Operation Dandelion Kids levels the playing field for our military children and empowers their parents with every PCS. We give military parents the tools to most effectively advocate for their children’s education and raise awareness of the unique military child lifestyle in an educational context. Maintaining educational continuity is a challenge every time a child changes schools.
Our K-6 Education Binder gives you the tools, resources and knowledge you need to effectively communicate your child’s needs to a new set of educators and counselors in your child’s new school.
- It’s free! Yes, the ODK K-6 Education Binder is free to anyone who wants a smoother school transition or education continuity for their kids after a PCS or move.
- It’s easy! Click on the link above to download pre-printed tabs, an overview letter and assembly information. It only takes a few minutes!
- It works! We are parents just like you and designed this binder with your family in mind.
We strengthen your voice, motivating you through the rough patches and inspiring you to make this transition the best one yet! We’ve learned a few tricks to master transitioning over the years and are excited to share them with you. We’re all part of the same family.
We’re in this together!
- Our K-6 Education Binder helps parents manage their military child’s transition to a new school with ease and in an organized manner.
- We offer downloadable guides and creative ideas to advocate for your military child.
- We compile parenting strategies, family activities, resources and support that are applicable to the needs of today’s families.
- How to build a Student Portfolio for grade 7-12 military-connected kids. Get ready for college!
- Useful tools and strategies to aid educators in addressing the specific needs of the military students in their classrooms.
- Creative, constructive ways to celebrate Veterans Days.
- Fun tools for tech-savvy kids to keep in touch.
- Practical tips on how move mid-year and transition easily to your new school.
- Easy ways to start your own school “buddy group.”
Check out our second initiative, Parenting on the Home Front, which offers services that build strong families through expert advice and education. Visit Parenting on the Home Front to find out more.