Homeschool Support Groups in Oklahoma

 

Don't homeschool alone. Get involved in a homeschool support group where you can get help throughout the year and find social activities for your children. Homeschool support groups come in all flavors: Christian, Catholic, Secular, Special Needs, etc. Find the one that meets your particular needs and get involved. Here are some resources that are able to give you information on other support groups in Oklahoma.

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  • OCHEC. (Oklahoma Christian Home Educators Consociation) is a statewide homeschool support organization directed by Christian leaders to serve and help anyone who strongly desires to teach his or her children at home. Offers Capitol Day, Conventions in both OKC and Tulsa, Support Groups, Informer Newsletter, Get Started booklet, Art/Photo Contests, Workshops, and OCHEC Blog. Contact info: Phone: 405-521-8439. Email at staff@ochec.com.

  • OKHSMoms Info Group: A yahoo group by Ellen Latimer that provides encouragment and LOTS of free information for Oklahoma homeschool moms on what's happening in Oklahoma that is of interest to homeschoolers. I highly recommend signing up for this group. (Also a good friend of mine!) There are more e-groups listed below.

  • Cornerstone Tutorial Center located at 3160A S. 129th E. Ave., Tulsa, offers academic counseling to homeschooling families. Contact them at 664-9527 or by email homeschoolconsultant@valornet.com.

  • HERO: HERO of Oklahoma's primary purpose is to provide information concerning the many local and state educational resources available to Oklahoma home educators.  As a network of homeschooling families and support groups, HERO of Oklahoma also helps families connect with each other through their web site, gatherings, and e-mail discussion groups. Information on this website includes recommended lawyers for homeschoolers, booklist, shopping info, and much more.
  • T.H.E. (Tulsa Home Educators), published by Linda Duntley, is a subscription-based newsletter for homeschool parents that provides information on local support groups and community activities open to homeschoolers in the Tulsa metro area. Well worth the subscription price! Contact Linda at lduntley@aol.com for more information.

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Oklahoma Support Groups (alphabetical):

  • AMBLEcommunity (Tulsa). We are a community of home-educating families in the Tulsa, Ok area. We gather weekly for a nature walk, a field trip, or a park day. The moms come together twice a month to discuss the Charlotte Mason method and to encourage and pray for each other as we create the educational life we desire for our families.

  • (CHEER) Christian Home Educators Encouragement Resource. The CHEER Support Group is a group of 100+ homeschool families in the Broken Arrow, Tulsa, Oklahoma area who support and encourage each other and provide tools to help each family achieve excellence in their homeschool. Contact: Erin and Terry Blain, Tulsa,Oklahoma, Contact Email: cheer@cheersupport.com.

  • CHEF - Tulsa (Christian Home Educators Fellowship). CHEF of Oklahoma is open to any homeschool family who signs their statement of faith. Affiliated support groups are located throughout Tulsa and the surrounding areas. They also sponsor a new and used book fair in June. E-mail at CHEFOFOK@aol.com. Mailing Address: P.O. Box 471363, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74147-1363. Phone: (918) 583-READ (583-7323).

  • Claremore and Pryor Group. This group is open to any homeschooling families, regardless of religious beliefs or curriculum being taught. Our group meets at least once a month for playdates and field trips, plus we have a private facebook group where members can discuss homeschool-related issues. Contact Liz Huckleby by phone (918)521-5975 or email lizchick3737@yahoo.com. Facebook group page is: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/groups/232829423408933?ap=1 .

  • Edmond Home Educators' Support Group: We offer field trips, mom's fellowship, educational events, social get togethers, website information, and yahoo group discussion. Membership is $10/per family for the school year. Affiliated group of OCHEC. Edmond, OK. Contact: Andrea Pflughoft, Email: pflughoft@sbcglobal.net.

  • F.A.I.T.H. Educational Alliance.
    We are a family based Christian support group for the Tulsa area. We have 2 co-ops, extra classes, monthly family outings, living history events, several children's clubs, field trips and more. We have fellowships for both moms and dads as well. We alternate between monthly business/support meetings and informational workshops. We have an active online bulletin board and email newsletter. Dues are $20 with a signed Statement of Faith. Contact: Lisa Marshall at moty2000@sbcglobal.net.

  • Fort Sill/Lawton. Home School Association for Military Families. We provide resources, support and community to military homeschoolers nationwide. Our group at Fort Sill currently participates in foreign language, swim classes, mom's nights out, field trips, Odyssey of the Mind and more. Information can be found on our website at www.hsamf.org. Membership dues are paid through this site. Fort Sill/Lawton contact: Michelle Mulligan, 808-227-1684, Dkota03mlm@yahoo.com. National contact: Mariel Barreras at 931-216-8389, marielkessbarreras@yahoo.com.

  • Great Plains Home Educators, Hydro and surrounding areas. Support, activities, and co-op.

