Kingsport, TN - Last updated: 10/17/2021

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

NETHEA Graduation 2022  will be held  

May14, 2022! Mark you calendars!!!

Registration will open September 1st, 2021

Early registration for the NETHEA 2022 Graduation will end October 31st!     Early registration is $75.  November 1st through the 20th will be a registration fee of $90 with registration closing on November 20th.  

Please go to to register!

Amy Dougherty    NETHEA Coordinator!

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: 


 Announcements and Upcoming Events

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

~Picture Days are HERE!~

Attention 2022 Seniors and Senior Parents! 

RE: Senior Bio and Individual Page Photos

Please contact Lucy Roller to let her know you're planning on having a page, and to receive information regarding picture days and your senior page in the 2022 yearbook (

Picture Day Info:

Date: Saturday November 6th 2021

TIME: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM


Date: Saturday December 4, 2021

TIME: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Location: Holy Mountain Baptist Church Fellowship Hall

3121 Ashley Street Kingsport, TN

If you have a Graduating Senior in your family, the whole family can come on for everyone’s photos on the same day.

The Senior will be using the Drape or Tux for their Individual Photo in the Yearbook. This photo session (without additional senior photos), is available on a CD or jump drive (16GB) (that you provide) for just $20.

Additional 20-minute photo sessions with Mike are available on picture days. He will place those pictures, along with the tux or drape pictures, on CD or jump drive (you provide) for only $40.00 total.

That includes pictures of siblings and parents, too.

There is a $5.00 sitting fee for Graduating Seniors.

Please Contact Lucy Roller for special Instructions: or 423-534-5333


- REMINDER: If you haven't already... be sure to submit your membership registration to belong to KACHEA during the 2021/2022 school year. Membership gives you the KACHEA newsletter, sports participation, spring formal participation, etc. We hope you and your family join us!

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 2021/2022 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.