Tallmadge City Schools recognizes and respects all those who serve the United States Military, especially military families. We are dedicated to aiding our military families by providing an individualized support team and additional resources to our military connected students. We also consider ourselves ambassadors to the military by providing special programming and events that raise awareness and promote military opportunities and patriotism.
The USO of Northern Ohio
takes care of our Active Duty, National Guard, and Reserves and their families in the 31 Northern counties in Ohio. The USO of Northern Ohio provides support for all service members and their families in the service area. These include supporting unit events, offering Tickets for the Troops to sporting and entertainment events, United Through Reading, Daddy-Daughter Dances, Baby Sea Bags, and more!Military OneSource
- Wouldn’t it be great if children came with instructions? As a military parent, you have the next best thing to parenting instructions – a wealth of parenting resources, benefits and programs. Military OneSource is by your side through the journey of parenthood – through the early years and tricky teen years. Whether it’s finding quality child care, learning about adoption, helping your kids excel in school or connecting to resources, Military OneSource is here for you.Educator License Fees Waived for Veterans and Those in the Military
- The Ohio Department of Education is eliminating fees for educator licenses to recognize the contributions of military families. Beginning Jan. 2, 2015, the fees for any initial Ohio educator license, permit or certificate – or for a renewal – will be waived for candidates who are veterans or current service members of all branches of the United States Armed Forces, including the National Guard or Reserves. Spouses of active duty services members also may receive a license free of charge. Learn More
Ohio National Guard’s Family Readiness Program
- This program provides information and tools for Ohio families, including educational resources, youth camps and recreational opportunities.Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC)
- The Military Child Education Coalition’s work is focused on ensuring quality educational opportunities for all military children affected by mobility, family separation and transition. | Voice for the Military Child: a newsletter for friends of the MCECHealth Care Licensing for Military Members and Spouses
- If you or your spouse is a current or retired member of the armed forces of the United States, or a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States, including the Ohio national guard, the following information is provided to help you in obtaining licensure or certification by the Ohio Board of Nursing.Ohio Inter-service Family Assistance Coalition (ISFAC)
- The ISFAC serves as a statewide “safety net” in support of Ohio military families. The ISFAC connects military families with national, state, regional and community resources as well as volunteer support services.Army OneSource
- Army OneSource, Army Child, Youth and School (CYS) Services works with parents, students and schools to mitigate the challenges resulting from children switching school systems because of family relocation or deployment of a parent.
Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission
- Ohio is one of 35 states involved in the Interstate Compact for Educational Opportunities for Military Children, which is working to ensure that military children are properly enrolled in schools, have eligibility for school activities and have assistance in meeting graduation requirements. Learn about the compact on this website. For for additional information, contact ODE staff members Pete Lupiba, the council’s state commissioner, at [email protected]
| Working with Ohio’s Military Kids: what educators need to knowVeterans Executive Order Report
- A comprehensive look at what state departments, boards, commissions and our institutions of higher education can do to support Ohio’s veterans and service members, and to make our state an ideal home for veterans seeking to launch their civilian careers.Touching Base
- Touching Base is a quarterly U.S. Department of Education newsletter for the military community.
Ohio Values Veterans
- In June of 2013, Governor John R. Kasich signed Executive Order 2013-05K to support Ohio’s veterans by ensuring they are receiving the appropriate credit and credentialing for their military training and experience.