Military-Connected Students

The National University Professional Teaching Development Center is committed to supporting our military-connected students, including military personnel, dependents, and Department of Defense members.  Please join us for a special online presentation: “Unique Challenges Facing Military-Connected Students,” hosted by National Board Certified Teachers Amanda Trimillos and Sean McCarthy. This webinar is designed to provide a foundation and understanding of the unique challenges military-connected student face throughout their education career and offer insight on how to best support the students through these unique challenges.  To register, please visit our Online Information Meeting page.

National University joined partnerships in the White House initiative Educate the Educators to:  Prepare educators to serve military-connected students. This initiative is vital because over 1.3 million military-students can be found in every school district.  If you teach in a military connected school or have military-connected students in your classroom, this webinar is a CAN’T MISS opportunity.  If you or a colleague were unable to attend, below is the information presented, including the PowerPoint and video archive from the webinar.  You can also contact Program Ambassador Amanda for more information.

Resources and Links:

NU Military Program Brochure

NBC Master of Arts Program Information Page

NBC Master of Arts Join a Cohort Page

Military Cohort Flier

DoDEA Cohort Page

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

Military-Connected Cohort Page

National University Veteran’s Affairs Department

Military Child Education Coalition Summer 2012 published study: and

Ask Aunt Peggy

Common Core State Standards Initiative

Achieving the Common Core

Thomas Fordham Institute: Standards Central

Military K-12 Partners (DoDEA/School Liaison Officer)

National Military Family Association

Educator’s Guide to the Military Child During Deployment

AACTE American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunities for Military Children (MIC3)

United Through Reading

USO Support

Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families

Sesame Street Military Toolkit

Military Family Books (offering a special 10% discounts for our members.  Use NBCT2013 as code)

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