Which diploma program is right for your teen?

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017 in Homeschooling News | 2 comments

I work with the PHAA, Susquehanna Valley, and Mason-Dixon Diploma Programs for highschoolers in Pennsylvania. Each program has a unique niche and slightly (or dramatically) different requirements. Most of the differences have to do with what is required for English credit each year. In order to keep it all straight myself, I created a table summarizing the differences which you can download here and print or use for comparison. The law requires...

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Should I still use a diploma agency?

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Homeschooling News | 0 comments

In Pennsylvania parents are now able to issue their own diploma and transcript (signed by their senior year evaluator). Is there still a reason to pursue getting a diploma through an agency like PHAA, Mason-Dixon, or Susquehanna? I personally will recommend that homeschoolers consider using a diploma program rather than issue their own for several reasons: The programs have established good reputations with colleges and military The programs...

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Introducing the Susquehanna Diploma Program

Posted by on Mar 18, 2011 in Homeschooling News | 0 comments

I had heard good things about this diploma program from a colleague who has used them for quite a while. The phrase she used that stuck with me was, “They offer a lot of grace to the struggling student.” So in July of 2010 I met with the board and learned more about their program, requirements, and distinctives and was approved to evaluate for them. One of the main features that sets them apart is that they offer a way for students...

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