Find A Supervising School Authority
School Board Contact List 2019-2020
Home Education Notification Form
Sample Home Education Plan General Template
NEW! Online Learning Guides for Families and School Authorities 2019
Home Education Regulations Written in Lay Person's Language
Government Alberta Education Home Education Handbook 2010
Government Home Education Regulations 2010
Guide To Education 2019
Each student receives a minimum of $835.00 per year in reimbursement funding for their home education program as below:
Home Education Funding Reimbursement Rules
As per Alberta Education's directive, no student receives any funding or benefit on a school program as below:
Teacher-Directed, On-line, Paper-based Funding Rules
PCE - Home education is a distinction of "authority" and not "location"
Alberta Programs of Study (APS Outcomes) Curriculum Summaries
Curriculum Outcomes for Home Educators Grades K-12
Please see the High School Page for High school course outcomes
Sample Education Plan Templates
These plans are presented to give you an idea of how to plan your child's education year. You may follow the 1400 APS outcomes per grade as per
the curriculum summaries above, or you may choose to follow the 22 Home Education SOLO outcomes as presented below.
Grade 1 Sample Education Plan
Grade 2 Sample Education Plan
Grade 3 Sample Education Plan
Grade 4 Sample Education Plan
Grade 5 Sample Education Plan
Grade 6 Sample Education Plan
Grade 7 Sample Education Plan
Grade 8 Sample Education Plan
Grade 8 Shared Responsibility Sample Education Plan
Grade 9 Sample Education Plan
Please see the High School page for Grade 10 to 12 plans
Activities and Events (see also Support Groups)
SHINE Society for the Homeschool Network of Edmonton
Calgary and Area Activities and Events Group
Edmonton and Area Activities and Events Group
Jim McGinn's Calgary Homeschooling Resources Site
Free Alberta Programs of Study Curriculum for Grades 4-9. Covers key points in each grade/subject.
Grades 1-3 is not represented as it is mostly about teaching kids to read, write and basic education with hands-on learning.
Homeschool Buyers Co-op
Canadian Homeschooling Purchase Facebook Group
CHER Canadian Home Education Resources
Secular Alberta Homeschooling Curriculum Sale
Education Station, Edmonton
Wintergreen Teaching Resources
Western Campus Resources - Alberta Education High School Textbooks
Home Learning Connections, Elizabeth Grace, Calgary. Tutoring, essay marking, diploma prep, learning strategist.
Professional Parenting and Education, Judy Arnall, Calgary, Education consulting.
Natural Capacity Counseling, Donna Vanderlip, BC. Learning strategist and education consulting.
The Inspired Teacher, Tara Fry, Calgary. Tutoring, essay marking, diploma prep.
Happy Homeschooling Handbook - Alberta Edition 2019-2020 Year
Considering homeschooling your child? Yes, you can! This 100+ page book contains everything you need to homeschool in Alberta.
Credible information, regulations, responsibilities, how-to, tips and a whole lot of encouragement. You got this!
NEW! Includes a package of either grade 1-9 sample learning plans or grade 10-12 course proposal/summary templates
All net proceeds go to the Alberta Homeschooling Association to cover costs and keep our membership free!
See Inside the Table of Contents
Print Book $19.95 plus $6.00 shipping
National Home Education Conference - September 2019
Inspired Calgary - September 2019
Wisdom High School Conference - November 2019
Canadian Free Online Homeschool Conference - February 2020
Western Canadian Catholic Homeschool Conference - March 2019
AHEA Homeschool Conference - April 2019
Alberta Education Resource Departments
Richard Arnold, Finance and Reimbursements
Daylene Lauman, Online, Paper-based and Teacher Directed Programs
Randy Billey, Field Services Manager
Amanda Henry, Chief of Staff, Education Minister
Curtis Clarke, Deputy Education Minister
Hon David Eggen, Education Minister
AHA! Homeschooling 101
AHA! Spring Visits: What to Expect
AHA Help! My Child Won't Do The Work!
AHA! Choosing a School Authority, Program and Creating an Education Plan
Parents for Choice in Education
Alberta Independent Schools and Colleges Association
Unschooling Canada Association
Alliance of Self-Directed Education
Home School Legal Defense Canada
Unschooling Canada Association Facebook Support Group
Unschooling Canada Association Facebook Page
Beatrice Ekwa Ekoko's Blog "Radio Free School"
Jan Hunt's Website "The Natural Child Project"
Pam Laricchia's Blog "Living Joyfully"
Wendy Priesnitz' Blog "Life Learning"
Carlo Ricci's Blog "Journal of Unschooling and Alternative Learning"
Attachment Parenting Canada's Home Education
Judy Arnall's Blog "Unschooling To University"
Facebook - Indigenous Homeschoolers
Tip Sheets on Homeschooling
Why Would I Consider Home Education?
Home Education Myths
10 Worries of New Home Educators
8 Parenting and Education Myths Not Backed by Research
Homeschooling Advantages and Disadvantages
Does Your Parenting Style Match Your Homeschooling Style?
How Does an Unschooler change a Light Bulb? A Day in the Life of an Unschooler
Tips for Applying to Colleges, Universities and Tech Schools
Setting Up Your Home for Success
Ten Things to Know About Unschooling
What about Socialization?
Is Minecraft Educational?
Video Game Benefits
Unschooling and STEM Careers
Homeschooling Glossary of Terms
Why you should take your children out of public school, by Brent Kreuger
Ways to Learn Math Without a Workbook
The Back-to-School Schedule When You Unschool
10 Reasons to Get the Degree (or Diploma or Certificate)
Screen Time Mitigates Summer Learning Loss
Self-Directed Education Alliance Article: Unschooling 101
Are All-inclusive Vacations Educational? You bet!
The "Back to School" Schedule When You Unschool