A resource for homeschool families in Middle Tennessee
The Middle Tennessee Home Education Association (MTHEA) is a ministry dedicated to serving home educators in
the Middle Tennessee area by providing a network of support. Our goal is to nurture, educate and motivate families
that home school. We are committed to help protect the right of the parent to "train up a child in the way
they should go."
MTHEA is a part of the Tennessee Home Education
- MEMBERS-ONLY - Get the May/June issue of JA online
to see a preview of all the great things planned for the fair! Click here to get your copy.
- The 2013 MTHEA Home Education Expo will be held on May
17-18, 2013 in Nashville at the Tennessee Expo Center (formerly Tennessee State Fairgrounds).
- Get the lastest Jonathan's Arrow! The latest issue
is available online. Check your mailboxes soon for your printed copy.
- MTHEA Teen Banquet - Will be held on April
19, 2013. Register by March 11th. Details can be found here.
- MTHEA 2013 Graduation Mandatory Meeting/Rehearsal:
April 10th. Graduation Day: May 25th. Find
- Got JA? - Jonathan's Arrow is our bi-monthly (every
2 months) newsletter. Printed copies are mailed to members and we also have electronic archives available
on this website going back several years. Download your copy today!
- New to Tennessee or new to homeschooling? We can help you find support groups in your
area or provide you with information to help you connect with other homeschoolers. Contact
Bonnie in our office for assistance.
- Have you renewed your MTHEA Membership? If not, you'll be missing out on the next edition
of Jonathan's Arrow. Join or renew today!
- Changing Your Address? Keep Us Informed! - In order to ensure that you continue to receive
your Jonathan’s Arrow, we need to have your updated contact information. If your e-mail address,
street address or phone number changes, please help us keep our records up to date and contact
Bonnie in the MTHEA office. Thanks!!
Friday, May 3, 2013
On April 19, 2013, Governor Bill Haslam signed into law Senate Bill 240, adding a new subsection to the homeschool statute for students’ participation in interscholastic athletic competition in public schools.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Truancy charges against a homeschooling family were dropped after HSLDA assisted them in their third court appearance.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Astonished to find themselves being questioned by a juvenile court judge, the homeschooling parents of a 7th grader contacted HSLDA. We helped resolve the case.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
HSLDA intervened on behalf of a member family after they received a letter from a local public school official advising them that it was necessary for their 7th grade daughter to participate in state testing as a homeschool student.
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
HSLDA’s representation of a homeschooling family resulted in the dismissal of truancy charges and a legal lesson for the school district.
Thursday, January 5, 2012
HSLDA has thwarted a local education agency’s attempt to impose unauthorized state testing on homeschool students.
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MTHEA serves the following Tennessee homeschool communities: Bedford County, Cannon County,
Cheatham County, Clay County, Coffee County, Davidson County, Dekalb County, Dickson County, Franklin County, Giles
County, Hickman County, Houston County, Humphreys County, Jackson County, Lawrence County, Lewis County, Lincoln County,
Macon County, Marshall County, Maury County, Montgomery County, Moore County, Overton County, Perry County, Putnam
County, Robertson County, Rutherford County, Smith County, Sumner County, Stewart County, Trousdale County, Wayne County,
White County, Williamson County and Wilson County