Local homeschooling organizations

Greater Portland area and Oregon

Clackamas Web Academy: Public charter school in the North Clackamas school district offering a blend of online instruction and one-on-one teaching in the home for grades 1-12.

Connections Academy: Free online public school providing curriculum, teacher guidance, flexibility and structure. Parents act as "learning coaches" and curriculum can be individualized.

Gresham-Barlow Web Academy: Public charter school in the Gresham-Barlow school district for middle and high school students.

First Choice Central Portland: A Christian homeschooling cooperative offering parent-run classes one day a week. Operated through Central Bible Church.

Greater Portland Homeschoolers: Meet area homeschoolers for fun activities and support.

HIP: Homeschoolers in Portland: Local Portland homeschooling support group. Get advice, meet up with others or join the newsgroup.

Multnomah Education Service District
P.O. Box 301039
Portland, OR 97294-9039
11611 NE Ainsworth Circle
Portland OR.
Phone: 503.257.1771

If you live in Multnomah County you must register with MESD as a homeschooler. Contact the Home School Registrar at MESD. If you are outside of Multnomah County contact your Education Service District.

Oregon State Department of Education: Oregon homeschooling law, administrative rules and a list of qualified testers. Plus statistics on homeschoolers in Oregon.

OCEAN: Oregon Christian Home Education Association: OCEANETwork provides local support and information for Christian homeschoolers.

OHEN: Oregon Home Education Network: OHEN offers curriculum resources, support and information for homeschoolers in Oregon. OHEN holds an annual conference for homeschoolers.

ORChristianHS: Support group for Christians living in Oregon. Seek advice, share resources, experiences and how faith influences homeschooling. All denominations are welcome.

Village Free School: A democratic free school in the Lents neighborhood. Offers an "open school" program to homeschoolers and unschoolers who would like to participate in school one day a week.

Village Home Education Resource Center: A choice-based learning community integrating family, education, and real life. Services include workshops, classes, events, teams, field trips and travel opportunities. Campuses in Beaverton and Portland's east side.