MILITARY FAMILY RESOURCES
White County High School (WCHS) is a Military-Friendly school that recognizes a major commitment to students and families connected to our nation's military. The staff and administration understand that military connected children experience unique circumstances. The members of the school are committed to helping these students. The POC for WCHS military connected families is LTC (R) Aaron Johnson. LTC (R) Johnson currently serves as the JROTC Senior Army Instructor. Serving in the US Army for 23 years, to include 5.5 years as a SROTC Instructor, LTC (R) Johnson, cares deeply about the success of all students especially those connected to the military. LTC (R) Johnson can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (931) 836-3214.
The links below provide valuable information for military families:
Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC):
The mission of MCEC is to ensure inclusive, quality educational opportunities for all military-connected children affected by mobility, transition, deployments and family separation.
Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission:
The Compact provides information addressing key educational transition issues encountered by military families including enrollment, placement, attendance, eligibility and graduation.
Military One Source :
A central hub and go-to-place for the military community. Provides information about military benefits, deployments, reintegration, moves, parenthood, retirement and more.
American Red Cross:
Emergency communication for military families, financial assistance, referral services, deployment support and services.
Veterans Crisis Line:
Connects veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.
Online study materials to help improve scores on standardized tests such as state exit exams, college entrance exams, military entrance exam (ASVAB) and others. Content includes self-paced study programs in Math, English and Science, with a focus on materials for grades 8-12.
National Military Family Association:
Provides information and resources related to services and programs for military families.
Our Military Kids:
A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization created to provide support (grants) and recognition to military children. Grants pay for participation in activities that help children cope with stress and anxiety while their parents are recovering or absent.
A multimedia public awareness campaign designed to encourage help-seeking behavior among service members, veterans and military families coping with invisible wounds.
Tutor.com for U.S. Military Families:
All K-12 children in National Guard, Reserve and Active Duty Military families arw eligible to receive one-on-one academic support 24/7 in math, science, English and more, regardless of the service member’s branch or deployment status. Tutor.com for U.S. Military Families provides this service at no cost to K-12 military children through funding by the Department of Defense MWR Library Program, the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program and the Navy General Library Program. Grade K-12 students in military families can take full advantage of this valuable academic benefit.