The MCEC® Supporting Military Children through School Transitions: Foundations is an interactive professional development institute focusing on the military-connected child’s experience with transitions. It creates an environment for education, installation, and community professionals to have access to professional networks, technologies, resources, and support systems.
The MCEC understands the importance in helping these professionals stay up to date on the dynamic and diverse K-12 school experience that impacts the transitioning student. Military lifestyle and culture, school transition perspectives, and identifying local transition challenges are some of the modules addressed.
Face-to-Face instruction with up to 50 people per session
This course includes 6 clock hours (.6 CEUs) of instruction and group work time, exclusive of breaks and lunch.
This course is designed for school counselors, educators, and others who work with military-connected children and youth in an educational or youth organization setting. This course is also relevant for those who work with any youth who may experience high mobility rate.
• Explain how the elements of transition and separation impact the military family using print media, current research and participants’ experience
• Interpret data from MCEC research and institute networking that addresses school transitions
• Analyze current transition practices/programs for entering and exiting mobile students by utilizing research and networking activities
• Formulate a viable transition action plan
CEU - Course participants are eligible to receive .6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for this twelve clock hour course. MCEC is also a National Board for Certified Counselors Approved Continuing Education provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. These designations allow us to offer you these opportunities.
The Military Child Education Coalition is an approved continuing education provider for the Texas Education Association Provider # 501-090, Texas and other state entities.
To receive CEUs a participant must maintain 95% attendance, engage in the class activities and discussions, complete an end of course evaluation, and complete an end-of-course assessment with a minimum score of 80%. The CEU fee is $25.00.
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