Over the years, many people have contributed to these listings. The seeds of the collection came from Ruthann Biel, Growing Without Schooling, and Home Education Press.
"Statewide group working to foster a population of informed and active homeschoolers empowered to be their own best advocates."
Berkley Area Homeschoolers
Berkley, Taunton area. Inclusive, and values mutual respect.
Boston Home Education Network
Directory of Boston/Brookline home schoolers. Monthly, casual get-togethers.
Jennifer Streeter <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Homeschool cooperative in the greater Cape Cod area. Many activities; all welcome. Membership is free: families pay as they go for activities.
ECCHO - Essex County Christian Homeschool Organization
A Mass. HOPE affiliate. Some members live in New Hampshire. Weekly gym/art/music co-op, monthly field trip, annual Science Fair.
Ronda Hodge <email@example.com> or
Bethany Plante, 978-388-7140
Bridgewater area. Share ideas, collaborate on projects, coordinate field trips, &c.
"For Boston-Area teenagers who are either Home/Unschoolers, or are in school and thinking about alternative education."
Gloucester Homeschool Support Group
All are welcome, you don't have to be from Gloucester. Weekly meetings for book clubs, girls clubs, boys clubs, field trips and sharing, support and encouragement, educational and social opportunities for our children.
Joanne Marino <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Monthly parent support meetings, newsletter, and other activities.
The state's oldest statewide homeschool support group, MHLA publishes a quarterly newsletter, a statewide networking list, and an introductory packet for new homeschoolers. Also monitors state legislative activity and organizes field trips and events.
The state's Christian homeschool organization has been around since 1989, and holds the largest homeschool convention in New England. Over 60 support groups across the state and publishs a bi-monthly newsletter and 40+ page Information Packet.
Northern suburbs of Boston. For both unschoolers and curriculum users. Monthly support meetings, trips, activities, and a monthly newsletter.
Western Massachusetts Homeschoolers
Bible-oriented support group, many activities, newletter.