  • Green Country HERO (Green Country Home Educators Resource Organization) was established to provide support for homeschoolers in the greater Tulsa area. The group is open to all homeschoolers and is Christian based. We provide a wide variety of social and educational opportunities, all organized by group members. Benefits include the following: a monthly newsletter, a member directory, use of our lending library, an HSLDA discount, bi-monthly business meetings, and monthly moms' night out. We are affiliated with OCHEC, THE, and HERO of Oklahoma. If you are interested in joining Green Country HERO, please contact us at gcheromail@yahoo.com. Location: Tulsa Area, Oklahoma. Contact: Dawn Osborn, Phone: 918-261-4688.

  • Grove Homeschool was formed to connect area homeschool families in sharing ideas, curriculum information, resource information, play dates and field trips. This group is open to all homeschool families. All religious beliefs, or none at all, are welcome. We have a common goal of providing a quality education for our children, which includes tolerance and respect. Grove, OK. Contact: Carol Wilson 918-787-6863; Email: grovehomeschool@yahoo.com.

  • HEART (Home Educating and Righteously Training). Kelly Huckaby - baheart12@gmail.com
    HEART exists to encourage and edify homeschooling families. Our vision is found in Proverbs 3:5-6. We offer Ladies' Meetings, Moms' Night Out, field trips, community service projects, and plenty of opportunities for supporting each other!

  • Heritage Homeschool Co-Op is a support group for homeschool families and serves Owasso, Oklahoma and surrounding areas (i.e. - Collinsville, Claremore, Verdigris Valley, Skiatook and Sperry). To become a member of our Co-Op, you must agree to our Christian bylaws, register with our Membership Coordinator and pay yearly dues. We encourage active participation in our Co-Op, so please only join if you are interested in becoming fully committed. Our Co-Op offers field trips, parties, school pictures, fellowship activities, holiday parties, monthly support meetings and LNO for moms, family events and special guest speakers. For more information, please e-mail our President, Christy Rowden, at christyrowden@cox.net or our Membership Coordinator, Jennifer Wedemeyer at kenziekylanmom1@cox.net.

  • Heartland Home Educators, Owasso. Open to all. Classes and field trips for kids. Support for moms. Contact: Julie Attebury at heartlandhe@yahoo.com.

  • HERO of Lawton/Ft. Sill - We are a family friendly group open to any homeschooler that needs/wants support. We organize play days, field trips, karate classes, and many other opportunities for homeschool families. Our diverse group of families are from all walks of life. There are no forms to sign nor dues to pay. For more information contact Suzie Epler suziepler@yahoo.com.

  • H.O.P.E. (Helping Other Parents Educate) Oklahoma City. Offers support, field trips, gym classes and other group activities. Yearbook, geography fair. Monthly moms-only evening support, also. See website for more info or Email: info@hopehomeschoolokc.com.

  • K12 Support Group, Oklahoma City - field trips, play dates, brainstorm, exchange information, and perhaps even eventually set up some co-op opportunities for those who use the K-12 Curriculum. If you are interested, please join our yahoo group. Leaders: Karen and Lori.

  • Logan County Homeschool Group. Any homeschoolers are welcome. We will have a Welcome Potluck picnic at the Crescent City Park in Crescent. Any questions please call 969-2620 for Angie or Chris.

  • Norman Secular Homeschool Association (NSHA) welcomes homeschooling families with children of all ages and homeschooling styles who seek to connect with others who share a secular approach to education. Norman, OK. Contact: Rachel. (405) 217-4089, Email: artexcel@yahoo.com or Joei (405) 573-7474, Email: nsha@gmail.com.

  • Norman Area Home Educators is an organization based in Norman, Oklahoma, that helps member homeschooling families find resources and share information, and offers occasional activities for the enrichment of our children's education. We are available at info@normanhomeschool.org and PO Box 1368, Norman, OK 73070. Find more information on our website at http://normanhomeschool.org/.

  • Lifeschoolers. Lifeschoolers is an organization of homeschoolers in the Midwest City and Del City areas in Oklahoma. The purpose of this group is to post about group activities in this area (such as various classes, book clubs, park days, music lessons, etc.) as well as any other larger city- or state-wide activities (such as the State Fair, Wildlife Expo, various festivals, etc.). Any homeschool family is welcome to join, but the IRL (in real life) activities will be primarily in the Mid-Del and Moore areas.. Contact: Contact: Cindy Pruegert cindyandmyles@gmail.com.

  • Okmulgee Area Home School Association. OAHSA is dedicated to serving home educators and their families. Our goal is to glorify Jesus Christ and to encourage parents in the training of their children to follow Jesus through home education. We hope to guide and help families to educate their children carefully in the way that would be pleasing to God. We maintain Christian leadership but membership is open to all. Contact: Shelley Boland, Email: iwisdom@sbcglobal.net (918)758-0217

  • Osage Skiatook Christian Homeschool Association (OSCHA)
    We are a new non-profit support group in the Skiatook area with members from Sperry, Hominy, and Avant. Members must sign our statement of faith and agree to abide by our by-laws. We offer structured PE, field trips, holiday activities, and promotion night.
    Contact: Wendy Kuerbitz at 918-407-3936 and Victoria Myers 918-396-0655.

