Tag: Homeschool

HEAC Back in Session

The Home Education Advisory Council (HEAC) had its first meeting of the academic year on September 26, 2019. The council has several important issues to tackle in the coming months. Present were Kitty Michelotti (Chairman, Granite State Home Educators), George D’Orazio (Vice Chairman, Catholics United for Home Education), Mike Koski (NH Association of School Principals), Read More

College Planning Events with NHHEAF

We are pleased to announce we are sponsoring two college planning events with the NHHEAF Network Organizations specifically for homeschooling families! Tickets are free, but seating is limited. Please reserve your seats for you and your high-schooler to learn more about these important college-prep topics. Both events will be held at NHHEAF’s Concord campus located Read More

GSHE Annual Picnic is Huge Success

The weather was perfect last Friday for Granite State Home Educators’ 3rd annual Not Back to School Picnic! Approximately 200 people attended to enjoy the playground and meet new friends. Kitty Michelotti, a leader of GSHE and Chairman of the Home Education Advisory Council, said, “The picnic is becoming a tradition for many families. It’s Read More

Third Annual Homeschool Picnic

Granite State Home Educators is hosting our 3rd annual Not-Back-to-School Picnic and all homeschool families are invited! It will be on Friday, September 20th, with September 27th as our alternative rain date, from 11:00am to 1:00pm at Livingston Park in Manchester. The park’s address is 244 Hooksett Road, Manchester, NH 03104-2617. We’ll be at the Read More

Intro to Homeschooling – Dublin

Intro to Homeschooling – Dublin WHERE: Dublin Community Center, the DubHub 1123 Main Street, Dublin, NH WHEN: Friday, May 10th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm Are you considering home education for your child? Are you new to homeschooling and want to make sure you’re off to a solid start? This is a great opportunity to learn Read More

HEAC Reviews Ed Rule Changes

The Home Education Advisory Committee (HEAC) met on January 24, 2019 for their regular bi-monthly meeting. We recorded the entire meeting and it is available on our YouTube channel. 2019 January HEAC meeting part 1 2019 January HEAC meeting part 2 2019 January HEAC meeting part 3 2019 January HEAC meeting part 4 2019 January Read More

Home Education Rules Update

Over the summer, the Department of Education reviewed the home education statutes and rules in their preparation of a technical advisory regarding Participating Agencies. We alerted the department to widespread misunderstandings of districts and private schools regarding home education reporting requirements. This problem was exacerbated by sample policies provided by the NH School Board Association Read More

GSHE Picnic Fun for All

On a beautiful late September afternoon, Granite State Home Educators, a statewide homeschool support group, held their second annual Not Back to School picnic at a park in Manchester. Some estimated the crowd — a mix of parents, teens, and youngsters — at 250! The park was filled with children scampering over the playground equipment Read More

Summer Homeschool Lessons

Or What I Learned on My Summer Vacation We spent the last several months hosting Intro to Homeschooling sessions across the state at which we talked with approximately 150 prospective and new homeschooling families. It was wonderful to personally connect with so many devoted families. We learned several things talking with all these parents.   Read More

2018 Highlights Part 2

It has been a very good year for educational options in New Hampshire! Every year we set more ambitious goals and advance on nearly every effort. As always, our strong grassroots community of families, community leaders, and concerned citizens make all the difference. Each year we see more concerned residents get involved — this has Read More

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