We hope these resources are helpful to you in your homeschooling journey.
Homeschool Support Groups
- The Organization of Virginia Homeschoolers: the inclusive, state-wide homeschoolers' group. The organization's web site has an excellent collection of resources, including articles on getting started in homeschooling, choosing a curruculum, filing the Notice of Intent, and more. They also have an extensive list of local homeschool support groups.
- NovaUnschoolers: an inclusive e-mail list for homeschoolers in the northern Virginia area to chat, find support and meet others, and those who are looking for information about homeschooling. This is an in inclusive list and is made up of unschoolers, eclectic, and relaxed homeschoolers.
- SHARENET: An excellent bi-monthly e-newsletter for Northern Virginia homeschool community and activities. email Melissa Riemer for subscription info.
- Warren County Homeschoolers: an e-mail list for folks in or around Warren County, Virginia, including Warren, Rappahannock, Clarke and Frederick Counties. The purpose of this group is to encourage local support and to assist in planning homeschool outings/gatherings and learning opportunities, as well as to form friendships with fellow homeschoolers.
Virginia Correspondence Courses Approved for Home Instruction
The full list is at http://www.doe.virginia.gov/administrators/superintendents_memos/2005/inf178a.pdf. A partial list of the correspondence courses we use and recommend are:
For more information on homeschooling in your school district, contact your local school board's homeschooling department.