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New Year’s Resolution: Minimalizing

December 27, 2017

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by Karen Koch Sometimes more is just more. For the past school year, I have been deeply pondering minimalism. No one in my house is  wearing diapers anymore, and my first two children are mainly self-sufficient at this point, so maybe I just finally have enough sleep and time to think about this after 17 […]

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Business As Usual? Not!

December 11, 2017

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Thank you for your support of Christian home education in California. We could not do this work without you! This year, your gifts enabled CHEA to: Co-host Capitol Day and Leadership Conference in Sacramento Host the 34th Annual Christian Home Educators Convention Host the 34th Annual Leadership Conference Give a scholarship Hold a graduation Do […]

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Celebrating 35 Years of Ministry

October 30, 2017

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God’s Homeschooling Tapestry A Memoir by Susan Beatty, Co-founder, CHEA of California “Will the cops come take me away?” “Are you sure this is legal?” “How will I find Christian curriculum?” “Are my kids going to be freaks? Where will we find other Christian families who are homeschooling? Are there other Christians homeschooling in my area?” […]

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Homeschool Leader Honored at 34th Annual CHEA Convention

August 12, 2017

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Congratulations to the Support Network Leader of the Year, Sandra Schneider Sandra Schneider, CHEA Support Network Leader of the Year, received her award at the Annual Leadership Conference and Luncheon July 13 at the Pasadena Convention Center.  In the glowing nomination letters CHEA received, Sandra was often called a blessing, an encourager, and a prayer […]

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My Homeschooling Experience: Cultivating a Love of Learning

July 6, 2017

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by Ryan Dalforno, 2017 CHEA Support Network Scholarship Recipient, Homeschooling comes with many advantages, but perhaps greatest out of all of them was the scope and breadth of my education. Because of homeschooling, I received a rigorous and exciting education that instilled in me a lifelong love of learning. Acceleration Most notably, my homeschooling experience […]

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Infrequently Asked Questions

June 26, 2017

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Most of us have questions in our heads we never ask aloud. Perhaps we feel silly asking or don’t want to embarrass ourselves. Well, I’m not one of those silent ones. I’m usually the person raising my hand in a meeting asking, “What about. . .” I like having information, and I find that there’s […]

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Bloggers Night Out July 14

May 27, 2017

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Are you a homeschool blogger, vlogger, podcaster, or active social media poster? Have you always dreamed of starting a blog? Come to CHEA’s Bloggers Night Out Friday, July 14 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Pasadena Convention Center featuring Kristi Clover. You’ll be encouraged in your blogging, hear from a panel of blogging experts, meet and […]

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Homeschooling a Dyslexic Preschooler

May 22, 2017

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by Marianne Sunderland, 34th Annual Convention Speaker In the past, I have not been a proponent of a highly structured preschool for my homeschooled kids.  Our curriculum consisted of Play-Doh, read- alouds and lots of freedom to play. My educational philosophy about preschool has changed some in the past few years in large part because […]

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5 Things I Learned From Nearly 30 Homeschooling Years

May 14, 2017

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A Dad’s Perspective by Gabe Valencia We began homeschooling way back in the mid 80’s. Just so we’re clear, when I say “we” I really mean I made every effort to support the sacrifice my wife made each day to educate our children. So when I use “we” just insert mostly “her” and we’ll be on the […]

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34th Annual Convention July 13-15 in Pasadena: Get Renewed, Energized, and Equipped

March 15, 2017

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Online registration opens at 12:01 a.m. Monday, March 20. CHEA Members who log in with their Member number and password before registering will get the amazing price of just $45 for the whole family for the whole Convention! The Early-Bird special ends at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, so don’t wait! Online registration will remain […]

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