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Tuition Assistances (TA) must be approved by term start date (by supervisor).

All TA requests must be approved by the supervisor, via AFVEC link, NLT term start date as listed on the 1227. Any TA not “supervisor” approved will be auto-deleted and a notification sent to the student. This only effects the supervisor’s approval. If the base education office has the final approval, the TA will not be auto deleted (as long as it was approved by the supervisor).

Example: Student requests TA with a course start date of 1 May 2015, supervisor approves 28 Apr, but the TA is for CCAF degree (so the final approval is the base education office). The base education office does not approve by 1 May… this TA request will still be available for use, as it was approved by the supervisor by term start date.

The student notification will let them know their request was deleted, due to supervisor not approving by start date. They will be reminded if they remain in that class, they will be responsible for the funding. New TA requests must adhere to the normal requesting policies.

In our ongoing quality improvement by Council of Accreditation (COA), the School-Age program needs parents to assist in the Quality Improvement Team (QIT). The team is required to meet once a quarter, dates & times to be agreed upon. If you wish to participate on the QIT team please email zollie.ford@us.af.mil at your earliest convenience. We would like to have our meeting in Feb. 2015, date TBA.

Child & Youth Development Program Standards
COA's Standards for Child & Youth Development (CYD) Programs are applicable for Early Childhood Education (ECE), After School (ASP), and Youth Development (YD) programs. These standards reflect COA's philosophy that COA Accreditation is not an end but a means to an end. The real endpoint is a program's enhanced growth and stability, an unwavering commitment to the health, safety, and rights of children and youth, and measurable and observable results.

Who They Are
The Council on Accreditation (COA) is an international, independent, nonprofit, human service accrediting organization. Founded in 1977 by the Child Welfare League of America and Family Service America (now the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities), our mission is to partner with human service organizations worldwide to improve service delivery outcomes by developing, applying, and promoting accreditation standards.

What is Accreditation?
The formal evaluation of an organization or program against best practice standards. It is both a status and a process:

As a Status
It signifies that an organization or program meets standards of quality set forth by the accrediting body.

As a Process
It involves an in-depth self-review of an organization or program against currently accepted best practice standards, an onsite visit by an evaluation team comprised of experts, and a subsequent review and decision by the accrediting body.

What is a Standard?
A statement that articulates a level of quality developed by subject matter experts that will be implemented and maintained by an organization or program pursuing accreditation and an accredited organization or program.

Value of COA Accreditation
Accreditation signifies that an organization or program is effectively managing its resources and providing the best possible services to all of its stakeholders.

If you have any questions please call 850-884-6355.

Okaloosa Tax Collector Office Locations: Driver License Services for Eglin A.F.B. and Hurlburt Field

In order to serve all of our customers efficiently, Driver License Services will be by appointment only at our Eglin and Hurlburt Field locations. Our Hurlburt branch is located at 120 Simpson Ave., Bldg. 90320 and our Eglin branch is located at 310 Van Matre Ave., Bldg. 210. For more information, please visit our website at www.OkaloosaTax.com or call our Customer Service Processing Center at 850.651.7300. Hours of operation 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.

Job Opportunity: Child Development Center

Looking for a rewarding job opportunity? The Hurlburt Field Child Development Center is seeking qualified caregivers to join our team!

Provide care for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. Position requires a pre-employment physical, food handler certification and background check. Hours needed for care: 6 am - 6 pm. Pay range depending on experience is $11.06 - $14.04. May require some weekends and evenings for special programs and training.

Apply online

Clubs Members Enter to Win Today

Just to show our appreciation, Air Force Clubs is giving away two Chevy Silverado vehicles, sponsored by GM Military Discount, a trip for four to Disney World and ten $500, all to Air Force Club members

To enter to win, club members (see eligibility details in the link below) can fill out an entry form found at participating FSS activities and drop it in the box provided. No purchase necessary. 

Monthly prizes are awarded as follows.

October Winners

  • Winners of $500 cash prizes:
    • Jimmy Brown from Barksdale AFB, Louisiana - Retired
    • Chris Porter from Kadena AB, Japan - SSgt
    • Daniel Sala from Kadena AB, Japan - MSgt
    • Dale Brandl from Scott AFB, illinois - Retired
    • Antwan Carlisle from JBSA Randolph, texas - SMSgt
    • Emily Burek-Youchnik from Kadena AB, Japan - SSgt, spouse
    • Kim Caley from Luke AFB, Arizona - TSgt, spouse
    • Jacobus Jens from Minot AFB, North Dakota - Captain
    • William "Buzz" Barch from Shaw AFB, South Carolina - Retired
    • Ken Chastain from Kadena AB, Japan - Civilian

November Prize

  • On or about November 13, 2014, one AF Club member in good standing will be randomly selected to receive a trip for up to four people to Disney World. Winner must have been a member on October 31, 2014.

December Grand Prize

  • On or about December 15, 2014, two AF Club members will each be selected to receive a Chevy Silverado. Winner must have been a member on November 30,  2014.
    Grand Prize Vehicles consist of two (2) 2015 model-year, factory-equipped vehicles, homologated to United States specifications as follows: two (2) Chevrolet Silverado vehicles having a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of up to forty-five thousand dollars ($45,000) or a General Motor’s vehicle of the Grand Prize Winner’s choice of equivalent or lesser MSRP value. If, due to production shortages, component availability, or causes beyond the control of the Sponsor or the Air Force, the Grand Prize Vehicle including but not limited to color of exterior and interior,  any other features or upgrades to the Grand Prize Vehicle will be allowed only if permitted by the delivery dealer and paid for by the winner. Each Grand Prize Vehicle shall not exceed forty-five thousand dollars ($45,000 MSRP).

All winners will be determined by random drawing conducted at the Services Directorate. Drawings will be supervised by a representative from the Air Force Personnel Center Legal Office. AF Club Members can only win one of the prizes during the promotional period.

Download Entry Form Here

Mail Registration Forms to: Giveaway, ATTN: Duce Reyna, AFPC/SVOF, 2261 Hughes Ave Ste 156, JBSA Lackland, TX 78236-9854 –OR- Drop off at your local Club

Click here for Eligibility, Prize Regulations and Restrictions

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