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Membership Agreement


  • To exercise diligence in teaching our children in a responsible way.

  • To use a clearly organized program of education to instruct our children.

  • To keep records of each child’s educational progress.

  • To notify the Association promptly of any threatened or actual legal paper received by us related to our homeschool.

  • That all the information presented on this form, to the best of our knowledge, is true and accurate.


  • Payment must be submitted with the application. No refund is available once membership is approved.

  • Membership fees are not tax deductible. HSLDA is not an insurance company.

  • Membership begins once your application is reviewed, approved, and entered into our membership database.

  • The approval process for applications usually takes one to two weeks (longer in the summer and fall) once we have received your application.

  • You will receive a membership packet after your application is approved. Membership is valid for 12 months from the date your application is approved.

  • Of your annual membership fee, $15.00 is the Home School Court Report subscription cost.

  • HSLDA reserves the right not to approve any membership application and the right to revoke membership if any information has been misrepresented. If your application cannot be approved, we will return your payment and send you a letter of explanation.

  • Any children enrolled in a public homeschool program, such as a charter school or independent study program, are not eligible for membership.

  • HSLDA does not provide legal representation for members in matters involving divorce, child custody, or related domestic affairs, except in third-party custody cases.

  • Because of HSLDA's active involvement in preserving traditional marriage, we do not provide legal representation for matters involving same-sex marriages, civil unions, polygamy, or related domestic arrangements.