Home-School Boards That Support and Register Home Education Programs 2023-2024
AHA recommends that viewers follow up with the schools for individual questions.
All information is up-to-date as of April 1, 2023
Boards are listed in alphabetical order for your convenience
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Welcome to ACA@Home, Alberta's "local" home education board. Our mission is to build tight knit, vibrant, home education communities through launching Shared Responsibility programs for children to engage in exciting learning experiences, make friends and build a strong Christian community.
Unique Qualities: In 2023/24, ACA@Home is offering in-person programming in the Airdrie/Calgary as well as the Edmonton area. We have a Home Education Enrichment Program for grades 1-8 in both Airdrie and Edmonton, as well as a Classical Enrichment program in Airdrie for grades 1-9. New this year is our Hybrid High School located in Airdrie and launching for grades 9/10 exclusively in 23/24. For ALL of our students, we provide monthly community days/field trips for FREE. If you are looking to escape the loneliness of homeschooling and are looking to enter into a vibrant and exciting community of families, inquire about ACA@Home now! Check out our website at acaathome.com or give us a call at 587-887-2186.
Unique Qualities: Offers purchase orders and library of supplementary resources. Offers a gym program and field trips. Offers parent support group and peer support. All facilitators have home educated their own children. Strongly supports unschooling at all ages. Philosophy of parent trust. Offers Section 6 Portfolio Review for High school Home Education credits. Will be offering a catalogue of core course contents for high school use.
Unique Qualities: BCS@Home offers several distinct programs with varied levels of parent and teacher involvement to suit the unique needs of each registered homeschool family. Families can choose either Traditional Home Education (Grades K-12), Print-Based Distance Education (Grades 1-6), Online Education (Grades 7-12) or a combination of Traditional Home Education and Distance Education through Shared Responsibility (Grades 1-12).
With Traditional Home Education, parents are responsible for planning, supervising, and assessing their child's education, and a BCS@Home facilitator visits twice during the school year to provide ongoing support, feedback and assistance to the family as requested. With Print-Based and/or Online Education, BCS@Home teachers are responsible for all planning, course delivery, and student assessments. With Print-Based Distance Education (Grades 1-6), BCS@Home provides all of the curriculum and materials for the core courses and options, and a BCS@Home teacher delivers lessons to students to help guide them through the materials provided. With Online Education (Grades 7-12), curriculum is delivered by BCS@Home teachers through synchronous and asynchronous lessons over an online format, and students also have the option of attending office hours for additional one-on-one support.
In Addition, to these core programs, students can enrol in the BCS@Home Blended-Hybrid Program for Grades 1-9, which runs in both a North Calgary and a South Calgary location. Blended hybrid learning occurs when there is a complementary in-person and online component to student learning. In the BCS@Home Blended-Hybrid program, students attend classes in-person one-day-a-week in the North or South of Calgary, and learn Science, Art, Physical Education and Bible for Grades 1-6, or Physical Education, Bible, Health and Options for Grades 7-9.
To view a summary document for all of our BCS@Home program options, check out our website. Regardless of grade or program, all students and families are invited to attend regularly scheduled field trips, monthly parent Coffee 'N' Connect days, athletic programs, F@B Friday enrichment classes, and more!
Unique Qualities: Offers lending library. Offers a gym program, classes, activities and field trips. Offer a parent council and peer support in the form of a dedicated parent room onsite. Offers classroom Shared Responsibilty program of 2 days a week classroom for core and art and physed programming. Classroom has very small class sizes of 15 students in grades 1-5 and 12 students in grades 6-9. CBE Learn administers the grade 1-12 online program and Chinook Learning administers the high school classroom upgrading program. Serves Calgary and area only.
Unique Qualities: Site under construction - more information coming
Unique Qualities: We are not interested in repeating or emulating school at home. Our fully digital services makes unschooling and home education simple and easy.
Unique Qualities: The staff at Ignite Centre for E-Learning recognize and highly value the parent/caregiver role as a child's first educator. Our staff are here to provide a high level of support to help ensure your child's success. Connection is Key with Ignite Centre for eLearning. Through our ability to serve students and families utilizing various technologies, our high quality of support will include access to digital resources, project-based planning, activities that support cross-curricular activities and that enrich parent-led instruction, especially in the core subject areas. This program will be facilitated online, with in-home meetings as required to support students and families in need of heightened levels of support.
Unique Qualities: Koinonia provides many activities and field trips and a community for families. They offer home education and classroom instruction.
Unique Qualities: NorthStar Academy (NSA) values a flexible, Christ-centered learning community both virtually and face-to-face. By offering four program options (home education, online, print-based, and shared responsibility), each student can choose a program to fit their individual and family needs. Our courses and resources are designed to engage students in a biblical worldview while our homeroom model provides a place for community and belonging. NSA teachers and facilitators strongly support a home learning approach and parent choice; many having home educated their own children. We facilitate a supportive parent community in our Virtual Parent Cafe and via social media. We also offer a variety of learning subscriptions and resource suggestions for our parent-directed home education families. Outside of home learning, we bring students and families together regularly through our activity days, learning clusters, high-school limitless group, and a formal graduation ceremony!
Unique Qualities: Provides a classroom experience that is hands-on. Offers Shared Responsibility and Home Education Programs. All facilitators have home educated their own children.
Unique Qualities: Offers purchase orders and lending library of supplementary resources. Offers a gym program, classes and field trips. Offers parent support group and peer support. All facilitators have home educated their own children. Offers an open Christian community.
Unique Qualities: Offers entire funding in Fall and also purchase orders. Offers a gym program, classes and field trips. Offers extensive video library of homeschooling how-tos and Q and A. All facilitators have home educated their own children. Offers a Course Challenge for high school credits under Home Education. Offers lending library. Offers Shared Responsibility. Has open access math tutorial videos for grades 7-12.
Unique Qualities: Offers purchase orders and lending library. Offers a gym program and field trips. Offers parent support group and parental professional development program. Offers mediated learning online classes for home education. Offers Socratic Dialogue-classically based programming. All facilitators have home educated their own children. Accepts rescues mid-year no fee. Bi-monthly magazine and annual high school conference. Offers Section 6 portfolio review for high school credits under Home Education.