Home Based Education in Saskatchewan

Choices for Education Advantages of Homeschooling Helps each child achieve his or her full educational potential Flexibility to go at the child’s pace to achieve mastery of concepts Time to explore new interests and develop unique talents Positive socialization by mature adult example while limiting children’s exposure to destructive influences Building strong family relationships through learning together High school students … Read More

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


The SHBE Journal has been rebooted for the Fall 2022 edition. Check it out! Pamela Vosterman – Journal Editor Journal Issue Dates There is a SHBE Journal is published each Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer. SHBE accepts submissions, article ideas and references, and even re-publishing ideas (articles from other publications). SHBE reserves the right to publish or not publish any articles … Read More


2023 SHBE Convention The SHBE Convention will be held on February 24 and 25 in Regina at the Queensbury Centre. Keynote Sessions – Dr. Jay L. Wile Teaching Science at Home : The Best Environment for Learning ScienceTeaching Critical ThinkingWhy Homeschool Through High School Convention Information For general inquiries, please contact Charity. For registration inquiries, please contact Carla Toth . Accommodations We have … Read More

Can I really do this?

We REALLY want to ask, “Can I possibly NOT do this?“. See the evidence: Homeschooling Works! Hear Homeschooling Moms Share Their Experiences This was a talk given at a SHBE conference led by Lynette Sawatsky featuring five home educating moms giving us a glimpse of their experiences. Click the play button in the segments below for HTML5 audio recordings titled … 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 SHBE in Your Area Feel free to contact the SHBE Board member in your area. Each zone director covers multiple school divisions. Use the below list or map of SHBE zones to find your School Division. If you have general questions or are unsure who to contact, please email help@shbe.ca Mailing Address Saskatchewan Home Based Educatorsc/o Evan Poppleton509 Circlebrooke … Read More

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