School Liaison Officers help connect military families, commands and K-12 Schools to support military children and their families as they move around the world and transfer between school systems. Joint Region Marianas Guam School Liaisons are here to assist you with just about any school-related questions.
School Liaison Officers Provide Seven Core Services to Assist Families:
1. School Transitions Services (PCS Cycle)
2. Deployment Support
3. Command, School Community Communications
4. Home School Linkage and Support
5. Partnerships in Education
6. Post-Secondary Preparations
7. Special Needs System Navigation
Edukasion Tollai Magazine:
Quarterly school liaison magazine sharing educational information and resources that positively impact school-age military and DOD-affiliated children and their families within Joint Region Marianas, Guam.
Active duty military and eligible civilians may choose to enroll their children in DoDEA Guam Schools, public or private schools or to homeschool. Majority of service members' children attend the four DoDEA Guam Schools. Parents are highly encouraged to HAND-CARRY COPIES OF SHOT RECORDS AND SCHOOL RECORDS such as report cards/high school transcripts, test results, IEP, other records to help with student placement. For a list of Education Options and Guam Schools information click here.
DoDEA Guam Schools information visit www.dodea.edu/pacific for eligibility, registration, immunizations( PPD or “TB”), calendars, uniforms, school bus transportation, curriculum standards, courses, programs, graduation requirements, test data, etc. School uniforms can be purchased prior to arrival.
Guam Public School information can be viewed on www.gdoe.net.
Bus Transportation (public and private schools): contact the school or Guam Department of Public Works, Bus Operations at 671-646-3122.
Click here for a list of Private Schools in Guam
Click here for more Home School Information.
Facebook groups: Andersen AFB Homeschool Group, Guam Christian Homeschool
View here for school information and installation and local information.
• Facebook search
Naval Base Guam
• Housing Office - Naval Base Guam 671-333-2081/82.
• Housing Office – Andersen Air Force Base 671-366-2127 or view Andersen Air Force Base Housing Office on Facebook or email email@example.com
Andersen Airmen and Family Readiness Center - Andersen Air Force Base. 671-366-8136.
A Youth Sponsor is a peer who assists another peer in feeling welcomed to the area, provides access to positive peer groups and social activities, and helps military children feel connected at their new duty station.
Contact the Child and Youth Programs at Naval Base Guam 671-339-6130, 339-6410 or at Andersen AFB 671-366-7500 or 366-1601 or complete the Youth Sponsorship form for 5th - 12th grades.
Prior to arrival, if your child (6-17year olds) would like to correspond with a child in Guam, contact Navy Fleet and Family Support Center Instant Friend Program at firstname.lastname@example.org 671-333-2056. Download: Instant Friend Interest Form
Student-led transition support group (either Anchored4Life or Student 2 Student) welcomes new students to the campus, community, and culture. Ask about this program during the school year.
When you arrive in Guam, a place to meet new friends is the Youth(ages 10-12) and Teen Center(ages 13-18) on Naval Base Guam or on Andersen AFB. Youth and Teen Centers require completion of a registration packet and there is no fee for the Centers. There is also a fee-based School Age Care program for ages 5-12 and various youth sports activities. For more information, view www.militarymwrguam.com or contact Naval Base Guam 671- 564-1844/45 or Andersen AFB 671-366-1601.
• Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP):
Military OneSource: Military OneSource provides Consultations with a Special Needs Specialty Consultant, Resources, and Products such as fact sheets, videos, Parent Tool Kit, newsletter and more. The Exceptional Advocate is a newsletter for military families with special needs.
• Special Education Connection: A comprehensive online special education reference center to enable parents to access the latest news, statutes, regulations, and insights into and solutions for challenges faced every day.
• DIRECTSTEP E-COURSES: Courses explain legal requirements and best practices for behavior management, autism, IDEA eligibility, IEP, 504, Post-Secondary Transition Planning and more.
• U.S. Naval Hospital, Guam EFMP (671) 344-9564.
Educational and Developmental Intervention Services (EDIS): for children ages birth - 3 who may have a developmental delay and who, other than age, would be eligible for DoDEA Schools. Contact U.S Naval Hospital, Guam (671) 344-9027.
• STOMP - Specialized Training of Military Parents website offers a wide range of materials and fact sheets.
• PEPTalkDisabilities.com CONTACT PARENTS EMPOWERING PARENTS. The one number to call when you need assistance in finding help for your child. Phone hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Office hours: 10 a.m.-2p.m. Call: (671) 685-7371(PEP1)
• GuamCEDDERS.org Guam CEDDERS creates partnerships and pathways to increase the quality of life of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Contact Us:
Universityof Guam CEDDERS - Office of Graduate Studies, Sponsored Programs, & Research, 303 University Drive, UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam 96913 | Main Office: House 29, Dean Circle | Phone: (671) 735-2481, Fax: (671) 734-5709, TTY: (671) 734-6531
• Tutor.com Free 24/7 online tutors
• College Board connects students with college success and opportunity.
• Prepare for College with academic and financial preparation checklists for elementary, middle and high school students and their parents.
• SAT/ACT test Preparation Free for military families.
• Scholarships.com for help finding scholarships.
• Fastweb.com Scholarships, Financial Aid, Student Loans.
• Post-9/11 GI Bill Transfer of Benefits to Dependents
• DoDEA Post Secondary Preparation list of resources and guides.
• Non-DoD Schools Program (NDSP) http://www.dodea.edu/nonDoD/ assists military or Department of Defense (DoD) civilian families who receive orders to an overseas/international location where there is not a Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) school. View the DoDEA NDSP website for information and a list of NDSP Liaison contacts responsible for your area of assignment.
• Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children deals with the challenges of military children and their frequent relocations. The Compact allows for uniform treatment as military children transfer between school districts and states. Topics include Transfer of Education Records and Enrollment, Graduation, Placement and Attendance, and Eligibility. For more information, view the MIC3 website http://mic3.net/
Navy School Liaison Region/Andersen
Physical Address: Physical Address:
Child and Youth Programs Bldg 1983 Joint Region Marianas – Bldg 203, Rm 2
Child Development Center Andersen AFB Teen Center
Haputo Rd and Market St Bldg.1605
Naval Base Guam Santa Rosa Blvd
Santa Rita, Guam 96913 Yigo, Guam 96929
Mailing Address: Mailing Address:
Naval Base Guam
PSC 455-Box 169 PSC 455 Box 4301
FPO AP 96540 – 1099 FPO, AP 96540
Tel: (671) 339-5238 or DSN: (315) 339-5238 (671) 349-6251 or DSN (315) 349-6678
Alt Tel: 671-564-1844/45 (671) 366-5126
7:30AM - 4:30PM 7:30AM - 4:30PM
If you are unable to find the answers to your questions on one of the links listed on the SLO Web Page, feel free to contact email@example.com
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