What to Expect Your First Time at the AFHE Convention – GCU Edition

You’ve made the decision to attend the AFHE Convention and we are so excited to have you join us! We’ve put together an article to help you know what to expect before you come.

Reflecting on the Lord’s Faithfulness

A year ago, we were forced to announce the cancellation of the 2020 AFHE Convention.  Up until last year, homeschoolers from across Arizona had been able to meet every year for 36 years straight. The convention was a constant for homeschooling families--a regular time...

Election 2020

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New AFHE Board Couple – Michael and Kristina Abbott

AFHE is pleased to welcome Michael and Kristina Abbott to the board of directors. We look forward to serving the Arizona homeschool community alongside them. (October 2020)

Free Resources for those Considering Homeschooling

AFHE provides free resources for families considering homeschooling. Find hope instead of an overwhelming uphill battle! Downloads included.

Top Five Benefits of Listening to Audiobooks

Have you considered adding audiobooks to your school day? In this article, audiobook producer Jim Hodges gives five benefits to listening to audiobooks.

Easy Steps to Filing Your FAFSA

If your child is going to college next fall, file your FAFSA to determine financial aid qualification. It’s easy as writer Sylvia Miller tells you how.

Homeschoolers Excel: Arizona State MATHCOUNTS Champions

The Veritas Homeschoolers Math Team earned first place in the 2018 state MATHCOUNTS competition and also in the 2018 Chandler-Gilbert Community College Excellence in Mathematics Competition.

Arizona Homeschool Field Trip Experiences

Arizona homeschool families are invited to submit articles about your Arizona field trip experience. Share highlights about the venue, what you encountered, and what you learned.

Having Conversations About Today’s Tough Stuff

Dr. Kathy Koch shares ideas and encouragement for parents to help their kids navigate their thoughts and feelings during difficult times in this Facebook Live event.

Ten Questions About Homeschooling in Arizona

Are you curious about homeschooling in Arizona? AFHE answers ten frequently asked questions about this parent-led, privately funded education option.

Homeschool Transcripts: More Important Than Ever

Producing a homeschool high school transcript is more important than ever. Not only is it an encouraging synopsis of your student’s high school years, and not only is it necessary to apply for college, but now it is extremely helpful for applying to work for all state governmental agencies. Because of the 2017 AFHE bill, Arizona HB 2389, all state governmental agencies will be accepting homeschool transcripts without needing an accompanying GED. Arizona really is one of the very best states in which to homeschool, thanks in great part to the work Arizona Families for Home Education has done since 1983.

Honoring Katie Hill for 20 Years of Service

atie Hill has been working for AFHE as a bookkeeper, administrative assistant, and much more since 1998. We celebrate and honor her 20 years of faithful service!

10 Things You Might Experience in the Transition from School to Homeschool

Whatever time of year it is, you—like many others—find yourself at the beginning of a brand-new journey: homeschooling. Veteran homeschool mom Laura Gadbery shares real-life encouragement highlighting ten things you might encounter as you begin the homeschool adventure.

Arizona Field Trips – Mini Time Machine Museum, Tucson

The Duell family recounts their trip to the Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures in Tucson, one of only five US museums with miniature displays.

Homeschoolers Excel: Annabel Peltzer Represents Arizona in Nationwide Essay Contests

Laveen homeschooler Annabel Peltzer, 15, daughter of Kurt and Dawn Peltzer excels in VFW Voice of Democracy audio-essay contest and the Fleet Reserve Association’s Americanism essay contest.

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AFHE’s set of three free MP3s provides a great way to get started, as you listen to experienced homeschool moms address those common concerns and share how you can get started in this new endeavor.
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Arizona Field Trips – Rosson House

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Patriot Academy – Crash Course

Join the Schooling From Home Crash Course from Patriot Academy and interact LIVE with not only Rick Green, but also other special guests like Brad Stein, David Barton, George Washington, and more! Free for AFHE Members.