Homeschooling in Kansas

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[acc_item title=”Christian Home Educators Confederation of Kansas (CHECK)”]
Website: http://www.kansashomeschool.org
Contact:
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (785) 272-6655
Address: P.O. Box 1332, Topeka, KS 66601
A Kansas state homeschool organization formed in 1991. CHECK’s mission is to further the interests of private home education in Kansas by providing accurate, helpful information on home education; encouraging the creation, functioning and growth of local support groups; and advocating for home education in the state and federal legislatures and other relevant agencies and organizations. CHECK advocates for private home education, i.e. homeschoolers who take full responsibility for the education of their children without government assistance.

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[acc_item title=”Charity Christian Academy “]
Website: http://www.charitychristianacademy.org
Contact: Kathy Taylor
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (620) 662-4916
Address: 7706 W. Illinois Ave, Hutchinson, KS 67501
Private umbrella school for homeschoolers. The Distance Education program offers parents the opportunity to home-school their children (using one of the CCA approved curricula or our online courses), while we keep their official records; issue report cards (if desired); issue diplomas for eighth grade, and high school; and prepare transcripts for college entrance.

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[acc_item title=”Homeschools’ Conundrums (Kansas City area)”]
Website: http://www.facebook.com/groups/homeschoolconundrum/
Contact: Debi Allen
Email: [email protected]
Phone:
An inclusive group for home educators in and around the Kansas City Metro. We will try to offer field trips, educational tours, play dates, fun learning groups, and more. Homes educators of all educational philosophies and ages are welcome!
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[acc_item title=”HSAMF – Fort Leavenworth, KS (Fort Leavenworth) “]
Website: http://www.hsamf.org
Contact: Angela Kay
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (831) 333-6065
The Home School Association for Military Families (HSAMF) serves all military with resources, support, and community. Our members in the Fort Leavenworth area participate in a variety of activites on post to include Spanish classes, P.E., Swim Club, Computer Lab, field trips, Mom’s nights out, and team events such as Odyssey of the Mind. HSAMF is a nonprofit organization. Membership fee is $40 a year and includes benefits of free school supplies, scholarships, monthly newsletters, community of military members, and more.
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[acc_item title=”Independence Home School Athletics (Kansas) “]
Website: http://www.ihssports.org
Contact: Ric Mitchell
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (785) 760-3700
We provide competitive sports for homeschool student-athletes. We currently have varsity high school boys’ football and basketball, and plan to add girls’ sports next year. We also offer summer sports clinics.
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[acc_item title=”Midwest Parent Educators “]
Website: http://www.midwesthomeschoolers.org
Contact:
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (913) 599-0311
Address: P.O. Box 14391, Lenexa, KS 66285-4391
A non-profit organization dedicated to providing resources, support and encouragement to homeschooling families in Kansas City and the surrounding areas.

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[acc_item title=”Montgomery County Homeschoolers Association (KS) “]
Website: http://montgomerycountyha.googlepages.com/home
Contact:
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (620) 331-3224
We are a Christian homeschooling support group which offers fun and educational opportunities to the homeschooling families of Independence, Kansas and the surrounding communities.
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[acc_item title=”Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Environmental Library (Kansas City) “]
Website: http://www.kckpl.lib.ks.us/locations.aspx?id=3
Contact: FL Schlagle Library
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (913) 299-2384
Held in spring and fall, this program offers monthly sessions of classes in science and nature education for homeschool families. Each month offers a new subject, with hands-on lessons and activities designed for children ranging from preschool and kindergarten to middle school. A cost-recovery fee is required and helps to pay for necessary supplies and take-home educational materials.

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[acc_item title=”Reno County Homeschool Connection Ltd.”]
Website: http://renocountyhomeschoolconnectionks.com
Contact: Monica Hoy
Email: [email protected]
We accept ages 4-18. We are comprised of a Co-Op, Lego Club, Literature Club, Scrapbooking Club, Sewing Club, Elevate (older kids), and Fireflies (younger kids), Mom support Groups, Dad Support Groups, and sports.
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[acc_item title=”Stepping Stones Homeschool Group (Osage County) “]
Website: http://steppingstonescoop.blogspot.com/
Contact: Wendi Bevitt or Cristy White
Email: [email protected]
Phone:
Address: 310 E 8th St. Overbrook KS 66524
Our Christian homeschool group meets Thursdays Sept. through early May in Overbrook, KS. Classes are split up into small groups according to age. Each parent helps in some way, either teaching or helping in a class. Subjects have included art, P.E., history, life skills, etc. We organize field trips and guest speakers for further enrichment. The cost for the co-op per semester is $20 for a family with one child, and $30 for more than one child.

