Homeschool Resources

Homeschooling can be intimidating at first.

Here are some resources we’ve compiled to help make your life easier.


Since 1982, CHEA has been California’s primary advocate for private homeschoolers. Your Membership helps support CHEA to continue as your source of information, your encourager, and advocate.


With over 100,000 member families, Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) is the nation’s largest, most trusted homeschool advocacy organization.


is the National Home Education Research Institute. NHERI conducts and collects research about homeschooling (home-based education, home schooling), and publishes the research journal called the Home School Researcher. The institute has hundreds of research works documented and catalogued on home schooling, many of which were done by NHERI. Simply put, NHERI specializes in homeschool research, facts, statistics, scholarly articles, and information.

Dumbing Us Down

A highly praised best-seller for over a decade, this is a radical treatise on public education that concludes that compulsory government schooling does little but teach young people to follow orders like cogs in a machine.

The Scholarly Way

“To begin, you must make a distinction between school and education. School has been the setting for your child’s education, but it is not the substance of it. School is a social institution where learning and socialization happen. Education is much broader than that. In my opinion, education is about informing a child about the world, teaching them to think critically, fueling the intrinsic curiosity about the world that God puts in each of us at birth, shaping their worldview according to your family’s belief system and helping them organize the world relative to those beliefs. Schools can accomplish some of those goals, but not all…” -Corie Di Matteo

The Communication Architect

Dr. Lisa Dunne is an author, speaker, and educator. Her podcast, The Communication Architect, builds emotional health and relational resilience through the development of strategic communication competencies that increase personal leadership capacities.

A Thomas Jefferson Education

Is American education preparing the future leaders our nation needs, or merely struggling to teach basic literacy and job skills? Without leadership education, are we settling for an inadequate system that delivers educational, industrial, governmental and societal mediocrity?
In A Thomas Jefferson Education: Teaching a Generation of Leaders for the Twenty-first Century, Oliver DeMille presents a new educational vision based on proven methods that really work!