Getting Started Homeschooling in GA

Georgia Homeschooling Law



Georgia requires homeschoolers to be registered with the Georgia Department of Education. This can easily been done online. Find all the details here: http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Pages/Home-Schools.aspx


HEIR, a volunteer organization, has a description of Georgia homeschool law and forms. Some of the information is dated though:

www.heir.org




Other Advice for New Homeschoolers


Want more information about a curriculum?

Unsure how to comply with the law?

Wonder what to teach when?

Worried that your kids aren’t learning enough?

Need to find more homeschool friends for your kids (and you)?


Connect with other homeschoolers, and get the support that you need!


Homeschool World List of Support Groups

http://www.home-school.com/groups/GA.html



Finding and Choosing Curriculum


Southeast Homeschool Expo

an annual convention for homeschoolers

http://www.southeasthomeschoolexpo.com/


Your Local Library


Homeschool Buyers Coop

group buys and discounts on homeschooling curriculum

http://homeschoolbuyersco-op.org/index.php?&c=1


Discovery Education United Streaming

free to Georgia homeschoolers ages 6 and up

http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/


Home Learning Year by Year by Rebecca Rupp

comprehensive guide to designing your own curriculum