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Boot Camp for Educators
Transcript of Boot Camp for Educators
Welcome & Overview
The Military Child
Action Planning activity
Overview of Boot Camp
1.2 million military children across the US
80% attend public schools
Across the Nation
4th largest military population behind Texas, California, Virginia
Home to 6 major military installations in 4 counties
Every county & every school district has a military child in attendance
Across North Carolina
Every school in Craven County has a military child in attendance
Range from 2% to 75%
17% of students uniformed dependents
26% of students are federally connected
Many staff are military-connected
6% of students uniformed dependents
15% of students are federally connected
Top 5: White Oak, Broad Creek, Newport Elementary, Croatan High, Morehead Primary
Across our Communities
Who is eligible?
How is the money used?
Local impact of money
Deployment & Reintegration
Issues & Challenges
Every LEA in NC has a military child
Coalition of all school liaison officers in NC
Cover all 8 DPI regions
Purpose is to educate, support and provide guidance to all LEAs in NC
You've Got Orders
Average American family moves every 3 - 5 years.
Military moves are twice that of civilians.
Every year 1/3 of military move (average move is every other year).
The lower the rank, the more frequent the move.
40% of officers and 60% of enlisted personnel move during the school year.
Statistics by Military Impacted School Association
The Mobile Military Life
PCS – Permanent Change of Station - military children move/change schools an average of 6 – 9 times between kindergarten and graduation.
Leaving friends behind
Being “the new kid”
Navigating a new community
The Mobile Military Child
News story that followed military kids for the course of a year. Some had experienced multiple deployments.
“Stress on Military Kids
With a Deployed Parent”
Lifestyles, Insights, Networking, Knowledge, and Skills
She never joined the service but she serves too!
MFLC - Military Family Life Consultants
FOCUS Resiliency Training for Military Families
Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunities for Military Children
43 states have joined the Compact
Placement and Attendance
What helps address transition state to state?
Our Smallest Hero
The Military Child