2018 kicks off NMFA’s 15th year of Operation Purple Camp (OPC) – a free week of overnight camp for military-connected kids. As a Program Manager for..
Most military families aren’t shy when it comes to their children’s education. They can’t afford to be. With each PCS move and each new school come ..
One common misconception of Active Guard and Reserve (AGR) families is that they don’t move around as much as active duty families. For a few, that ..
Back in the day, I went to various day and overnight camps during many summers in my youth. As an only child, with both parents in the military, and..
For a military family with school-aged children, moving and changing schools can feel like flying an airplane blindfolded. An experienced pilot know..
My friends often say I have a cool gig. I travel across the country and plan outdoor military family programs for the National Military Family Assoc..
We can all remember the teachers who made a difference to us when we were in school. A teacher who made us feel special or recognized our unique abi..
At Sesame Workshop – the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street – we know that when a parent serves in the military, the whole fami..
For many families with orders to a new duty station, one of the first questions that come up is, “What about the schools?” And knowing where to star..
I am new to homeschooling, and have recently gone through the process of adjusting after having only experienced public schools. I am a planner and ..