Request Membership in this Homeschool Group

Fill out the form below and click the Continue button at the bottom.

Thank you for your interest in our homeschool group.  We are excited you are joining us!

The JBAB Home Educators website is a safe, secure, and private website. The only people who have access to JBABHE's content are JBABHE members.

Benefits of a JBABHE Membership:

  • Access to the forum and calendar on our website, which allows you to communicate with JBABHE members and learn about educational opportunities, fun field trips, group classes, home education resources, social events, and much more!

  • Receive student ID and teacher ID cards (printable via the website)

  • Member access to all JBABHE group classes, field trips, group sponsored events, clubs and sports  *some costs or fees may be required depending on activity*

  • Discounted membership to Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA)

  • Age-specific social groups with opportunities for home school children to mix

  • Participate in proctored annual testing

  • Opportunities in academic based fairs, conferences and competitions

  • Information for additional military-focused student and family opportunities and events

Our organization is governed by a constitution and by-laws, which may be accessed and reviewed through the “Additional Resources” section of the website after signing up.

How do I Join?

 After filling out the "Request Membership" form with your information, you will be asked to pay an annual membership fee of $30 due within 3 weeks of when you "Request Membership” or you will have to resubmit your application. Methods of payment are Paypal, personal check, money order, or bank check mailed directly to JBAB Home Educators at the address below.  We cannot process your application until we receive your family's annual membership fee and, for security purposes, you connect with our Welcome Coordinator.  Our Welcome Coordinator will be contacting you once you submit your "Request Membership" and she/he will  be happy to answer any addition questions you may have.

This is what the membership fee covers:

  • Annual website and PO Box costs                             

  • JBABHE-sponsored events

  • Supplies and scholarships

  • All other expenditures approved under the constitution and by-laws.

The fee is $15 if you are signing up after January 1st of the academic year. *Paypal is available for a fee of $1.50 (You do not need a Paypal account to use this feature - you can checkout as a guest). Please send your check or money order to:


PO Box 8401

Washington, D.C. 20032

Fill out the form below and click the Continue button at the bottom.

**We must have the name, age, and grade of each child participating in JBAB Home Educators (You do not need to use the Child(ren)s Birthdate box). The age and grade are for administrative use only - our member directory does not have access to this information.  Only the child's name is displayed in the directory.  

*This is a private organization. It is not a part of the Department of Defense or any of its components and it has no governmental status.


* indicates a required field
*Primary Last Name:
*Primary First Name:
*Primary Email:
Secondary Last Name:
Secondary First Name:
Additional Email Address(es):
Separate multiples with a comma.
If additional email address(es) are entered above, should they also receive weekly email and forum notifications, etc.?
Yes     No
For United States and Canada:
For Other Countries:
*Zip/Postal Code:
* Timezone:
*Area Code:
Phone 2:
Show Children Info to Other Families:
*User Name: (must be 3-15 characters long)
*Password: (must be 3-15 characters long)
*Confirm Password:
Curriculum/Teaching Style:
Year you Started Homeschooling:
*Weekly Email Update: Would you like to receive a weekly email update?
Yes    No
*Privacy: Include my family information in the membership on-line directory?
Yes    No
*Forum Emails: Would you like to receive forum notifications via email (not just the ones you create)?
Yes    No
Many Emails: Would you like to receive notifications IMMEDIATELY?
Yes      No
Delivery Type:
Whole Thread      New Part Only
Daily Digest: Would you like to receive notifications ONCE A DAY?
Yes      No
Classifieds - Many Emails: Would you like to receive ALL classified notifications IMMEDIATELY via email:
Yes    No
Classifieds - Daily Digest: Would you like to receive ALL classified notifications ONCE A DAY via email?
Yes    No
Message to Group Administrator:

Additional Questions:

1. *

Branch of Service Affiliated With:

(1 required)
Active Duty Retired
Air Force Army
Marine Corp Navy
Coast Guard DoD Civilian

2. *

EMP means Every Member Participates. Each member agrees to assist at least 12 hours of service towards the running of the group annually. Please select your preferred areas of interest.

(2 required)
Leadership/Board Member BAHE House Property Management Team
Volunteer Coordinator Assistant Website/Calendar Admin Team
Welcome & Neighborhood Support Team PreK, Elem/Middle/HS Monthly Social Coordinator
JBABHE Family Socials Team Academics/Sports Instruct (list in area in #3)
Extracurricular Groups/Clubs Support Team Youth Board Rep (for teens 13-18 yrs)

3. *

Please list any special skills or education you or any other family member may have (i.e. certification, degrees, other skills).

4. *

Are you currently a member of HSLDA?

Yes No


If yes, please enter your HSLDA member number here. HSLDA offers group discounts on renewal and new memberships if our group contains more than 10 existing members. Listing the number qualifies JBABHE for group renewal/new membership discounts and events:

6. *

Use of Photos (please select one option below): By signing up for JBAB Home Educators, I understand that during the year pictures will be taken and I give consent to have them published in JBAB Home Educators publications or advertising. If I would like my pictures restricted from use in the yearbook and JBAB newspaper, it is my responsibility to inform the JBABHE Board of Directors via email ( that I am selecting that option below! Please put a subject heading of "Restrict Photos From Advertising Notification" and please include your family name, as well as your children's names, in the body of the email.

Photo Use Allowed NO Photos Allowed (read instructions above!)

7. *

JBAB Home Educators guidelines:
Annual membership is from July 1 through June 30.

  1. After filling out a form with your information, you will be asked to pay an annual membership fee of $30 due within three weeks of when you "Request Membership" or your application is deleted.
  2. Returning members must pay the renewal fee of $30.00 (or $31.50 via Paypal) by July 1 in order to continue membership in the coming year. Please pay with checks or paypal only.
  3. I understand membership in JBAB Home Educators means Every Member Participates (EMP) and me and/or my spouse willingly agree to volunteer 12 hours in sharing our passions and skills, without monetary gain, by teaching a class, leading a field trip, organizing an event, or scheduling an activity. I understand if my family encounters unforeseen challenges to meet this requirement, I will notify a board member for board recommendations.
  4. I understand e-mail and the JBABHE Homeschool-life website is the primary method of communication so checking e-mail and the JBABHE website regularly will keep me up-to-date on important notifications, events, activities, and information. Even though JBABHE uses Facebook, I understand the primary method of communication is through the JBABHE website (there is an app from Homeschool-life available for download).The Facebook group is open to JBABHE members only. To join the JBABHE Facebook group, notify the Facebook group administrator.
  5. I agree to keep all my information to include my address, phone number, email, child(ren)'s age and grade current at all times. *The only persons who can view the age and grade of your children are the JBAB HE adminstration.
  6. My family and I agree to be respectful of others in my speech and actions, choice of apparel,and also ensure my family members will follow these standards as well. This includes email, Facebook and the website. I acknowledge my sole responsibility of my own children at any activity or event with JBABHE. Of note: JBABHE follows the Youth Protection guidance concerning youth to adult supervision ratios while using government facilities per JBAB legal policies.
  7. I agree to use JBABHE members' private information for personal communication only and will not share with groups or individuals outside of JBABHE without prior written consent.
  8. I understand and acknowledge that all events and activities my family participates in voluntarily assume all such risks, inherent or otherwise; and whether or not they are described. I further agree to protect and indemnify JBABHE members or executive members, JBAB officials or entities or associated agencies, or third-parties to include rescue from any claim including negligence arising from injury or any other loses either suffered by me or my family or or caused by me in connections with my enrollment or participation in an activity related to JBABHE. I have read, understand, and will comply with all JBAB Home Educators guidelines.

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