Graduate Central: What NCHE Offers

Note: All graduate offerings have passed the deadlines except for purchases of the GREENHOUSE Graduate issue. See below. 

The graduation of your homeschooled son or daughter is a momentous occasion and worthy of celebration. NCHE offers several ways to help you celebrate this milestone in your child’s life.
The deadline for the GREENHOUSE graduate half and full page ads is March 15, 2014. The deadline to purchase tickets for the Graduation Reception is April 1. The deadline to order extra copies of GREENHOUSE graduate issue is April 15, 2014. The deadline for the Graduation Ceremony and GREENHOUSE recognition has passed. 

NCHE Graduation Ceremony

March 3, 2013: The 2014 Graduation Ceremony Registration has closed. 

NCHE invites you to commemorate the occasion with your family and with your community of home-based educators, living in North Carolina and beyond. The annual NCHE Graduation Ceremony coincides with the NCHE Annual Conference and Book Fair. The 2014 Graduation Ceremony will be held Saturday, May 24 at the Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem, NC. The ceremony lasts approximately one hour. Homeschools wishing to participate in the ceremony will need to purchase a Graduation Ceremony Package. This package includes a diploma, cap and gown, a rose for the teacher and the options of a honor cord.

  • Graduate Announcements
    We also offer the opportunity to order announcements for our graduation ceremony.

Diploma

The deadline has passed to order a 2014 Spring Diploma.

Whether you participate in the NCHE Graduation Ceremony or another ceremony, NCHE prints a distinctive homeschool diploma enclosed in a hunter green cover. This diploma includes the student’s name, school name and graduation date. The homeschool chief administrator will be responsible for signing the diploma to certify that the student has completed high school graduation requirements. You will need to know your graduate’s graduation date when ordering a diploma.

GREENHOUSE Special Graduate Issue

NCHE’s magazine, GREENHOUSE publishes a special issue in May that celebrates our high school graduates and alums. To be included, you will need to submit your graduate’s recognition paragraph/bio and photo (photo optional). You also have the opportunity to purchase a ½ or full page ad in the issue and to order extra copies of this issue for your family and friends. 

Order your Graduate Issue copies!

Deadline April 15, 2014--Extended to May 10, 2014
The GREENHOUSE Graduate Issue is a great momento of this celebration. We make this issue available for you to purchase extra copies for those important people in the graduates life. These will be brought to the conference for pick up. Those not picked up at the conference will be asked to pay shipping to be mailed to them. 

Graduate Recognition

Please Note: We are currently no longer taking orders for Graduation Recognition for the 2014 Special Graduate Issue. 

We provide two options for your recognition paragraph. It is free for up to 450 characters, and between 451 and 600 there is a fee. The head shot fee is $5. 

  • 450 character recognition paragraph and head shot—paragraph free, head shot $5
  • 600 character recognition paragraph and head shot—paragraph $35, head shot $5

 

Graduate Ads
Deadline March 15, 2014

Please Note: We are currently no longer taking orders for Graduation Ads for the 2014 Special Graduate Issue. 

In addition to the Graduate Recognition paragraph, NCHE provides the opportunity to purchase a 1/2 page or full page collage ad at a greatly reduced price to celebrate your graduate in a special way. You can choose to design your own collage and submit as a PDF/JPG/TIF, or we can design it for you. We offer 4 options:
Half Page, Self Designed GREENHOUSE Graduation Ad $155.00
Half Page, NCHE Designed GREENHOUSE Graduation Ad $180.00
Full Page, Self Designed GREENHOUSE Graduation Ad $255.00
Full Page, NCHE Designed GREENHOUSE Graduation Ad $270.00