Homeschool Groups: KANSAS
Welcome to the KANSAS Homeschool with ED Anywhere information center. ED Anywhere encourages you to join a homeschooling group listed below in your area.
Local & State homeschool groups or organizations in KANSAS
KANSAS PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY AGENCY
Christian Home Educators Confederation of Kansas (CHECK)
Charity Christian Academy
7706 W. Illinois Ave, Hutchinson, KS 67501
Contact: Kathy Taylor
Phone: (620) 662-4916
Private / umbrella school for home schoolers. The Distance Education program offers parents the opportunity to home-school their children (using one of the CCA approved curricula), 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.
Wednesday School is an exciting new program that offers children the opportunity to be on campus half a day per week and be home schooled the rest of the week. We assist with test taking and weekly lesson plans, plus the services for distance education students. Wednesday School students are eligible to join Reno County Home Educators and participate in their activities including but not limited to field trips, dramatics, and sports.
Description: K12 Kansas is a Yahoo group for current and potential users of the K12, Inc. curriculum led by Dr. William J. Bennett. We're a support group for anyone in Kansas using K12 to educate their children.This is a great group of parents more than willing to offer advice on K12, share their experiences, and help where ever they can. Bad attitudes, rudeness and disrespect will not be tolerated. Please use the features of the group site for messages (new and archived), file sharing, photos, links, database, and the polls. **Please note that this list is run by users of the K12 curriculum, and is not officially affiliated with K12, Inc.
Requirements: Using K12, Inc. curriculum or researching it.
Benefits: online message board, file sharing, photos, database, polls, photos, field trips, and more
Let Education Always Remain Natural (LEARN)
Based in Kansas City, MO
Phone: (816) 918-8979
An all-inclusive, secular, home education support group based in the metro Kansas City area, LEARN supports 200 families with a wide variety of ideologies regarding home education.
Manhattan Area Homeschoolers Network
Contact: Kelly Easton
Description: Manhattan Area Homeschoolers Network (MAHN) is a secular, inclusive homeschool group that supports families and encourages homeschooling in Manhattan, Kansas and surrounding areas.
Requirements: MAHN values diversity and requests participants be considerate to all people and faiths. Our common bond is homeschooling.
Benefits: Most of our meetings are social in nature, although members are encouraged to share their skills through classes, activities, and organized field trips.
Midwest Parent Educators
P.O. Box 14391, Lenexa, KS 66285-4391
Phone: (913) 397-9506
Fax: (913) 764-7544
A non-profit organization dedicated to providing resources, support and encouragement to homeschooling families in Kansas City and the surrounding areas.
Description: Midwest Parent Educators, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing resources, support and encouragement to home schooling families in the Kansas City and surrounding areas. As of August 2004, MPE had over 1000 member families. In an attempt to restore the warmth and friendliness of a small group, the formation of cluster groups was initiated in the fall of 1990. These groups are, in essence, small support groups within the larger structure of MPE. Cluster group members plan field trips and other group activities; these activities provide opportunities for both parents and children to build relationships.
Requirements: No requirements apart from an interest in or currently homeschooling.
Benefits: Membership in MPE includes a subscription to the newsletter, The Parent Educator, and access to events, functions, and cluster groups.
Other benefits include:-Informational support group meetings,-$20 discount on HSLDA membership, -Free access to MPE Resource Library, Admission to annual MPE Conference, High school graduation ceremony (must meet certain criteria - call MPE office) Access to college scholarship file, Annual used curriculum sale.
Cost: $35 yearly
Teaching Effective Academics in Christian Homes (TEACH)
Teaching Parents Association
Visionary Christian Home Educators
Phone: (316) 773.4055
A Christian discipleship-minded class with the purpose of educating, inspiring, encouraging, and equipping moms for teaching our children. Monthly topic meetings provide valuable tools, resources, and practical ways to accomplish this. Meeting format provides for learning, fellowship, and prayer.
Wichita Independent Home Schoolers
Contact: Sandy Gritz
Description: We typically meet on Wednesdays and alternate mornings and evenings. Bowling is on Tuesdays, Roots and Shoots on Saturdays, and Mom's Nights vary by month. WIHS has 82 families, about 20 of which are very active and our group includes children from birth to age 17. We are a relaxed group and mainly focus on social functions.
Requirements: There are not requirements for membership. We are an inclusive group and welcome people of all faiths, ages, homeschooling approaches, creeds, and nationalities. We have no group dues and no statements to sign.
Benefits: Mom's Night Out, Mom's Night In (chat), Bowling league, Weekly playgroups, Roots and Shoots, Field trips, Online email support @ yahoogroups