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Council Meetings: Wisconsin Interstate Compact on the Educational Opportunities for Military Children

The purpose of these meetings is to update the State Superintendent on the council’s work and to discuss and coordinate next steps in advocating for students that come from military families. In addition, the council discusses questions from membership.

2021 Council Meetings

August 20th, 2021 Council Meeting - Meeting Agenda/Minutes

2022 Council Meetings
2023 Council Meetings
2024 Council Meetings

February 29th, 2024 - Meeting Agenda/Minutes

April - Month of the Military Child

DODEA Month of the Military Child logo

During April, we celebrate Month of the Military Child (MOMC). It is recognized and celebrated to honor the challenges, contributions, and sacrifices of our military children and their families. Caspar Weinberger, former Defense Secretary, established this commemoration in 1986. The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction recognizes and celebrates our military children and families. State Superintendent, Jill Underly, has proclaimed April as Month of the Military Child, see the 2024 Military Child Month Proclamation. In 2009, the Wisconsin legislature enacted the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children into law in order to remove barriers to educational success for our military children.

2024 Month of the Military Child Resources:

Learn more about and celebrate Month of the Military Child!

Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA) - Month of the Military Child

Military One Source - MOMC Toolkit

Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission (MIC3) - MOMC Toolkit

Month of the Military Child Ideas Month of the Military Child | Resource Toolkit - Military Child Education Coalition

November - Military Family Appreciation Month

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November is Military Family Appreciation Month, established in 1993 by the Armed Services YMCA and recognized every year since by the U.S. Government. Military families are honored for their sacrifices and contributions in support of our nation’s service members, the military, and the nation. Resources for supporting, recognizing, and celebrating our nation’s military families:
For questions about this information, contact Andrea Donegan (608) 224-6175