american education week “Army Credentialing and continuing education — today’s preparation determines tomorrow’s achievement” sessions are scheduled for Nov. 20. “GI Bill” is at 9 a.m; “Financial Aid” is at noon; “GoArmyEd 101” is at 1 p.m. The free sessions are in rooms 8 and 9 of the Army Education Center. Sessions are open to service members, veterans and family members and free refreshments will be available. For more information, contact Tom Kelly, education services officer, at 684-2496 or e-mail thomas.l.kelly20.civ@mail.mil.

Applications for the John W. Poillon Scholarships are available at the Fort Leavenworth Army Education Center. The scholarship is open to high school seniors who are dependents of U.S. military members, currently or within the past 24 months assigned to Fort Leavenworth, or civilians who are currently employed at Fort Leavenworth by the U.S. government or a non-appropriated fund. The application deadline is March 27, 2020.

The Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program offers a monthly Federal Application Seminar on submitting applications using the USAJobs website. The Civilian Personnel Advisory Center will provide instruction. The seminar covers navigating the USAJobs portal and preparing a resumé to apply for government employment. Classes are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 14 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. For information, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.

Soldier For Life – Transition Assistance Program workshops are mandatory for all military personnel transitioning from active-duty service. The workshops are also available to spouses of transitioning military on a space-available basis. TAP workshops are five days from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Upcoming workshops are Nov. 18-22 and Dec. 2-6 at the Resiliency Center. For more information, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfltap.leavenworth@mail.mil.

The Army Community Service Field Grade Spouse Seminar “Putting the Pieces Together” is 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Resiliency Center, 600 Thomas Ave. The seminar will provide up-to-date information, possible expectations, opportunities and resources. For more information or to register, call 684-2800 or e-mail fgspouseseminar@gmail.com.

The Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program will host HIGHER Education Workshops from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 10-11 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. For more information, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.

The next Entrepreneur Workshop is 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 12-13 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. The workshop explains the basics of developing a business plan, legal and financial aspects of business ownership, advantages and disadvantages of purchasing a franchise, help available and how to overcome stress. To reserve a seat, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.

The Department of Labor Career exploration and planning track workshop is 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 17-18 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. The workshop helps build a personalized career development assessment of occupational interests and abilities, and participants will learn to use self-sustaining tools to narrow their career focus by establishing achievable career goals and self-development strategies. For more information or to sign up, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.

The Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program’s Accredited Financial Planner can help with assessing current and future financial situations. For an appointment, call 684-2227.

The Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program’s education counselor is available Tuesday through Thursday at the Army Education Center and can assist with selecting a school or discipline, documenting current educational achievements and finding programs or benefits that are available after separation from active-duty military service.

Soldiers with more than 16 years of total creditable service on active duty and/or the selected Reserve will no longer be eligible to transfer education benefits to their family members. To transfer GI Bill benefits to a family member, service members must have six or more years of service and must agree to serve four additional years from the date of election. For more information, call the Army Education Center counselor at 684-2496.

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