The office will be closed on Friday, September 21, 2018. It will reopen on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, during normal office hours.


Interested in homeschooling? Want to connect with other homeschool families in the Kansas City area?

Midwest Parent Educators (MPE) has served the Kansas City homeschool community for over 20 years. MPE is a Christian organization, but seeks to serve all families who want to educate their children at home.

We serve homeschoolers with annual conferences, networking opportunities, local event listings, and more.

Events include:

  • Annual conference. Our conference and curriculum fair features more than 180 vendor booths, workshops, and popular keynote speakers. More than 1,000 families attend each year.
  • Graduation ceremony. We have a graduation ceremony every May for homeschool students whose parents are MPE members.
  • Women’s Encouragement Day. These popular retreats are open for all homeschool moms and those interested in homeschooling. Enjoy breakfast refreshments and a catered lunch as you listen to speaker sessions, have fellowship, and learn from our homeschool alumni panel.
  • How-to-homeschool workshop. Our workshop in August features veteran homeschooling moms who share their best tips and learning experiences with you.
  • Used curriculum sale. Homeschoolers can buy and sell used curricula and other items through over 60 tables at our used curriculum sale every summer.

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19 09, 2018

About To Withdraw Your Child From School? 5 Things To Know

When our members decide to begin homeschooling in Kansas or Missouri, many will withdraw their children from an existing school. Something about the school’s environment concerned them enough to pull their children out formally.

This […]

17 09, 2018

5 Ideas For Homeschool Extracurricular Activities

  • September 17th, 2018

“What are your favorite homeschool extracurricular activities?”

Ask any homeschooling family this, and you’re sure to get a million different answers!

We’ve compiled a helpful list of area opportunities and activities, as well […]

12 09, 2018

Jason And Emily Cowden: Faces Of Homeschooling

  • September 12th, 2018

Meet Jason and Emily Cowden and family! The Cowdens are the newest members of the MPE Board of Directors and are actively involved in homeschooling in Kansas City.
Tell us about the […]

What our community says

  • “MPE is fantastic. I appreciate the variety of ways you help me to homeschool better, fulfilling the role God has given me.”
  • “So blessed by two days at the conference with my hubby, Thomas … ! Great speakers, prayer, seeing friends, and acquaintances. Saving money on exciting new resources for homeschooling. A wonderful weekend! Thanks Midwest Parent Educators!”

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