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New Member Information

Home Education and Responsible Teaching (HEART) welcomes you! Whether you are a new homeschooler or a veteran homeschooler who is new to our area, here is some information you may find helpful. 
 

HEART Contact Information 
We can be found on the web at www.homeschoolheart.org -  Email us at HEART.contact@gmail.com. The mailing address is 4582 Kingwood Drive #265, Kingwood, TX  77345.
 
HEART Support Group Meetings 
Home school support group meetings are held periodically on Monday evenings at Northpark Christian Church 1599 Northpark Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339.  Check the calendar for up to date information.

 

HEART Membership Dues 
Membership dues are $30.00 per year. Our membership year is from June through MayMembership for the new year begins June 1, 2018.  Click HERE to join on or after June 1, 2018 (the link is disabled until registration opens).
 

 
HEART MEMBERSHIP PRIVILEGES
After your application is approved, you will be able to log in to the private area of HEART. The website is a great way to stay current with events in the area, ask questions, or post items for sale. HEART works to have activities available or information about activities being offered to our home school students. Most activities offered are parent-run. If you want your child involved in a particular activity, then plan it and invite others to join in. 
 
Some of the activities that have been offered in the past are: 

Field Trips Science Fair Little HEARTS
High School Graduation Kindergarten Graduation CHATA
Basketball Spelling Bee Mom's Night Out
Middle/High School Socials Enrichment Classes Journalism
HMNS Classes Book Clubs  
History Fair and more....  
     

 
You will be eligible to volunteer for positions within HEART and may offer classes to the group if you are in agreement with our doctrinal statement. HEART does not endorse any person or group that is offering classes or activities. You are responsible for checking out those that are offering classes or activities to be sure they have the same ideals as you do. HEART is a Christian home school support group that allows anyone to join. 
 
HEART Group Discounts 
 HEART members receive group discounts with both Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) and Texas Home School Coalition (THSC). These are legal organizations whose members receive free legal assistance for home schooling issues. 
HSLDA is a nation-wide organization that helps all of us to have a favorable home schooling experience. THSC is a Texas organization that benefits Texans. We highly recommend that you join one or both groups to help keep home schooling legal and free from government regulations. When you support one or both of these legal organizations, you are helping us keep our freedoms as well as helping those across the United States and around the world to gain the freedoms that we currently enjoy. 
 
HSLDA offers our members a reduced yearly rate of $100 (standard $120.). When joining HSLDA, please check off the appropriate box for group membership. HEART’s group number is available in the member area of the website. More information can be found at www.hslda.com.

THSC’s normal yearly dues are $120.00. Our support group discount drops the price to $100. HEART’s group number is available in the member area of the website. More information can be found at www.thsc.org
 
Some local businesses offer discounts to HEART members also. Attend the August Expo to check out many of the opportunities available in our area. 
 
Annual Home School Conferences in Texas 
There are several popular conferences offered throughout the state of Texas. They are encouraging and informative, offering workshops and curriculum sales. 
 
THSC – Arlington Convention Center – May 
http://www.thsc.org/convention/default.asp
 
Texas Home School Coalition Conference (THSC) – July
http://www.thsc.org/convention/default.asp 
 
Last but not least 
Let’s not forget that no matter how many conferences we attend, how many books we read, or how many meetings we go to – God is our “Ultimate Resource” and He will never fail us. 
 
“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13 
 
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding: in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your path.” Proverbs 3:5-6 
 
“The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge. 
He is my shield and horn of my salvation, my stronghold.” Psalm 18:2 
 
“For this God is our God forever and ever: He will be our guide even to the end.” Psalm 48:14 
 
“My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, for they will prolong your life many years and bring you prosperity. Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind the around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man.” Proverbs 3:1-4

 

Rev. 05.30.13