Celebrating Military Children
The services listed are for informational purposes only. Please contact them directly for any specific questions pertaining to the information shared. Please let us know if there are others we can add to this page as a resource that will benefit our military children. Thank you, and Purple Up USA!
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School Liaisons are the boots on the ground for local school districts and families at every installation worldwide. They have their pulse on K-12 education in their communities and are standing by to assist schools, leadership, and families from all branches of service. They are the primary point of contact for all PreK-12 school-related matters. To locate your closest school liaison click below.
Through the Interstate Compact, MIC3 addresses key educational transition issues encountered by children of military families. Valuable information available on this site.
The Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) has a wealth of information for parents and educators to help support the military child's educational needs and beyond.
One in Five Minds advocates for children's mental health. There is a specific section with a wealth of information for military families.
On-demand, online tutoring, and homework help at no cost to eligible service members, DoD civilian employees, and their dependents. This is available 24/7 for military-connected students anywhere they have an internet connection.
The YMCA serves to strengthen the military family providing for youth development, healthy living, a
Operation Homefront has a mission is to build strong, stable, and secure military families so they can thrive in the communities that they’ve worked so hard to protect.
Pre-K 4 SA is a comprehensive early childhood initiative aimed at changing the educational and workforce trajectory of San Antonio in one generation. Pre-K 4 SA offers full-day prekindergarten for 4-year-olds living in the City of San Antonio. Pre-K 4 SA is free for qualifying students. It is a free service for military children.
Special Olympics Texas Unified Champion Schools® is an education and sports based strategy powered by an engaged student community that breaks down barriers that separate students with and without intellectual disabilities. The Unified movement activates youth, engages educators, and promotes school communities of acceptance and inclusion where all young people are agents of change.