CHEF of Alabama was founded in 1988 as a statewide organization with the mission to to provide a connection among homeschoolers, which was especially needed in the early days of homeschooling when curriculum choices were few, legal battles were manifold, and communication was done by either snail mail or phone trees. with the mission to encourage home educators by providing information and resources and to promote a safe legal environment for home schooling in Alabama.To further meet the needs of Alabama's homeschooling pioneers, the annual state convention was established. Curriculum providers offer invaluable assistance, speakers give encouragement, inspiration and training, while attendees walk away refreshed and ready to tackle another year of homeschooling.
In these 30 years of dedicated service, the number of lives touched by the work of CHEF has been immeasurable. As we celebrate our 30th anniversary in 2018, we do so with the same passion and dedication to the state's homeschooling families as we have the previous 30-years. To God be the glory!
Join with us as we work together to impact lives for eternity.
"For I long to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to strengthen you — that is, that we may be mutually encouraged by each other's faith, both yours and mine." Romans 1:11-12
The Christian Home Education Fellowship of Alabama was formed in 1988 with the mission to encourage home educators by providing information and resources and to promote a safe legal environment for home schooling in Alabama.
"Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing." Thessalonians 5:11
Christian Home Education Fellowship of Alabama (CHEFofAL) Education Fund, a 501(c)(3) organization, is a non-profit organization. Its mission is to serve and inform the homeschool community and promote home education in Alabama. Its work is supported by tax-deductible contributions of individuals and families.
CHEF is governed by a self-perpetuating volunteer board of veteran home educators from across Alabama. Each family unit on the board has been active in local leadership for a number of years and brings to the board a wealth of experience in Christian home education.