Military Resources Overview

  • Welcome to Edgewood Middle School! We are happy to serve our Fort Sheridan/Great Lakes military families. Here at Edgewood we look forward to new students joining our school throughout the year. Please review and utilize the resources below.  Feel free to call our office with any additional questions! 


    School Liaison Officer, David Lehfeld

    Phone: (847)688-2020 ext 465 
    As School Liaison Officer for Naval Station Great Lakes, David Lehfeld's role is to help parents make their child's educational transition to the Great Lakes area a smooth one.  You may reach David at the phone number above, or visit his office at 1 E. Paul Jones St., Rm 114, Naval Station Great Lakes, IL 60088-2918.  You can also email David.  


    NAVSTA Great Lakes- Fleet & Family Support Center

    Phone: 847-688--3603 Ext. 100

    Address: Bldg. 26, Suite 300 525 Farragut Avenue Great Lakes, IL 60088
    Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) is your one-stop shop for free Parenting and Life Skill programs, Financial programs, Deployment support, Transition and Employment  assistance , Relocation  assistance , Counseling and Victim Assistance, Exceptional Family Member Support, Information and Referral, and many more programs to promote quality of life for military personnel and their families. Visit the nearest Fleet and Family Support Center for further information on base and community services. 

    Kids Rank, Kelsey Liverpool, Co-Founder & Executive Director 


    Start Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018

    Kids Rank is a 501c(3) service-based organization developed specifically for military children. Through the formation of local clubs, Kids Rank engages children in hands-on, skill building projects and volunteer opportunities designed to encourage resilience while supporting their physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs.  Our military children serve their communities just as their parents serve (or have served) our country.  Kids Rank begins mid-October.  


    SLO Website
    Visit the SLO website for more information on transitioning families, teen resources, special education, and school liaison quarterly newsletters.
    Navy SLO Facebook Page
    For current articles that focus on educational issues affecting military-connected families, check out the Navy SLO Facebook page.



    Additional Resources:

    In addition to the resources below, please use this folder to review additional materials and programs offered to military familes. 

Military Interstate Childrens Compact Commission

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Military Families Parent Support Group

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