Military Information

Resources for Military Families Last Updated: 10/6/2021 1:14 PM

                       

 

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Eastwood High School honors all active military personnel and veterans and wishes to help them and their children to be as successful as possible in dealing with military and school challenges and experiences.  Below you will find helpful links to many resources available to military families.  

Thank you for your service to our country!


Eastwood High School Military Liason:
Mr. Jim Kieper
jkieper@eastwoodschools.org
419-833-3611


Army OneSource 
Army OneSource, Army Child, Youth and School (CYS) Services works with parents, students and schools to mitigate the challenges resulting from children switching school systems because of family relocation or deployment of a parent.

 
Education Opportunities for Veterans and Service Members
Helping veterans to further their job and education outlooks in Ohio. Scholarship, financial aid, and credit for experience info here.
 
Free Homework Help for Military Children
Tutor.com for U.S. Military Families (www.tutor.com/military) provides free, personalized 24/7 online academic support to military-connected children. This Department of Defense-funded program is provided at no cost to grades K-12 children.
 
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
Our scholarship programs cover a full range of certificate and degree programs including CTE. These scholarships are available for sons and daughters of U.S. Marines and Navy Corpsmen, enrolled in CTE programs nationwide. Applications are open year-round
 
Military Child Education Coalition
The Military Child Education Coalition’s work is focused on ensuring quality educational opportunities for all military children affected by mobility, family separation and transition.
 
Military Family Info from Center for Parent Information and Resources
Information and links. Newsletter sign-up available.
 
Military Kids 
Resources and activities for children of military personnel.
                                     
Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission
Ohio is one of 35 states which work to ensure that military children are properly enrolled in schools, have eligibility for school activities and have assistance with graduation requirements. Read more about the compact here.
 
Military OneSource Website 
Resources for military personnel.
 
Ohio National Guard Family Readiness Program
This program provides information and tools for Ohio families, including educational resources, youth camps and recreational opportunities.
 
State of Ohio's page supporting Military Families. Information about Ohio's policies and procedures.
 
Ohio Military Kids Upcoming Events 
Support for the youth of military families throughout the deployment cycle.
 
Information and programs to meet and relate to other service members and families.
 
Ohio Values Veterans - Credit for Military Experience
Ohio laws and recommendations for enhancing education and job opportunites for veterans
 
Our Military Kids
Our Military Kids provides a one-time grant opportunity, per child, for education-related expenses, such as sports, fine arts, camps, and tutoring programs.
 
Touching Base
Touching Base is a quarterly U.S. Department of Education newsletter for the military community.
 
Valuing Ohio Veterans Report - Credit for Military Experience
Veterans Executive Order Report - A comprehensive look at what state departments, boards, commissions and our institutions of higher education can do to support Ohio’s veterans and service members, and to make our state an ideal home for veterans.