SHBE Membership, information and opportunities

You can partner with SHBE by filling out a membership form: https://shbe.ca/membership/   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 Saskatchewan.  SHBE assists in creating a positive network and a positive political environment for those who choose home based education. SHBE provides supportive, … Read More

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Resources – SHBE Templates

Here are some resources to assist parents to file their paperwork: Guide to using SHBE templates Notice of intent (link to publications Saskatchewan) Written Education Plan Template Annual Progress Report Template Brochures: Is it Legal?, Getting Started, How to File Fact Sheet on Home Based Education in Saskatchewan You may also want to take a look at the other resources … Read More

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About Saskatchewan Home-Based Educators

Saskatchewan Home-Based Educators Saskatchewan Home-Based Educators, Inc (SHBE) is a voluntary membership organization that represents the homeschool community of Saskatchewan. The homeschool community is a diverse set of families united in supporting each other with encouragement, resources, education, and support groups. Regardless of a family’s philosophical or religious convictions regarding home-based education, SHBE supports each family’s right to homeschool – … Read More

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2021 SHBE Convention

The 2021 SHBE Convention will not be held in February 2021. At this point, the SHBE Convention Committee is focused on 2022. Please direct your questions, concerns or comments to your zone director (https://shbe.ca/contact/), or help@shbe.info. Thanks, SHBE Help www.shbe.ca help@shbe.info

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COVID-19 Restrictions REMAIN IN PLACE

SHBE has been contacted by the Ministry of Education advising SHBE that they have been required by the Ministry of Health to rescind the guidance for Home Based Educators to follow the Child Care Guidelines. The Ministry of Health has implemented Health Orders and will not allow any exception for Home Based Educators. While this cannot be resolved solely within … Read More

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COVID-19 Child Care Guidelines application

SHBE has been contacted by the Ministry of Education to have SHBE remove the previous article. The Ministry of Health has implemented Health Orders and WILL NOT ALLOW ANY EXCEPTION FOR HOME BASED EDUCATION. This is no longer an issue that can be resolved within the Ministry of Education alone. The Ministry of Education will continue to work with SHBE … Read More

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COVID-19 Proposed Guidelines

SHBE has been contacted by the Ministry of Education to have SHBE remove the previous article. The Ministry of Health has implemented Health Orders and WILL NOT ALLOW ANY EXCEPTION FOR HOME BASED EDUCATION. This is no longer an issue that can be resolved within the Ministry of Education alone. The Ministry of Education will continue to work with SHBE … Read More

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Soil Rocks Student Video Competition

Subject line: Soil Rocks Student Video Competition – This Year Accepting Homeschoolers! Dear homeschooling parents/students, Are you looking for ways as homeschoolers to engage with applied science topics this year? We would like to make you aware of the following video competition for students in Saskatchewan. The Regina Geotechnical Group (RGG) in partnership with Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists … Read More

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Soil Rocks Student Video Competition

Subject line: Soil Rocks Student Video Competition – This Year Accepting Homeschoolers! Dear homeschooling parents/students, Are you looking for ways as homeschoolers to engage with applied science topics this year? We would like to make you aware of the following video competition for students in Saskatchewan. The Regina Geotechnical Group (RGG) in partnership with Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists … Read More

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What [re-]started the homeschool movement – interview with Dr. James Dobson and Dr. Raymond Moore

In addition to the brief reference below, Fred and Gwen shared their recollection of homeschooling in Saskatchewan in the very early years of the “new” homeschool movement. Fred and Gwen shared with SHBE at the convention in 2016: https://shbe.ca/recordings/2016/Fred-Gwen-Funk.Memories-of-1980-and-SHBE.mp3 Ever wonder what started (actually re-started, because homeschooling has been the norm for all but about the last hundred years of … Read More

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Advanced Placement exams – shared experience

Thanks to SHBE Member and my friend Kris Nelson for allowing SHBE to use this article. You can follow Kris on Facebook at Just a Pen and Paper: https://www.facebook.com/justapenandpaper     – I wanted to share our experience and some info we have learned about AP exams (Advanced Placement). Homeschoolers are eligible to write AP exams arranged by their local … Read More

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Homeschooling high school – shared experience

Thanks to SHBE Member and my friend Kris Nelson for allowing SHBE to use this article. You can follow Kris on Facebook at Just a Pen and Paper: https://www.facebook.com/justapenandpaper     – I wanted to encourage those considering homeschooling high school! Many here in Saskatchewan do, and it’s not as overwhelming as some may think! I never imagined I would … Read More

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