Child & Youth Education Services-School Liaison
Child & Youth Education Services-School Liaison
Monday- Friday 7:30am – 4:30pm
CLOSED ALL FEDERAL HOLIDAYS
School Age Program Bldg. # 927
Child & Youth Education Services (School Liaison) is committed to outreach, advocacy, and partnership initiatives that generate real-time solutions for military-connected students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12 as they face global educational challenges and transitions.
To deliver unparalleled educational advocacy, outreach, and partnerships for military-connected students around the globe!
The Goodfellow School Liaison Office is standing by ready to assist you & your family on your upcoming dependent educational Pre-K through 12 PCS.
Upon arrival you can set up an appointment with your local CYES-School Liaison Specialist! They will be able to go more in-depth on issues such as absences allowed for PCS, transfer of credits, what should be on your child’s school transcripts/records, children’s reactions to moving, moving with a Pre-K through 12 family member on an IEP or 504, Military Interstate Compact and much more! You will obtain with a firm knowledge of your Pre-K through 12 child’s educational rights as you move around during your career by contacting your local CYES-SL today!
Connect schools, families and communities to meet the unique needs of PreK-12 military connected students
Cultivate communication pathways between families, schools, community stakeholders and the military
Customize real-time solutions for military connected students facing transitional barriers and educational gaps
Collaborate with community stakeholders to build a platform for enhanced educational opportunities and partnerships
Comprehensive professional development for educators to understand the military lifestyle
Construct a network of extensive resources for building resilient communities
Create a system of support for military connected students experiencing parental deployment or separation
Goodfellow AFB resides in Tom Green Co. Our local school districts are encompassed in Region 15 covering 25,224 square miles and impacting the lives of 49,364 Pre-K – 12th grade students. The number of Military Connected Students (MCS) in the region is about 1,351 but at any time can vary from 1,000 – 5, 000! The Region has 453 campuses in 43 independent school districts to include charter schools. Each district supports around 7,227 school staff. The majority of our military connected students attend San Angelo ISD (SAISD), Texas Leadership Academy (TLCA)- FREE Charter, Wall ISD and Christoval ISD. Some of our MCS attend a private/parochial school or are home-schooled. With all of Region 15’s Pre-K – 12 education you can find gifted and talented campuses as well as special needs services. Each military family’s needs are unique and the San Angelo community understands and support this. They recognize that the military family transitions on an average 6-9 times during a child’s school career. Each school campus or district is able to work with our military families thus ensuring an overall successful educational experience during their time at Goodfellow AFB!
~Prior to departing your current location please ensure that you hand carry your Pre-K– 12 military connected students records~
~CYES-SL services are open to all DoD ID Card holders, Educators who service Military Students and Community Partners within the Pre-K-12 Education realm.
If you have complications obtaining these records contact your local School Liaison, for immediate assistance!
Military Family and Life Counselor Program
provides master’s or doctoral-level licensed counselors specializing in
child and youth behavioral issues.
Goodfellow AFB and San Angelo ISD have collaborated and MFLC service are available at the child’s school each and every day.
They are available at no cost to assist children and youth, parents,
family members and staff of child and youth programs.
They are available to provide short-term, non-medical counseling support.
Issues addressed may include:
deployment and separation
sibling and parent-child communication
fear, grief and loss
School Aged Youth Sponsorship
Return to: 17FSS.FSF.ChildYouth@us.af.mil
*Goodfellow AFB Youth Programs 225 Mitchell St Bldg. # 915 (325) 654-4708
*Goodfellow AFB School Age Program 113 Scherz Blvd. Bldg. # 927 (325) 654-1751
~ Goodfellow AFB Newcomers Information: https://www.goodfellow.af.mil/Newcomers/Permanent-Party/
~ Local area, schools, housing, community: www.Niche.com
~ Military Interstate Compact Law-MIC3:
Texas Commissioner: Michael Morath
~ Texas Education Agency (TEA): https://tea.texas.gov/About_TEA/Other_Services/Military_Family_Resources/
~ Region 15: https://www.esc15.net/
~ San Angelo ISD: https://www.saisd.org/
~ Wall ISD: https://www.wallisd.net/
~ TLCA – Charter School: (FREE Charter school Pre-K-12) https://www.tlca-sanangelo.com/
~ STARBASE Goodfellow: https://www.starbasegoodfellow.org/
~ Additional Base information: www.Gogoodfellow.com
~ Impact Aid: The Impact Aid law, Title VII of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 -ESEA provides assistance to local school districts. When you identify as a military family, the school can better support you and your military connected student. https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oese/impactaid/whatisia.html
~Military Student Identifier: Learn why your child’s school is asking if you are active duty military; https://www.militarytimes.com/pay-benefits/2018/09/14/heres-why-your-childs-school-is-asking-whether-youre-active-duty/
~ Military Impacted Schools Association (MISA)/National Association of Federally Impacted Schools (NAFIS): https://militaryimpactedschoolsassociation.org/
~ CYB-MFLC: The program provides non-medical counseling services and addresses short-term problem resolution such as school issues, deployment/reunion adjustments, and parent-child communications. CYB-MFLC counselors are licensed clinicians who have demonstrated expertise in working with children. They can provide short-term, non-medical counseling support in a variety of different ways: through individual meetings with children, presentations about life skills issues, skill-building group discussions, and meetings with parents and families at their request for additional counseling/coaching support.
~ PHCoE: Free Counseling services to military families; https://www.pdhealth.mil/resources/intransition
~Homeschooling: Scholarship that assist military families in meeting their child’s educational needs https://www.homeschoolfoundation.org/index.php?id=252
~ School supplies & Expenses:
~ April is Month of the Military Child: Add the attached MOMC flyer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dp1mXL64lvY
~US Department of Defense: Resources available to service members and their families as well as veterans, DOD civilians and general public https://www.defense.gov/Resources/
~ DODEA Educational Partnerships: Listing of CYES- School Liaison’s by branch – Student Focused….Partnership Driven! https://www.dodea.edu/Partnership/schoolLiaisonOfficers.cfm https://www.dodea.edu/Partnership/index.cfm
~ Penn State Clearinghouse: Evidence based resources through Penn State Clearinghouse For Military Families Readiness https://schoolresources.militaryfamilies.psu.edu/
~Deployment and Geographically separated families:
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