Academic Support Resources
School Liaison Officers (SLO's)
Facilitates understanding of the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children (MIC3) and liaisons between the parent and the school as needed to ensure compliance and develop solutions. The Compact can help to remove educational barriers within public school systems for military children who move frequently throughout their educational career. The Compact addresses key transition issues such as enrollment, placement, attendance, eligibility, and graduation. Provisions within the compact provide for a consistent policy across state lines for military children. Covers educational records, kindergarten and first grade entrance age, course and educational program placement, special education services, placement flexibility and absences, eligibility, graduation. Services for children of active duty, National Guard, Reserve, and children of retired service members for up to one year.
- Assists with K-12 school transitions associated with military life and facilitates communication among schools, parents and installation leadership.
- Provides parent and educator workshops on a variety of transition issues.
- Additional information: www.mic3.net, www.doe.virginia.gov/support/studentfamily/military
- Fort Belvoir SLO office: 9800 Belvoir Road, Building 200, Fort Belvoir.
Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Medical
- EFMP allows medical and educational personnel to review the availability of medical and educational resources in projected assignment locations.
Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Family Support Services
- Provides assistance and support to families with medical and/or educational needs.
Fairfax County Public Schools Free/Reduced Price Meals
Families who earn less than 130 percent of the poverty level are eligible for free meals and those with incomes between 130 and 185 percent of poverty level qualify for reduced-price meals.
Fairfax County Public Schools, Early Childhood Special Education
Free screening and evaluation of children ages 2-5 for special education services. Free specialized instruction for students eligible for special education services.
Fairfax County Public Schools Counseling Resources at Fort Belvoir Elementary
Small group, short-term counseling (emotional regulation, grief, divorce, etc.), individual short-term counseling, parent workshops, mental health screening, behavior support, and behavior intervention plans.
- Group and individual counseling average 6-8 weeks, school counselors will make recommendations if long term services are needed.
- All students registered at Fort Belvoir Elementary School are eligible for services.
- Primary School Counselors: 703-781-2700
- Upper School Counselors: 571-982-1300
- Primary School Social Worker/School Psychologist: 703-781-2700
- Upper School Social Worker/School Psychologist: 571-982-1300
Fort Belvoir Elementary School (FBES)
Standards-based curriculum; Local Screening Committee (LSC) to determine eligibility for specialized instruction or other accommodations within school setting; Advanced Academics for identified students; ESOL services; referrals to Early Childhood Assessment Team (ECAT) as needed to assess for early childhood learning supports.
- All branches
- PreK-6th grade
- Primary: 703-781-2700 (PreK-3rd grade); Upper: 571-982-1300 (4th-6th grades)
Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) Parent Liaison
- Liaison between parents and school. Parent liaisons will welcome and orient families who are new to the school and community, and help them understand the school’s culture, policies, procedures, and practices.
- www.fcps.edu – search: “military family”; FCPS/military families website; assists military families who are registering students into FCPS; specialized information for military-connected students.
- www.tutor.com – free tutoring for active duty families.
- www.khanacademy.com – free math tutoring for all individuals.
- www.myon.com – reading support, requires code from school personnel.