Partners in PROMISE MIC3 Advocacy Toolkit
Learn how to advocate for a seat on your state's MIC3 Council here.
Power of partnerships: Holloman and Goodfellow Schools See Results
Learn here from School Liaisons at Goodfellow and Holloman about how they helped secure education initiatives for military children and the partnerships that made it all possible. If you would like to contact these School Liaisons and learn more about their successful partnerships, please reach out to the Department of the Air Force School Liaison Program Manager at email@example.com to be connected.
Military Family Open Enrollment in Public Schools
Learn here about Colorado Legislation that allows military families to register electronically based on orders and use the base School Liaison Office’s address if necessary. If you would like to contact the military spouse who made this happen and learn how to do so in your state, please reach out to the Thrive Team at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will connect you.
For more information on this initiative, as well as other case studies in community partnerships and education, please visit the A+ Toolkit Case Studies page here.
Malmstrom AFB partners with Great Falls Public Schools
Learn here how Malmstrom AFB partnered with their local community to create a pilot Pre-K Program, CDC Intern Program, an Educator's Summit, and more. Click here for additional information on their seven proposals for partnerships.
Investing in the Military, Education, and the Future of Cybersecurity
Learn here how one community has partnered with the military to develop future leaders in cybersecurity in K-12 Education through a partnership with Jacksonville High School and Little Rock AFB, AK. You can also learn more about this initiative by emailing email@example.com.
DoD STARBASE is a premier educational program, sponsored by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs. At DoD STARBASE students participate in challenging “hands-on, minds-on” activities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). They interact with military personnel to explore careers and observe STEM applications in the “real world.” The program provides students with 25 hours of stimulating experiences at National Guard, Marine, Air Force Reserve, Army, and Air Force bases across the nation. Click here for further information on the STARBASE youth outreach program and learn here how you too can have a STARBASE at your location.
Fort Meade's Education and Resiliency Center
Fort Meade's Education and Resiliency Center focuses on education and the five pillars of resiliency: physical, emotional, social, family and spiritual. The services will range from guidance counseling and transition efforts to mental health counseling, wellness programs and financial planning. A premier benefit of this space will be new programming for educational programs needed for successful career placement and continuing education, and expansion of existing programs to broader audiences, including spouses. Click here to learn more about this multi-million dollar community partnership project that will make a difference for the entire military community.
Maxwell-River Region Partnership for Educational Excellence
The Maxwell-River Region Partnership for Educational Excellence is a group of individuals made up of Air University faculty, school district superintendents and faculty, state/local government officials, and many other organizations. These entities came together to tackle issues related to K-12 education in the River Region and to ensure that the needs of military personnel in the area were addressed. Check out this video to learn more about this partnership.
Play to Learn at JBLM
Learn more here about a partnership with Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) Command that created the first children’s museum on a U.S. military installation in the world. This new location will continue to build upon relationships established through Pierce County, Tacoma's Play to Learn programming on JBLM, and is designed to serve children and their families, with an emphasis on early learners, those experiencing special needs, and reintegration of our military into family life. This project is supported by the JBLM Command, as well as a $4.8 million effort by supporters of the Children’s Museum of Tacoma as part of the $10 million More than a Museum Campaign.