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[acc_item title=”Teaching Effective Academics in Christian Homes (TEACH) “]
Website: http://teachhomeschool.blogspot.com
Contact: Martha Bachert or Cathy Barfield
Email:
Phone: (785) 841-6308
Phone: (785) 843-9207
Address: P.O. Box 4731, Lawrence, KS 66046
A local homeschool support group that has provided support for Douglas County homeschoolers since 1988. TEACH activities include a monthly newsletter, a resource center, selected junior and senior high school classes, filed trips, learning groups, academic testing, help for new homeschoolers, special events, fellowship and encouragement. TEACH’s membership includes approximately 100 families.

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[acc_item title=”Teaching Parents Association “]
Website: http://www.teachingparents.org
Contact:
Email: http://teachingparents.org/index.php/contact/general/
Phone: (316) 755-2939
Address: P.O. Box 3968, Wichita, KS 67201
The Teaching Parents Association, Inc., TPA, is a Christian organization networking new, current, and former homeschool families within the state of Kansas. TPA provides education, edification and encouragement through multiple channels such as support groups, programs, and events.

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[acc_item title=”The Homeschool Hookup (Kansas)-(Johnson County, Miami County, and Wyandotte County Kansas) “]
Website: http://thehomeschoolhookup.blogspot.com/
Contact: Jennifer DeLuca
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (913) 980-3163
We are a free Christian group for Kansas homeschoolers and unschoolers or those considering homeschooling or unschooling. We currently have a total of over 425 families, primarily from the Johnson County, KS area. We get together for monthly field trips, weekly Park Days, monthly Mom’s Nights Out, and holiday parties. We are working on a Dad’s Night Out.
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[acc_item title=”Topeka Area Homeschool Network (TAHN)-(Topeka, KS area) “]
Website: http://www.tahn.weebly.com
Contact: Sarah Busse OR Jen
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (785) 841-2242
Phone: (785) 256-2841
We are a secular, inclusive homeschooling group whose main focus is facilitating social activities. Members use a variety of homeschooling methods, and we recognize that learning happens at all ages in a variety of ways and that there is not one right way to homeschool.
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[acc_item title=”Shekinah Christian Fellowship (Sumner)”]
Website:
Contact:
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (620) 779-3339
Address: 613 Delrose Wellington KS 67152
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[acc_item title=”Golden Belt Home Educators (Great Bend)”]
Website: http://gbhefam.wix.com/gbhe
Contact:
Email:
Phone:
We are a group of home educating families in rural Kansas. We have “Teachers’ Night” monthly for social support and have a monthly field trip for the whole family. We have no fees or membership dues but do ask each family to participate in planning or bringing treats for one field trip per year.
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[acc_item title=”LOK Homeschool Group (Savonburg, and surrounding areas)”]
Website: http://www.angelfire.com/ks2/LOK/
Contact:
Email:
Phone:
Loving Our Kids Homeschool Support Group is a group of homeschoolers that get together periodically for Mom’s Night Out, Field Trips, and more.
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[acc_item title=”Excellence, Diversity, Unity, Community, Acceptance, and Tolerance in Education (E.D.U.C.A.T.E.) (Olathe, Johnson)”]
Website: http://educateks.com
Contact:
Email: educateinfo-at-yahoo.com
Phone:
A circle of families who are currently home learning primarily for educational reasons. We provide one another with a network that can provide support, educational, and social opportunities. We share the belief that learning occurs at all ages and in a variety of ways. We value diversity and accept families with many points of view. Monthly activities include: co-op, chess club, American Girls club, history co-ops, park days, field trips, educational activity days, parent’s night out, and our monthly group meeting. EDUCATE also hosts an annual Recognition Ceremony and other family socials such as the fall kick-off picnic.
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[acc_item title=”Lawrence Area Homeschoolers Network (LAHN) (Lawrence)”]
Website: http://sunflower.com/~lahn/
Contact: Elizabeth and Pete Laufer OR Samantha Stopple or Tara Sawyer
Email:
Phone: (785) 841-6020
Phone: (785) 832-1340
Phone: (785) 838-3665
LAHN is a secular, inclusive homeschooling group that supports families and encourages homeschooling. LAHN values diversity and requests participants be considerate to all people and faiths. Our common bond is homeschooling. Most of our meetings are social in nature, although members are encouraged to share their skills through classes, activities, and organized field trips
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[acc_item title=”L.E.A.R.N Home Education Network”]
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/learnhomeeducationnetwork/
Contact:
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 816-237-8877
LEARN Home Education Network provides secular support and resources to homeschooling families in Missouri and Kansas by providing regular meetings, social activities, information about homeschooling and legislative updates.
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[acc_item title=”Smoky Valley Home Educators (Salina)”]
Website: http://www.svhe.com
Contact:
Email: [email protected]
Phone:
Address: 2100 Quincy, Salina KS 67401
SVHE is a home school support group organized for the purpose of encouraging each other in our choice of providing a Christ-centered education for our children at home.