  • Pottawatomie County Home Educators Association (PCHEA). Serving Pott. County and the surrounding areas. PCHEA is Christian in orientation and leadership, but not exclusive in membership. We offer support and encouragement to homeschooling families in Shawnee and surrounding counties through various monthly activities, contests and field trips for our children, and a monthly newsletter and website. Contact: Nancy Schwab. Phone: (405) 225-7116. Email: pcheainfo@gmail.com.

  • Proverbs 22:6 Home Educators, 7015 East 41st Street, Tulsa, OK 74145. Serving Tulsa and surrounding area. Contact: Jami:  (918) 622-2444 or jamiharl@cox.net. Open to anyone. No membership fees or forms to sign. Members should provide at least one volunteer service for the group. Proverbs 22:6 Home Educators support group exists to provide a support network for families who honor the seventh day Sabbath and have chosen to educate their children at home. Membership benefits include: Student public speaking; PE co-op; play-dates; educational field trips; e-mail loop; fun academic competitions; friendship and fellowship. Moms and Dads are encouraged to attend the monthly meetings together. Child care is available if needed.

  • Sallisaw Home Educators. Sallisaw Home Educators is a Support Group for Homeschool families in and around the Sallisaw, Oklahoma area. Our group is open to all home edcucators regardless of race, religion, learning and/or teaching styles. Contact: Danielle Crawford. Email: ruaou4life@yahoo.com.

  • Shawnee Home Educators: No membership fees. All families that have children birth to high school. Non-home schoolers welcomed. We offer Field Trips, Co-op type classes, park days, debate team, and photography class. We do have monthly meetings. Shawnee. Phone: 405-395-2146 Email: cherees@shawneehomeeducators.org.

  • STILLWATER - Home Is Where The Heart Is. Serving Stillwater, Perkins, Tryon, Perry and Mulhall.  Contact:  Pascha Franklin, easygoingmom@sbcglobal.net.  Homeschooling or thinking about it. Please, whether your children are old or young, whether you are married or single, whether you are religious or not, textbook teaching or unschooling and everything in between. We are here to support each other in the decision to keep our children at home with us, learning with us. We do NOT have to agree on anything else, just be respectful of each other as you would want people to be with you.  Please, visit the website for current meeting times & places. We look forward to meeting you!

  • Tahlequah Homeschool - serving Tahlequah, Muskogee, Wagoner, Fort Gibson, Stillwell, Lake Tenkiller and the surrounding area. We offer an exciting variety of academic clubs, special events, field trips, play days and more. We're a friendly and inclusive group with no yearly dues. We welcome you to check us out on our Facebook page or send us an email at tahlequahhomeschool@yahoo.com for more information.

  • Tri-City Home Educators (TCHE) is a Christian organization serving Blanchard, Newcastle, Tuttle, and the surrounding areas, offering a variety of clubs, classes and activities designed specifically for the homeschool family. As a group, we desire to give support, encouragement and fellowship to all homeschool families in our aea. We would love to help your family on your own amazing educational journey!

  • Tulsa Area Homeschoolers. A homeschool group that meets weekly, we have a planned activity once a month, celebrate birthdays each month. Have field trips, guest speakers and just enjoy talking to each other, sharing ideas etc. Tulsa. Contact Cheryl Fritz at TulsaAreaHomeschoolers@gmail.com.

  • Victory Home Educators, organized in 1999, serves the homeschooling families of Victory Christian Church and the surrounding community. We offer a co-op, field trips, monthly chapel, craft and holiday parties, senior graduation and more. Fees are $35 per family with a signed statement of faith. South Tulsa. For additional information please email us: info@victoryhomeschool.org.

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Out-of-State or Out-of-Country Support Groups:

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Online Homeschool E-Groups and Blogs:

  • Oklahoma Blog: News & more about homeschooling in Oklahoma.

  • Liz's Liszt: A Christian information group for West of Tulsa Area homeschoolers includes field trip ideas, activities, and other information such as new finds, book and movie information, cool websites and more.

  • Northwest OKCHomeschoolers.This group is created for those in the Northwest of Oklahoma City area (Piedmont, Surrey Hills) area to discuss homeschooling and the fun and challenges that engage our families.

  • Okmulgee County Homeschoolers, Membership Requirments: Homeschool in Okmulgee County or be interested in homeschooling in Okmulgee County. NO fees or age limits. Information about group: this is just an online group for now until group grows some-would like to get group big enough to start doing field trips etc. Contact Info: Heather Lawrence, 7385 Fox Run Henryetta, OK 74437, Email: Dhlawrence@sbcglobal.net, Phone: 918-652-4382.

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Support Group Listings on the Web:

If you are the leader of an Oklahoma support group and would like your support group listed on our website, please E-mail the following information: Support group name, contact person (include contact name, phone number, website, and/or E-mail address), and a brief description of your services and membership requirements. E-Mail info to cindy@oklahomahomeschool.com .

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