Homeschooling doesn't have to be hard; AU can help.

Ashland University’s Homeschool and Classical Learning Center was designed to help homeschooled and classical learning students transition into higher education with ease. The center is for students in grades K through 12, and offers the following benefits:

  • Workshops for students
  • Free tutoring – one-on-one or group tutoring
    (offered in math, science, English and foreign languages)
  • Recreational opportunities
  • Engagement with other homeschooled students
  • Access to curricula and other resources
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2025 Homeschool Conference

Save the Date: March 8, 2025

Join us for an enriching day of insights and laughter at our upcoming homeschool conference on March 8th, 2025, featuring acclaimed speaker Todd Wilson. As the author of "Help! I’m Married to a Homeschooling Mom" and "The Official Book of Homeschooling Cartoons," Todd brings a unique blend of humor and genuine wisdom to the homeschooling community. Don't miss this opportunity to be inspired and equipped on your homeschooling journey with Todd Wilson as our keynote speaker.


We will match your student with a college tutor who will provide tutoring sessions in the HCLC building at a time that suits both you and the tutor. Tutoring is available for most school subjects, including math, science, writing, and more.

Please email or call 419-207-6322 to inquire about specifics.

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Workshops & Events


Biology Dissection: Perch

July 10 from 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Ages 10+

During this workshop, students will work in groups of 2 to dissect a perch. They will learn to how identify and label basic organs and systems and how to document their findings in a notebook.

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Wings of Glory: WWI Game

July 19 from 1 - 3 p.m.
Ages 13+

Join us for "Wings of Glory," an interactive WWI history game. Dive into the thrilling aerial battles of World War I, guided by none other than AU's own history professor, Dr. John Moser.

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Telling America's Story

Three Workshops, Three Professors, Three Documents, One Story

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Ages 13+

  • June 18: The Declaration of Independence with Cara Rogers-Stevens, Ph.D.
  • July 9: The Gettysburg Address with Jason Stevens, Ph.D.
  • July 25: "I Have a Dream" speech with Greg McBrayer, Ph.D.
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Lewis & Clark Unit Study

Mondays from 10 – 11:30 a.m.
July 8 – Aug. 5
2nd - 6th grades

Over these five weeks, students will read and discuss “Lewis and Clark: The Missing Peace Medals,” written by local author, Holly VanDyne, and illustrated by Audrey VanDyne. This chapter book follows stowaway, Alexander Payne, as he makes discoveries, learns about the wilds of America, and maybe even saves the day!

Homeschool Curriculum Sale

Aug. 3 from 1-4 p.m.
(sellers setup at noon)

To reserve a table, please RSVP to our Facebook page, call the office at 419-207-6290 or email

Upcoming August Events:

  • Dyslexia workshop
    Aug. 8, 6:30 - 8 p.m.

  • Fall Kick-off Party
    Aug. 12, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Homeschooling 101
    Aug. 13, 6 - 8 p.m.

  • How to Build a Unit Study
    Aug. 15, 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Meet Theresa Watson

Theresa is the coordinator of the brand new Homeschool and Classical Learning Center at Ashland University. She is a local experienced homeschool mom with a 17-year track record, guiding her five daughters through the educational journey. Having successfully graduated four of her girls, all of whom seamlessly transitioned to college, she brings a wealth of hands-on experience and a deep understanding of homeschooling dynamics.

With a unique blend of homeschooling expertise and a proven track record in community leadership, she remains dedicated to enhancing the homeschooling experience for her family and the local community. Her journey is a testament to her unwavering commitment to education and community enrichment.

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