Rideau Valley Home Educators' AssociationLearn More About Us











Established in 1986, RVHEA has become a valuable resource to parents who homeschool their children. Through building strong relationships RVHEA has assisted parents in providing the very best teaching resources and best practices.

Mission Statement

The Rideau Valley Home Educators' Association is a non-profit, volunteer, Christian organization. Our purpose is to offer support to home schooling families as well as to increase awareness and acceptance of alternative education by the community, school boards and the government. RVHEA serves a membership made up of families from Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec in Canada. We welcome as members anyone interested in the education of children at home.


Homeschooling Statistics

The long-term benefits of homeschooling are many. A Canadian study of adults who were homeschooled showed the following percentages of engagement in various domains.

Homeschooled Not Homeschooled

Membership Benefits

Associations Organizations that help homeschooling



Home School Legal Defense Association
RVHEA members receive a reduced rate membership with HSLDA.


Ontario Christian Home Educator's Connection
RVHEA members qualify for a free membership.