Military student transition consultant available at Vernon Parish schools

By VIVIAN LOPEZ

FORT POLK, La. — One of the hardest challenges military children face is transitioning to different schools when their parents receive orders to a new duty station.

The Department of Defense Education Activity recognized this and awarded Vernon Parish schools a $1.25 million four-year grant to fund additional academic, social and emotional support to military children transitioning in and out of the community — known as Project LEVEL. From this, Sue Lopez’s position as a military student transition consultant for Vernon Parish was created.

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