through 8th grade. Their younger siblings also are able to participate through a nursery and Pre-K program. It is our goal to provide a wholesome learning environment that helps to enrich your homeschooling experience. Above all, we want to glorify God in all we do and train our children in the wisdom and knowledge of Him.”

 

Signal Mountain Homeschool Association

“We are a community of homeschooling families who live on or near Signal Mountain, TN.  We are dedicated to the education of our children and desire to support one another in our homeschooling journeys.”

 

Hancock

Hardeman

Hardin

Hawkins

Homeschool Activities for Tri-Cities TN Area

“Homeschool Activities for the Tri-Cities TN areas near or in Kingsport, Johnson City, & Bristol.”

Haywood

Henderson

Henry

Hickman

Houston

Humpherys

Jackson

Jefferson

Dandridge Homeschoolers – Jefferson County TN

“To unite homeschoolers in the Dandridge area!”

Johnson 

Knox

Knoxville Area Homeschoolers

“Homeschoolers in the Knoxville Area: join, share ideas, and learn of new opportunities in and around the Knox County area!”

 

Smoky Mountain Home Education Association (SMHEA)

“What is SMHEA?  Smoky Mountain Home Education Association (SMHEA) is dedicated to supporting families who seek to educate their children through home education.  We monitor legislative activities at the state and local levels and promote the values and message of home education to the public.”

Lake

Lauderdale

Lawrence 

Lewis

Lincoln

Loudon

Quest Academy

“Quest Academy endeavors to operate according to Christian principles, but not any specific church or denomination. We are not a religious organization. We have no “statement of faith” or other doctrinal agreements that we require members to sign. We do accept the example of Christ as our standard of conduct, and try in our falible way to reflect His image. Students and parents at Quest Academy conduct themselves according to this standard as much as possible. Basically, we treat each other as we would like to be treated, and try to do nothing that does not honor God. Anyone who contributes to our vision and is respectful of the beliefs of others is welcome!”

Macon

Madison

Marion

Marshall

Maury

McMinn

McNairy

Meigs

Monroe

Montgomery

Clarksville Homeschool Social Group

“This group is primarily meant to be a social group to plan social events for our children. Please keep posts related to social events and homeschool topics.”

Moore

Morgan

Odion

Overton

Perry

Pickett

Polk

Putnam

Rhea

Roane

Robertson

Rutherford

Murfreesboro Homeschooling Connections

“To share information, post questions, and submit events for the homeschooling community in Murfreesboro, TN, and surrounding areas. “

 

Villiage Co-op

“We are a unique partnership of homeschooling families and educators in Murfreesboro, TN. We exist to provide learning opportunities, support, and importantly, a place to connect and build relationships for homeschooling families.”

Scott

Sequatchie

Sevier

Sevier County Homeschoolers of Tennessee

“Sevier County Homeschoolers is a 501c3 non profit activities and support group for homeschoolers throughout East Tennessee, you do not have to live within Sevier County to participate in our activities, events, classes, etc…. However it is our home area and many things are based in Sevier County.”

Shelby 

Arlington-Lakeland Homeschoolers

“A place where homeschool families from Arlington and Lakeland can get information and support.”

 

Blessed Sacrament Homeschool Group (BSHG)

“Welcome to the Blessed Sacrament Homeschool Group. We are a Catholic homeschool support group that has members in the Memphis, TN metro area, including North Mississippi, Eastern Arkansas, and other parts of West Tennessee.”

 

Charlotte Mason Memphis & MidSouth

“This group exists to connect and equip families in the Memphis and greater MidSouth area who wish to use Charlotte Mason’s educational principles in their homes.”

 

Ebony Homeschoolers

“Ebony Homeschoolers was established in December 2001 with only 3 members in Dell’s living room.   Through the encouragement of the 2 founding members, Dell began the process of making Ebony Homeschoolers the first homeschool support group, under Memphis-area Home Education Association (MHEA) with a focus on supporting the African-American homeschool community.”

