“… an absolute must-have for the parents and teachers of mil-kids, and a comprehensive tool in helping our military students thrive throughout transition…”—Military Spouse magazine
“… outstandingly warm, perceptive, and practical suggestions for making transitions as rewarding as possible for our military kids…” —Military Spouse Book Review
Military-connected students move frequently, changing schools as many as nine times from preschool to high school graduation. With each move, they adjust to a different curriculum, meet new teachers and coaches, adapt to a new learning environment, and develop new friendships—all amid other military life challenges, such as a parent’s deployment.
Seasons of My Military Student helps parents and teachers:
-- Understand the Seasons of Transition(TM) and the storms of military life that impact a student’s education
-- Employ key provisions of the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
-- Create an effective portable Seasons Education Binder
-- Work together as a team to support a student from grade to grade and school to school
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AMANDA TRIMILLOS, EdD, is an Air Force spouse, mother, and National Board Certified Teacher with extensive experience teaching military students. A professional development designer in the NBC Teacher Leadership program at National University, she has served as a mentor for the US Department of Education's "Teach to Lead" trainings. Amanda holds her doctorate in Teacher Leadership with research focus on the professional development of teachers working with military-connected students.
STACY ALLSBROOK-HUISMAN is an Air Force spouse, mother, and advocate for military spouses and families. She leads workshops and seminars on many topics related to the education of military-connected students. Her writing has appeared in national military family publications.
“This book is an absolute must-have for the parents and teachers of mil-kids, and a comprehensive tool in helping our military students thrive throughout transition … Seasons of My Military Student comes complete with conversation starters, tips and solutions aimed at educating and equipping parents, teachers, counselors … to work together in setting our kids up for success at their new schools.” — MJ Boice, Military Spouse magazine