Education & Training Committee
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Article I. Education Committee focus and objectives:
Article II. Helping veterans re-train into a different trade or profession
Section 2.01 Avenues to success include:
(a) Education – maximize credit from military experience to universities with transfer credit friendly policies
(b) Training – utilize GI Bill to pay for training in an approved trade recognized by the VA
(c) Entrepreneurship – start your own business – seminars and programs designed to provide
required knowledge for this type of venture
Article III. 2. Veteran education benefits:
- Explanation of benefits
Post 9-11 GI Bill
Time limit for use (15 year window)
What is covered
Housing stipend (brick and mortar / online)
- What programs are available
Education – training – certificates – flight – trades – professional exams
- Programs-Terms, what is offered and when they expire
- Military service/experience- how can time served be used as credits towards their degree. Joint service transcripts.
Thorough understanding of JSTS
How universities work with ACE to recognize skills / learning approved for credit
Article IV. 3. Leaving the military:
- How/who to get counseling from to help in the transition (pre and post).
TAPS program prior to departing military
Local VA facilities – local VSO’s – post military
- How to reinvent yourself in the civilian world.
Different culture – different communication styles – different attire in civilian sector
Utilize self-assessment programs provided at military bases – VA facilities – various Veterans Service Organizations
- How to effectively communicate what you did (in an interview and on your resume)
Utilize professional resume services to effectively communicate your learned military skill sets
- How to effectively and successfully match your skill set to the needs of the civilian job market/industry.
- Connecting with Organizations that provide training of skills
Organizations that provide classes/training sessions
-Resa 8, Workforce WV, VUB, VAMC, etc.