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MCEC Military Student Transition Consultants (MSTC)

Moving and adjusting to a new school can be challenging for military students. Military Student Transition Consultants (MSTC) are here to address your questions and concerns. Your MSTC plays a pivotal role in establishing collaboration among school systems, education agencies, public and private youth services, community groups, and installation resources.

Services Provided

  • Answers to your K-12 education questions
  • Assistance with school transitions
  • Support for special needs student school transitions                                                
  • Professional Development facilitation for educators
    on issues surrounding pre-deployments, deployments
    and transitions
  • Referrals for installation services and resources
  • Presentations and Community Network support

Click here to download a PDF of the MSTC flier.

Contact your MSTC before, during and after your move to ensure a smooth transition.

Stories from the field
Military Student Transition Consultants Share their Experiences

Click here to download the PDF

Jacqueline Matlock, Ed.S. Educational Leadership and Administration
Program Manager
(254) 953-1923 x 1128 (Office)
Jacqy.matlock@militarychild.org

Prince William County Schools
Amanda Woodyard, B.A. Mass Communications
Work Information
Ashland Elementary School
Henderson Elementary School
John F Pattie Elementary School
14715 Bristow Road, Suite 3150,
Manassas, VA 20112
(703) 791-7268 (Office)
WoodyaA@pwcs.edu

Killeen Independent School District, Killeen, TX (Fort Hood)
Abby Rodriguez, M.A.
Work Information
Patterson Middle School
Smith Middle School
8383 W. Trimmier Rd.
Killeen, TX 76542-5878
(254) 336-7100 ext. 7116 (Office)
abby.rodriguez@killeenisd.org

Killeen Independent School District, Killeen, TX (Fort Hood)
Simisola Aromolaran, M.Ed.
Work Information
Manor Middle School
Nolan Middle School
Rancier Middle School
3301 Hillard Ave.
Killeen, TX 76543-2629
(254)336-1288 (Office)
simisola.aromolaran@killeenisd.org

Killeen Independent School District, Killeen, TX (Fort Hood)
Alicia Lightell, MPH
Work Information
Audie Murphy Middle School
Eastern Hills Middle School
Manor Middle School
Rancier Middle School
Union Grove Middle School
3301 Hilliard Ave
Killeen, TX 76543
(254) 336-1288 (Office)
alicia.lightell@military.org

Killeen Independent School District, Killeen, TX (Fort Hood)
Sharon Glendening, M. Ed.
Work Information
Works at Eastern Hills Middle School (housed there)
Liberty Hill Middle School
Union Grove Middle School
2301 W Elms Rd, Killeen, TX 76549
(254) 336-1100 ext. 1145 (Office)
sharon.glendening@MilitaryChild.org

Schertz Cibolo Universal City ISD (Randolph Air Force Base)
Amanda Ebner, M.S. Guidance & Counseling
Work Information
Schertz Cibolo Universal City School District
Ray D. Corbett Junior high, Samuel Clemens High School
amanda.ebner@militarychild.org
Phone: 210-945-6526

Schertz Cibolo Universal City ISD (Randolph Air Force Base)
Sonia Dimas, PhD, LPC
Work Information
Schertz Cibolo Universal City School District
Dobie Junior High School, Byron P. Steele High School
sonia.dimas@militarychild.org
Phone: 210-619-4000 x4100
Cell: 210-279-4626

Cumberland County Schools
Tanisha Perkins, M.Ed.
Work Information
Seventy-First High School
Douglas Byrd High
Douglas Byrd Middle
Ireland Drive
2465 Gillespie St. Suite 210
Fayetteville, NC 28306
(910) 678-2623 (Office)
tanishaperkins@ccs.k12.nc.us

Cumberland County Schools
Mark Patton, M.A.
Work Information
Jack Britt HS, Southview HS, Westover MS, Hope Mills MS
(919) 333-9427(c)
Office:  (910) 425-8181 ext. 256
mark.patton@ccs.k12.nc.us
Click here to download Mark's brochure

Cumberland County Schools (Fort Bragg)
Regina Williams, M.Ed.
Work Information
EE Smith High School, Westover High School
Southview Middle School, Lewis Chapel Middle School
reginawilliams@ccs.k12.nc.us
regina.williams@militarychild.org
Phone: 910-745-7252

Cumberland County Schools (Fort Bragg)
Carlos Swan, MSW
Work Information
Pine Forest High School, Pine Forest Middle School
Spring Lake Middle School, Terry Sanford High School, Max Abbott Middle School
carlosswan@ccs.k12.nc.us
Carlos.Swan@militarychild.org
Phone: 910-964-8475

Vernon Parish School Board
Vicki Snowden, M.A.
Work Information
South Polk Elementary
Louisiana Ave.,
Fort Polk, LA 71459
(337) 537-8120 (Office)
vickisnowden@vpsb.k12.la.us
Click here to download Vicki's brochure

Vernon Parish School Board
Sue Lopez, M.Ed. School Counseling
Work Information
Anacoco HS
Pickering HS
Rosepine HS
Leesville HS
Leesville MS
Simpson HS
Hicks HS
(337) 239-3464
(337) 404- 1693
SueLopez@vpsb.k12.la.us


Norfolk City Public Schools
Beth Mills, M.Ed.
Work Information
Norfolk Public Schools
Department of Assessment, Research & Accountability
7th floor; Room 700
(757) 628-3850 ext. 21154 (Office)
Bayview ES
Calco ES
Tarrallton ES
Camp Allen ES
Ocean View ES
Willoughby ES
Discovery at Lakewood
Sewells Point ES
Willard ES
Larchmont ES
Beth.Mills@MilitaryChild.org
Click here to download Beth's brochure

Norfolk City Public Schools
Mesha Hayes, M.Ed.
Work Information
Camp Allen ES
Sewells Point ES
Tarrallton ES
Granby ES
Larrimore ES
Poplar Hills ES
Taylor ES
Ghent ES
(757) 628-2477 ext. 3042 (Office)
(757) 332-5673 (Cell)
MHayes1@nps.k12.va.us

Falcon 49 Colorado Springs
Lee Wade, PhD Education
Work Information
Creekside Service Center
Room 106B
3850 Pony Tracks Drive
Colorado Springs, CO  80922
lawade@d49.org
(719) 495-1149 ext 1022 (Office)
(719) 460-0836 (mobile)
Elementary – Evans International
Remington
Meridian Ranch
Woodman Hills
Ridgeview
Stetson
Middle – Horizon
Falcon
Charter – Banning Lewis Ranch Academy
Rocky Mountain Classical Academy

Muscogee County Schools
Julie Yerkes, MPH + M.S. Education
Work Information
(706) 748-3610 (Work)
(706) 718-4761 (Cell)
Yerkes.julie.a@muscogee.k12.ga.us
Elementary –
Double Churches
Eagle Ridge Academy
Mathews
Midland
North Columbus
Middle –
Aaron Kohn
Veteran’s Memorial
High –
Columbus
Northside
Shaw

Russell County, AL (Fort Benning)
Tamarah Francis, M.Ed.
Work Information
Russell County School District (RCSD)
Mt. Olive Primary School, Mt. Olive Intermediate School
Russell County Middle School, Russell County High School
Tamarah.Francis@militarychild.org
Phone: 706-321-2244 x7317

Lackland ISD
Aimee Carrasco, M.Ed.
Work Information
(910) 585-2253 (Cell)
2460 Kenly Ave. BLDG 8265
Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX  78236
Carrasco.a@lacklandisd.net