Homeschool Organizations Recognized by PA Department of Education to give diplomas to graduates of PA Home Education Programs

Bridgeway Academy. Contact Mrs. Jessica Parnell, 324 2nd St, Catasauqua PA 18032, phone 610-298-2320. Or call 1-800-863-1474 for a free info packet.

Buxmont Christian Educational Institute Terry L. Johns, 146 West Broad St., Telford, PA 18969, 215-723-7226. Send $6 for Standards and Procedures Manual. This diploma program that is expanding from its base in Bucks and Montgomery Counties.

Erie Area Homeschoolers. Call Edi Thomas 570-967-0951 or e-mail All correspondence (transcript requests, transcript filings, etc.) should be sent to Janet Preston, 9129 State Road, Cranesville, PA 16410. A program serving all of Pennsylvania. Transcripts must be filed by February 28 of the student’s senior year.

Mason-Dixon Homeschoolers Diploma Program. Call 717-749-5767 or e-mail

Pennsylvania Homeschoolers Accreditation Agency (PHAA) Executive Director: Dr. Howard Richman, 105 Richman LN, Kittanning PA 16201, 724-783-6512. A non-profit corporation with Board of Directors elected by the membership which serves all of Pennsylvania. Guide to PA Homeschoolers Diploma is available for $5 plus 30˘ tax plus $3.95 for postage. Use PA Homeschoolers online store.

Susquehanna Valley Homeschool Diploma Programs, Inc., Margaret T. Matthews, President 717-566-3573 484 Pleasant View Road, Hummelstown, PA 17036, Sandra Elliott 717-582-7527.

Valley Forge Baptist Home Education Association (VFBHEA), 616 S. Trappe Road, Collegeville PA 19426. Karen Melchior 610-948-8100 or Lois Rall 610-948-8100 E-mail:

See the current listing of recognized organizations at the PA Department of Education's website

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