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  • Purple Star School Program

    Purple Star School Program

    MCEC is the national advocate for Purple Star Schools, a program that supports military-connected children as they relocate to new schools due to a parent’s change in duty station.

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  • News Release

    News Release

    We are honored to be one of the 24 recipients of USAA’s Military Family Relief Initiative. The support will help us provide the resources military and veteran-connected students need to address the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • 2021 National Training Seminar (NTS)

    2021 National Training Seminar (NTS)

    Save the Date! Join us in Washington, DC on July 19-21, 2021 for our annual National Training Seminar.

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  • Navigating Change | COVID-19 Supportive Events and Resources

    Navigating Change | COVID-19 Supportive Events and Resources

    We know this is an especially difficult time for our military families and children. Although resiliency and inner strength are qualities we admire in military families, during these uncertain times, MCEC is here with additional support.

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  • School Success Starts with SchoolQuest™

    School Success Starts with SchoolQuest™

    SchoolQuest™ is a free interactive tool that was specially designed to support highly mobile military families and students.

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Press Releases

MCEC Receives $700,000 From USAA To Assist Servicemembers, Veterans and their Families Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic Posted: August 20, 2020

Military Child Education Coalition Receives $700,000 From USAA To Assist Servicemembers, Veterans and their Families Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic HARKER HEIGHTS, TX - Today as part of a historic commitment by USAA’s Military Family Relief Initiative, Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) will receive $700,000 to assist military and families during these challenging economic times. The donation will allow the organization to further support military and veteran-connected students, their parents, their educators and other youth-serving professionals as they focus on helping students maximize their potential during the myriad and extraordinary difficulties presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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MCEC Announces New Board of Directors Chair Posted: July 17, 2020

Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) announced a change in its Board of Directors, with retired Navy Admiral Cecil D. Haney replacing retired Air Force General William M. Fraser III as Chair. Admiral Haney assumes his position on July 17, 2020.

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Latest Updates

@MilitaryChild · Sep 22

MCEC is hosting a virtual town hall about Purple Star Schools, their benefit & how states & school districts can launch a designation program. Speakers will detail how they started PSS programs in their respective states. RSVP ➡️ t.co/AyLcnHFJwd. Event Password is purple. t.co/b6i6RSnLuV

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