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North Carolina law defines a home school as a non-public school in which the student receives academic instruction from his/her parent, legal guardian, or a member of the household in which the student resides.  If you plan to educate your child at home, you must send a Notice of Intent to Operate a School to the Division of Non-Public Education (DNPE).   Contact them at:

Be sure that your school meets the State of North Carolina Requirements.

Contact local home schooling organizations for information and support. Additionally, there are many home schooling programs to attend with your children.

Home schooling supply stores in the area will provide you with guidance and support along with the educational supplies you need.

There are many national websites with information, suggested curriculum, boards, and support groups that may be helpful to you.

LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS:

North Carolinians for Home Education
Private, Volunteer Organization Since 1984
4326 Bland Rd., Raleigh, NC 27609
(919)790-1100

List of North Carolina Home Educators Support Groups

CHEA (Charlotte Home Educators Association).
An association of Charlotte-area support groups for home-schoolers.

CmeLearn-Charlotte Mason eLearn.
Support for home education parents using Charlotte Mason teaching methods including whole or 'living' books and narration.
(704) 491-7200.

GRACE Home school Group
We are a small group of homeschoolers who have joined together to encourage and support one another as we embark on the adventure of educating our children. Our group is OUR group.
Charlotte, NC
slkaiser@alltel.net

Life at Lake Norman.
Volunteer home school support group dedicated to serving families in the Lake Norman region around Mooresville.
Peninsula Baptist Church on Brawley School Road, Mooresville.
info@lifelkn.com

Relaxed Homeschoolers.
Support group open to all methods of home schooling. Our goal is to share the challenges, information, friendship and excitement that comes with home schooling. Gaston and surrounding counties.
First Baptist Church, Mt. Holly.
(704) 263-1064.

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HOME SCHOOLING PROGRAMS:


Imaginon Theatre Classes
Theatre classes that incorporate dramatization, music, art activities and movement. Ages 5 through 12th grade
300 E. Seventh Street, Charlotte, NC 704.973.2780

Charlotte & Mecklenburg County Public Libraries
Charlotte & Mecklenburg County Public Libraries has many educational programs , some of them are specifically designed for homeschoolers. Contact a branch near you for more info.


Discovery Place
Discovery Place museum has many classes and programs for homeschoolers. Contact them for more information
301 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC
(704)372-6261.

Simmons YMCA
designed for kids 5-15 currently home schooled includes games, pool and fitness
6824 Democracy Drive
(704) 716-6200

Steele Creek YMCA,
PE At at the Y - combination of cardiovascular, strength and flexibility exercises
2135 Aynsley Town Boulevard
(704) 716-6200

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HOME SCHOOLING SUPPLIES:


Growing Scholars
Charlotte's Home school Supply Store, offering guidance, support and service
8906 Bellhaven Blvd, Charlotte, NC
(704)394-9441

School Connection
Educational Materials
5123 South Blvd Charlotte
(704)875-1298

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HOME SCHOOLING WEBSITES:


The HomeScholar Total Transcript Solution

www.homeschooltoday.com
Home schooling Magazine

www.homeschooling.com
Information about home schooling

www.homeschooling.about.com
Information about home schooling from About.com

www.home-school.com
Information about home schooling

HomeschoolPortal.com
Your Homeschool and Education Information Directory

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