Department of Defense Education Programs

The education programs and resources listed below are administered through the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, Military Community and Family Policy/Educational Opportunities Directorate.


Department of Defense Troops to Teachers Program - Troops to Teachers is a Department of Defense program, which assists transitioning service members with beginning new careers as teachers. The program's primary objective is to provide service members expert assistance with navigating state and education requirements to become teachers and securing their employment as teachers after their transition from military service.


Military K-12 Partners - This website describes how the Department of Defense and all of the services are working with educators and administrators across the nation to provide quality education for all children of military families.