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Since 1982, CHEA has been California’s primary advocate for private homeschoolers. Your Membership helps support CHEA continue as your source of information, your encourager, and advocate. Please join today. Basic Membership costs just $35.


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CHEA Member Benefits

Not only does your membership give you access to all of these great member benefits, but you are supporting private home educators across California. Your membership allows CHEA to continue the work we have been doing since 1982.

Digital Library

CHEA’s Member Digital Library includes recordings from many of our virtual events and monthly webinars as well as free PDF downloads. New content is added regularly.

To access the Digital Library, members should log in to their CHEA account and click on “Digital Library” in the menu. You can also access it, when logged in by clicking here.

Homeschool Planner

This printable PDF planner lets you customize for your needs no matter your teaching style or the number of children you have. With attendance trackers, monthly and weekly planning pages, daily task lists, book lists, chore charts, field trip logs, high school curriculum planning pages, work experience, volunteer experience, and more, we are sure this planner will be valuable to any home educator.

A Guide to U.S. Civics

CHEA is excited to offer to our members, this collection of websites, online videos, movies, books, and California field trips that cover topics such as the Founding Fathers, Founding Documents, civic duties, elections, how laws are made, levels of government, and more.


CHEA Member-Only Scholarships

Each year CHEA intends to award a $1,000 Susan K. Beatty scholarship to one graduating homeschool student who is continuing education in a college, university, or accredited career, or vocational school in the fall following high school graduation. The student’s parents must be CHEA Members and members of a CHEA Support Network Group. CHEA also partners with certain universities to provide scholarships to those schools for members, including Kairos University.

Free MP3 Recordings

CHEA offers Members free MP3 audio downloads of select Convention workshops. New Members receive three free MP3 downloads. Renewing Members receive one free MP3 download each time they renew.

Special Needs Conference Recordings

CHEA Members can access all 16 hours of content from this event in our Digital Library or by registering here (just enter your membership number or email when registering).

Many people think of “special needs” as the same as learning disabilities, and many of these learning differences require special teaching methods. But “special needs” encompasses much more than learning difficulties. It is a broad range of needs, and a parent’s calling is to help children learn and fulfill their God-given mission. Thousands of families are successfully teaching their own children who have special needs. These special challenges are better handled in the loving environment of home. This one-day mini-conference offered solutions for homeschooling families who teach students across a spectrum of special needs.


Annual Convention, Networking Opportunities

CHEA’s Annual Homeschool Convention is an uplifting opportunity for homeschoolers to come together for worship, support, information, encouragement, and fellowship. They are a means to connect with other like-minded people dedicated to honoring God in the raising of their children, and provide opportunities for those with experience and knowledge to train others.

All of our Premium membership levels include one free family registration to the Annual Convention. Additionally, Gold and Premium memberships include admissions for a select number of child/teens to those respective Conventions.



For just $35 per year, CHEA Membership provides discounts that can easily cover the Membership cost while supporting homeschoolers state-wide: discounts on materials, Conventions, and HSLDA membership. As available, CHEA offers other discounts for educational materials and family attractions. We offer giveaways and other money-saving information on our Facebook page as well.