Additional Resources for Military Families:
Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission
This reource for parents, school officials and public administrators provides information on the Interstate Compact that addresses the challenges of military children and their frequent relocations. The Compact allows for uniform treatment as military children transfer between school districts in member states.
Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC)
A non-profit, world-wide organization focused on ensuring quality educational opportunities for all military children affected by mobility, family separation, and transition.
Military Impacted Schools Association (MISA)
A national organization of school superintendents. Its mission is to serve school districts with a high concentration of military children.
DID YOU KNOW?
The Medical Lake School District is a member of the Military Child Education Coalition
the Military Impacted Schools Assoc.
Learn more at their websites:
A resource for educators in Washington state who work with our state's 136,000 military families. It is housed by the Learning and Teaching Division within the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.
U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
Provides information and support to increase understanding of the unique needs of military children as well as academic support to improve educational opportunities and outcomes for military children.
A frequently updated, Department of Defense website designed to help military children support one another and learn coping and resilience-building skills that will help them thrive amid the many changes of military life