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SHBE Membership Form

SHBE Membership Form
  • SHBE wants to know the school division in which you reside to determine what SHBE zone director will best be able to assist you.
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    Please select whether you agree to recieve occasional emails and updates from SHBE. SHBE will NOT share your email with third parties. We appreciate you allowing us to communicate with you by email as it will allow us to quickly keep you updated on issues that may come up as well as inform you of upcoming events.
    Please indicate your agreement to receive occasional email and updates from SHBE. If you agree, SHBE very occasionally send e-mail to keep you updated on policy and regulatory issues or inform you of upcoming events.
    SHBE will NOT sell or share your email address without your permission. However, SHBE may use third party services for contact management purposes.
    The SHBE Journal will be sent electronically to everyone who has provided consent to be contacted by email.
    In addition, please indicate whether you want to receive a print copy of the SHBE Journal by postal mail.
    Only sending the SHBE Journal to those who need is one way that SHBE carefully stewards our resources, both ecologically and financially.
  • The following infomation will help SHBE serve you more effectively:

  • Providing SHBE with the number of children you are home educating is optional, but very helpful in discussion with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education. SHBE uses this information only in aggregate - SHBE regularly compares the number of home educated children reported in our membership database with the number of home based learners registered with the province.
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Benefits of SHBE membership:

Information: This includes brochures in libraries, information packets, production of booklets.

Newsletter: We prepare a quarterly newsletter with a wide range of topics on homeschooling. We try to have Saskatchewan content.

Convention: We plan an annual convention with workshops, speakers, and both new and used curriculum from suppliers coming from across Canada and the US. Lately weve also been hosting a Special Needs Conference in the fall.

Networking: We put you in touch with others who teach their children at home.

Advocacy: We provide assistance in working with local school boards and at the provincial level. We maintain a seat on the Provincial Review Board Committee by assignment from the Minister of Education.

Local Support Groups: We encourage the formation of local groups and provide help in getting started.

Regional Information: The province is divided into seven zones to facilitate communication.

Meetings and Seminars: Throughout the year, we offer a variety of informational meetings. Once a year at the SHBE convention we do a “Can I Do This?” Seminar. We also host a Special Needs conference in the fall.

Website: We offer a maintained site for use with the internet. We offer a maintained helpdesk to answer questions.


SHBE is a collection of hundreds of homeschool families in the province governed by a volunteer board of elected homeschool members.
SHBE is the official voice for home based educators in SK.  
SHBE assists in creating a positive network and a positive political environment for those who choose home based education. 
SHBE provides supportive, social, and instructional resources to our membership.

As a grassroots organization, our strength is in the involvement of our membership. Your membership makes it easier for others to home educate by identifying with SHBE as it negotiates with school boards and the Department of Learning.  Numbers DO count!

The Rights of Home-Based Educators In Saskatchewan

As a home-based educator, you have the following rights:
The Right to educate your child according to your conscientious beliefs;
The Right to privacy including freedom from home visits;
The Right to protection from intrusions by officials;
The Right to choose or make any curriculum for your children;
The Right to choose the approach, method and philosophy you want for your family.
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms states:

  • 2. Everyone has the following fundamental freedoms:
    (a)Freedom of conscience and religion;
  • “Freedom embraces
    both the absence of coercion and constraint,
    and the right to manifest beliefs and practices.”
    (Home-Based Education Parent’s Handbook)