"And ye shall teach... your children... when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, when thou liest down, and when thou risest up."       Deuteronomy 6:7               
Beginning Home Schooling:
When do I send in my  Notice of Intent to Home School?
(1) W
ithin 30 days of beginning your Home School program and/or when your child is 6 years old before February 1 of the school year.
 (a child turning 6 before February 1 of the school year is subject to compulsory attendance and must attend school regularly the entire
For the Florida Home School Law and Parent responsibilities click here
(2) Print out a "Notice of Intent of a Home Education Program" from www.browardhomeed.com
and send it to:
 The School Board of Broward County
Home Education Office
1400 N.W. 14 Court, Bldg. # 17
Ft. Lauderdale, FL. 33311
(send it certified, return receipt)
or  fax it to: 754-321-1694  or
 email it to:

After the First Year of Home Schooling:
- Each year, locate a Florida certified Teacher (see next page for some) and set up an appointment for the Annual Evaluation. 
- This is  due to the Home Ed. Office, one year from the date you sent in the initial Notice Of Intent to Homeschool and approximately within a month's time from  that date. 
- The Annual Evaluation is repeated annually until your                                    child is 16-18.
- The Notice of Intent is not sent in annually, just initially.
- There is a possibility that your child can stay in the Home Ed. program until 19 if he/she is dual enrolled or taking classes with FLVS and is in good standing.
Send the Annual Evaluation Notice to :
The School Board of Broward County
Home Education Office
1400 N.W. 14th Court, Bldg. 17
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Send in the original Annual Evaluation Form; make a copy for your files.
If you would like to schedule an appointment with Mr. Robin Moreland, Guidance Counselor for the Home Ed. Office, please email him at:
You can also set up a time to drop forms off and/or pick them up by emailing your request. 
-All correspondence via email will receive a confirmation.


For all of Florida: How do I begin Home Schooling?  Send in a "Letter-of-Intent" to your County School Board Home Education Dept. This site deals with much local Broward County, Florida but the Florida Home School Law is the same for all counties in FL.  The only difference is where you send in your correspondence.                     Click here for interesting Home School statistics.
 Support Groups 
.  Home School PSG - (meets in Plantation)
. CalvaryChapel HomeSchoolers
   (meets at Calvary Chapel, Ft. Lauderdale)
HEARTS Homeschoolers 
   (meets in SW Ranches)
. HollywoodHillshomeschoolers
(meets in Hollywood)
Hope Homeschoolers
  (meets in Coconut Creek)
. Parkridge Baptist Homeschoolers
  (meets in Coral Springs.
 . CEDAR Classes (N. Lauderdale)
 . Classical Conversations  -various
 Equip Education -(Hollywd -Davie-Pem.P.-Miami          .The HUB - Margate 
 . Rejoice Center of the Arts (Wilton Manors)
     Homeschool classes -Coconut Creek 

On-line Classes
  . FLVS - Florida Virtual School
 Sunshine Learning On-line
 .khanacademy.com-free alsoSATpractice

Educational Resource Center of Broward           (informational site)
TOSmagazine.com -The Old Schoolhouse 

IOWA Testing Dates for March 2016
High School - Mon. March 21, 2016
Grades 3-8 Tues. and Wed., March 22,23.
Click www.educationalrcb.org to download a registration form
FPEA Day at the Capitol in Tallahassee March 10, 2016 Click here for info. 
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