Your support network
Homeschooling has grown up, as more and more families are choosing homeschooling.
There is no need to go the journey alone.
Find a group to plug into, to create that vital support network. There are lots of options, from simple interest-themed meetups to full-scale tutorials that bring together tutors for advanced subjects, and everything in between. Find the connections you need for your homeschool journey.
- A Novel Idea
A Novel Idea is a non-profit that leads summer camps and after school groups in creative writing lessons. Our mission is to bolster confidence and creativity in young people by empowering them to express themselves and their dreams on the page.
- Alliance Christian Academy
ACA is a tuition-based, part-time academy servicing homeschooling families. Located in Franklin, TN, ACA currently meets one day per week and offers academic and enrichment classes for students grades 6-8. ACA utilizes skilled teachers to combine the best of both worlds…homeschooling and traditional classroom Christian education. For more information email ACAdirectoremail@gmail.com.
- Bellevue Home School Enrichment
We are a Christian home schooling partnership committed to helping parents train up the next generation of Christian servant-leaders. We provide a Biblically integrated program encouraging academic, spiritual, social, and physical growth.
- Bellevue Homeschool Association Cooperative (BHSA)
We are a Christ-centered, Bible-based, parent-directed, cooperative offering educational enrichment and social support for students (preschool-12) and parents. The word "cooperative" defines our organization where all participants are equally invested. We seek to serve our community and model that service to our children. We meet on Thursdays, 9am-1pm in West Nashville.
- Boy Scouts of America - Middle Tennessee Council
The Middle Tennessee Council serves local youth from first grade to age 20 in a 37-county area, plus Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
- Classical Conversations
Our purpose is to lead the home-centered education movement by equipping parents and students with the classical tools of learning needed to discover the order and beauty of God's creation and to inspire others to do the same.
- Cool Springs Montessori
Our homeschool enrichment program provides children from ages 5-12 an opportunity to supplement their at-home learning with Montessori-based lessons two days per week. It is a drop-off program, and allows children to experience a child-based approach to learning, as well as an engaging environment where new friends are made! Art lessons are also included. CSM is conveniently located in the heart of Cool Springs.
- Destination Imagination
Does your child love to imagine, create, build and invent? Destination Imagination (DI) is an international non-profit program for students from Kindergarten through University level that encourages teamwork, leadership, creativity and innovation. Kids form teams of 2 to 7 students and choose from one of seven challenges--Scientific, Technical, Engineering, Fine Arts, Improv, Service Learning, and even a Rising Stars Challenge for students from Kindergarten to 2nd grade. Teams meet at their convenience with an adult team manager, though all of the ideas and creations of the team's solution must be solely kid-driven--no adult interference. DI culminates in Regional, State and Global Tournaments where creative kids get to show off what they've accomplished alongside teams from all over the world. If you're interested in finding out more about Destination Imagination, go to www.destinationimagination.org or contact Affiliate Growth Director Melissa Dick at MelissaDick@comcast.net for a fun and personal presentation to your homeschool tutorial or group.
- Eagle Academy
A Christ-centered, academically challenging, and classically influenced home school tutorial in Mt Juliet, TN - currently offering classes for grades 7th - 10th. Learn more about how EA partners teachers with parents as together they are "Preparing our youth to soar!"
- Excursions in STEAM
Excursions in STEAM offers students the opportunity to take a topical journey to study the Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics that is connected to a particular region in the world. Social Studies will also be interwoven throughout the journey. Over 9 monthly Excursions, students will take a trip around the world as they experience a bit of what each part of the world has to offer. For more information contact TammyJones@TLJConsultingGroup.com
- Foundations Christian Academy
A Christ-centered, interdenominational homeschool tutorial located in the Franklin/Brentwood area for elementary and middle school students in kindergarten through sixth grade.
- HST - Home Schooling Tutorial
The mission of Home School Tutorial (HST) is to provide academically rigorous, college-preparatory instruction for home school students in a comfortable, respectful learning environment. We offer classes from 5th-12th grades. The tutorial meets in Murfreesboro on Mondays.
- H.O.P.E. @ Home!
H.O.P.E. @ Home! (Helping Other Parents Educate at Home) is a homeschool support group for those in the Clarksville area.
