Jon's Homeschool Resource Page

Jon's Homeschool Resources


This page has three parts:
Support Groups Neighbors to meet
Mailing Lists Neighbors to talk to
Web Pages Pennsylvania-specific web pages

Support Groups top
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.
Blue Mountain Homeschoolers
Northampton, Lehigh, and Carbon counties.
2946 Orefield Road
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104
Hundreds of families.
Catholic Homeschoolers of Scranton
St. Ann St
Scranton, PA 18504
Michele Fitzgerald, 717-344-8866
A suppport group for center-city Philadelphia.
Chester County Homeschoolers
226 Llandoverry
Exton, PA 19341
A Christian group with over 800 homeschooling families in Lancaster County and surrounding areas. Monthly newsletter, assistance and resources for new homeschoolers, and networking.
Focuses on encouraging our children's natural creativity through interesting field trips, fun unit studies, writing workshops, art, and music.
Diversity United in Homeschooling
c/o Dawn Scott
233 bluebell Ave.
Langhorne Pa 19047
or Pat Porter 215-321-4813
Encouragement, information, and support for homeschoolers in Notheast Pennsylvania. No statement of faith, no dues. Meets at Lackawanna State Park, 2nd Wed of month.
Fayette County Homeschoolers
c/o Melissa Lough
PO Box 219
Mt. Braddock, PA. 15465
Information, inspiration, and support for Christian home school families in the South Hills of Pittsburgh.
Newsletter and field trips. Monthly parent meetings in Clarks Summit, PA, and Enrichment Days at Harmony Heart Camp.
Highschoolers at Home
c/o Laurie Koch <>
4378 Ridge Road
Natrona Heights, PA 15065
HEART [Home Educators Acting to Reach Tomorrow] For Jesus
Maurice & Bev Pitzer
639 Fulton St.
Hanover, Pa. 17331
Bev Pitzer <>
Lancaster County Homeschoolers
Field trips, unit studies, service projects, and co-op.
Lorrie Shenenberger 717-354-4517
McKeesport Area Homeschoolers
c/o Barbara Page
205 W. Virginia Ave.
Munhall PA 15120
Barbara Page <>
North Hills area of Pittsburgh.
Christian support group for Lawrence, Mahoning, Mercer, and Trumbull (Ohio) counties. Activities include project fairs, field trips and clubs.
Martha Thompson <>
285 Allegheny St
Meadville, PA 16335
Pennsylvania Home Education News
PO Box 305
Summerhill, PA 15958
Karen Leventry <>
PALS - People Always Learning Something
Pittsburgh and surrounding areas, tolerant of all styles of homeschooling, home education and learning at home. Open and inclusive, does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sexual orientation, homeschooling style or personal lifestyle choices. Accepts all who homeschool or have a positive interest in homeschooling and everyone is encouraged to participate in and/or plan activities.
TEACH - The Education Assocation of Christian Homeschoolers
Support for the northeast quadrant of Lancaster County
Jan King <>
1504 Reading Rd
Mohnton, PA 19540
Tri-state Home School Network
[This is a Delaware group - please see my listing on that page]
Unschooolers and Others
[This is a Delaware group - please see my listing on that page]
A Christian support group: "strives through all of its efforts to bring glory to God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, as prescribed in the Nicene Creed.

Mailing Lists top
Neighbors to talk to

Penn Homeschooler
An open and inclusive (secular and religious, schooled and unschooled) forum for parents, educators, and other interested parties interested in discussing the issues, regulations, curriculum, events and other pertinent information regarding homeschooling in Pennsylvania. Some commercial postings are allowed. To subscribe, mail "subscribe pa-hs" as the body of the message (subject can be blank or ".") to
PA Homeschool Exchange
"An inclusive network covering all aspects of homeschooling in general and in PA in specific! Equipping PA families to homeschool in knowledge and confidence. Email and ask to subscribe." (Another Christian service from Wendy Bush.)
A list for both unschoolers and those thinking of unschooling.

Web Pages top
Pennsylvania-specific web pages

Pittsburgh homeschooling resources.
Northeast Pennsylvania.

Part of Jon's Homeschool Resources.

Copyright © 1996..2004 Jon Shemitz <>
March 27, 1996..September 3, 2004