students are often faced with numerous transitions during their
formative years. Moves between military installations due to sponsor
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders or temporary deployments
often find students with unique challenges not normally seen by
non-military students. At Camp Lejeune Dependents Schools, our
goal is to meet these unique needs of our students and to help
make the transition to CLDS, as well as the potential transition
out, as easy as possible.
has created a partnership with the Military
Child Education Coalition (MCEC), a non-profit organization
with a focus on comprehensive research that addresses the transition
and other educational challenges faced by the military child.
has recently completed a second annual Transition
Counselors' Institute aboard our installation
targeted toward CLDS school counselors and administrative
personnel. Many Onslow County Public Schools counselors
and administrators attended training as well. This institute
is developed to promote awareness and increase the availability
of guidance professionals who understand the mobile military
student and the challenges associated with transitioning
from school to school. Counselors share 'best practices,'
network, and develop more effective tools and processes
to assist the military student.
addition to TCI, our Superintendent and the Superintendent of
Onslow County Public Schools signed a Memorandum
of Agreement committing to continue developing and implementing
best and promising practicies that will assist the transitioning
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