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About Us

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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 each year.

Jennifer’s professional work inside the higher education system for 20 years inspired her to start an organization that could teach homeschooling parents how to access college opportunities that they may not be aware of. Since college employees always have a conflict of interest, Homeschooling for College Credit has always operated independently outside of the higher education system. Read: Jennifer’s personal story

During COVID, Homeschooling for College Credit went from serving 19,000 to over 58,000 and Jennifer made the decision to formalize what we were doing by becoming an “official” nonprofit organization! In 2023 we applied for and received official 501(c)(3) charity status!

MISSION: Homeschooling for College Credit (HS4CC) is a self-supporting 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and advancing access to postsecondary education for homeschooling families through resourceful high school planning.

Federal Tax ID Number: 92-2597492

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 50 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 from the courses and workshops we teach. We may allow outside advertisements on a very limited basis.

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.

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