Resources for Military Families
SAISD Welcomes Goodfellow Families!
San Angelo ISD is a military-friendly school district, and we welcome all families and personnel from Goodfellow Air Force Base to our city and to our schools. We strive to have an open and supportive relationship with GAFB. To that end, San Angelo ISD has a designated Military Liaison, Lt Colonel Jeffrey M. McBride.
Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey M. McBride is the commander of the 312th Training Squadron, Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas. He is responsible for the technical training, professional development and care of trainees in the fields of Joint Fire Protection and Technical Applications Special Instruments. As Military Liaison for San Angelo ISD, Lt. Col. McBride attends SAISD school board meetings in an advisory capacity.
As part of the Military Child Education Coalition, both Central and Lake View High Schools are equipped with Interactive Counseling Centers (ICCs). These centers allow web-based video conferencing between the sending and receiving schools of military children who are preparing to move to a different school.
SAISD superintendent Dr. Carol Ann Bonds serves on the Air Education and Training Command (AETC) Commander's Civic Group. This group brings together influential civilian leaders who receive important information about Air Force and AETC missions and who in turn provide feedback regarding community issues that have the potential to affect those missions.
If SAISD may be of help to you, please do not hesitate to contact us.
The following websites may be useful to our military families:
AASA Toolkit: Supporting the Military Child - Guidance for school leaders on meeting the unique educational needs of children whose parents are deployed or in transition.
Military Child Education Coalition - An organization establishing partnerships, support systems and solutions critical to the academic success of K-12 students in highly mobile military families.
Military Impacted Schools Association - A national organization representing school districts that serve high concentrations of military children.
Troops to Teachers - A U.S. Department of Education and Department of Defense program that helps eligible military personnel begin a new career as teachers in public schools where their skills, knowledge and experience are most needed.
Spouses to Teachers - Spouses to Teachers is a Department of Defense program to assist the spouses of active duty military members and spouses of reservists and Guard personnel in becoming teachers.
TEA Resources for Military Families in Texas - information about Texas schools, graduation requirements, and links to other sites of interest for military families
Free SAT/ACT preparation courses - Through a major initiative, eKnowledge Corp, NFL players, and the Department of Defense are providing Free SAT/ACT test preparation assistance to hundreds of Military Impacted School Districts nationwide. This $200 value is being offered at no charge.