Education Resources

Military Youth on the Move
Answers to all military children and teen concerns.

Military Child Education Coalition
Provides information and resources on military education needs.

DoD Schools
Provides complete information on all Department of Defense Schools run by DoDEA.

Military K-12 Partnership
Provides comprehensive information for all students.

Great School — Find and Compare Schools
Find information on all schools nationwide.

Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center — Head Start
Information about the Head Start pre-school program.

Search for Public Schools – National Center for Educational Statistics
Provides a web site to search schools nationwide from elementary through high school.

State Savings Plans — Information on saving for children’s education.
Allows user to search college savings plans (529 plans) in every state and provides information on how to begin a plan.

TALARIS – Learn about early childhood education.
Advancing knowledge of early learning and the importance of parenting.

Choosing a School for your Child – Department of Education
How to choose a school.

School Matters
Public source for information and analysis about nation’s public schools.

SchoolQuest — Designed by Military Child Education Coalition
School information designed for military Families by the Military Child Education Coalition.

U.S. Air Force Services
Comprehensive information on all Air Force service member and family issues.

USA4 Military Families
Seeks to engage and educate state policymakers, not-for-profit associations, concerned business interests, and other state leaders about the needs of military members and their families.

DoD School Report Card
Presents an unbiased review of each DoD School’s performance.

 

National Military Family Association – Military Spouse Scholarships

The mission of this scholarship program is to help prepare military spouses for meaningful employment and to better contribute to their family’s financial security.

The Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarships are awarded to spouses of all Uniformed Services members:

  • Active Duty
  • National Guard and Reserve
  • Retirees
  • Survivors

The scholarship funds may be used for tuition, fees, and school room and board for:

  • GED or ESL
  • Vocational training and Professional certification
  • Degree seeking (undergraduate and graduate degrees, including Ph.Ds. and post-doctoral programs)
  • Licensure fees
  • Clinical supervision for specific mental health licensure
  • In-class or on-line
  • Full-time or part-time

Scholarship selection is based on your completion of some survey questions which will help us advocate for education changes on your behalf, short-answer questions, and an essay question which will help us get to know you better. You must be a military spouse to apply.

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Career Step has taken the guesswork out for you by creating an easy to digest infographic and corresponding video to walk you through the MyCAA funding program.

Click below to find out why the program exists, who is eligible, and what it pays for!

http://www.careerstep.com/mycaa-infographic?uid=web_milspouse_social_march

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Air Force Aid Society~Since its inception in 1942, the Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) has been committed to helping Air Force members and their families realize their academic goals.

http://www.afas.org/education-grants

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Federal Student Aid is responsible for managing the student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965. These programs provide grants, loans, and work-study funds to students attending college or career school.

https://fafsa.ed.gov

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