As of June 1, 2022, I, Carol Topp, CPA, am semi-retired and will no longer be offering one-on-one consultations. Instead, I offer you a selection of carefully selected, qualified, highly experienced homeschool consultants all who have led (or are still leading) homeschool nonprofit organizations!
I have 100% confidence in these fabulous, knowledgeable, and skilled individuals. If they have a question or need clarification on an issue, they will reach out to me. Recommended Homeschool Group Consultants
Becky Abrams is a homeschool leader in Oregon (Pacific time). She has extensive experience in starting homeschool groups, especially nonprofit hybrid homeschool programs and offers consultations.
Doreen Browning has extensive experience in both homeschool and non homeschool nonprofits and can help you understand this strange new world!
Rebecca Foley knows all about hybrid homeschool groups, from crafting a vision to finding a building and hiring teachers. Her expertise is a great resource for all hybrid groups.
Sarah McCubbin offers helpful, encouraging articles, resources and consultations to help you run your group! She also knows a lot about setting goals, organizing, and running a homeschool group without burning out!
Ashley Richards leads a Catholic, all-volunteer homeschool co-op in Indiana. She offers consultations to leaders that want to discuss Classical, Catholic homeschooling. Ask her about getting a co-op organized and using systems to help keep you sane!
Anna Clark, owner of 501c.Solutions is a former homeschool leader and an expert in helping nonprofits start up and apply for 501c3 tax exempt status.
I’m so pleased that some of the members of I am a Homeschool Group Leader have launched a new Facebook group for people just starting or thinking about starting a homeschool group. Secrets to a Thriving Homeschool Group This group is really needed. The I am a Homeschool Group Leader group is for established nonprofit…
Hybrid homeschool programs seem like a dream come true to a busy mom, but these programs—a mix of homeschooling and classroom instruction—come with challenges. Here’s an excerpt form an article I wrote “Homeschool Hybrid Programs: How to Use Them Successfully.” For the full length article visit: https://www.thehomeschoolmagazine-digital.com/thehomeschoolmagazine/2018×4/MobilePagedReplica.action?pm=2&folio=36#pg39 Suzy is a mother of three preschoolers. She…
It’s been about 5 months since I last posted a blog post! It’s been a busy 5 months. My mother entered hospice care in March 2023 due to congestive heart failure. She was well cared for by hospice and we thought she had many months ahead of her, but unfortunately she passed away on July…
I own a daycare business here in Ohio. I am thinking about switching to offering homeschool services to a few families. Ohio law does not have anything stating that someone who isn’t the parent, can not homeschool so I am assuming that it is legal. I just want to know how do you determine the…
Should my homeschool group be a for-profit or non-profit?
There are many reasons why homeschool groups form and operate as nonprofit organizations rather than businesses. Read Answer
Tiny groups are more informal, some don’t collect any money and most don’t have a formal board like a typical nonprofit homeschool group. Learn More
What do I need to know about starting a tiny homeschool group?
In this short podcast episode (12 minutes) Carol Topp, CPA explains the benefits of forming your homeschool group as a nonprofit corporation and why a leader would want limited liability protection. Listen to the Podcast
Should my homeschool group incorporate as a non-profit?