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Education & Training Center


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The Education Center is CLOSED

except for WAPS, DLPT,

and AFCT Testing

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CUSTOMER SERVICE:
Customer assistance and Counseling
will be conducted via email.
Email your request to 6FSS.FSDE.Education@us.af.mil

BRIEFINGS:
There will be no mass briefings until further notice. Most briefings (TA users, Commissioning, SkillBridge, etc) will be accomplished via email; please send a request to 6FSS.FSDE.Education@us.af.mil

WAPS TESTING:
WAPS testing dates will be sent to each WAPS montior.
Please check with your Unit WAPS monitor if you have
questions about testing.

CDC TESTING:
CDC testing is scheduled by Unit Training Managers (UTMs).
If you need to test, see your UTM. OTHER TESTING: DLPT, DLAB, AFCT/ASVAB, AFOQT testing requests should be submitted to 6FSS.FSDE.Education@us.af.mil

DSST and CLEP TESTING:
The National Test Center is closed until further notice.
Email your requests to macdill@saintleo.edu
Army Education questions should be directed to
Fort Stewart at 912-767-8331.

Thank you for your patience during this time.


The Air Force Aid Society's

General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant

application is now available

for the 2021-2022 academic year.

This program awards grants ranging from $500 to $4,000 based on financial need.

Eligibility for this program includes dependent children of Air Force members

  • Currently on Active Duty (including Title 10 Reservists & Title 32 Guard) through 1 December 2021
  • Retired (receiving Retired pay from the Air Force)
  • Deceased

Eligible Spouses of Air Force members 

  • Currently on Active Duty (including Title 10) through 1 December 2021
  • Surviving spouses of active or retired members

All applicants must be enrolled as full-time undergraduates at an accredited college or university during the 2021-2022 academic year and are required to maintain a minimum 2.0 Grade Point Average (GPA).

Applying for the Arnold Education Grant online application opens the door to two additional programs:

  • Merit Scholarship - incoming freshmen with verified 4.0 GPAs identified through the Arnold Education Grant application are contacted directly in the Spring by AFAS to compete for these $5,000 merit-based scholarships. A minimum of 10 scholarships are awarded annually.
  • Supplemental Loan Program - provides interest-free loans to sponsoring members of eligible students identified through the Arnold Education Grant application of up to $1,000 per eligible student to help reimburse out-of-pocket education expenses.

For more information, including eligibility requirements and to access the Arnold Education Grant application, please visit our website at https://afas.org/haparnoldgrant/

The deadline for applications is April 30, 2021, but students are encouraged to apply early.





Requesting Counseling

Appointments

or Testing Dates

Education Counseling, Bldg. 252 (Room 117)
Scheduling Appointments:

Education Center Testing, Bldg. 252 (Room 117)
Scheduling CDCs: Unit Training Managers
Scheduling all others:
6fss.fsde.education@us.af.mil AFVEC ("Online Test Requests")

TESTS AVAILABLE:

AFCT (Second Tue of the month, 0800)
CDC (Tue, 0800 & 1110, except 2nd Tue of ea mo)
PME (Tue, 1110, except 2nd Tue of ea mo)
DLPT/DLAB (Wed, 0800/Thu, 0800)

WAPS & Military Testing, Bldg. 252 (Annex Bldg.)
Scheduling WAPS: Unit WAPS Testing Monitors
Scheduling OPI/AFOQT/EDPT/TBAS: lechard.jones.1@us.af.mil

TESTS AVAILABLE:

WAPS    AFOQT    OPI




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 $250.00 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. Visit the Education Center for more information on tuition assistance policies and/or education counseling.





Mandatory TA Briefing


The Education Office will send TA briefings via email. Request your briefing by emailing us at 6FSS.FSDE.education@us.af.mil





Total Force Officer Training (TFOT)

Application Process

is now virtual!


Airmen must apply for the TFOT commissioning program through the Air Force Portal page managed by AFRS. Active duty members applying for a commission through the TFOT Program, please review your eligibility status and, if eligible, submit your application through sharepoint here:
http://tinyurl.com/hddqpkr
(Note: CAC card login required)



Attention 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 (828-3116) to register.





Army Education Advising

Army Continuing Education Services
Mrs. Agnes Foster-Sanchez
Education Center, Room 116
Email: agnes.foster-sanchez.ctr@us.af.mil
Phone: 828-3795 or DSN: 968-3795
Fax: 813-828-9972

Hrs:
Mon-Fri, 9 am-3 pm

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


Please contact the MacDill Education Center at 828-3115 for assistance with the following:
Exam Scheduling: DLPT, DLAB, ASVAB, SAT/ACT
 




Career Assistance Advisor/

Professional Development

Please click here to visit our Sharepoint Site

Note: For authorized DoD users only; CAC card required




MacDill AFB

Professional Development Center

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2020 Course Schedule


2021 Course Schedule





MACDILL ON-BASE COLLEGES

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Hillsborough Community College

Saint Leo University



CLEP/DANTES 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 9:30 am.

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

Click HERE to view the available tests




Are you a Military Spouse

Pursuing an Advanced

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!
Click here to link to MyCAA website




Educational Links of Interest

Air University

Air Force Virtual Education Center

Community College of the Air Force (CCAF)

DANTES (Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support)

Online Academic Skills Course

Troops to Teachers

Tutor.com for US Military Families

VA Educational Benefits

(Note: Some links require CAC card to access)




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