V2.
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@MILITARYACTNOW
Disclaimer
Presentation of this brief, including the information, hyperlinks,
products and/or services contained herein, d...
Food for Thought
ON FACEBOOK AS
“MILITARY ACT NOW”
Our goal is to promote higher education and
camaraderie within all commands and to give ...
All Hands Career Handbook
Career Handbook:
A great reference on Navy
programs and career opportunities
available to sailor...
NKO / The Learning &
Development Roadmap
The Learning & Development Roadmap:
The Learning & Development Roadmap (LaDR)
in...
College Accreditation &
American Council on Education
U.S. Department of Education College Accreditation :
The goal of ac...
American Council Education
WEBSITE LINK: HTTP://WWW.ACENET.EDU/
ALEKS
WEBSITE LINK: HTTP://WWW.ALEKS.COM
STRAIGHTERLINE
WEBSITE LINK: HTTP://WWW.STRAIGHTERLINE.COM/
USMAP & NAVY COOL
USMAP
The United Services Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP) which use to
be the journeyman progra...
National Intelligence University
WEBSITE LINK: HTTP://NI-U.EDU
WEBSITE LINK: HTTP://WWW.DIA.MIL
Naval Postgraduate School
WEBSITE LINK: WWW.NPS.EDU
Navy College Learning Center
& Discover Career Assessment
- Various levels of English
- Mathematics
- Reading
- Algebra
- ...
NKO / The Learning &
Development Roadmap
The Learning & Development Roadmap
- Regardless of grade level
- One-on-one help...
NFL Players Donate Free SAT-ACT
Software for Military Families
WEBSITE LINK: HTTP://WWW.AFA.ORG/LINKS/NFL.ASP
WEBSITE LINK...
College Grants and Scholarships
WEBSITE LINK: HTTP://WWW.STUDENTS.GOV
Advanced Education
Voucher Program
The Navy's Education Voucher (AEV) Program
Pays for advanced degree (bachelors or mast...
PETERSONS Education / Lifelong
Learning Resources
WEBSITE LINK: WWW.PETERSONS.COM/DANTES
Tools for Military Success:
ASV...
PETERSONS Education / Lifelong
Learning Resources
Tools for College Success:
PSAT prep, SAT prep, ACT prep, Military Fli...
My Career Advancement Account
Spouse Career Advancement Accounts
 MyCAA is an employment assistance program that provide...
The Yellow Ribbon Program
The Post-9/11 GI Bill will pay you:
all resident tuition & fees for a public school
the highe...
Test Preparation
HTTP://WWW.NELNETSOLUTIONS.COM/DOD
INSTANTCERT
COST options:
Free for 30 day trial
 $15.00 per month, Discount code: 53145
 $108.00 for six months
Tools...
Local Education &
Testing Centers
NAVY COLLEGE OFFICE Bethesda
( previously at Anacostia – Testing Center coming ! )
UMUC ...
WEBSITES:
HTTP://WWW.NAVY.MIL/
HTTPS://SMART.NAVY.MIL/
HTTPS://NSIPS.NMCI.NAVY.MIL/
HTTP://WWW.NAVYADVANCEMENT.COM/
H...
A Parting Thought
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  1. 1. V2. 6 @MILITARYACTNOW
  2. 2. Disclaimer Presentation of this brief, including the information, hyperlinks, products and/or services contained herein, does not necessarily constitute endorsement by the U.S. Navy. For other than official authorized U.S. Navy sponsored sites, the U.S. Navy does not exercise any editorial control over the information found in this brief. The purpose and goal of this brief is to be used as an educational platform, to inform sailors of educational and career enhancement opportunities that may be available to them.
  3. 3. Food for Thought
  4. 4. ON FACEBOOK AS “MILITARY ACT NOW” Our goal is to promote higher education and camaraderie within all commands and to give all military members a good educational foundation. This is an open forum about military education with an emphasis on diversification as it pertains to career progression. We will provide the information you share it and seize the moment.
