I joined Roots to be part of a home school network, but it has proven to be so much more. Roots allows me the peace of mind to know I am giving my children the best education ever. The support and care of the staff help me reach my goals and recognize my challenges, while always offering solutions. I know with Roots I’m in the best hands and my kids are in the best hands.
“My husband and I chose Roots as our school board because we felt strongly we needed a Christian board over our children’s education. We don’t take lightly the gift the Lord has blessed us with the job of home educating our own children. We hope being under Christian authority in this area will reap benefits we won’t even see for years to come, since our children are still young relatively speaking. There is no amount of extra funding that can make up for having fellow brothers and sisters in Christ assisting in our home school journey.”
“I chose Roots because of the monthly Christian support group meetings. My experience with the Roots support group meetings has been positive and has been encouraging to me in the following ways:
- I found much support in the relationships that have developed with other home educating moms and dads.
- There has been a lot of support given through the topics discussed at the support group.
- The library is easily accessible at the meetings and has great resources.
- And most importantly, the opportunity to share successes and difficulties and to have these prayed about has been most encouraging and supportive.
I also have been blessed over the years with two excellent educational assistants. Both have prayed for our home school and challenged and encouraged me in my home educating endeavors.”
“I chose Roots initially for the solid Christian support and despite the draw to some blended boards with more money to offer, the support I get from like-minded Christians is so strong, there’s no way I’d leave!”
I joined Roots because it is a board made up of people who share my biblical convictions and because Roots provides incredible support for homeschooling families. More specifically, the Educational Assistants had very lovingly taken me under their wings when I was new to homeschooling and they continue to care for me in wonderfully personal ways. In essence, they love the way that family loves.
After doing some research on various homeschooling associations, we decided to join Roots. We were drawn to Roots because of the emphasis put on supporting the parents, as God was leading them, with each of their children. At one time we considered moving to a different association in order to obtain an increase in funding. After much prayer and contemplation we saw that we would need to compromise what we felt God was leading us to do in order to get more funding. We decided to stay and have never had any regrets. We are very thankful that we can be a part of Roots. God has always taken care of us.
We joined Roots because we were looking for a school board that would support us in educating our children according to biblical principles. Having a supportive homeschooling community that is aligned with our personal beliefs is very important to us.
We joined Roots because of the great reviews from friends who were or are part of Roots already. The traditional approach to home schooling and the strong Christian support make Roots an awesome home schooling association to be a part of.
Since joining Roots, we have felt completely at home and well-supported in our homeschooling endeavor. Our EA has been exceptionally supportive and often offers valuable insights and information to make our homeschooling experience a real blessing. We appreciate Roots’ God-centered approach to homeschooling and the wide variety of Christian families that it enfolds. Roots holds monthly meetings which are informative and the occasional evening sessions have been wonderful opportunities to gain practical experience for both parents and students alike. We especially enjoyed the computer classes that were underwritten by the AISI funding Roots received. Additionally, our children fondly remember their skiing and snowboarding lessons that Roots help to co-ordinate and offer to its families- participating in this program really helped to acclimate our family to this winter activity and lifelong skill. We are grateful to the Roots organization for their facilitating the homeschooling experience for our family.
“Home education supplies…$200
Home school curricula…$500
Community and support of locally based, fellow believers in Christ who happen to home educate their children, namely Roots members…..priceless!”
“The reasons we joined (and have stayed with Roots) are many. Roots is a Christian board that works with us in raising and teaching our children in the fear and admonition of the Lord. Roots supports us in the way we feel the Lord is leading us to educate our children. We have always been encouraged and challenged to strive for excellence. The support group meetings were an unexpected blessing to us. The topics covered each month are informative and fun but it is the fellowship that is such a huge draw. Roots moms are amazing - they have such a wealth of information and are always quick to encourage or help in any way needed.”