Talega Prep is a California Private School offering private satellite programs (PSPs) to support homeschooling families. Our mission is to bring educational freedom to families by offering an alternative to public and charter school independent study programs.

At Talega Prep we recognize that all children are unique individuals with learning styles, talents, abilities, and interests of their own. We support parents in creating an educational program and environment that best suits their own children. TPA programs are available for all students in grades K-12.


Enrollment in Talega Prep means that your child is enrolled in a California Private School, and you can rest assured that all State requirements are being met. Your personal information is kept completely confidential. If you have any questions, please contact our director, Marguerite Gaspar, via our Contact Us page.

The Umbrella Program provides homeschooling families the utmost in independence while offering the security of enrollment in a California private school.

Features include:

  • Parent as teacher, including curriculum design, implementation, and assessment
  • Record keeping of all necessary California Private School Documents
  • Attendance and permanent records (CUM files)
  • Verify enrollment
  • Maximum privacy

Tuition for the Umbrella Program is $250 per family per year, plus $25 new student fee. High School students incur an additional $25 annual fee.

Visit our Registration page for a complete description of the registration process and required documentation. Our Forms page offers step-by-step instructions on which forms to fill out, with completed sample forms to assist you as you register your children.

Happy homeschooling!


Helping Homeschoolers Since 2002

Marguerite Gaspar is the founder and director of Talega Preparatory Academy. She is a veteran homeschooler as well as a California credentialed teacher. Above all, she is an advocate of educational freedom of choice: every child is unique, and this individuality must lead families to pursue the most appropriate educational setting for each of their children.

If you have any questions regarding our program, please feel free to contact the director, Marguerite Gaspar, using the form on our Contact Us page. She is happy to provide support and information.