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Welcome to PTC

Parent Teacher Co-op (PTC) is a 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.

This week 12/13/2018

This week, is jeans and pizza week.

Make rag dolls and hackie sacks for the Hannah Victoria School in Honduras. Join us during your off hour or lunch. 9am - 2:30pm.

General Information

  • The school year is 34 weeks beginning September 6th ending May 16th.
  • Classes meet on Thursdays.
  • Cost for most one and a half hour classes is $300, the two hour classes are $340. Some classes have copy and material fees added to the class cost. There is no discount for dropping a class.

Payments are made in six equal payments to the tutor directly
August 1st, September 1st, October 1st, November 1st, February 1st and March 1st.

  • 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 expressway 131.

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.

Classes for 2018/19

History, Art, Spanish, Science, Drama/Music 

English, Science, History, Spanish, Art, Drama/Music

English, Earth Science, History, Algebra ½, Spanish, Art, Drama/Music

High School: 
Algebra I & II, Geometry, Home & Office Computing, Physics, Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology, Biology, Physical Science, English I & II, British Literature, Interpretive Speech, Speech, Drawing, Art for the Busy Student, Psychology, Spanish I & II, American History, Government/ Economics, Ancient History and Survey of the New Testament, ACT & SAT prep 

Classes acticulating to Davenport University

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

Our Goal

The Parent Teacher Co-op is a home school tutoring organization whose goal 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.