Founded in 1984, North Carolinians for Home Education (NCHE) is a private, volunteer organization active at the state level, serving homeschoolers in North Carolina and beyond.
In order to better serve, NCHE divides the state into twelve regions. Each region has an assigned number and Regional Director.
Homeschooling is the view that education is best when teaching and learning are integrated into the relationships and activities of the family.
The oldest form of education, homeschooling was legally recognized in NC in 1988.
Article 39 of chapter 115C of the General Statutes defines a Homeschool in NC. The Division of Non-Public Instruction (DNPE) administers the NC law governing homeschooling practice.
Our guide to your first steps
How to Homeschool High Schoolers
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It is our goal to have the most informative website about homeschooling in North Carolinia.
Recordings of conference workshops & lectures.
NCHE is proud to share in the work of vast network of passionate educators who serve as authors, speakers, and volunteers.
There are many groups of North Carolinians who are working to promote or practice home education. Find home educators like or near you.
NCHE divides the state into 12 regions. Each region has a director.
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Middle and High school sports include Boys Baseball, Boys & Girls Basketball, Boys & Girls Cross Country (individual & team), Golf (individual & team), Boys & Girls Soccer, Boys & Girls Swimming (individual & team), Girls Volleyball
Statewide online quizzing for all ages
Spend a week in Raleigh, serving in our capital
A multi-day event occuring in Winston-Salem in late May featuring national and regional speakers, workshops for the curious as well as the experienced and a vendor hall of over 45,000 square feet.
Coinciding with our annual conference, NCHE hosts a graduation ceremony for NCHE members.
Our biannual Spring event in Raleigh. Meet legislators and visit state museums.
Become part of an organization devoted to serving NC homeschoolers. Help us advance our threefold purpose: PROTECT the freedom of educating at home, PROVIDE encouragement & support to families who choose home education for their children, and PROMOTE home education as an educational alternative
Help us advance NC homeschooling through our educational programs, publications, extra-curricular activities & scholarships.
Do you have a passion for home education? Find a place to employ your talents and serve with NCHE!
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Davis Carman is passionate about being a husband and father. He and the wife of his youth, Rachael, have been married for twenty-seven years and are blessed with seven children age ten to twenty-three years old. They live south of Charlotte, NC where they have enjoyed the adventures of homeschooling for eighteen years. Davis is the president of Apologia Educational Ministries, a leading publisher of creation-based science, biblical worldview and apologetics curricula designed specifically for homeschoolers. Under Davis’ leadership, Apologia now provides online courses through Apologia Academy and social networking through Apologia World. In addition, Apologia publishes books, planners and other resources that encourage and provide practical help for homeschooling families, plus spiritual inspiration for moms via Real Refreshment Retreats. Davis is committed to staying true to the Apologia mission — to help homeschoolers learn, live and defend the Christian faith. Since 2002, Davis has served on the board of North Carolinians for Home Education (NCHE). He is also the North Carolina Ambassador for The Home School Foundation, which is a ministry dedicated to helping homeschooling families in need. Davis is the author of two illustrated children’s books designed to instill a biblical worldview: Good Morning, God, which is based on Deuteronomy 6 and A Light for My Path, which is an alphabet book based on Psalm 119.