Welcome to BCHE!

For more than 25 years, Big Country Home Educators has supported home school families of the Texas Big Country. Located in Abilene, Texas, we offer homeschool families in the area multiple enrichment opportunities. BCHE is a non-profit (501c-4), Christian organization, led by an elected board of volunteers. We welcome all home-educating families, regardless of faith. We provide resources in the areas of mentoring, events, and networking to help families have the richest home education experience possible. If you live in West Texas, and are a home educator, we would love to have you join us!

Whether you are brand new to homeschooling, or a veteran, we can help you find friends and resources to enhance your home school life. We encourage each family to engage in the lives of others, and to use the resources at our disposal to help each other.

BCHE offers some public events each year, but most of our activities and events are for current member families. Family membership is annual, and applies to the immediate family living in your household. For more membership details, contact

As we grow and times change, so does our group. Let BCHE be there for you. If you have any questions, please e-mail us at one of the addresses below. We would love to hear from you. Many questions are answered with the information here on the website, but feel free to contact us at 

May God bless you, your families, and your home schools!

Are You New to Home Schooling?

Let us take a minute to let you know how thrilled we are about your journey into teaching your children at home. Home education provides a door to a world of opportunities for knowledge, character development, family time, and the building of your child’s self esteem. Your homeschool will be unlike any other in that you have the ability to tailor the design, schedule, curriculum, and organization of your school to fit the needs of your students.

The next question that arises There isn’t a simple answer, correct formula, or perfect way to home school. If your children are learning then you are doing it right!

Please take a minute to look through the information provided on these pages. One important element of every home school is enrichment activities. That’s where BCHE comes in! 

With BCHE, you can expect opportunities to fellowship, learn, and share with other families through field trips, classes, peer activities for all ages, and mentoring. We also offer the chance for students to participate in opportunities that are easier and more fun in a group setting, such as graduations, science & history fair, Scripps spelling bee, National Honor Society, student council, middle school banquet, high school formal, etc.

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