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Military Child Education Coalition™. The American Legion Indianapolis – September 20, 2008. MCEC is. A private, non-profit 501c(3) organization Focused on academic & school-related needs of military-connected children – working with ALL services

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Military child education coalition

Military Child Education Coalition™

The American Legion

Indianapolis – September 20, 2008


Military child education coalition

MCEC is...

  • A private, non-profit 501c(3) organization

  • Focused on academic & school-related needs of military-connected children – working with ALLservices

  • The only COALITION of all communities:

    • Military Installations

    • School Systems

    • Organizations

    • Caring Individuals

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Military child education coalition

MCEC’s Service for Our Military Children

Professional Development Training

  • Transition Counselor Institute (TCI)™

    • Phase I – School Transitions & Military Life

    • Phase II – Social/Emotional Challenges

    • Phase III – Advanced Applications

  • Special Education Leaders Institute (SELI)™

  • Phase I - Awareness, Policies, Practices, & Communication

  • Phase II - Social/Emotional Needs, Tech Support, Apps

  • Supporting Children of the National Guard and Reserves™

  • Living in the New Normal (LINN)™

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Military child education coalition

MCEC’s Service for Our Military Children

Innovative Technology

  • www.MilitaryChild.org

  • SchoolQuest

  • “Ask Aunt Peggie”

  • Education Resource Center (ERC)

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Military child education coalition

Parent-to-Parent

Student-to-Student (S2S) and

Junior Student-to-Student (JS2S)

MCEC’s Service for Our Military Children

Peer-to-Peer Programs

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Military child education coalition

MCEC’s Service for Our Military Children

Student Scholarship and Early Literacy Initiatives

  • Scholarships

  • Bernard Curtis Brown NASA Space Camp

  • Frances Hesselbein Leadership Program

  • Early Literacy

  • Tell Me a Story

  • Growing, Learning, Understanding (GLU) Kits

  • Sesame Street Collaboration

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Military child education coalition

MCEC’s Service for Our Military Children

Extensive Research Experience

  • Secondary Education Transition Study (SETS) Resulting in many positive changes in Army’s policies and programs for student transition

  • US Pacific Command Transitional Study

  • Special Needs Transitional Studies I and II

  • Ongoing:

    • Policy and Legislative Research

    • Resources and Response to Families, Communities, and Schools

    • School data research

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Military child education coalition

MCEC’s Service for Our Military Children

Publications

  • Periodical: On the Move Magazine

  • Pamphlets/Booklets:

    • Chart Your Course Series (Academic Passport, Map & CD)

    • Preparing for the Journey (Birth  2nd Grade)

    • Getting Your Duckling in a Row (K & 1st Grade Reqs.)

    • The Military Parents’ Guide to No Child Left Behind

    • Touching the Hearts of Children Anthology; The Art of Being a Military Child

    • …and more

  • Specialized:

    • Supporting the Children of the Guard & Reserve

    • Deployment Guide: Staying Involved

    • Complete Guide to College Financing & Admissions

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Military child education coalition

MCEC’s Service for Our Military Children

Networking

Annual Conferences

July 23-25, 2008

“For the Sake of the Child;

For the Good of the World”

The Gaylord Texas Resort & Convention Center

Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas

Just Completed!

July 15-17, 2009

“Celebrate the Star-Spangled Promise”

Sheraton City Center

Philadelphia, PA

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