How to Homeschool in Wyoming

The beautiful state of Wyoming, home to Yellowstone National Park is a great place to begin homeschooling your family. Wyoming has a very straightforward statute regarding homeschooling, making it very simple for you to educate your child from home. You will find in this article:

  • An overview of Wyoming homeschool laws
  • An introduction to homeschool groups in Wyoming
  • A description of how Moving Beyond the Page can help you get started

* This page does not contain legal advice and is not an endorsement of any homeschool groups listed. (see disclaimer)

Wyoming Homeschool Laws

The state of Wyoming only requires that you include the subjects of reading, writing, mathematics, civics, history, literature, and science in your instruction. Wyoming does not have any laws on how you provide instruction in these subjects, only that the subjects be taught. It is important that each year you provide proof of these subjects being taught to the local board of trustees. This can include sample work from your child, as well as lesson plans and tests. Without this curriculum being submitted to the board you cannot legally homeschool your family.

Homeschool Groups in Wyoming

Homeschooling your children is a daunting task, but there are many groups and organizations in Wyoming to help you out. Here are some organizations you may want to look into.

Homeschoolers of Wyoming (HOW)
HOW is a support group for homeschool families in Wyoming. They focus on providing support to homeschool parents as well as furthering interest in homeschooling I Wyoming. In joining HOW you will have access to newsletters, an annual convention, activities and support groups. Their website has a list of all the homeschool support group in Wyoming, so even if you may not be interested in HOW, check out their website for a larger list of homeschool groups in your area.
Sweetwater Homeschoolers
This secular homeschool group provides encouragement and support to all homeschool families in the Rock Springs area. As a member of Sweetwater Homeschoolers you will take part in park days, field trips, library trips, and more. Here you can meet other homeschool parent who can help guide you and encourage you, as well as provide your child with the opportunity to socialize with other children and learn in a fun way.
Sublette County Homeschoolers
Sublette County Homeschoolers is a secular online group where members can connect and share ideas, events, and questions with each other. This group tries to get together each month, doing potlucks, field trips and other fun activities that bring homeschoolers together. So whether you want just a group who can answer your questions and give you tips on how to homeschool, or you are looking for a group that will provide your family with fun, educational activities Sublette County Homeschoolers could be the support group for you.
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NOTE: You can find a wealth of local and state groups offering homeschooling advice and support on sites such as Facebook and Yahoo Groups. You can search by city or county, religious preference, homeschooling philosophy, and more. You will need a free account on these sites to join one of their groups.

A Homeschool Curriculum for Wyoming

Moving Beyond the Page is a homeschool curriculum that exceeds the requirements for homeschooling in the state of Wyoming. All of the Moving Beyond the Page packages cover science, social studies, and language arts, and we offer a range of math programs as well. The Wyoming legal requirements are only a starting point, and our curriculum utilizes a range of educational strategies that are designed to foster a love of learning in children including:

  • Hands-on activities,
  • Differentiated options, and
  • Independent projects.

Moving Beyond the Page encourages critical thinking and creativity while encouraging your child's unique learning style like no other curriculum on the market. If your child is a hands-on learner, a gifted learner, or a creative free-thinker, then you should look into Moving Beyond the Page for your child.

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Disclaimers

Any information about the laws in your state is provided to help you understand your legal requirements to homeschool in your state. It should by no means be interpreted as legal advice. This information was not compiled by a lawyer. It is your responsibility to interpret and understand the laws that you will be homeschooling under. If you have questions, you should seek the advice of a lawyer that operates in your state.

Moving Beyond the Page does not endorse any of the homeschool groups that are included in these pages. They are provided only for your benefit. You should research any group to ensure that they align with your family's goals and philosophies.