 

Homeschool High School Years (Memphis Area)

“This page is for Memphis area homeschoolers to share information pertaining to homeschooling during the high school years.”

 

Homeschoolers of Memphis eclectic

“Homeschoolers of Memphis eclectic’s mission is to connect homeschooling families through an inclusive local group that encourages members to share resources, learn together and build a diverse community.”

 

In the Loop

“Memphis Homeschool Support Group. Allowing parents and children to come together!”

 

Memphis-area Home Education Association

“The Memphis-area Home Education Association is a membership based, Christian organization dedicated to serving home educators and students by providing support, encouragement, and activities.”

 

Memphis Area Homeschool Buzz

“This group exists to share information & resources about local homeschool activities, classes, sports teams, tutorials, co-ops, support groups, music lessons, field trips, and other homeschool opportunities in the Memphis area.”

 

Memphis Area Homeschool Curriculum Swap & Resale Group

“This is a group for homeschool families to list new/used homeschool curriculum for sale or swap.”

 

Memphis Homeschool Online Support

“Memphis Homeschool Online Support is a Christian online support group open to any homeschool family; being a Christian is not required to participate in the group.”

 

Memphis-Millington Area Homeschool Mom Group

“A group where moms can get together that are in the Memphis millington area and want to socialize their kids and selves!”

Smith 

Stewart

Sullivan 

ECHO Homeschool Co-op Public Page

“Public info page for ECHO Homeschool Co-op (Elizabethton Christian Homeschool Organization) serving homeschool families in Elizabethton/Johnson City TN .”

 

Homeschool Activities for Tri-Cities TN Area

“Homeschool Activities for the Tri-Cities TN areas near or in Kingsport, Johnson City, & Bristol.”

 

Homeschool Curriculum Buy/Sell/Trade For Tri-Cities, TN Area

“This is a page for buying/selling/trading homeschool related items ONLY. This is NOT for general selling.”

 

State of Franklin Homeschool Group

“The State of Franklin Homeschoolers (SOFH) is an inclusive, secular home education support network, providing social, creative and educational opportunities for homeschooling families.”

 

Tri-cities Homeschoolers

“Topics are open to anything that would be useful to a homeschooler in the Kingsport, Johnson City, or Bristol areas.”

 

Tri-Cities TN Homeschool Curriculum Swap

“this page is to buy sell and swap anything school related,,from curriculum to supplies..we are local to tri-cities tn but anyone is welcome to join”

 

Tri-Cities, TN Homeschool Playdate & Discussion Group

“This is a place for homeschool families in the Tri-Cities, TN to share information and resources with each other. All homeschoolers are welcome!”

 

Sumner

Tipton

Trousdale

Unicoi

Union

Van Buren

Warren

Washington

ECHO Homeschool Co-op Public Page

“Public info page for ECHO Homeschool Co-op (Elizabethton Christian Homeschool Organization) serving homeschool families in Elizabethton/Johnson City TN .”

 

Homeschool Activities for Tri-Cities TN Area

“Homeschool Activities for the Tri-Cities TN areas near or in Kingsport, Johnson City, & Bristol.”

 

Homeschool Curriculum Buy/Sell/Trade For Tri-Cities, TN Area

“This is a page for buying/selling/trading homeschool related items ONLY. This is NOT for general selling.”

 

State of Franklin Homeschool Group

“The State of Franklin Homeschoolers (SOFH) is an inclusive, secular home education support network, providing social, creative and educational opportunities for homeschooling families.”

 

Tri-cities Homeschoolers

“Topics are open to anything that would be useful to a homeschooler in the Kingsport, Johnson City, or Bristol areas.”

 

Tri-Cities TN Homeschool Curriculum Swap

“this page is to buy sell and swap anything school related,,from curriculum to supplies..we are local to tri-cities tn but anyone is welcome to join”

 

Tri-Cities, TN Homeschool Playdate & Discussion Group

“This is a place for homeschool families in the Tri-Cities, TN to share information and resources with each other. All homeschoolers are welcome!”

Wayne

Weakley

White

Williamson

Wilson

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