Kingsport, TN - Last updated: 04/15/18

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. 


Homeschool Online Resources

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

Regional homeschooling support, prayer, encouragement, and online yard sale group: 

Print your free homeschool ID cards:



 Upcoming Events

Details? Check the Events, Field Trips and Fun, or Sports links above. 

- 2018-2019 school year: It's time to sign up for KACHEA again and for the optional KACHEA Co-Op, if you wish. See the registration button to the right on this page for KACHEA and at the link above for Co-Op. Note: You do not need to join Co-Op to belong to KACHEA and participate in KACHEA sponsored sports and events.

- Volleyball is starting again! See "Sports" for more information.

- ABCs of Homeschooling - May 8. Learn about and ask questions regarding homeschooling. (See "Events - ABCs of Homeschooling" for details.)

Kindergarten Graduation - May 22. If you have a Kindergartener and want to participate, please contact Tiffany Cole ASAP. The cost is planned to be very minimal. Her email is

- KACHEA Used Book Sale - May 24 - See "Events" for all the details.

For 2019 - from -- If your current junior would like to consider taking part in the 2019 NETHEA graduation ceremony, please get yourself on the email list so you will be informed of all the deadlines and any information you need to make a decision on whether or not you would like to participate in this graduation ceremony. 

Simply send an email to -

We are excited to have you and your family!

Registration is open and the cost is low. Join us for the 2018/2019 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.