For principals and school officials, we offer a special Enhanced School Profile (ESP) which allows you to update and add information about your school, as well as respond to reviews. If you are a school official, click Continue to start.
Thank you for submitting a comment
Please note that it can take up to 48 hours for your comment to be posted to our site. While you're here, we'd like to invite you to fill out a
survey on your school's programs, activities, and extracurriculars. It only takes a few minutes and will help parents get a full picture of your school.
You may only compare 8 schools at a time
Continue to compare the schools you have already selected or
Edit schools to change your selection.
Get started now! You have successfully registered and can now start updating your Official School Profile.
The information you provide is extremely valuable in helping parents and students learn more about your
school, so thanks for taking the time!
When most people use the word "homeschool," they mean parents schooling their own children, not necessarily certified teachers who have students in their own homes every day of the week. You might start by doing a "google" search for the name of your city, state, and the word "homeschool" OR the name of your city, state, and the word "tutor." It's been my experience that many teachers who quit the public system, do go into tutoring. If you contact a few, you might find that they know someone who can help you12100
Yes I have to agree with healthy11. Homeschooling is when the parent (whether a teacher,former teacher or not) educates their child at home. You can find tutor's for your child too. In general though tha isn't considered homeschooling. I hope that helps some.12099
i'm a homeschool mom. i've homeschooled for four years now...i must say i'm confused by your question. we are not listed anywhere..there's no record of me anywhere;) i'm not certified..but i guess if you especially want a certified teacher, they are out there, i would go to yahoo groups and start joining groups. (homeschoolformshare, homeschooltools, secularhomeschooling, radicalunschooling) these are just off the top of my head;) join a lot, as i don't know how many there are, and just keep posting that question, along with the reason why. why do you want a 'certified' teacher?' you my want to explain this, as many parents on that site , more likely then not, will have had teaching experience twice over the certified teacher you fnd;)12098
Thanks for responding! There are so many teachers who are losing their jobs these days. I heard on the news that if a parent who is homeschooling and is not certified, will have to pay a fine. I just thought there would be a pool of unemployed teachers who are looking for other means of schooling. Thanks.12097
This was just a ruling in California. Do you live in California? If not then you are probably ok. To look for the laws in your state a good place to start is here http://www.hslda.org/laws/default.asp this will give you an idea what is required in your state. As for the ruling in California it's being reviewed. Even the Governer there has spoken out about this ruling so it may be turned over but we shall see.12096
Home schooled - children educated by another, usually a parent, under the supervision and direction, of the local school district. Home and or hospital- students who are unable to attend school due to physical and or emotional reasons and who are educated by teachers provided for, and supervised by the local school district -outside of the school environment. Hope this helps!12093
Thank you. You've successfully subscribed to the GreatSchools newsletter.
Thank you. Please confirm your subscription by clicking the link in the email we just sent you.
Sign Up For Email Updates
Please enter your email address to sign up.
The email address is already signed up.
Connect With Us
Our mission is to inspire and support families to champion their children's education - at school, at home and in their community. We are a national non-profit with offices in San Francisco, Milwaukee, Washington D.C. and Indianapolis.