The Binghamton, Chenango Forks, Chenango Valley, Vestal and Whitney Point school districts have contracted with Broome-Tioga BOCES to collect and review all documentation related to home schooling.
If you wish to instruct your child at home and you live in the Binghamton, Chenango Forks, Chenango Valley, Vestal or Whitney Point school districts, this website will provide you with current information on homeschooling, including the required forms and other valuable parent resources.
Welcome/Informational Letter to Parents
Supervisor of Homeschool Coordination
BOCES - Johnson City Learning Center
500-502 Main Street
Johnson City, NewYork 13790
Letter of Intent
This is a letter from the parent stating that their child/children will be homeschooled. Please include the following information: your child/children's full name; school district they were attending; grade level (we need this to send the correct forms to you); the day you intend to start home instruction, and your contact information: address, phone number and e-mail address.
Individualized Home Instruction Plan (IHIP)
This is a document for parents who plan to homeschool to indicate what curriculum, by subject, they will teach their child/children. Please use the appropriate grade level form below.
Parents are required to use this document each quarter to indicate the number of hours of instruction provided*, a description of the material covered in each subject, and a grade in each subject or a written narrative evaluating the child's progress.
* The NY State Education Department has a required number of hours of instruction for each grade level that must be met in order for a child to advance to the next grade
Links and Other Information
NYSED Regulations and Information
NOTE: Please include your district of residence on all communication. Thank you.