Local Groups & NYS Regulations
We frequently get inquiries about starting to homeschool in New York State. Here are some helpful resources to get started:
Hudson Valley Area Homeschool Resources:
Hudson Valley Homeschoolers Enormous Facebook group for homeschoolers. Please read their pinned posts and resource document (You’ll find our co-op listed there too!)
Hudson Valley Homeschoolers Buy/Sell/Trade For buying, trading, sharing materials related to homeschooling
Homeschool Field Trippers of Southern Dutchess is a great place to find out about local-ish field trips for homeschoolers
NYS and NYC Groups
If you’re able to get to NYC for homeschool events, meetups and classes you might want to join these email and FB groups
Wendy’s Homeschoolers is a Facebook page dedicated to classes with amazing NYC educator Wendy Raver. Find out about NYC homeschool prom and parties here as well.
Homeschool New York is for families who are currently homeschooling in the New York City, Tri-State, and Hudson Valley areas or who are *seriously* considering homeschooling in the future. HSNY members share information about workshops, trips, classes, curricula, meet-ups, etc. We have partnerships & licenses with various theatre/music venues and discounts for curricula and events. We offer support, information, and guidance to the homeschool community. We are inclusive, diverse, supportive, respectful, accepting, and secular in membership and nature.”
The New York City Home Educators Alliance – We exist to:
- Support and inform families who choose home education.
- Inform the general public about home education.
- Protect the right to home education.
- Provide social occasions and group educational experiences for member families.