About Us!

We enjoy collaborating with other homeschoolers – working with homeschooling parents, bloggers, companies, and conferences! Do you have something fun or educational in mind? Please let us know! Please contact [email protected]


Jamie Gaddy

Jamie Gaddy

Homeschool.com Editor-in-Chief

Jamie is Homeschool.com’s Editor-in-Chief.  Education has been an integral part of her life for over 25 years in both the classroom, homeschool, and as a principal. Jamie has homeschooled her six children for 15 years, and takes great joy in helping new homeschooling parents get started! Jamie loves to share her experience and help other homeschoolers find success through radio and TV interviews as well as podcasts. To learn more about her visit Jamie’s profile page. For press inquiries contact her at [email protected]

 


Courtney Newman

Courtney Newman

Community and Content Writer

Courtney Newman is a homeschool graduate, a writer, and a content marketer. Other than writing, her favorite hobbies include reading, visiting the beach, and spending time with her husband and pets. Read Courtney’s helpful how-to articles on Homeschool.com here.


Joy Capps

Joy Capps

Community and Content Writer

Joy Capps is a homeschool bookworm residing in the mountains of western North Carolina. The only one who loves books more is her daughter. They both enjoy perusing old bookstores for treasures and sniffing books. Her son who has special needs is the social butterfly of the family and has never met a stranger. Although she is originally from South Dakota she now calls North Carolina her home and she and her family love exploring the great outdoors. Her family has been homeschooling since 2005. Read Joy Capp’s special needs and high school articles on Homeschool.com here.

 


Celeste Orr

Celeste Orr

Regular Contributor

Celeste Orr is a writer, reader, nonprofit guru, sociology nerd, hiker, sailor, full-time traveling Georgia-born mama to two boys. She has been homeschooling since 2009 and loves all things family travel and adventure related. She is also passionate about helping families choose togetherness and outdoor adventure, even if it means bucking the system and going their own way sometimes. She shares homeschooling tips and articles to help families in the areas of travel, relationships, and choosing their own path at togethernessredefined.com. Read Celeste’s travel schooling articles on Homeschool.com here.


Kim Andrysczyk

Kim Andrysczyk

Regular Contributor

Kim Andrysczyk is a secular homeschool veteran, homeschool group leader, coffee addict, sarcasm expert, and an accidental blogger. She’s the self-appointed busybody of homeschooling in South Carolina, always on the lookout for new connections to people, places, and resources. Find her at The South Carolina Homeschooling Connection and Facebook. View Kim’s helpful homeschool articles here!


Ashley Lynn Priore

Ashley Lynn Priore

Regular Contributor

Ashley Lynn Priore is a homeschool graduate, Pittsburgh native, and a current undergraduate at the University of Pittsburgh, majoring in English and Philosophy & Politics with a minor in Economics. An award-winning and nationally ranked player under the United States Chess Federation, Ashley is a competitive chess player, politics enthusiast, writer and poet, social entrepreneur, and public service scholar. Ashley is also the founder and President and CEO of The Queen’s Gambit Chess Institute. In 2019, Ashley entered politics and was a candidate for the Pittsburgh Board of Education, District 4. A catalyst for change who started her own business at the early age of 14 years old, Ashley seeks to empower all to use their passions for good. Read Ashley’s gameschooling articles on Homeschool.com here.


Rebecca Kochenderfer

Rebecca Kochenderfer

Founder - Retired

Rebecca Kochenderfer was the founder of Homeschool.com and over the course of 20 years invested in homeschooling parents across the world. Though she is now retired, we are so thankful to her investment in the lives of so many!


Volunteer Contributors

Volunteer Contributors

Meet the Contributing Authors

Click here to MEET OUR VOLUNTEERS! Our volunteer contributors offer insight from experience on Montessori homeschooling, special needs homeschooling, and a variety of other niche aspects of homeschooling. We love connecting with homeschool parents that have strengths in areas that we don’t! If you are interested in joining our volunteer contributor team, please contact [email protected].