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Building Capacity and Welcoming Practices In Military-Connected Schools

Newsletters

2015

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WP Newsletter May 2015
Headlines:
  • Consortium Schools Celebrate Month of the Military Child
  • Oceanside District's Alternative Learning Center Combines Academic with Social-Emotional Learning


WP March 2015
WP Newsletter March 2015
Headlines:
  • Educators and Parents Gather To Learn Ways To Smooth School Transitions for Students
  • Districts Increase Efforts To Connect with Parents, Share Resources


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WP Newsletter January 2015
Headlines:
  • Student-to-Student Teams Receive A Mid-Year Boost
  • Schools Honor Veterans and MilitaryMembers During November


2014

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BC Newsletter Special Fall 2014
Headlines:
  • Development of Welcoming Practices Site and App Moves Forward
  • Temecula District Opens New Welcome Center To Serve Incoming Families


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BC Newsletter June 2014
Headlines:
  • Consortium Leaders Gather for Spring Meeting; Recognize Retiring Superintendents
  • As Building Capacity Comes to a Close, We Say Thanks to Our Many, Many Partners and Supporters


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BC Newsletter May 2014
Headlines:
  • Consortium Districts Set to Welcome Newcomers With K-12 Student 2 Student' Programs
  • Teaching 100 Percent Acceptance


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BC Newsletter April 2014
Headlines:
  • Celebrating Month of the Military Child
  • Middle School Students Ready to Create Welcoming Schools as Part Of New Junior Student 2 Student Effort


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BC Newsletter March 2014
Headlines:
  • Development Under Way for Welcoming Practices App and Website
  • Dr. Ron Astor on CBS Sunday Morning


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BC Newsletter February 2014
Headlines:
  • Student- and Parent-Led Programs Aiming To Improve School Transitions for Military Youth and Families
  • Building Capacity Intern Receives Scholarship, Finds Passion in Helping Military Children and Families


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BC Newsletter January 2014
Headlines:
  • Special Journal Issue Focuses on Military Children Attending Public Schools
  • Intern Leaves Lasting Impact on School
Spotlight On: Bernice Varela

2013

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BC Newsletter December 2013
Headlines:
  • MSW Students' Projects Teach Students the Importance of Honoring Veterans
  • Temecula Navy Jr. ROTC Students Give to Others During the Holidays

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BC Newsletter November 2013
Headlines:
  • Building Capacity Joins Efforts to Honor Veterans and Their Families
  • Annual Reports Released
Spotlight On: Kelly Frisch

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BC Newsletter October 2013
Headlines:
  • Support Available to Help Districts Deal with Teen Substance Use and Suicide
  • Suicide Prevention Council Offers Training
Spotlight On: Jodi McClay and Diana Damon White

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BC Newsletter September 2013
Headlines:
  • Welcoming Transitions for Military Students Experiencing Multiple Moves: With a New Partnership Consortium Grant, There Will Be an App for That
  • U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Visits Chula Vista School
Spotlight On: Nancy Kerwin

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BC Newsletter August 2013
Headlines:
  • Building Capacity Begins 4th Year
Spotlight On: Adam Dawson

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BC Newsletter SPECIAL ISSUE Ballpark
Headlines:
  • Building Capacity Consortium Honored at Petco Park

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BC Newsletter May 2013
Headlines:
  • Building Capacity Co-PI Helps to Shape Nation's Efforts to Prevent Tragedy
  • SDSU Students Showcase Work Benefitting Military Children

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BC Newsletter April 2013
Headlines:
  • Implementation of Interstate Compact in California Moves Forward
  • Building Capacity Team Member Volunteers With Music Therapy Organization
Spotlight On: Cheri Sanders

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BC Newsletter March 2013
Headlines:
  • Daily Announcements Can Raise Awareness of Military Students in School
  • SDSU To Highlight Work of Students In Military Connected Schools
Spotlight On: Barbara Gauthier and Sharon von Maier

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BC Newsletter February 2013
Headlines:
  • Families in Consortium Schools Receive Guidance on Financial Aid
  • Chula Vista Neighborhood to Benefit From Promise Neighborhood Grant
Spotlight On: Superintendent Jennifer Walters

