Online Learning Modules

The Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness at Penn State developed online learning modules to provide school personnel with additional understanding and awareness about the unique challenges related to military-connected students as well as strategies to support these challenges. Module topics include Geographic Transitions, Parental Absence, The Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunities for Military Children, and Military and Schools. To view the online learning modules, please visit the Modules page.

Online Learning Modules

Toolkit

The Toolkit for school personnel includes resources to use within the school setting or to share with families. Resources include brochures, directories, handouts/ printables, and information on informal strategies or formal programs that may assist school personnel working with military-connected students and families. To view or download these resources, please visit the Toolkit page.

Toolkit

Top Resources

High quality, evidence-based resources are publicly available online from many organizations. The Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness at Penn State identified some of the most relevant, useful, and accessible resources across multiple topics, such as military culture, deployments, parental injury, student grief, and reintegration.
To view the top resources for each topic area, please visit the Top Resources page.

Top Resources

Continuum of Evidence

There are many programs that have the potential to support military families. However, there are also programs that, while well-intentioned, may be ineffective or even harmful. The Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness at Penn State has reviewed over 900 programs to determine the potential benefit to military families. To view the effectiveness of a particular program or identify reviewed programs by topic, please visit the
Continuum of Evidence

Coaching and Assistance

If you are looking for help with program selection, implementation, or evaluation within your school, the Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness at Penn State provides Technical Assistance (TA). Specialists are available to support you in your work with military families.

Coaching and Assistance