News | Military Childrens Collaborative Group

Newsletter | Q2 2019

By Debbie Nichols | April 1, 2019

Washington DC – Military Child Education Coalition’s (MCEC) 2019 National Training Symposium Bailey Caldwell and Debbie Nichols represented MCCG at the Military Child Education Coalition’s (MCEC) National Training Symposium (NTS) 2019 in Washington DC. MCCG had an exhibit table, we promoted MilTeenChatTm App and our Children’s Courage Coins. Debbie and Bailey also attended off-site meetings…

Newsletter | Q1 2019

By Debbie Nichols | January 30, 2019

Our New Year has started out with a bang! Military Childrens Collaborative Group started a national movement educating communities on the needs of military connected children. We are experiencing an increased interest level of how to support the needs of military children in schools, children’s organizations, and the communities they live in. We offer at…

Newsletter | Summer 2018

By Debbie Nichols | July 1, 2018

MilTeenChat App for teens to access support and connect with each other Working together in partnership with the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing and military teens, we developed MilTeenChat app – created exclusively for military connected teens 13-17 yrs. old only! The safe, secure app network enables teens to access support articles addressing their…

Newsletter | Q1 2018

By Debbie Nichols | January 1, 2018

Advocacy to support military connected children in Southern California schools Orange County Dept. of Education District Presentation Debbie Nichols, founder of MCCG, and Ida Humphrey of the Department of Defense Air Force presented to the 26 School Districts, with the latest updates on government policies and opportunities available for Federal funding. The ODCE has offered…

Newsletter | Spring 2017

By Debbie Nichols | March 3, 2017

On Friday, March 3, Debbie Nichols of Military Childrens Collaborative Group (MCCG) will speak at the Orange County Department of Education School Districts Quarterly meeting in Costa Mesa. There will be 150 – 300 attendees representing the 26 School Districts in Orange County. Nichols will update the Districts on the continued efforts being made in…

Month of the Military Child Ceremony

Newsletter | Spring 2016

By Debbie Nichols | April 28, 2016

Our 2nd Annual Month of the Military Child Proclamation ceremony was a huge success! We honored over 70 children and thanked the children connected by Active Duty, National Guard Guard, Reserves, Veteran and fallen for their silent service to our Country. We had children Guest speakers sharing what is like to be a military connected…

Newsletter | Dec 2015

By Debbie Nichols | December 1, 2015

Tracking performance of Military Kids as a Group in Schools and other news! Every Student Succeeds Act Passed The military student identifier recently became law as part of the “Every Student Succeeds Act” signed on December 10th. The data does not allow officials to identify individual students but will be used to learn how military…

Newsletter | May 2015

By Debbie Nichols | May 1, 2015

Community Involvement The Orange County Community Foundation selected us along with 340 additional nonprofits to participate in the first iHeartOC. From April 21 to 22, the first 30-hour fundraising event goal was to raise 2 million dollars for nonprofits serving Orange County and it was a huge success. MCCG sends out a big thank you…

Newsletter | Nov 2014

By Debbie Nichols | November 1, 2014

We at MCCG are so thankful for all those supporting our efforts to improve the lives of children connected to the military. Working with Boy Scouts to Support Military Kids We collaborated with the Orange County Council of the Boy Scouts of America (OCSBA) to provide a first of its kind a webinar. This webinar…

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Newsletter | Sept 2014

By Debbie Nichols | September 1, 2014

Los Angeles Unified School District Support of Children of Military Los Angeles Unified School District is rolling out their new student emergency forms while at the same time implementing two new systems: PASSport: this will allow parents/guardians to monitor their students’ academic progress. MiSIS: this assists in entering, managing, analyzing, and reporting all data connected…