Education and Employment Jan. 2, 2020

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The Army Credentialing Assistance Program is now available to eligible Fort Leavenworth soldiers. The program provides funding for voluntary off-duty courses and exams leading to an industry-recognized academic or vocational credential listed in Army Credentialing Opportunities On-Line at https://www.cool.osd.mil/army/. Visit the Army Education Center at 120 Dickman Ave. to apply.

Child and youth services has several job openings. For more information or to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov.

Defense Commissary Agency’s Scholarships for Military Children Program’s 2020 scholarship applications are available online through Feb. 24. Fisher House Foundation will award 500 $2,000 scholarship grants. For more information, requirements and to apply, visit www.militaryscholar.org.

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 2020 General William E. DePuy Special Topics Writing Competition is accepting submissions. The writing topic for 2020 is “Finding the Enemy in 2035 — What technological, doctrinal, organizational or other advances or changes must we make to find our adversaries on the battlefield of the future?” The submission deadline is July 20. For more information, call the managing editor of Military Review at (913) 684-9339 or e-mail usarmy.leavenworth.tradoc.mbs.military-review-public-em@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 Jan. 6-10, Jan. 27-3, Feb. 10-14 and Feb. 24-28 at the Resiliency Center. For more information, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.

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. Jan. 15, Feb. 20, April 2 and April 23 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. For more information, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.

The Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program Advanced LinkedIn Seminar is 1-3 p.m. Jan. 17 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. Space is limited. For more information, call 684-2227.

The Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program will host HIGHER Education Workshops from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 21-22, March 31 through April 1, June 11-12 and Aug. 4-5 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. Jan. 23-24, April 7-8, June 9-10 and Aug. 6-7 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. The workshop explains the basics of developing a business plan, legal and financial aspects, advantages and disadvantages of purchasing a franchise, help available and overcoming stress. To reserve a seat, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.

The Army Community Service Field Grade Spouse Seminar “Putting the Pieces Together” is 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 29 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 Department of Labor Career exploration and planning track workshop is 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 5-6, April 9-10, June 30 through July 1 and Aug. 11-12 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 Hiring Our Heroes corporate fellowship Program information briefs are conducted weekly at noon on Tuesdays starting Jan. 7 in room 277 of the Resiliency Center. Completed application packets are due March 13 for the next cohort that begins May 4. The CFP places service members within 180 days or less left on active duty into a 12-week fellowship program. The program provides mid- to upper-level corporate experience, credentialing education and career skills training. Selection for this program is competitive, but placement rates average more than 80 percent per cohort. For more information, go to https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/corporate-fellowship-program-0 or call 684-8999.

The Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program Knowledge Now classes are 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in room 1125 of the Resiliency Center. “Assessing Yourself to Find Your New Career” is March 24, April 21 “Creating a Personal Brand that Works for You” is April 21, “Making a Successful Transition to Corporate Culture” is May 19 and “Applying Your Strengths to Your Next Career” is June 16.

The Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program Career and Education Fair is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 7 at the Frontier Conference Center, 350 Biddle Blvd. The fair is open to all active duty, National Guard, Reserve, retirees, veterans, family members and Department of Defense civilians. For more information, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.

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.

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 Fort Leavenworth Exchange has several full-time, part-time and intermittent job openings. Visit applymyexchange.com to apply.

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