LEARN Home Education Network is a secular homeschool community that offers resources, educational cooperatives, and support to homeschooling families in Kansas and Missouri.

We invite you to learn more about our organization at the links below.

Who We Are

Our Mission: LEARN provides respectful and inclusive secular support, activities and resources for homeschooling families in the greater Kansas City region. History 1995 January – LEARN Homeschool Support Group was formed when Kriss Miller, Kelly Wilson, Seneca Gilbreath, and members of the now defunct Midtown Homeschool Group organized a group for families seeking to educate… Continue reading Who We Are


LEARN hosts three educational cooperatives (“co-ops”) to provide families across the metro with expanded learning and social opportunities. CIRCLE, SCENE, and SCENE West. Each co-op is a little different to accommodate the variety of locations and participation levels of our families. Scroll down to learn more about each co-op. Learn more about SCENE & SCENE… Continue reading Co-Ops

Teen Group

Teen activities are a great way for teens 13 and up to get involved with a positive peer group! We host a number of events throughout the year including weekly gatherings, group activities, and volunteer opportunities. Most activities are not drop off events and parents are expected to stay or make arrangements with another adult… Continue reading Teen Group

Code of Conduct

LEARN families come together to support each other on the homeschooling path and thus choose to be an organization with a singular focus – homeschooling. LEARN expects that all of our members will adhere to the following code of conduct. Membership in LEARN indicates a willingness to be respectful of other members’ beliefs or lifestyles… Continue reading Code of Conduct


As a 100% volunteer run organization it is important that we, at LEARN, put forth clear guidelines to facilitate a positive experience for both our member families and volunteers. Please be sure to go over our Policy Guide prior to (and during as necessary) participating in LEARN sponsored activities. You can also find answers to… Continue reading Policies

Meet our Board

Founding Members Cheryl Westra Cheryl has been homeschooling for 25 years and has been a member of LEARN since its inception in 1995. She and her partner, Matthew, have 4 children, 3 of whom have graduated with LEARN and the youngest is set to graduate in May 2019. Whenever possible she loves to go on… Continue reading Meet our Board