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  1. Military Child Education Coalition™ The American Legion Indianapolis – September 20, 2008

  2. 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 2

  3. 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)™ 3

  4. MCEC’s Service for Our Military Children Innovative Technology • www.MilitaryChild.org • SchoolQuest • “Ask Aunt Peggie” • Education Resource Center (ERC) 4

  5. Parent-to-Parent Student-to-Student (S2S) and Junior Student-to-Student (JS2S) MCEC’s Service for Our Military Children Peer-to-Peer Programs 5

  6. 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 6

  7. 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 7

  8. 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 8

  9. 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 9