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Parent Qualifying Courses

Course is being offered twice - Thursday, June 12th or Sat., June 14th

Deadline for Registering - May 31, 2014

Course Description:
The Home-based Instruction Qualifying Course will cover the law (declaration of intent, record keeping, subjects, testing/assessment, records), support, information and resources, part time attendance and ancillary services, alternative education in WA, and Running Start. 

Upon Completion of this course, the parent(s) will be able to: Understand the HBI law, find support for homeschooling, and be able to negotiate the educational system in Washington State to help their children reach their educational goals.

This course satisfies RCW 28A.225.010(4)(b) and includes entrance to the Convention.

These courses are being offered during the WHO Convention . Entry to both days of the convention are included in the price of your Parent Qualifying Course as well as a complimentary WHO Membership. Your name/name's will be on a list at the ticket booth and you will be given tickets at that point.

Home-based Instruction Parent-Qualifying Course - Cost: $90 for one parent, $120 for two*
* Parents can be any two adults from the same household who are parenting the same one or more children. If you're an extended family and you want parent and grandparent to come, that's fine.

Course offered twice.  Select One:

Thursday - 12 June 2014, 9am-1:30pm - Registration Link
Please note that convention setup will be going on with forklifts and various machinery being used on this day. Please use caution in this area. The course is being held in the room located in the back of the Showplex, 20E as indicated on the map.

Saturday 14 June 2014, 9am - 1:30pm - Registration Link
The course is being held in the room located in the State Patrol Building, #19 as indicated on the map.

If one of these dates or times don't work for you, we have a list of other people offering parent qualifying courses across our state (and some by correspondence!) listed on our website:


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