Pathway Educational Group

Pathway Education Group is a 3rd Option Accountability group in South Carolina. Here’s a look at some of the services they offer. Note: The information provided here is for reference only. The association prices and services may have changed since this post was updated. 5/21/2024 Pathway Educational Group “Our team will partner with you to find the […]

Homeschool Conferences, Conventions and Expos

Homeschool Conferences, Conventions and Expos–Oh my! If you’re new to homeschooling or new to South Carolina, conventions are a great way to get started homeschooling. They’re also great for experienced homeschoolers to network and learn new opportunities too! (Updated April 2024) Conferences, Conventions and Expos in South Carolina Maybe location is an important factor for […]

Education Scholarship Accounts in SC Legislation

Let’s talk about Education Scholarship Accounts in South Carolina Legislation. This post has been updated for 2023-2024 Legislative Session. The bill sailed thru this session, passed and was signed into law effective for the 2024-2025 school year.  This funding  is also known in other states as Education Scholarschip account or ESAs. In SC, it’s called […]

How to Start Homeschooling Mid-Year

How do you start homeschooling mid-year? There’s a variety of reasons that families make the switch to homeschooling mid-year. Whatever the reason–you’ve got the hit the ground running with a new plan. NOW! What does the law require? What does your daily schedule and pace look like? How do you pick a course of study […]

Professional Development For Home Educators

Are you qualified to teach? It’s a question that every home educator has faced.  Yes…we are! Today, I’d like to address some ways that home educators get professional development credentials. I have a college degree in Elementary Education. But if I wanted to teach in a school, I would also have to do continuing training […]

Homeschool Proms and Dances

When do homeschoolers socialize? Don’t you miss out of fun things like Proms and Dances? Nope…not at all. We have lots of homeschool proms and dances going on. Updated 1/22/2024 Here’s a list of groups and events going on. I’m including some details about the local group that is hosting the event, too. Most of […]

Tax Credits for Homeschoolers in SC

In a previous post, we talked about tax break hesitancy among homeschoolers. Current legislation for 2023-2024 has a couple bills offering tax breaks again. So, let’s delve into the idea of tax credits for homeschoolers in SC. South Carolina does not currently have any permissible tax breaks, credits or write offs for Home Education. The […]

Best Homeschool Advice for Newbies

I’ve been homeschooling a loooong time. I wish I had a time machine to go back to the beginning and tell myself some advice. I can’t though…I write this blog so I can tell you all my best homeschool advice for getting started. >>Check out my guest post about<< >>Expert Advice for Homeschool Success<< I […]

Homeschool Graduation Programs

What about graduation? Won’t you miss out on graduation if you homeschool? Nope…we have graduation programs too! (Updated 1/23/2024) Graduation Ceremonies are important milestones to celebrate. Homeschool families and groups have Homeschool Graduation programs. Some groups are for their members only…and other groups allow any homeschoolers to come celebrate the accomplishment together. Homeschool Graduation Programs […]

SC State Scholarships

The cost of college tuition can seem very overwhelming. Let’s start with the SC State Scholarships that are available. You should also apply for private scholarships, because they will stack together and help your college tuition become much more affordable.   The Commission on Higher Education has compiled a great resource at SC Can Go […]

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