Military Connected Student Support
Military Interstate Children's Compact Comission The goal of the Compact is to replace the widely varying policies affecting transitioning military students. The Compact leverages consistency: It uses a comprehensive approach that provides a consistent policy in every school district and in every state that chooses to join. The Compact addresses key educational transition issues encountered by military families including enrollment, placement, attendance, eligibility and graduation. Children of active-duty members of the uniformed services, National Guard and Reserve on active duty orders, and members or veterans who are medically discharged or retired for one year are eligible for assistance under the Compact.
FOCUS: Family Resilience Training for Military Families FOCUS (Families OverComing Under Stress) provides resilience training for military children, families, and couples. It teaches practical skills to help families and couples overcome common challenges related to military life. It helps build on current strengths and teach new strategies to enhance communication and problem solving, goal-setting and create a shared family story.
Military Child Education Coalition MCEC delivers programs, services, and professional development to meet the needs of military-connected students, parents, and professionals.
Military Kids Connect Military Kids Connect is an online community for military children ages 6-17, and provides access to age-appropriate resources to support children dealing with the unique psychological challenges of military life. MKC offers informative activities, helpful videos, and an online community that can build and reinforce understanding, resilience, and coping skills in military children and their peers.
Military OneSource Military OneSource is your 24/7 connection to information, answers and support to help you reach your goals, overcome challenges and thrive. As a member of our military family, you are eligible to use this Department of Defense-funded program anytime, anywhere. Turn to Military OneSource for tax services, spouse employment help, webinars and online training, relocation and deployment tools, and much more.
NC Supports Military Children North Carolina is home to the 4th largest military population in the US, including more than 52,000 school-age children of active duty military, Guard and Reserve. North Carolina appreciates its military connections and strives to provide support systems to meet the unique needs of military families.
Fort Bragg Schools Liaisons School Support Services provides Army school-aged youth with educational opportunities, resources and information necessary to achieve academic success. A branch of Child & Youth Services (CYS), School Support Services features School Liaison Officers (SLOs), who help schools, installations and Families work together for student achievement.