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[acc_item title=”Cornerstone Family Schools (Topeka)”]
Website: http://www.cfs-online.org
Contact: Steve Poage, Athletic Committee Chair
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (785) 233-1304
Phone: (785) 234-0333
Address: PO Box 4968 Topeka KS 66604
Cornerstone Family Schools (CFS) offers a variety of extra-curricular athletic activities for its member students. The CFS athletics program has been developed and continues to grow with the purpose to promote student development spiritually, mentally, socially and physically through Christ-centered athletic competition. All athletic endeavours are to be done “For God’s Glory,” not for the glory of individual participants and/or teams.

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[acc_item title=”Home-scholars of Topeka (HOT) – (Topeka)”]
Website:
Contact:
Email:
Phone:
HOT is an inclusive diverse group of homeschooling families from all walks of life and with many different homeschooling styles. The goal of HOT is to share information, field trips and activities, social and learning opportunities, and support with other home-scholars!
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[acc_item title=”Classical Conversations of Prairie Village”]
Website: http://Classicalconversations.com
Contact:
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (816) 589-2177
Address: 30217 Crook Rd, Cleveland MO 64734
KS (Douglas, Franklin, Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami, Wyandotte)
MO (Cass, Clay, Jackson, Johnson)

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[acc_item title=”Christian Family Educators of Northwest Kansas”]
Website:
Contact:
Email: [email protected]
Phone:
KS (Cheyenne, Decatur, Gove, Logan, Rawlins, Sheridan, Sherman, Thomas, Wallace)
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[acc_item title=”Christian Homes In Educational Fellowship (CHIEF)”]
Website: http://www.manhattanchief.org/
Contact:
Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (785) 776-5437
Address: 3308 Frontier Cir, Manhattan KS 66503, Kansas 66502
Provide support to Christian homeschooling families through group meetings, field trips, sports activities, speech and debate; play days, etc. to families in Riley County as well as Clay, Washington, Pottawatomie, and other surrounding areas.

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[acc_item title=”Learning and Instructing in Northeast Kansas (L.I.N.K.)”]
Website: http://www.linkhomeschoolers.org/
Contact: Shelley
Email: [email protected]
Phone:
Address: P.O. Box 74, Easton KS 66020
“LINKing Christian Home Educators together to Learn and Instruct according to God’s Truths” Our purpose is to unite in God’s love, all those in the Northeast Kansas area, who are believers in our Lord and Savior, Jesus, as we work in unity to learn of God’s Truth and instruct our children up in ‘The Way they should go’. (Covering Leavenworth, Atchison, Jefferson and Jackson counties and the surrounding Northeast Kansas area) Philippians 3:17, Philippians 4:8-9

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[acc_item title=”Defenders (Wichita)”]
Website: http://www.wichitadefenders.org
Contact: Chris Birdwell
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 316-838-0768
Wichita Defenders, a KSHSAA approved competitive home school sports program offering basketball, volleyball, and bowling.
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[acc_item title=”Warriors (Wichita)”]
Website: http://www.wichitawarriors.org/
Contact: Kenny Collins, AD
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 316-267-1484
The purpose of the Wichita Warriors is to provide an opportunity for homeschool children to participate in organized, competitive athletics and to use that competition to teach Christian based principles that will encourage each young person to strive for spiritual maturity in all areas of their lives.
The Wichita Warriors are members of the NCHAA (National Christian Homeschool Athletic Association), KCAA (Kansas Christian Athletic Association), and approved with KSHSAA (Kansas State High School Athletic Association).

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[acc_item title=”Kansas City Catholic Homeschool Conference”]
Website: http://kccatholichomeschooler.org/
Contact: Debbie Engel
Email:
Phone: 913-485-8918
Our conference is designed for parents and teens. Due to facility limitations and safety concerns, we ask that no children other than nursing infants accompany you to the conference.
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[acc_item title=”Stagecoach Academy”]
Website: http://www.StagecoachAcademy.org
Contact:
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (913) 369-5045
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