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ORIGIN: Jennifer Cook-DeRosa founded the Homeschooling for College Credit organization in 2012 and serves as the Executive Director. The Homeschooling for College Credit brand began as a Facebook fan page to augment the release of Jennifer’s book, Homeschooling for College Credit, but by 2015, had grown into a national support organization serving tens of thousands of parents.

Jennifer’s professional work inside the system for 20 years inspired her to start an organization that could serve homeschooling parents operating outside the system without the conflicts of interest inherent to the process. Read: Jennifer’s personal story

MISSION: Homeschooling for College Credit (HS4CC) is a self-supporting nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and advancing access to postsecondary education for homeschooling families through resourceful high school planning.

NEUTRALITY: We are a neutral third-party not aligned with any government department, religious denomination, political position, homeschool organization, or outside causes.

LEADERSHIP: Homeschooling for College Credit is 100% volunteer-led. Our leadership team consists of 55 well-trained volunteers who selflessly serve our mission. Our average volunteer has over 5 years of HS4CC service and has successfully graduated their own teens from their homeschool program with college credit.

FUNDING: Our organization is self-funded by private donations and registration fees for courses and workshops. We participate in limited advertising with carefully curated organizations whose missions enhance our own. HS4CC has applied for 501(c)(3) IRS tax exemption status and plans to seek grant funding in 2024.

COMMUNITY: There are no dues or fees to join. We served 58,000 families in 2022.

Accuracy /Legal Disclaimer

Every effort is made to provide current and accurate content at all times. Nevertheless, inadvertent errors or omissions may occur. The information contained in this website is subject to change at any time without notice. Homeschooling for College Credit or its representatives do not offer legal advice. The information on this website is for general informational purposes only. Homeschooling for College Credit makes no representation or warranty, express or implied. Your use of the site is solely at your own risk.

Community Standards

Our community standards are developed and maintained by the HS4CC Board of Directors, HS4CC Facebook Moderating Team, and HS4CC Parent Committee.

Our “community” refers to all of our social media platforms.

Our Facebook groups adhere to Meta’s Community Standards and the following additional Homeschooling for College Credit Community Standards:

  1. Membership: joining our group(s) is a privilege and may be revoked anytime.
  1. Posts and comments:
    1. We encourage posts and comments that are on-topic, relevant, supportive, and kind.  
    2. We strive for accuracy and may edit or remove content with errors.  
    3. We discourage posts and comments that are off-topic, political, inflammatory, or controversial. 
    4. Moderators reserve the right to post/comment or remove posts/comments for any reason or no reason.
    5. Moderators can place members on post-approval or remove them entirely from any HS4CC group.  
    6. Serious or repeated violations of any kind may result in the HS4CC community-wide ban. (All our Facebook groups & social media)
  1. Authenticity:  We welcome anyone to join and post using their personal Facebook profile. Anonymous posting, ambiguous profile names, or Facebook accounts managed by groups is not allowed. We use basic membership questions to help our screening process and verify the authenticity of requests.  
  1. Safety:  Our Facebook groups are “private” but not confidential. We ask that you do not share any information that could identify your family outside the group. (For example, before sharing a screenshot of your high school transcript, redact your student’s full name, address, and social security number.) We ask you to immediately report to us any private message or solicitation you receive from group members.
  2. COPPA: In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, you may not post photos of students aged 13 or under for any reason. Blurred-out faces or other stickers covering a student’s face are not acceptable modifications.    
  1. Spam: We work hard to keep our groups spam-free.  Intentionally or unintentionally posting inappropriate links, affiliate links, lead captures, email captures, advertisements, promotions, or anything we interpret as an Advertising & Marketing Policy violation may result in removing the post and your membership.

Advertising Policy

HS4CC’s objective is to be self-sustaining. We cautiously allow paid advertising/affiliate marketing in limited amounts when a business or organization’s mission aligns well with ours or the benefit to our members is clear.

HS4CC Definition of an advertisement:  Any post or comment that asks the reader to take action.
Examples of advertisements:

  1. Pre-approved advertisements: (free or paid) HS4CC moderators and administrators are fully authorized to share any link or post. 
  1. Unapproved advertisements: (free or paid) Every post requiring a “call to action”  must be preapproved. Without preapproval, your post violates our advertising policy.  

Moderators may remove any post or member they perceive as offering a solicitation. Moderators can place members on post-approval or remove them entirely from any HS4CC group. Serious or repeated violations may result in the HS4CC community-wide ban.

  1. Requests to place a paid advertisement:  Send your request to HS4CC Executive Director Jennifer Cook-DeRosa at   


  1. Questions about this policy, or the application of this policy, may be sent in writing to Homeschooling for College Credit’s Executive Director Jennifer Cook-DeRosa at

Members may report any post or comment violating our Community Standards or Advertisement & Marketing Policy to the group’s moderator or Jennifer Cook-DeRosa at

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