Tag: Homeschooling

HEAC Closes Out the School Year

The Home Education Advisory Council (HEAC) had its final meeting of the 2018-2019 school year on May 23rd, and moved several important issues forward, including the annual report to the state Board of Education and proposed changes to Ed 315 rules that govern homeschooling. The videos of the meeting are available here: 2019 May HEAC Read More

Homeschool Art Show

Periodically we have guest contributors on SCNH. We are happy to include this article written by Kitty Michelotti, Chairwoman of the Home Education Advisory Council, and a team leader with our sister organization, Granite State Home Educators. The second annual Granite State Home Educators art show hosted at the Marion Gerrish center in Derry was Read More

Upcoming Homeschool Info Sessions

We have not one, but two additional homeschool information discussions scheduled this summer, with more in the works! These are great opportunities for prospective and new(er) homeschoolers to gain practical information and tips for their home education program. Have your questions answered and head into the next school year with confidence. These sessions are free, Read More

Homeschool Resource Center Opportunity

Although there are numerous activities and classes for homeschoolers in New Hampshire, parents sometimes comment that everything is scattered. Sometimes we feel like “carscoolers” instead of homeschoolers. Many families would like history enrichment available at the same location as gym classes, or game and activity clubs available following cross-curricular science and English classes. A Homeschool Read More

Intro to Homeschooling – Concord

Intro to Homeschooling – Concord WHERE: Concord Public Library 45 Green Street, Concord, NH 03301 WHEN: Wednesday, June 12th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm   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

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

Schedule for Week of April 15, 2019

This week the NH Senate has a session on Thursday, April 18th. There are a few education bills, but none are relevant to school-choice issues.  Likewise, the Senate and House education committees have public hearings and executive sessions scheduled, but not regarding school-choice legislation. Homeschoolers are encouraged to review the proposed changes to Ed 315, Read More

HEAC Addresses Ed 315 and Multiple Long-Standing Issues

The Home Education Advisory Council (HEAC) is an advisory council to the Commissioner of Education with specific responsibilities. Its primary function is to serve as a communication bridge between the homeschool community, various public-school groups, and the state Department of Education. The council met for its bimonthly meeting on March 28, 2019; we attended and Read More

Upcoming Homeschool Events

Spring is a busy time for homeschoolers as they wrap-up their current school year and begin making plans for the next. There are several upcoming events that are of particular interest to homeschooling families. Our sister organization, Granite State Home Educators, regularly lists helpful homeschool articles, resources and events. Families are welcome to follow GSHE 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

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