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
We're different in NC!
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.
Did you benefit from homeschool? Be part of a growing group of alums.
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!
Want to reach NC homeschoolers with your product or service?
Rachael Carman is a wife and mother, and she is passionate about both roles. She and Davis have been blessed with seven children ranging in age from ten to twenty-three. Her journey into homeschooling included a bumpy start, but she is grateful that God brought her to this place. She is thankful for the daily experience of His faithfulness and grace in this adventure of a lifetime. Since 2002, Rachael has been on the board of NCHE. A year later, she started Real Refreshment Retreats for homeschool moms. In 2005, she had the privilege of authoring a book for Focus on the Family entitled Soundbites from Heaven—What God Wants Us to Hear When We Talk to Our Kids. She has recently entered the world of homeschool curriculum publishing. In June 2008, Rachael and Davis became the new owners of Apologia Educational Ministries. Her ultimate goal, and the Apologia mission, is to help homeschool families learn, live and defend the Christian faith. Rachael’s latest book, How to Have A H.E.A.R.T. for Your Kids, is published by Apologia. She has enjoyed speaking and encouraging homeschool groups for over fifteen years. It is her heart’s desire to become all God has planned for her to be for His glory. She loves challenging others to dare living in reckless, obedient faith. Rachael is quick to admit her many imperfections and share stories that highlight her shortcomings and the redemptive hand of Jesus Christ. Her humor will put you at ease; her honesty will surprise you, and her heart will inspire you to go deeper, stand firm and be strong!
|This Can’t Wait Until High School! Teaching a Biblical Worldview to ages 6-14||2013 HINTS Book Fair|
|Teaching Your Kids to B.L.E.S.S.||2014 NCHE Annual Conference and Book Fair|
|Stand by Your Man||2014 NCHE Annual Conference and Book Fair|
|Quiet Time in a Loud House||2013 NCHE Annual Conference and Book Fair|
|My Mom’s Not Perfect and Neither Is My Daughter||2013 NCHE Annual Conference and Book Fair|
|Living Life outside the Normal Box||2014 NCHE Annual Conference and Book Fair|
|How to Have a H.E.A.R.T. for Your Kids||2014 NCHE Annual Conference and Book Fair|
|Celebrating the Journey: Loving, Learning and Laughing||2014 NCHE Annual Conference and Book Fair|
|Attention, Obsessive-Compulsive Perfectionist Control Freaks: C.H.I.L.L. O.U.T.!||2014 NCHE Annual Conference and Book Fair|