Child Development

ZERO TO THREE is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to “promote the healthy development of our nation’s infants and toddlers.” Its site provides a substantial amount of research-based, practical information on a number of topics. The site is arranged in sections for parents and for professionals and includes a topical A-Z listing, journal articles and “Tips of the Week.” There is also a section for military families that includes articles and resources for military families with very young children that is updated monthly.

Child Education

The Military Child Initiative works to improve educational environments for military children to meet their unique needs. The initiative works through a partnership with the Department of Defense, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the Johns Hopkins Center on School, Family, and Community Partnerships. The website provides information about the initiative and the technical assistance available through this program.

The Military Child Education Coalition is a nonprofit organization that promotes partnerships and provides for networking of military installations and their supporting school districts. The website provides links to their education resource center, initiatives, publications and research, and training opportunities.

The Military K-12 Partnership between the Department of Defense and the DoD Education Activity has all of the services working with educators and administrators across the nation to provide quality education for all children of military families.