Here When You Need Homeschool Support

HCHC’s Leadership Academy is a homeschooling cooperative, support group, tutorial, and state certified umbrella group providing legal legitimacy to your homeschool education program. HCHC prepares your child for high school, college and beyond.

Secular Courses

Math, language arts, science, history, art, music, world languages, and other electives for homeschool students.

Featuring over 160 courses — from preschool to advanced high school — there’s something for every student.

Health & Safety

Topics include “Stranger Danger,” fire and home safety, and nutritional health.


Teacher introduces topics that include the stock market, labor unions, finance, and marketing.

Chess Club

Open to all skill levels. Learn strategies and about historic chess players – Tournaments.

Language Arts

Students hike in the woods while listening to their weekly lesson via podcast. Socratic Method discussion follows.


Students master chord progressions, time signatures, scales and soloing techniques.

Spanish I

Mastery of basic themes with an introduction into advanced grammatical concepts.

Microbiology w/ Labs

Study the interaction between microbes, their hosts, and their effects on the environment.


Emphasis on solving equations, including integers, inequalities, graphs and functions. Plus, geometry and right triangles.

Loved the group for socializing and classes… “

Loved the group for socializing and classes. My daughter loves the robotics class and recess. We found the children and the parents to be very welcoming. So happy we found this group!

Ana Gabrea, Real Estate Agent


We cut to the chase. Simple answers to our most frequently asked questions.

– Education ministry seeking to serve and support homeschooling families during (and beyond) COVID-19.

What curriculum do you use?

Our certified tutors and instructors supplement courses with curriculum from Khan Academy, Calvert, and The Walking Classrooms.

Are there any field trips?

We schedule several school field trips throughout the year. We balance-out the virtual school experience with a Charlotte Mason, real-world approach.

How do online courses work?

Students are expected to complete one (1) hour of schoolwork per subject on a daily basis. They’re expected to attend virtual classroom sessions as scheduled.


Is everything taught online?

No, we have in-person classes that we hold outdoors at local parks and farms.

What's the age range?

The majority of our students are ages 6 to 13 years old, but we provide instruction for K-12, including college prep courses and dual-enrollment for high schoolers. Transcripts, state recognized HS diploma and college credit provided to graduates.

Do you do portfolio reviews?

Yes, we’re registered with the MSDE to supervise home instruction; Approved Maryland Umbrella Group, that provides virtual and annual reviews.

Real World Courses

Courses take place in-person at different locations throughout Howard County and adjacent counties. Students are expected to meet on a weekly basis.

Enhanced Online Courses

An excellent option for students who want teacher interaction. Learning happens in real time once a week via a virtual platform for online lessons.

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