• MCEC 360 Summit

    MCEC 360 Summit

    MCEC 360 Summits are designed to support schools and districts who are seeking or currently hold the Purple Star Designation. Summits are 2-day, in-person events, free of charge. Registration is currently open for Summits in South Carolina and Texas.

    Register Today
  • Frances Hesselbein Student Leadership Program

    Frances Hesselbein Student Leadership Program

    Through a week-long, intensive experience, students gain confidence, competence, and commitment to their leadership to build their local S2S program. Open to all active S2S sophomores and juniors. This is a scholarship-based program, don't miss this incredible opportunity!

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  • MCEC at 25

    MCEC at 25

    Military Child Education Coalition: Follow Our 25 Years to See the Needs That Inspired Us and the Dynamics that Defined Us.

    Explore Our History
  • The Military Child Well-being Toolkit

    The Military Child Well-being Toolkit

    It's back to school time, which can be overwhelming, especially after a PCS. This toolkit is filled with resources and tips for parents, educators, and other professionals working with military-connected kids. Thanks to BAE Systems for their ongoing support.

    Get to Know the Toolkit
  • The Purple Star Schools Program Report

    The Purple Star Schools Program Report

    In early February, MCEC and CPRL released the new 2022 report on the Purple Star Schools program. This report builds on the findings from the 2021 summary, focuses on how the program has evolved, and how stakeholders have worked to ensure rigor and sustainability.

    Read the Report
  • SchoolQuest


    SchoolQuest is a free, interactive tool that is designed to support highly mobile military-connected parents and students with making the best choices before, during, and after a transition to improve academic success and social well-being.

    Sign Up Today
  • Military Student Consultants

    Military Student Consultants

    Starting a new school can be challenging; Military Student Consultants are ready to help with any questions or concerns. Contact them at 254-953-1923 ext. 1146.


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MCEC's 360 Summit Visits Orange Beach, Alabama Posted: August 22, 2023

Education professionals representing middle and high schools within Orange Beach and Escambia County participated in a two-day summit supporting the needs of military-connected students and families.

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MCEC Hosts Global Summit to Inspire Understanding, Action for Military Children Posted: August 4, 2023

The Military Child Education Coalition just held its most successful post-COVID Global Training Summit July 24–26, 2023, in Washington, D.C., convening renowned military, education, and behavioral health leaders.

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