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2021/22 Schedule is available please click on class registration


Sign up for 21/22 volunteer slots 

 More than 30 of our PTC Student Entrepeneurs will have items for sale Thursday November 18th from 4-6 pm. There will also be food to purchase. Join us for this fun event

Picture Day Retakes

November 18th is picture retake day. Siblings are welcome to get pictures too.

Current Events

Warrior verse for November: 

IPeter 2:9
 Recite the verse  Thursday December 2nd during lunch for a full size candy bar.

Pizza Day

– Pizza, Bread Sticks, Chips, Donuts and Sodas will be available to purchase  Next pizza day will be November 18th!

Parenting Seminar and Booking Signing With Jeff Burdick
Jeff is the founder of Teenworks (which birthed PTC) and home schooling pioneer. Jeff will be presenting at 8:45 on December 2nd at Banner Chruch.

Welcome to PTC

Parent Teacher Co-op (PTC) is a 501c (3)  home school tutoring organization run by parent volunteers. We employ and train loving, qualified teachers to assist parents in teaching their students to be well- educated world changers. PTC meets on Thursdays at Banner of Christ Church, 1111 68th SW, Byron Center, MI 49315. 

General Information

The school year is 34 weeks beginning September 9, 2021 ending May 19, 2022.

  • Classes meet on Thursdays.
  • Cost for most one and a half hour classes is $340, the two hour classes are $400. Some classes have copy and material fees added to the class cost. There is no discount for dropping a class after August 1st. Registration fee per family is $60 before May 20th. After May 20th it is $80. If using paypal please add $3 to the registration to cover fees.

Payments are made in six equal payments to the tutor directly
August 1st, September 1st, October 1st, November 1st, February 1st and March 1st. We do not accept public partnership money.

  • The PTC is a co-op. All families are required to volunteer at least four times throughout the year (exact amounts will be determined by the number of families taking classes).
  • All classes (5th-12th grades) require 1/2 to 1 1/2 hours of homework per day. 
  • All of our tutors are Christians. Each teaches from a biblical principle and a Biblical Worldview using the Principle Approach. 
  • Parent Teacher Co-op is held at Banner of Christ Church at 1111 68th St SW, just west of 131 expressway.

Principles Approach

The Parent Teacher Co-op uses the Principle Approach method of teaching. Every class of every subject is researched Biblically and with Webster's 1828 dictionary. Each class will learn how to research and will require; a notebook, a signed constitution, a syllabus, and projects. For more information go to https://face.net/

Classes for 2021/22

History, art, Spanish, science, drama/music, language arts

English, science, history, art, drama/music, spelling, math facts

English, earth science, life science, history, algebra ½, Spanish, art, drama/music

High School: 
Algebra I & II, geometry, consumers math, home & office computing, physics, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, biology, physical science, English I & II, American literature, interpretive speech, speech, drawing, developing the artist within, psychology, Spanish I, & II, American history, government/ economics, ancient history and survey of the Old Testament, American sign language I & II

Classes articulating to Davenport University

Anatomy, chemistry, physics, speech, American history, world history, Spanish II, computing, psychology, and government.

Click here for articulation form

Our Mission

The Parent Teacher Co-op is a home school tutoring organization whose mission is to come alongside parents to raise up a generation of well-educated warriors for Christ. We offer classes with academic excellence along with an environment that fosters relationships.