Child & Youth Services

The mission of Army School Support Services is to support the readiness and well-being of Army Families by reducing the conflict between military mission requirements and parental responsibilities related to K-12 education.

Army School Support Services

The mission of Army School Support Services is to support the readiness and well-being of Army Families by reducing the conflict between military mission requirements and parental responsibilities related to K-12 education. Army School Support Services provides a variety of program strategies and resources to achieve this mission and to support academic success and wellness for Army children and youth.  School Liaison Officers (SLOs)
with strong educational backgrounds are located on each Army garrison. SLOs provide support to Garrison Commanders, Army Families and school districts.  SLOs advise garrison command staff on matters related to schools; assist Army Families with school issues; communicate information and support services to Army Families and schools; support Army Families during school transitions; collaborate with school districts to build positive relationships and address issues that impact Army students; facilitate training for parents, schools, and garrisons; foster reciprocal transition practices among school districts and increase school transition predictability for Army Families.

  • Homeschool Support
    Provided to Families who choose to homeschool their children.  SLOs gather and share policies and resources to help these families overcome unique challenges and barriers.
  • School Youth Sponsorship Programs
    Ease school transitions in CONUS and OCONUS schools. School youth sponsorship programs are either grass root efforts that have a variety of names or part of the Army Student Ambassador Program.

 

  • Tutor.Com
    (K-1st Year College) Offers free, online tutoring to active duty Army personnel and their dependents, Army Reserve personnel (deployed/active and part-time/inactive) and their dependents, Army National Guard personnel (deployed/active and part-time/inactive) and their dependents, and dependent children of Army Wounded Warriors/Survivors.