Middle School Level
Training cost typically begin around $10,000 for one school and goes up depending on number of schools, students, adults and location of the training. The cost includes trainers’ salary, travel and lodging, student and teacher resources, materials, breakfast and lunch, plus continual MCEC support.
Step One: Contact Debra Longley with MCEC at 254-953-1923 ext. 1136 or email her at Debra.Longley@MilitaryChild.Org to see if there is available MCEC funding for your school. During the conversation, Debra will discuss presenting the program to your administration.
If there is funding available, please see step two. If there is no funding available, Debra will talk with you about options for funding.
Step Two: Contact your school administration. Set up a time to present your ideas regarding JS2S in your school. Things to include:
Step Three: Once approved, call Debra Longley to select training dates. We suggest two months for planning training.
Step Four: See Training is Coming to My School section below.
Each school determines how students can get involved in JS2S. Speak with the sponsors about meeting times, future plans, and how you can get involved in the campus JS2S program.
A new student should be given a tour and provided a friend to eat lunch with on their first day of school. JS2S should provide many ways for your new student to connect with new friends and learn about the campus, culture and community.
Your child was selected to attend training because your school administration sees outstanding leadership, empathy and kindness in them.
Your child will learn the core values and how to establish a program in their school.
Initial training is two days. Booster training for already established schools is one day. Times and location are provided to your school. Your school provides transportation. Please ask your school for information. Breakfast and lunch are served at the training. Please make sure you provide MCEC with any food restrictions when registering. We make every attempt to meet these restrictions. A typical menu is pizza, sub sandwiches, pastries and fruit, or breakfast burritos.
How much does it cost to be included in JS2S? MCEC does not charge for being part of JS2S. Some schools determine the need for dues. To attend training, there is no cost.
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