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

Creative Playspaces and Learning Home Away from Homeschool – homeschool community resource center 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 The Steam Studio – creative playspace, workshops and classes Liliput Towne Center – play … Continue reading Creative Playspaces and Learning

Homeschool Laws in PA

Homeschool Laws in PA HSLDA – Home School Legal Defense Association Homeschool Pennsylvania – Getting started, forms, FAQs, and more Time4Learning – Pennsylvania homeschooling options Department of Education – PA Dept. of Education Home Education Laws Christian Homeschool Association of Pennsylvania – Homeschool laws and FAQS PA Homeschool Law – How to comply with Pennsylvania … Continue reading Homeschool Laws in PA

Homeschool Co-ops and Groups

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

Homeschool Classes in PA Carnegie Science Center Workshops National Aviary Trips Pittsburgh Zoo Trips Carnegie Museum of Natural History Classes  Heinz History Center Hop into History (ages 5 and under) History Explorers (ages 5-8) Forks of the Ohio Homeschool Series (grades 4-8) The Citizen Science Lab Phipps Conservatory Audubon Society of Western PA Fern Hollow … Continue reading Homeschool Classes in PA

Homeschool Evaluators

Homeschool Evaluators Allegheny County Tina Koski, Elementary Education Evaluator 724-544-0362   Bethany Thornton, K-12 and Special Education Evaluator 412-418-2214   Lauren Snider, Elementary Evaluator Connect with Lauren on Facebook!