The Alternative Learning Center (TALC) is a homeschooling community and parent-led, learning cooperative based in Columbia County, New York.
Due to ongoing shutdowns an safety concerns related to the Covid-19 issue, TALC is not acceting new members. If you would like to be in touch, feel free to send a message, and you will be put on our mailing list. You will then receive updates about membership and programming.
Our mission is to provide a place where homeschooling families meet to support each other and learn together in an inclusive environment. Our membership includes approximately 20-30 families from Columbia, Berkshire, Greene, Ulster, Rensselaer, and surrounding counties.
We meet once a week at the facility we rent, which has a gym, classrooms, a kitchen, playing fields, tennis courts, a playroom for toddlers, and an outdoor playground. The facility is wheelchair accessible. Our schedule is comprised of an autumn session and a spring session, each running approximately 13 weeks. TALC is currently accepting new members. Join our Facebook page to keep up with the latest news.