Kingsport, TN - Last updated: 06/05/2020

KACHEA (kah-chee-ah) - Together since 1991, our purpose is to glorify God by encouraging and assisting parents who choose to educate their children at home. Made up of over 200 families from northeastern TN and southwestern VA, we have sports teams, a co-op, field trips, activities, photos, a yearbook, mom's nights, graduations, and more. We even offer support (by way of information) for legal homeschooling. 

From: The KACHEA Board

Re: KACHEA’s Release of Liability


We all are strong believers in the Lord’s sovereign ability to protect and keep us all safe, healthy and injury-free when participating in any KACHEA event or activity. However, in the light of COVID-19 and the additional illness risks it may pose, along with the normal potential risks, we are opting to have participants sign a release of liability. This is a part of what the insurance we are required to carry as an entity has recommended.


We pray that everyone understands that we are not requesting releases prompted by fear but rather because we need to be compliant with the insurance recommendations.


We thank everyone for your understanding and declare over all members of KACHEA:


Psalm 91:10-11 “Because you have made the Lord, who is my refuge, Even the Most High, your dwelling place, No evil shall befall you, Nor shall any plague come near your dwelling; For He shall give His angels charge over you, To keep you in all your ways.” (NKJV)


2 Timothy 1:7 “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.” (NKJV)



To complete a release of liability form, please see the leader of any event or activity while participating. You can also opt to view and print the liability form, complete it and have it ready to turn in at the next activity in which you or your child participates.

Liability forms are not required for low-contact, low-risk events such as the ABC's of Homeschooling but should be completed for any activity or event in which participants will be close together and interacting for extended periods of time.

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Homeschool Online Resources

Wondering what to do to homeschool your kids?

Ask us! We're happy to help guide you. Also, please check out this free quick start guide from the Homeschool Legal Defense Association:

CLICK HERE > HSLDA Homeschool Quick Start Guide

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NETHEA Graduation Ceremony 

Saturday, July 25th, 10:30 am

(Rehearsal for Graduation is scheduled for Friday, July 24.)

Email ellen_west@yahoo.com for more information. Full details at ne-thea.org.

Celebration Church, Blountville, TN 

Application fee of $85.00 was due November 20, 2019.

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Regional THEA (Tennessee Home Education Association) branch dealing with homeschool laws, umbrella school information, and various activities, including graduation - NETHEA: ne-thea.org

Regional homeschooling support, prayer, encouragement, and online yard sale group: groups.yahoo.com/group/TCHomeschool/ 

Print your free homeschool ID cards: homeschoolbuyersco-op.org/homeschool-id/ 

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 Announcements and Upcoming Events

Looking for details? Check the Events, Field Trips and Fun,
or Sports links
above.

- Makeup Picture Day: THIS Monday, June 8, 2020. See http://www.kachea.com/pictures.php for details.

ABC's of Homeschooling - June 30!  Come learn about various methods and styles of homeschooling and get all your questions answered about homeschooling and/or KACHEA. See http://www.kachea.com/abcs-of-homeschooling.php for details. 

Spring Formal: RESCHEDULED AGAIN & WITH A NEW LOCATION - Thursday, July 23, 2020 at Celebration Church in Blountville.

See http://www.kachea.com/spring-formal.php for details. Please note: We are still in need of a few people to help take over leading the Spring Formal for next year. If others do not step up, the formal is in jeopardy of not continuing after this year.

- Co-Op Registration for the 2020-2021 school year is now open. We hope you will plan to join us and register via the forms available at KacheaCoOp.com.


Support KACHEA when you shop Amazon! KACHEA has registered with Amazon Smile and will receive a donation from Amazon at no charge to you whenever you input "Kingsport Area Christian Home Education Association" before checking out on Amazon.

We are excited to have you and your family!

Registration is open and the cost is low. Join us for the 2020/2021 school year through the registration link above. Membership includes a discount code for HSLDA as well as a directory of member-owned businesses.

Please note that participation in KACHEA sponsored sports and events requires membership to KACHEA. Explore our site to see what we have to offer. 

If you have questions you can't find the answers to, feel free to contact the membership leader, Patricia Dotson.