Who we are
We are New York State homeschoolers past, present, and future, from seasoned
veterans to newcomers. We are a diverse group with different views, and we
accept members regardless of their approaches to homeschooling. We welcome
all members who believe in our mission.
NYHEN is a founding member of the National Home
NYHEN is also an Associate Member of the Alliance for Parental Involvement in Education (AllPIE).
Check out our email lists
Read about the email lists we host, and subscribe to the ones that sound interesting.
Please visit our Current state government issues page and read about current bills
in the state legislature.
The Association of HomeSchool Attorneys is building a network
of lawyers who can help home educators with legal problems. If you think you might need such an attorney,
or if you are or know an attorney who can help, please visit their site. You also might be interested in
their email lists, AHSA-USA and
To support the freedom of families to educate their children at home;
To improve and strengthen connections and communication among home
To advocate for freedom from restrictions and for increased opportunities for
home educating families;
To increase public awareness, acceptance and support of home education;
To provide an association that takes no position on religion, partisan politics,
and non-homeschooling issues; and
To protect from accidental or deliberate infringement by government parents'
rights to teach their own children.