- Heart & Hearth
Our support group is located in and around Coffee County. If you are currently homeschooling -- or are thinking about homeschooling -- and live within the nine-county area served by our support group, (Bedford, Cannon, Coffee, Franklin, Grundy, Lincoln, Moore, Rutherford, and Warren Counties) we would love to hear from you.
- Highland Christian Homeschool Co-Op
We exist to encourage, support and build up a community of Christian Homeschool families by offering a variety of learning opportunities to enhance their homeschooling experience in a cooperative environment. We meet in Coffee County on Thursday mornings at Highland Baptist Church at 808 W. Hickory St. (Corner of Cedar Lane and Hickory St.) Tullahoma, TN 37388 (across from the Community Pool).
- Highlands Latin Nashville Cottage School
This is a one-day classical tutorial-style program for homeschoolers using Memoria Press curriculum. Classes will be available on an a la carte basis. All of the course instruction will be provided in the classroom with parents providing homework and individual assistance throughout the week.
- Home Education Association Rutherford Tennessee (HEART)
HEART is a volunteer organization comprised of families who choose to home educate their children. The families live in Rutherford County and surrounding areas of Tennessee.
- Illuminate Academy
Illuminate Academy, Inc is a Tennessee not-for-profit. We are an educational organization for children with Autism and other special needs. An alternative to a public or private school, we educate learners Monday-Thursday from 8:30-2:30.
- Liberty Christian Academy
We are a Christ-centered tutorial for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. We meet on Mondays at The Grace Place, located at 4316 Central Pike in Hermitage. We welcome you to join us on your homeschool journey.
- Mary Lee Bunch Associates
Mary Lee Bunch Associates has been providing quality, Professional Educational Consulting, Tutoring Services, ACT/SAT Standardized Test Preparation, Home School Support, and Alternative Education Options to the Middle Tennessee community for more than 20 years. Contact us at wsherman@MaryLeeBunch.com to let us know how we can help your student!
- Middle TN Homeschoolers (MTHS)
We are an organized homeschool community. We have SOMETHING FOR everyone in your home school family to choose. We strive to support all seasons of your homeschool journey. We aim to serve all of middle Tennessee. You are welcome to join us, find friends and create community. Formally the Williamson County Homeschool Group.
- Murfreesboro Homeschoolers Cooperative & Tutorial (MHS)
At MHS we provide academic courses, tutoring, educational clubs, activities and support for homeschooling families in Middle Tennessee. As an inclusive community we respect all religious and spiritual backgrounds. We strive to foster creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, and problem-solving by empowering students to take ownership of their education and commit to lifelong learning.
- Nashville Chess Center
The Nashville Chess Center is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation the primary purpose of which is to educate the public about the game, art, science, sport and discipline of chess, with a particular focus on the education of secondary and elementary age students.
- New Life Academy
New Life Academy meets in Mt. Juliet each Monday from September to May. Tutorial classes are provided for Kindergarten through 12th grade students. New Life Academy partners with Christian parents desiring to enhance or extend home education. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!
- New Song Christian Academy
a two-day supplemental program for home school students, kindergarten through eighth grade. Located at 316 Southgate Court, Brentwood, TN 37027 - 615-377-8037.
- Priest Lake Academy
Priest Lake Academy (PLA) is an academic cooperative tutorial for grades K-12 meeting each Friday in Smyrna, TN. We have experienced tutors providing one-day-a-week instruction and enrichment with structured lesson planning to be followed at home the remaining days of the week.
- RTA of MTHEA
Rutherford Tutorial Academy is a college prep academic tutorial located in Murfreesboro, TN for grades 7-12.
- RIVER OAKS STUDY CENTER
"Like trees planted by streams of water..." (Psalm 1:3) River Oaks Study Center supports the calling to teach our children diligently through academic tutoring, tutorials, mentoring, and parent support coaching. We believe that quality academics should be within reach for every family. As a second-generation homeschooling and ministry family, we know firsthand that homeschooling families work hard and make many sacrifices in order to provide Christian education to their children. We honor that with competitive, straight-forward rates, with no extra fees, and by seeing River Oaks as a ministry more than a business. Our mission is to partner with families by providing superior, affordable Christian academics local to Williamson, Rutherford, and Davidson counties, and online across the world. For more information email email@example.com or call (615) 624-2807.
SHARE (Spring Hill Area Resource Education) is a Christ centered homeschool tutorial that currently meets in Columbia, TN for students in grades K-6. We are blessed to partner with home educating families to offer a variety of academic and enrichment classes to complement their studies at home.
