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We’ve added the 2015 Vendor List!

Want to see who's going to be a vendor at the 2015 Curriculum Fair?  We've just added the list.  Take some time to read and figure out which booths you want to be sure to visit!

A Professor’s Dream

At the recent NCHEA Legislative Day. we were privileged to hear from Governor Pete Ricketts, Lt. Governor Mike Foley, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Mike Heavican, Chief Deputy Attorney General Dave Bydalek, representatives of other state offices, and fifteen...

Setting the Stage for Conflict

During the nineteenth century, every state in the country abandoned the Biblical view that the education of children is a parental responsibility, and each one set up a system of government schools that made all children eligible to be educated at public expense. ...

Nebraska Homeschool Pioneers

In the spring of 1997, I felt the stories of the pioneers who blazed the trail for homeschool freedom in Nebraska needed to be told. I wrote a booklet entitled "Victory in Jesus," subtitled "The Battle For Christian Educational Freedom in Nebraska 1977-1984." The...

Christmas Chaos

As homeschool moms, we've all been there—too much to do in too little time. I remember the month of December as especially hectic: presents to buy and wrap, goodies to bake, decorations to put up, and special meals to make. And then a mom was also expected to have a...

Wrestling with My Conscience

Our Homeschool Story During the fall of 1980, my husband and I became convinced that God wanted us to remove our first-grade daughter from the public school and give her a Christian education.  We began to homeschool her at the beginning of January 1981. Later that...

Kids’ Conference Theme Announced

ALL ABOARD FOR THE KIDS' CONFERENCE!! We're excited about this year's theme, and we think you will be, too. Click https://tinyurl.com/lw66ty7 to learn more. While conference registration isn't open yet, it soon will be.

Why Should I Believe You?

Why Should I Believe You? The eldest of our children attended public school for kindergarten and the first half of first grade.  My husband and I tried to prepare her for anything she might encounter that would go against our Christian beliefs.  One of the most likely...

Welcome to our new website and our new blog!

My name is Lorraine, and I have the privilege of being the first one to write on our new blog. Other NCHEA leaders, members, or guest blogggers may also be sharing their thoughts here. The purpose of this blog is to encourage and support you in your exciting adventure...