Military Family Resources

Military Family Resources


Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission

Ohio is one of 35 states involved in the Interstate Compact for Educational Opportunities for Military Children, which is working to ensure that military children are properly enrolled in schools, have eligibility for school activities and have assistance in meeting graduation requirements. Learn about the compact on this website. For additional information, contact ODE staff members Pete Lupiba, the council’s state commissioner, at pete.lupiba@education.ohio.gov

House Bill 488

Revised Code to require state institutions of higher education to award credit for military training, to increase penalties for certain theft, deception, and identity fraud offenses when the victim is an active duty service member, to allow for a civil action for victims of identity fraud, to make other changes regarding state support and benefits for veterans and their spouses, and to clarify membership in the State Teachers Retirement System.

Health Care Licensing for Military Members and Spouses

If you or your spouse is a current or retired member of the armed forces of the United States, or a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States, including the Ohio national guard, the following information is provided to help you in obtaining licensure or certification by the Ohio Board of Nursing.

Ohio Inter-service Family Assistance Coalition (ISFAC)

The ISFAC serves as a statewide “safety net” in support of Ohio military families. The ISFAC connects military families with national, state, regional and community resources as well as volunteer support services.

Military OneSource

Military OneSource offers a wide range of individualized consultations, coaching and non-medical counseling for many aspects of military life.

Touching Base

Touching Base is a quarterly U.S. Department of Education newsletter for the military community.