- Shepherd's Heart Enrichment Tutorial
- Located in Murfreesboro, TN. We offer enrichment classes, on Mondays, for Pre-K thru 8th grades. Our 2nd thru 8th grades rotate classes throughout the day and are able to fellowship while learning in a loving environment. Some of our courses are speech, foreign language, geography, science, business, etc...
SHINE is a 7-12 grade Christ-centered, tutorial with the goal of offering academic, social, and service opportunities to families living near Spring Hill and Columbia, Tennessee.
- Simply Homeshool Tutorial
We partner with homeschoolers in cultivating a love for learning and a love for God in their children by providing an excellent Bible-based curriculum through a one-day tutorial program in a safe and fun environment. We cater to K-6th Grade offering Bible, Science, Social Studies and Art with optional after-hours enrichment classes. We meet at 15512 Old Hickory Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37211.
- The Classical Academy
The Classical Academy is excited to be offering two different three day a week, all-inclusive Humanities block this fall. We will meet at the school on Del Rio Pike in Franklin 3 mornings a week. Reverend Joe Thacker will be leading one group of students through the full Omnibus curriculum and it will count towards 4 credits: Literature, Composition, History, and Theology. One of the Omnibus classes is designed to meet the needs of students who are in the Logic stage of their academic development which includes Seventh, Eight, and Ninth Grades. The other is designed to meet the needs of the students who are in the Rhetoric stage of their academic development and are in Tenth, Eleventh, or Twelfth grades. Students must be proficient readers as the class will work through several major works from The Classical and Biblical Civilizations and The Ancient World. Please give us a call if you are interested in an in-depth and discussion-filled study of this rich literary period. 615-790-8556
- The Discipleship Tutorial
The mission of the Discipleship Tutorial is to provide academic, college-preparatory instruction in an environment that is intentionally Christ-centered and discipleship-focused. The tutorial meets in Murfreesboro on Tuesdays.
- The Francis Schaeffer Study Center
Offers tutorial classes with a focus on equipping homeschooled high school students with basic biblical knowledge, an understanding of the Christian world-view and an integrated study of the literature, history, and art of western civilization. Core courses include History, Literature, Art History and Bible. Also offers courses in Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Painting, Drawing, Drama and Chorus. Located in Mt. Juliet, TN.
- West Harpeth Christian Tutorial
- WHCT is located at Hillview Baptist Church, 1642 Lewisburg Pike, south of Franklin, near the 840 interchange.
- Whole Heart Family Ministries
We are a Christ-centered homeschooling group with a heart for ministering to homeschool moms and families. We provide enrichment classes for grades K-6 and a tutorial program for grades 7-12. WHFM offers family field trips, moms events, student social events, service projects, Jr & Sr Banquet, graduation and much more. WHFM meets in the Oak Hill area of South Nashville.
- White House Home Educators (WHHE)
WHHE is a Christian home school support group. We have many differences, but there are two tings in which binds us all together- our faith in salvation through Jesus Christ and our choice to home school our precious children. In the past, WHHE has offered a variety of activities, classes and events, planned throughout the year. These have included enrichment classes, monthly fun events, field trips, graduation/promotion ceremony, mom's night out, parties and service projects. We have children from infants to 18 yrs old. We have an active teen group.
tennessee homeschool SUPPORT groups
- Chattanooga Southeast Tennessee Home Education Association (CSTHEA)
CSTHEA is a local chapter of the Tennessee Home Education Association (THEA).
- Memphis-area Home Education Association (MHEA)
Memphis-area Home Education Association
- Mid-East Tennessee Home Education Association (METHEA)
Serving home-schooling families in McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, and Polk Counties.
- North East Tennessee Home Education Association (NETHEA)
NETHEA is the Northeast Tennessee regional branch of THEA serving Washington, Greene, Sullivan, Johnson, Hawkins, Hancock, Unicoi, and Carter Counties.
- Smoky Mountain Home Education Association (SMHEA)
SMHEA serves the families of eighteen counties surrounding Knox County and is one of seven Tennessee regional organizations affiliated with the Tennessee Home Education Association across Tennessee.
- West Tennessee Home Education Association (WTHEA)
Serving: Benton, Carrol, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Obion, and Weakley counties.