  5. 5. All Hands Career Handbook Career Handbook: A great reference on Navy programs and career opportunities available to sailors. Topics covered will include Naval programs opportunities such as Navy college, Commissioning programs, Ombudsman program, and other various programs that may be available to all services members pertaining to career development. This information lays a good foundation to inform sailors of the importance of diversification as it pertains to career progression. WEBSITE LINK: HTTP://WWW.BUPERS.NAVY.MIL/REFERENCELIBRARY/PUBLICATIONS/NPCCAREERHANDBOOK/DEFAULT.HTM HTTP://WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/BUPERS-NPC/REFERENCE/PUBLICATIONS/NPCCAREERHANDBOOK/
  6. 6. NKO / The Learning & Development Roadmap The Learning & Development Roadmap: The Learning & Development Roadmap (LaDR) integrates training and education programs where appropriate with the goal to reduce time to train, optimize resources, employ new learning technologies as learning and development becomes a part of every Sailor’s lifestyle. The principle focus of career development is to standardize an advancement plan by featuring the existing skills of your rating necessary to be successful in the Navy. WEBSITE LINK: HTTPS://WWWA.NKO.NAVY.MIL
  7. 7. College Accreditation & American Council on Education U.S. Department of Education College Accreditation : The goal of accreditation is to ensure that education provided by institutions of higher education meets acceptable levels of quality. Accrediting agencies, which are private educational associations of regional or national Institutions and/or programs that request an agency's evaluation and that meet an agency's criteria are then "accredited" by that agency. The American Council on Education (ACE) : Is a United States organization comprising over 1,800 accredited, degree-granting colleges and universities and higher education-related associations, organizations, and corporations. WEBSITE LINK: HTTP://OPE.ED.GOV/ACCREDITATION/ WEBSITE LINK: HTTP://WWW.ACENET.EDU/
  8. 8. American Council Education WEBSITE LINK: HTTP://WWW.ACENET.EDU/
  9. 9. ALEKS WEBSITE LINK: HTTP://WWW.ALEKS.COM
  10. 10. STRAIGHTERLINE WEBSITE LINK: HTTP://WWW.STRAIGHTERLINE.COM/
  11. 11. USMAP & NAVY COOL USMAP The United Services Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP) which use to be the journeyman program is a formal military training program that provides active duty Navy service members the opportunity to improve their job skills and to complete their civilian apprenticeship requirements while they are on active duty. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) provides the nationally recognized "Certificate of Completion" upon program completion. WEBSITE LINK: HTTPS://USMAP.CNET.NAVY.MIL WEBSITE LINK: HTTPS://WWW.COOL.NAVY.MIL/ NAVY COOL NAVY COOL Credentialing Opportunities On-Line (NAVY COOL) Navy OFFICERS and ENLISTED members can meet civilian certification, apprenticeships, and federal/state license requirements related to their ratings, jobs, designators, occupations.
  12. 12. National Intelligence University WEBSITE LINK: HTTP://NI-U.EDU WEBSITE LINK: HTTP://WWW.DIA.MIL
  13. 13. Naval Postgraduate School WEBSITE LINK: WWW.NPS.EDU
  14. 14. Navy College Learning Center & Discover Career Assessment - Various levels of English - Mathematics - Reading - Algebra - Calculus - Geometry - Trigonometry WEBSITE LINK: HTTPS://WWW.NAVYCOLLEGE.NAVY.MIL/INDEX.CFM  Discover Career Assessment Program This program is designed to provide one stop shopping and seeks to match an individual’s likes, dislikes, skills, abilities, and values with occupations and school majors. It has numerous resources to help people determine college majors, schools, occupations, do job searches, develop job seeking skills. WEBSITE LINK: HTTP://ACTAPPS.ACT.ORG/EDISCOVER/  Navy College Learning Center The NCLCs have many study subjects available: *Study materials are also available to prepare for: - ASVAB - GED - SAT - ACT - CLEP & Excelsior exams - Chemistry - Physics - Science - Social Studies - Life and Job Skills - Parenting Skills
  15. 15. NKO / The Learning & Development Roadmap The Learning & Development Roadmap - Regardless of grade level - One-on-one help with a certified tutor • Elementary Math • Middle Grades • Algebra • Algebra II • Geometry • Trigonometry • Calculus • Statistics WEBSITE LINK: HTTPS://WWWA.NKO.NAVY.MIL • Science • Biology • Chemistry • Earth Science • Physics • English Writing • Social Studies
  16. 16. NFL Players Donate Free SAT-ACT Software for Military Families WEBSITE LINK: HTTP://WWW.AFA.ORG/LINKS/NFL.ASP WEBSITE LINK: HTTP://SAT.EKNOWLEDGE.COM/MILITARY.ASP SAT/ACT Study Preparation Last year a group of NFL players donated several million dollars worth of SAT/ACT Prep materials to all service members and families worldwide. The cost of these materials would have otherwise been approximately $500 per individual. In this first year they received over 16,000 thank you letters and funded more than 55,000 program requests. Due to this overwhelming response they have agreed to continue funding the donation for the next few years.
