Most military-connected students move six to nine times during their school years. Feeling like the perpetual “new kid” can be stressful – just finding someone to eat lunch with can make a difference. MCEC offers student-centered and student-led programs at the elementary, middle and high school levels to ease transitions, and create a positive environment.
"S2S has improved my schools culture by making a more connected and trusting environment. Everyday there is a new student, just waiting to make an impact. S2S gives them the tools they need and as a result has made our school a home for incredible young people.” – Jackson C., Airline High School
"S2S is important to my school because we provide students with a place where they can have a sense of belonging. Our S2S gives students of all different backgrounds a place where they can make friends, eat good food, learn about college and career opportunities and have fun." – Allie K., Alamogordo High School
The Frances Hesselbein Student Leadership Program focuses on identifying leaders in Student 2 Student® programs that show great leadership potential who will take the knowledge and skills learned and take them back to their campus to grow and sustain their S2S program.
Read more about Frances Hesselbein Student Leadership Program.
Browse our resources about military-connected Students.
Here are Programs available and designed for military-connected Students.
The challenges of transition can be different for each member of the family. New education standards and how their child will fit in can be concerning for parents, while the child can be concerned about making new friends, sports, classes, and more.Read More