The inclusion of the following entries does not constitute an endorsement by Oklahoma Christian Home Educators’ Consociation of the program, organization, or tutor. It is the parent's responsibility to investigate who will be involved in their children's education. We encourage parents to thoroughly investigate a potential program and ask for references and talk to others who have used these organizations/persons' talents.
Home School Legal Defense Association (www.hslda.org) is a nonprofit advocacy organization established to defend and advance the constitutional right of parents to direct the education of their children and to protect family freedoms. Through annual memberships, HSLDA is tens of thousands of families united in service together, providing a strong voice when and where needed.
A 15% discount on the annual HSLDA membership fee is available to a homeschooling family through groups participating in HSLDA’s group discount program. Contact OCHEC for more information.
National Home Education Research Institute (www.nheri.org) exists to do the following things:
- To research those who teach their children at home;
- To publish the research journal called the Home School Researcher, which chronicles the current research being done about home schooling;
- To speak to the media, legislators, and national organizations about the home schooling movement, showing factual research about those who teach their children at home;
- To serve as conference speakers and teachers for groups interested in home schooling; and
- To work with legislators on Capitol Hill, and with state/local legislators, on issues related to parental rights, the freedom we have to teach our children at home, and home schoolers coordinating with local school officials.
Christian Home Educators Fellowship of Oklahoma (CHEF):
A support and service organization for home educating member families. www.chefok.org
Tulsa Home Educators (THE):
Support for homeschool support group leaders in the Tulsa and surrounding area, providing information and opportunities for smaller groups to participate in larger events. THE also publishes THE News, a bimonthly newsletter. www.tulsahomeeducators.com
Oklahoma Homeschool provides free homeschool forms, lesson plans, unit studies, time lines, field trip info, and a Step-by-Step Guide to Choosing Curriculum, as well as suggestions for teaching Oklahoma History and the basic subjects. www.oklahomahomeschool.com
Used Curriculum Sites:
www.vegsource.com (Scroll down on the home page to the homeschooling link. It will be listed on the left hand side of the page, with the other discussion boards.)
The Book Samaritan provides books and curriculum to families who have financial
needs. For more info: http://www.booksamaritan.com/index.html.
Donations of used curriculum from homeschoolers who are more financially secure are welcomed.
Send donations by media mail to:
The Book Samaritan
Pawhuska, OK 74056
Used Curriculum Stores:
Textbook Exchange (Oklahoma City)