Listed below are the services in the community available for the home educator and home schooled children in the Greater Vancouver area. They are not sponsored nor vetted by New Life Home School Association, and are listed here for information purposes only. Please visit the listed websites for more information.
BCHLA is a non-profit organization that was registered in 1987 as an umbrella group to represent all home schoolers regardless of their philosophical or religious beliefs. Since inception, BCHLA has been a grassroots movement, involving individual home educators and families. BCHLA was founded to protect the individual rights of parents to choose the home education option and to conduct their child’s education according to their individual choices. (More information on the history of BCHLA.) You can see our BCHLA Constitution and Bylaws (2011) here.
BCHLA’s voice of experience can be especially invaluable to those parents new to home educating or new to this province who do not have a history of the home education scene in BC. BCHLA wants to help maintain the non-intrusive atmosphere and freedom each registered home educator in BC currently enjoys.
The BC CHEC is an annual Christian home educator's convention and trade show. It is hosted by Heritage Christian Online school. This convention takes place every spring in Kelowna, B.C. on a Friday & Saturday.
The BC CHEC features experienced homeschoolers, workshops on both days, and a trade show where you can browse and buy curriculum.