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BC Newsletter January 2013
Headlines:
  • Districts Across State Prepare for California Healthy Kids Survey Administration
Spotlight On: Superintendent Edward Nelson

2012

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BC Newsletter December 2012
Headlines:
  • Temecula students learn that 'Being Nice' matters
Spotlight On: Superintendent Candace Singh

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BC Newsletter November 2012
Headlines:
  • CARE Youth Project in Escondido Showing Promising Results
  • Building Capacity Annual Reports Released
Spotlight On: Dr. Dale Mitchell

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BC Newsletter October 2012
Headlines:
  • Building Capacity Guidebooks Now on the Market; Use in the Field Will be Monitored
  • Lincoln Middle School Students Celebrate Navy's Birthday
Spotlight On: Monica Esqueda

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BC Newsletter Special Issue
Headlines:
  • Leaders and VIPs from Seven Sectors Across Society Create Blueprint for Supporting Military Children in California

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BC Newsletter September 2012
Headlines:
  • Peer-Tutoring Program Supports Military Students in Fallbrook
  • Resource Displays Point Parents Toward Community and Military Organizations
Spotlight On: Bonnie Campbell

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BC Newsletter August 2012
Headlines:
  • Building Capacity Project Heads into Exciting Third Year
  • California Public Engagement Coming to USC
Spotlight On: Shevette Maultsby

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BC Newsletter May 2012
Headlines:
  • FOCUS Project Equips Interns with New Skills to Support Military Students
  • Celebrating the Month of the Military Child
Spotlight On: San Diego Military Family Collaborative

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BC Newsletter April 2012
Headlines:
  • Duty Patrol" Team Members Welcome Newcomers to Stuart Mesa Elementary
  • Military Student Question Added to California Healthy Kids Survey
Spotlight On: Dr. Francisco Escobedo

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BC Newsletter March 2012
Headlines:
  • Gardens Helping Students Form Connections to Their School
  • Online Training Available from Department of Defense Education Activity
Spotlight On: Mara Madrigal-Weiss

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BC Newsletter February 2012
Headlines:
  • PAL Program Brings Extra Academic Support to Military-Connected Students
Spotlight On: Leigh Dick

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BC Newsletter January 2012
Headlines:
  • USC and Building Capacity host Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden at Roundtable on Military-Connected Schools
  • Building Capacity Guidebook Preview: Building Blocks of Resilience
Spotlight On: Kimberly Israel

2011
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BC Newsletter December 2011
Headlines:
  • Temecula School Shows Appreciation for Military Members
  • Building Capacity Guidebook Preview: Teaching During a Deployment
Spotlight On: Amanda Datnow

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BC Newsletter November 2011
Headlines:
  • Project Interns Receive Training on FOCUS Program
  • Building Capacity Guidebook Preview: Welcome Packet
Spotlight On: Bill Billingsley

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BC Newsletter October 2011
Headlines:
  • Schools and Students Receive Safety Training
Spotlight On: Kris De Pedro

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BC Newsletter Special Issue
Headlines:
  • Oceanside Students Tour the ‘Readiness Express’

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BC Newsletter September 2011
Headlines:
  • Building Capacity Team Prepares for Busy Second Year
Spotlight On: Kelli May and Shannon Milder

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BC Newsletter August 2011
Headlines:
  • Readiness Express to Visit San Diego Schools
  • USC Intern Forms Military Student ‘Pride Club’

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BC Newsletter May 2011
Headlines:
  • Project Featured at National Conference in Chicago
  • Family Readiness Express’ Brings Support to Military Families in San Diego

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BC Newsletter April 2011
Headlines:
  • Building Capacity Team Hosts Open House
  • Building Capacity Researchers Make Presentations at AERA

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BC Newsletter March 2011
Headlines:
  • Parent Survey Features Military Module
  • MSW Interns Lead Sessions at Parent Workshop

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BC Newsletter February 2011
Headlines:
  • Healthy Kids Survey Delivered to Schools
  • Dr. Ron Astor Attends White House Meeting