Join With Us!


For over 35 years, CHEO has had the honor to serve as the state
homeschool organization in Ohio!

We operate as a year-round ministry to support and encourage all home educating families as they pursue a uniquely-tailored educational path for their children.

We are happy to work for you!


Important News and Events

Protect Special Needs Services

Updated: March 21, 2024

Home educated students with special needs are at risk of losing some of their services.
Please consider contacting your Ohio State Representative and Ohio State Senator and ask for their support of House Bill 440.

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Facebook Live Event

Join Cedarville University and Melanie Elsey from CHEO and learn how your student can earn FREE dual-credit with Ohio’s College Credit Plus (CCP).

If you missed the live event, you can still watch it: HERE

2024 Commencement

June 1, 2024

CHEO is happy to celebrate this wonderful milestone with you and other homeschool families from across the state.

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Ohio Tax Credit

Since the summer of 2021, Ohio law has allowed a state income tax credit for home instruction expenses.

For the complete statute,
click HERE.

College and Career Fair and High School Symposium

April 20, 2024

This day-long event incorporates High School workshop sessions in the morning with a trusted HSLDA consultant and much more!

This is followed by a wonderful College and Career Fair in the afternoon. Parents and students will have the opportunity to interact with representatives who can answer questions and provide guidance for this “next step” in the educational journey.

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Learn More about the Symposium

New Notification Letter

Need the notification letter for the current school year? Click below.

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Work Permits for Home Education

HB33, which was signed by Governor DeWine on July 3, 2023, included a provision that permits students over 16 years of age to be employed using a work permit issued by his/her parent.

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