Jon's Homeschool Resource Page

Jon's Homeschool Resources


This page has two parts:
Support Groups Neighbors to meet
Mailing Lists Neighbors to talk to

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Neighbors to meet

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.
Classes, resources, and socialization for families in Northfield, Lonsdale, and Faribault, and the surrounding areas.
Capitol City Christian Co-op
Only grades 3-12. Meets twice monthly for classes, field trips. 2 annual book sales, post high school options, fair and workshops in April.
Linda Lopez 651-482-0356
CAAFE - Chaska Area Alliance for Fellowship and Excellence in Home Education
Monthly parent meetings; 1-2 field trips per month; other activities as directed by members.
Liane Petersen 612-368-2944
Linda Barch 612-470-1562
A clearinghouse of information for home educators in the twin ports of Duluth/Superior and surrounding areas.
FHE - Families for Home Education
Edina, Richfield, Bloomington: Monthly parents meetings, bi-monthly moms' night out; group field trips, activities, and clubs.
Julie Abel 612-924-0092
Familes Nurturing Lifelong Learners
2452 Southcrest Avenue
Maplewood, MN 55119
Fargo-Moorehead Homeschool Assoc.
1909 8th Street South
Moorehead, MN 56560
GRACE - Great Rewards as Children's Educators
Prior Lake area, Christian. Monthly mom's get-together. Science and speech classes, field trips, biweekly kids time, family get-togethers. Dads get-together three or four times a year.
Karen Tuitt <>
P.O. Box 55
Prior Lake, Minnesota 55372
Holy Family Home Educators
Pat Gawarecki <>
5723 Woodland Road
Minnetonka, MN 55345
Home-Based Educators Accrediting Association
7519 McKinley Street, NE
Fridley, MN 55432
Northeastern Minnesota. Meetings, activities, &c.
Kingdom Builders Homeschool Co-op
Classes with paid and volunteer teachers, activities, support. Meetings twice a month at Assemblies of God Church in Bloomington.
Carole Horak 952-895-8836
P.O. Box 32308
Fridley, MN 55432-0308
P.O. Box 23072
Richfield, MN 55423
Minnesota Home School Network
9669 E 123rd
Hastings, MN 55033
Minnesota Valley Christian Home School Group
Mothers meet monthly. Group activities a couple times a month. Also offers a Co-op for 4th grade and up.
Mary Mueller 612-322-5268
North Metro Support Group
Parents meet for support and planning. Call for updated times and places.
Karen Ritschel 612-434-8137
An inclusive support/play group for homeschoolers in Owatonna and surrounding areas - everyone is welcome.
Plymouth / Wayzata Homeschool Group
Monthly parent support and planning meetings. Monthly field trips and science days. Kid's activities. Cultural events. Family picnics 2-3 times per year.
Laurie Fontaine 612-476-4715
South Metro Families for Home Education
17020 Hamilton Drive
Lakeville, MN 55044
Teen Contact
Not a support group per se but a St. Paul mother of teens who's willing to be a starting point for contact.
Linda Winsor 612-224-6994
The Unschooling Group
Parent discussions, possibly speakers.
Laura Johnson 612-827-5995,
Cathy Gunderson 612-884-7345
WAH - Waconia Area Homeschoolers
Monthly meeting, plus scheduled field trips and playdates. Preschool to high school.
WHIM [Waldorf Homeschoolers in Minnesota] Coop
Waldorf activities for kids. Support, conversation, and study groups for parents.
Katharine Krueger 612-798-4777
"Exists to encourage (Hebrews3:13) and support parents."
YEAH - Youth Educated At Home
A social organization for home-educated junior and senior high students. They also sponsor supplemental academic classes and a prom. Do not have to be a member to participate in most things. Membership $15 a year per family. Business sized SASE for updated member and event information.
Cher Baumhoefner
5532 Saint Stephens Street
St Paul, MN 55112

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March 15, 1996..September 4, 2004