Additional Testing Options
Order the test and administer by someone other than parents at home
California Achievement Test (detailed results)
Flo Testing Services 800-405-8378
Seton Home Study School 540-636-9990
Online option for testing
California Achievement Test (Online)
Stanford Achievement Test (Online)
Or you can take the test with the public school.Contact them for details
PA State Approved Diploma Programs
Erie County Homeschool Diploma Program
Mason Dixon Homeschoolers Association
Pennsylvania Homeschoolers Accreditation Agency
Susquehanna Valley Homeschool Diploma Program
Parent Issued Diploma ~ PA Department of Education
Harrisburg Area Homeschoolers Association
The Harrisburg Area Homeschoolers Association (HAHA) is an organization that exists for the purpose of encouraging, supporting, and informing parents who have made the choice to educate their child at home. Believing it to be of utmost importance to successful homeschooling, H.A.H.A. is expanding their reach to also offer support in the areas of marriage and parenting.
Christian Homeschool Association of Pennsylvania
The Christian Homeschool Association of Pennsylvania is a homeschool organization that offers a quarterly magazine, website with information, a online bookstore, and the annual CHAP homeschool convention.
Useful Web Links and Information
New Beginnings Offers free printable planning books, calendars, logs, and journals.
PA Curriculum Exchange - Curriculum Store located in Dillsburg, PA. Offers new and used curriculum, classic books, and manipulatives. You can also consign curriculum you no longer need.
Homeschool Buyers Co-op Membership is free and confidential, and gives you access to great discounts from over 100 educational suppliers. They also have a great "SmartPoints" program where you get points for doing things that benefit you and other homeschoolers. You can then use your SmartPoints to buy curriculum. Offers student and teacher IDs that you can print at home or pay to have printed.
Rainbow Resource Center Website carries many of the curriculums that are currently available. Also gives you some reviews about the curriculum which may help you decide if it would work for your family. Offers very competitive prices.
askpauline.com Website that has many interesting facts about the homeschool law, health record requirements, and high school information. Affidavit Form and Basic Objectives are available to print.
Easy Peasy Online Homeschooling Website provides daily lesson plans for each grade level as well as a high school version with individual high school courses. Plans and courses are free but donations are accepted to help with the cost of running the website.
I have added a handout with suggestions on what you can put in your portfolio. This is only suggestions and not requirements. Please do not feel you need to have everything listed.