supporting christian homeschoolers in ontario

HOMESCHOOL WITH CONFIDENCE & SUPPORT

Phone & Email

Ph: (519) 608-2332
Email: info@ochec.org

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MEMBERSHIP

To encourage Support Groups, use your support group coupon code to access a $5 discount.

PPM 131 - HOMESCHOOL LAW

PPM 131 is an important policy memo that informs Ontario School Boards and schools how to communicate with homeschooling parents and the policies related to excusing children from school who are receiving homeschooling.  You can learn more about it on our PPM 131 Page.

NEWSLETTER

Be informed and keep up to date of the Ontario homeschooling environment. Subscribing to OCHEC emails and newsletters provides access to the latest articles and promotions, and information on upcoming events! (No membership is required.)

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

As a disciple of Christ, you have been tasked to steward your gifts, resources, and experiences. Have you been praying that God would bring opportunity? Do you have a heart to serve on Ontario’s leading Christian homeschooling organization? OCHEC has been praying too! We would love to have a conversation of how we could join in this.

CLICK HERE to apply as a volunteer. Please note that only paid members of OCHEC can apply for volunteer positions.

BOARD AND STAFF

Jake Zwart  – Executive Director

 Heather Zwart –  Administrative Assistant & Board Member

Ian Dutschek – Chairman & Board Member

Nathan McLaren – Treasurer & Board Member

Michael Thiessen –  Board Member

Sara Enns – Bookkeeper

Upcoming Events

TESTIMONIALS

“Thank you once again for your help with the supporting letter as well as with connecting to a local group. Your role and the organization you support couldn’t have been more important, especially today, to so many families.
Thank you for your dedication.
I hope to stay in touch.”

M.M. & Family

OCHEC Member

“My friend homeschooled through high school. My frame of reference for recommending homeschooling is her daughter. She is a mature, thoughtful, and wise young woman who has a strong Christian faith and knows how to think.”

A. Goudzwaard

M.Div

Upcoming Events

CONSIDERING HOMESCHOOLING?

ONTARIO’S LARGEST CHRISTIAN HOMESCHOOL NETWORK

With many affiliated homeschool support groups across Ontario, OCHEC is the best place for Christian homeschoolers to find local connection and support.

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MEMBER BENEFITS

ANNUAL CONVENTION

We host Ontario’s leading Christian homeschool convention, filled with amazing speakers, on-site curriculum exhibitors & great opportunities to connect.

PERKS & DISCOUNTS

Your annual OCHEC membership gives you tons of perks and benefits to help you homeschool with confidence. From our Educator’s Circle Rewards and Perkopolis discounts, to savings on printing, curriculum and events, membership truly has its rewards! 

Leader Support & Training

OCHEC provides Support Group Leaders with one-on-one personal support, mediation services, training workshops, and an annual Leadership Symposium designed to ensure homeschoolers have a strong local support network.

Jake & Heather Zwart

FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Just as the Christian faith is not a journey to be walked alone, we believe that Christian homeschoolers need healthy connections and relationships to truly thrive in their homeschool journey. We invite you to join our community by becoming an OCHEC member today. 

Jake & Heather Zwart
Executive Director and Administrative Assistant

 

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Get In Touch

Telephone: (519) 608-2332

Email: info@ochec.org

Office Hours:
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri – 9am - 5pm
Wednesday – please leave a message

All calls will be answered as promptly as possible