Parents may participate in state assessments discussion

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Parents of military-connected children in the Colorado Springs area can join other concerned parents to learn more about whether their students are on track to be successful in college and their careers, according to a news release issued by the Military Child Education Coalition, which added the conversation will also focus on issues facing military-connected and highly mobile students.

Interested parents are invited to join the discussion from 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, April 27 at Fountain Fort Carson High School with keynote speaker, District 8 Superintendent Cheryl Serrano; or 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday April 28 at the U.S. Air Force Academy with keynote speaker, Academy School District 20 Superintendent Mark Hatchell. On-site child care for ages 6-10 will be provided on a limited, reserved basis, according to the release.

 The Military Child Education Coalition, in coordination with the Partnership of Assessment Readiness for College and Careers, will facilitate a discussion identifying areas of strength and needs for students related to standards.

MCEC has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. MCEC is also approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors Approved Continuing Education and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements, according to the release.

For more information, visit www.MilitaryChild.org.