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Tipton Area Christian Home Educators


"Love the LORD your  God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.  These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts.  Impress them on your children.  Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.  Tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads.  Write them on the door frames of your houses and on your gates."

Deuteronomy 6:5-9

Tipton Area Christian Home Educators was founded in 1989 for the purpose of supporting families who educate their children at home.  Our goal is to enrich one another through shared group experiences within a Christian Atmosphere.

TACHE is a homeschool support group for families.  We believe the responsibility for the education of children is first and foremost ours as parents.  We believe that parental involvement in TACHE activities is vital and necessary. 

TACHE is a forthrightly Christian organization.  We are a group oriented to supporting one another.  We offer enrichment activities for home school families.  We are not affiliated with any denomination or church.

Below are some examples of the group classes, activities and events that we participate in.

Monday Classes

  • Art
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Band
  • Children's Choir
  • Contenders for the Faith
  • Dance
  • Library Story Time
  • Vocal Ensemble


  • Bowling
  • Chess


  • Annual Family Picnic
  • Drama
  • Cotillion
  • Graduation
  • Teen Nights
  • Family Nights
  • Indiana Repertory Theater
  • Clowes Memorial Hall
  • Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
  • Various Field Trips
  • Geographic Bee
  • Spelling Bee
  • International Fair
  • Science Fair
  • Ski Trip
  • Christmas and Spring Programs


  • Library (including curriculum resources)
  • Standardized Testing
  • Student Photos
  • Prayer and Meal Ministry
  • High School and College Seminar
  • Community Resources for Academic Classes and Sports Clubs


TACHE Membership for 2015-2016 will be handled on-line through this TACHE website.  If you are new to TACHE, simply click on the link under the login box that says "Request Membership" to complete the process.  If you are already a member and already have your profile information, click on "Membership Fee" on the top left on the page.  There is no need to fill out your profile again.  Once you have completed the Membership information and paid for your membership, you will receive an email confirming your membership and you will be able to log onto the site.  Once you are approved, then you will be able to edit your profile for the current year.

Any questions regarding membership, please contact Teala Mainzer at 7mainzer@gmail.com or 765-279-5990.

Registration will begin at the kickoff on Aug. 21st.  TACHE membership fees for 2015-2016 are $30.00 per family.  The fees are for the year which will run from July 2015-July 2016. 


Cotillion Information

TACHE Alumni,
As in the past, you are invited to attend the TACHE Cotillion and may be accompanied by your spouse and/or parent(s). The 2016 TACHE Cotillion will be held Friday, April 29, 2016 at the Tipton 4-H Building.  Doors open at 6:30 pm.
Cost is $28 per person.  Registration forms and payment are due to Susan Roy on or before 9:00 pm April 4, 2016.  THIS DEADLINE IS FIRM.  Due to cotillion expenses, we cannot offer refunds after April 4, 2016.  Registration forms are available at the cotillion practices or from Susan Roy.
Cotillion Classes/Practices:

  • Thursday, March 31, 2016  6:30-9:00 pm  @ Tipton 4-H Building
  • Monday, April 4, 2016 6:30-9:00 pm   @ Tipton 4-H Building

Everyone must attend at least one Cotillion class/practice in its entirety including parents and alumni.
 *PLEASE NOTE: We understand that it might be difficult for alumni due to college/work schedules to satisfy the Cotillion class requirement.  If that is the case, you must contact Susan Roy by March 25, 2016 to discuss your situation. 
Susan Roy is the coordinator for the cotillion and can be contacted at royfamily@iendeavor.com or 317-402-2977.