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...

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.

Election 2020

It’s election season. And, that means we are all bombarded with information. There’s a lot at stake. How do you plan to cast an informed vote?

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.

Legislative Action Alert – Support HB2389

AFHE recently shared information about an administrative win that would give homeschool students equal access to jobs through Arizona state agencies using their homeschool graduation credentials (parent-issued diploma and high school transcript) without being required to take the GED. HB2389 creates a statutory solution solidifying the administrative agreements to accept the graduation credentials of homeschooled students.

The Truth About Homeschooling in Arizona

There are a number of misconceptions about homeschooling in Arizona. Here are 10 myths you might have heard and the truth about each.

My Homeschool Story – Johnson Family

Jennifer Johnson, Phoenix, shares how much fun she and her two young children have learning together and being together every day.

Homeschool Graduation: Is a Finance Class Required?

AFHE helps Arizona homeschool families understand SB 1184 (2019 bill) and the impact to homeschool graduation requirements.

Dear Homeschool Mama

Sylvia Miller is cheering for her fellow homeschool mamas and shares some encouragement for those in the homeschool trenches to help avoid burnout.

54th Legislature Wraps Up

AFHE Government Affairs Team wrap-up report on this year’s Legislative Session at the Arizona State Capitol and its impact on homeschool freedom.

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.

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.

Box Tops for Education Goes Digital

Box Tops for Education is now as easy as scanning your receipts on your phone. Support the Arizona Homeschool Scholarship Fund with Box Tops and help deserving Arizona homeschool graduates pursue post-secondary education.

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