• Our premier training event...

    Our premier training event...

    Join us for the 2023 MCEC Global Training Summit, July 24-26, 2023. Our premier training event connects you with the resources, knowledge, and community to best support military children in an educational setting. Explore the agenda, make your travel plans, and join us in Washington, DC, this July.

    Attend the Summit
  • In Case You Missed It...

    In Case You Missed It...

    For a limited time, watch the recording of Careers in Space, the one-hour event that brought together Lockheed Martin experts — including Bob Behnken, retired NASA Astronaut — to discuss career readiness and their pathways to space! Recording is available through July 10, 2023.

    Prepare to Launch
  • 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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Military Kids Capture Life Through International Art Contest: Winners Announced Posted: May 23, 2023

HARKER HEIGHTS, TX, May 23, 2023 — The Military Child Education Coalition’s (MCEC) 2023 Call for the Arts featured entries from across the globe and every branch of service. Hundreds of military-connected kids creatively expressed their strength, bravery, pride, and community.

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Military Child Education Coalition Hold Inaugural Hidden Helpers Student Leadership Program in San Antonio, Texas Posted: April 25, 2023

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The Military Child Education Coalition® (MCEC®) welcomed ten students from across the United States to the inaugural Hidden Helpers Student Leadership Program (HHSLP) at the University of Texas San Antonio (UTSA), April 14-19, 2023.

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@MilitaryChild · Jun 1

#DYK You can earn continuing education (CE) hours for attending the #MCEC Global Training Summit in person? Explore the agenda, plan your trip, and register for #MCECGTS23 today!

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