As a new homeschooler it can be unbelievably overwhelming trying to navigate where to start! The purpose of this resource page is to provide a variety of information to help you find what you are looking for. Below is a very small sampling of some of the resources available. This list will continue to be updated.
**Please note: we are based in the Pittsburgh, PA area and not all resources may be applicable to your individual situation. Please reference your state home education requirements.
Creative Playspaces and Learning The Seesaw Center – indoor playspace for children up to kindergarten age Snapology – discovery center, STEM, hands-on learning Pittsburgh Toy Lending Library – indoor playspace and toy library E2 Toys2Try – indoor/outdoor playground The Steam Studio – creative playspace, workshops and classes Liliput Towne Center – play town, creative play area … Continue reading Creative Playspaces and Learning
Homeschool Laws in PA PA Homeschool Law – How to comply with Pennsylvania Homeschooling Requirements Ask Pauline – Comprehensive information on homeschooling laws in PA HSLDA – Home School Legal Defense Association Time4Learning – Pennsylvania homeschooling options Department of Education – PA Dept. of Education Home Education Laws
Homeschool Co-ops and Groups Allegheny County Homeschool Co-op of Pittsburgh South Hills Homeschoolers People Always Learning Something (PALS) Family Instructors of the North Suburbs (FINS) St. John Paul II Homeschool Co-op North Pittsburgh STAR Co-op Washington/Greene Counties Washington County Co-op Butler County Butler Home Education Network Beaver County Salt and Light Co-op … Continue reading Homeschool Co-ops and Groups
Homeschool Classes in PA Carnegie Science Center Workshops National Aviary Trips Pittsburgh Zoo Trips Carnegie Museum of Natural History Classes Heinz History Center The Citizen Science Lab Phipps Conservatory Audubon Society of Western PA Fern Hollow Nature Center Keelboat Farms Washington County PA Parks Events Mingo County Park specifically offers homeschooling classes; registration required.
Homeschool Evaluators Allegheny County Tina Koski, Elementary Education Evaluator firstname.lastname@example.org 724-544-0362 Bethany Thornton, K-12 and Special Education Evaluator Bthornton1221@yahoo.com 412-418-2214 Lauren Snider, Elementary Evaluator Connect with Lauren on Facebook!