Home Education FAQs

Frequently asked questions about the Home Education Program

Q: What grade levels does the Home Education program cover?

A: The Home Education program covers Gr. 1-12

 

Q: What is the registration fee to enroll in the Home Education program?

A: There is no cost to register in the Home Education program for Alberta residents.

 

Q: Do students enrolled in the Home Education program have to follow the Alberta Education outcomes?

A: Students in the Home Ed program do not have to follow the Alberta Education outcomes, but they are more than welcome to.

 

Q: Do you provide a list of recommended resources?

A: A list of recommended resources is provided upon registration. Students in the Home Education program are not required to use those resources, but they are welcome to.

 

Q: Am I assigned a homeschool facilitator?

A: Yes, a homeschool facilitator will be assigned to your student. After your registration is accepted, you will be connected with your facilitator who will meet with you in the fall and in the spring (virtual visits until Covid numbers decrease). Your facilitator is also available to assist throughout the year via email, phone, or Zoom.

 

Q: Can someone assist me in choosing resources?

A: Yes, your homeschool facilitator will assist you in choosing resources, if you would like that assistance.

 

Q: Do I have to create an Educational Plan by myself?

A: No, you do not have to create an Ed Plan by yourself. Your facilitator would be more than happy to assist you with that.

 

Q: Are report cards issued in the Home Education program?

A: No, report cards are not issued in the Home Ed program. Students will, however, receive an Evaluation Report at the end of the year from their facilitator.

 

Q: Do you offer Activity Days?

A: Yes! We offer a wide range of activity days for our families. That list is available upon registration and includes activities all across the province. Events may look a little different this year, due to Covid.

 

Q: Do you offer funding within the Home Education program?

A: Yes, there is $850 available in funding in the Home Education program. You may purchase your resources and submit your original receipts to our office for reimbursement. For more funding inquiries, and what you can purchase with your funding, please email michelle@nsaschool.ca

 

Q: How soon can I start purchasing materials?

A: As soon as you register. Please be sure to keep original receipts to qualify for reimbursement

 

Q: Where can I find the Home Education registration?

A: Click here to go to the Home Education registration form