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


Charity Mile – Journal Editor Past Journals December 2018 October 2018 December 2017 May 2017 Journal Issue DatesJanuary 15 – submissions due December 15May 15 – submissions due April 24September 15 – submissions due August 25 Ad Prices⅛ page – $25¼ page – $45½ page – $70full page – $125 Please make cheques payable to SHBE and forward to our address on our Contact Information page:

Can I really do this?

Here is a presentation from 2020 that outlines Home Based Education in Saskatchewan. Hear Homeschooling Moms Share Their Experiences Click the play button in the segments below for HTML5 audio recordings titled “Can I Really Do This?”. You may have to wait a few seconds before the controls become visible. This was a talk given at the SHBE 2008 conference … Read More

Government Resources

Various documents (Acts, regulations and policies) relating to Home Based Education can be found at the government’s Homeschooling web site. More docuomentation can be found at the Independant Schools and Home Education web site. Notification of a Home-Based Education Program form from the Saskatchewan Government. You may also use a notification form developed by HSLDA and SHBE. We also have template forms for your annual … Read More


SHBE is committed to helping Saskatchewan home-based educators network with each other for mutual support. Participation in a local support group can be one of the most effective means of achieving this goal. Saskatchewan Support Groups can assist us by forwarding a description of your group and contact information that you wish included in this list. For suggestions, updates, corrections or to … Read More


If you’re getting started with homeschooling, or someone you know has started homeschooling, you probably have a lot of questions. We’ve designed this page to answer some of the most frequently asked questions people ask about homeschooling. We hope you find it helpful. If you still have questions, feel free to email your homeschooling questions to help@shbe.info. SHBE held a … Read More


This page contains items of historical relevance in regards to SHBE. Our History SHBE formed in 1983 and existed for many years primarily as a newsletter circulated among families. With continued growth, a need for a province-wide affiliation that would span methods and philosophical approaches was identified. In 1987, SHBE became the voice of home-based educators in the province. SHBE … Read More


Contact List Krista Poppleton South East DirectorZone 1 Lori Dunbar Southwest DirectorZone 2 Greg Mile Regina DirectorZone 3 Sheldon Tibbo (nominated) Saskatoon DirectorZone 4 Jared Summach North East DirectorZone 5 Gillian Smith Northwest DirectorZone 6 Rod Amberson PresidentDirector at Large Jonathan Olson Vice-PresidentDirector at Large Anne Bennett Past President SHBE Director Contact Information SHBE Position School Divisions Rod Amberson rod@shbe.info … Read More


For a printable membership form click here. 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 … Read More