Military Resources

  • School Liaison Officer, Anne Kondziela, (847) 688-5700 (office) (847) 489-4231 (cell)

    As School Liaison Officer for Naval Station Great Lakes, Anne Kondziela's role is to help parents make their child's educational transition to the Great Lakes area a smooth one.  You may reach Anne at the phone number above, or visit her office  in the Family Welcome Center at Forrestal Village.

    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.
     
    Department of Defense Education Activity
    DoDEA's schools serve the children of military service members and
    Department of Defense civilian employees throughout the world.
    http://www.dodea.edu/home/
     
     
    Military Child Education Coalition
    A nonprofit organization focused on ensuring quality educational
    opportunities for all military children affected by mobility, family
    separation and transition.
    http://www.militarychild.org/
     
     
    Military OneSource
    A free support service provided by the Department of Defense offering assistance and resources to service members and their families on many different issues.
    http://www.militaryonesource.com/
     
     
    National Military Family Association
    NMFA's mission is to advocate for benefits and programs that strengthen and protect uniformed services families and reflect the nation’s respect for their service.
    http://www.nmfa.org/
     
     
    Our Military Kids
    Provides tangible support to children of deployed National Guard and Reserve personnel as well as to children of severely injured service members through grants for enrichment activities and tutoring.
    http://www.ourmilitarykids.org/
     
     
    Tutor.com: free access for military families
    To support U.S. Marine Corps and Army children with their school work, online tutoring from Tutor.com is now available to them for free. This is a beneficial!
    resource that allows military children to get help with homework, studying, and other coursework from a professional tutor anytime they need it, as the service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
     
    Free access to Tutor.com is available to the following groups: Marines and Marine Civilians and their families; Army, Army Reserves, Active Duty Army National Guard, Army Civilians and their families, including Wounded Warrior/Survivor.  If you have Marine or Army students in your school, they can access Tutor.com at www.tutor.com/military