EDUCATION & TRAINING CENTER

PHONE: (813) 828-3115

HOURS OF OPERATION:

Monday - Friday

8am - 3pm

(Closed: Federal Holidays & Wing Training Days)

Email: 6fss.fsde.education@us.af.mil

PHONE: (813) 828-3115

HOURS OF OPERATION:

Monday - Friday

8am - 3pm

(Closed: Federal Holidays & Wing Training Days)

Email: 6fss.fsde.education@us.af.mil

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REQUESTING INFORMATION

Education Counseling, Bldg. #252 (Rm 117)

Schedule Appointments: 6fss.fsde.education@us.af.mil or via AFVEC Messages

For current information and events, view Ed Center Info on the Air Force Virtual Education Center (AFVEC) website: afvec.us.af.mil

EDUCATION TESTING

Education Testing, Bldg. #252 (Rm 117)

Scheduling CDCs: Unit Training Managers

All Others: 6fss.fsde.education@us.af.mil


TESTS AVAILABLE

AFCT (2nd Tuesday of each month, 12:30PM)

CDC (Tuesday, 12:30PM, except 2nd Tuesday* of each month)

DLPT/DLAB/ELC (Wednesday 12:30PM & Thursday 12:30PM)


WAPS & MILITARY TESTING

Annex Bldg #252

Scheduling WAPS: Unit WAPS Testing Monitors

All Others email: 6fss.fsde.education@us.af.mil

Tests Available: WAPS/OPI/AFOQT/EDPT/TBAS/TAPAS

TRANSITIONING SERVICE MEMBERS

The two-day Accessing Higher Education (AHE) workshop is for those pursuing higher education. It assists Service members in identifying the education requirements that support their personal goals. This workshop focuses on topics such as how to achieve academic success, how to research and compare institutions, and how to finance higher education. After completing the Accessing Higher Education workshop, service members will be prepared to complete an application to an accredited institution, schedule a session with a counselor from an academic institution, or meet individually with education counselors, as needed.

Contact Fred Bandy at the Base Education Center by emailing Frederick.bandy@us.af.mil or Jeffrey Guttveg at jeffrey.guttveg.1@us.af.mil or call (813) 828-3115 to register.

SKILLBRIDGE BRIEF

Air Force SkillBridge brief will be held in the Education Center, Bldg 252, Rm 121, at 12:30PM on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. You must register to attend. Please contact the Education Center at (813) 828-3115 or email 6fss.fsde.education@us.af.mil

COMMISSIONING BRIEF

Commissioning Briefs will be held in the Education Center, Bldg #252, Rm 121 at 1PM on the following days: 

2024 Dates:

  • February 7
  • April 3
  • June 5
  • August 7
  • October 2
  • December 4

You must register to attend. Please RSVP via AFVEC (Ed. Center Events), contact the Education Center (813) 828-3115, or email 6fss.fsde.education@us.af.mil to register.

2024 Commissioning Brief Flyer

TUITION ASSISTANCE

Before registering with any college or university, check the actual course costs before committing. Air Force tuition assistance will only cover the actual tuition costs up to $250 per semester hour or $166.66 per quarter hour. Fees such as parking, lab, technology, etc. cannot be paid with AF tuition assistance funds. Some schools charge hefty fees to attend and those fees will be billed to the student. Call us for more information on tuition assistance policies and/or education counseling. 

MANDATORY TA BRIEFING

TA Briefings are conducted every Wednesday at 9am. Reservations are not required.

CAREER ASSISTANCE ADVISOR/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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*Please note: For authorized DoD users only. CAC required.

MACDILL AFB PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER

DSST AND CLEP TESTING

Saint Leo University is the National Test Center for all CLEP/DSST testing. To schedule an exam, please email the Test Administrator, macdill@saintleo.edu with your name, exam title, and preferred test date and time, at least 7 days in advance. Public Speaking is limited to only two test candidates per test session.

Testing will be conducted on Wednesdays at 10:00 am.

All CLEP tests require registration at clep.collegeboard.org/register/exam.

All DSST tests require registration at getcollegecredit.com.

Register as a user, update your profile to show your military status, then register for the test you wish to take.

You must bring your ID card and DSST username/password or CLEP Exam Registration Ticket on test day.

List of Available Tests

ARMY EDUCATION ADVISING

Army Continuing Education Services

Mrs. Agnes Foster-Sanchez

Education Center, Room 117

Email: agnes.foster-sanchez.ctr@us.af.mil

Phone: (813) 828-3795

DSN: 968-3795

Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm

Please contact Mrs. Foster-Sanchez for assistance with:

  • Army Tuition Assistance
  • Go Army ED
  • College/Degree Program Information
  • Commissioning Program Information
  • GI Bill Information (Montgomery/Post 9-11)
  • Spousal Education Assistance Programs

MILITARY SPOUSES AND EDUCATION

Check out MyCAA (My Career Advancement Account), a program where eligible military spouses are able to receive up to $4,000 of Financial Assistance that can help you pursue an education, training, licenses, certificates and degrees leading to employment in portable career fields.

Take advantage of this little-known, but very valuable program!

Visit the MyCAA Website 

  • Address:

    8102 Condor St., Bldg #252

    MacDill AFB, FL 33621

    Inside the Base Library