About WHO

The Washington Homeschool Organization (WHO) is a statewide, non-profit membership organization. Its mission is to serve the diverse interests of home-based instruction (the legal name for homeschooling) in Washington State.

WHO is…

nonpartisan, nonsectarian, and non-discriminating in its views of homeschooling and participation in its activities. Specifically, the purposes of WHO are:

  1.  To promote the interchange of information and support among homeschooling families and support groups in Washington state.
  2. To keep abreast of legislative developments to ensure independence for the homeschooler.
  3. To facilitate an informed statewide awareness of homeschooling.
  4. To provide assistance to credible research about homeschoolers and homeschooling results and/or outcomes.
  5. To assist parents, who are considering homeschooling, to make an informed choice and to offer resource information and support to those who have chosen the homeschooling option.
  6. To encourage educational growth for homeschooling parents.
  7. To assist homeschoolers and support groups establish communication with local school officials when needed and offer support and assistance in maintaining homeschooling rights under the law.
  8. To assist and support local homeschool groups, and those wishing to form support groups, by offering counseling, guidance, and information on organization of such groups.
  9. To uplift all honest and sincere endeavors to promote homeschooling.

Who’s WHO

Learn more about who and what makes us function through the pages below.

  • WHO Blog Article

    The WHO Board

    Meet the dedicated volunteer members of the WHO Board.

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  • WHO Blog Article


    WHO is a volunteer organization. What we are able to accomplish is due to the talents and efforts of volunteers.

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  • WHO Blog Article

    WHO Membership

    Membership has its privileges and we're no exception. See how becoming a member can benefit you and your family.

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  • WHO Blog Article

    WHO By-Laws

    Check out the foundations of the Washington Homeschool Organization and what makes us work.

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  • WHO Blog Article


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