Homeschool Update Magazine Advertising

News Magazine

The Homeschool Update is a free triannual publication of Christian Home Educators of Colorado. It is designed to keep homeschooling families in touch by covering upcoming events, legislative issues, resources and other articles of interest. By advertising in the Homeschool Update, you can showcase your products all year round!

The Homeschool Update provides the best opportunity to tell Colorado homeschool families about your product or service. CHEC also mails a number of magazines to churches and support groups. Circulation is over 5,500 for the V1 and V3 issues with the spring issue (V2) distribution of more than 8,000.


Update Magazine Ad Prices


(Horizontal x Vertical)


V1 or V3


1/12 Page

2-1/4″ x 2-1/4″

Color or B&W



1/6 Page

 4-3/4″ x 2-1/4″ or 2-1/4″ x 4-3/4″

Color or B&W



1/3 Page

 4-3/4″ x 4-3/4″ or 2-1/4″ x 9-3/4″

Color or B&W



1/2 Page

 7-1/2″ x 4-3/4″

Color or B&W



Full page

 7-1/2″ x 9-3/4″

Color or B&W



Full page with bleed

 8-3/8″ x 10-7/8″ (Trim size is 8-3/8″ x 10-7/8”)

Color or B&W



*Conference issue – circulation increases


Full Page Ad with Bleed Details

  • Please allow for a 1/2 inch safe margin around your ad.

  • Include a .25” bleed with crop marks on the outside of the bleed area.


Premium Ad Placement

  • Locations: inside front cover, inside back cover, back cover

  • Size: Inside covers – half and full page ads only, back cover – half page only

  • Full price as listed above with NO discounts available

  • Sold on a first-come, first-served basis


Ad Approval & Payment Deadlines:

V1: December 10
Delivered early February

V2 (Conference Issue): April 10
Delivered early June

V3: July 30
Delivered early September


  • All ads must be camera ready and exact dimensions listed, including border.

  • Minimum resolution accepted is 300 dpi.

  • Submit ads in one of the following electronic formats: tif, jpg, or high resolution pdf. High resolution pdf files are preferred. Please DO NOT send ads in Word or Publisher.

  • Color ads should be in CMYK color.

  • Please submit your ad to for approval before the deadline.

  • We reserve the right to refuse any ad submitted. Payment must be made by the deadline to reserve your ad space.