Welcome to all the new people!
This website has two separate portions: public and private co-op. Right now, all of you can see the public boards and just
the park day on the calendar. This public part is a wonderful resource for anyone who is considering homeschooling.
The private Co-op boards are much more active, with trips, parties, some classes, etc. We do tend to be much more of a social organization with less emphasis on academics. We've found that our members all have their own system, style or curriculum for their homeschooling, so when we do come together for a class, it tends to me something more like art. That said, all members, whether new or veteran, have the freedom to plan or organize classes or trips. For example, we currently have an ongoing art class as well as an ongoing lego club. We also have a group of mothers who have started a co-op tea club.
One of the great things about homeschooling in the Albuquerque area is that there are a lot of homeschoolers and odds are good that you'll be able to find a co-op to suit your needs and style.
If you would like to join Albuquerque Homeschool Co-op, you must come to a park day (we currently meet at 10am every Thursday at Loma Del Norte Park). Once you've come to parkday and created a username for yourself, you're welcome to join the Co-op. Once you're a member, you'll have access to all the private boards as well as our calendar.
Please take some time look through our rules; I'm sure they'll help you decide whether Albuquerque Homeschool Co-op is a good fit for you: http://www.abqhomeschool.com/cgi-bin/forum/Blah.pl?b-JN/m-1283805956/