  17. 17. College Grants and Scholarships WEBSITE LINK: HTTP://WWW.STUDENTS.GOV
  18. 18. Advanced Education Voucher Program The Navy's Education Voucher (AEV) Program Pays for advanced degree (bachelors or masters) for selected Navy senior enlisted (E-7 through E-9). Those enrolled in the program must be seeking bachelor or master degrees in areas that the Navy considers "Navy-Relevant." AEV for baccalaureate degree completion is capped at $6,700 per year for a maximum of 36 months from the date of enrollment. Total program cost per student is limited to $20,000. Qualified candidates should have an associate’s degree or the equivalent amount of college credit applicable to the degree being sought The AEV master’s degree program covers 100% of tuition, books, and related fees up to a maximum of $20,000 per year for up to 24 months of enrollment, with the total program cost per individual capped at $40,000. Candidates must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution recognized by the Department of Education. WEBSITE LINK: HTTPS://WWW.NAVYCOLLEGE.NAVY.MIL/AEV/AEV_HOME.CFM
  19. 19. PETERSONS Education / Lifelong Learning Resources WEBSITE LINK: WWW.PETERSONS.COM/DANTES Tools for Military Success: ASVAB prep - The easiest way to reach the ASVAB score goal you need Create a resume - Translate your military credentials into a resume Tools for a Portable Civilian Career: Create a resume - Resumes that get results. Match your military background with the ideal private-sector job Civil service and licensure exams Professional development programs search and Careers Research Tools for Military Success: OASC – Online Academic Skills Course is designed for individuals in the U.S. military who want to build their reading comprehension, vocabulary, and math skills to pass their exams, excel in their jobs, advance their careers, or continue their education.
  20. 20. PETERSONS Education / Lifelong Learning Resources Tools for College Success: PSAT prep, SAT prep, ACT prep, Military Flight Aptitude Tests prep CLEP prep - Earn college credit (includes 29 tests). DANTES Tests (DSST prep) - Translate your knowledge into college credit! College Search - Find campus-based and distance learning schools. Resume for college application Tools for an Allied Health & Nursing Career: Nursing programs search - Search more than 3,600 profiles of accredited undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. NCLEX prep - Your gateway to a career in nursing. EMT Basic Certification Exam Prep Nursing School and Allied Health Entrance Exams WEBSITE LINK: WWW.PETERSONS.COM/DOD
  21. 21. My Career Advancement Account Spouse Career Advancement Accounts  MyCAA is an employment assistance program that provides up to $4,000 of financial assistance (maximum benefit with a $2000 fiscal year cap) to eligible military spouses who are pursuing a license, certification or Associate’s degree in a portable career field and occupation.  Spouse of an active duty Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine service member in pay grades E1-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O2.  Spouses must finish their program of study within three years from the start date of the first course. WEBSITE LINK: HTTPS://AIPORTAL.ACC.AF.MIL/MYCAA
  22. 22. The Yellow Ribbon Program The Post-9/11 GI Bill will pay you: all resident tuition & fees for a public school the higher of the actual tuition & fees or $17,500 per academic year for a private school. An exception to this exists for students enrolled in private schools certain states, In these cases we will pay the higher of the actual tuition & fees or the highest public in-state undergraduate tuition & fees Your actual tuition & fees costs may exceed these amounts if you are attending a private school or are attending a public school as a nonresident student. Institutions that voluntarily enter into a Yellow Ribbon Agreement with VA choose the amount of tuition and fees that will be contributed. VA will match that amount and issue payment directly to the institution WEBSITE LINK: HTTP://GIBILL.VA.GOV
  23. 23. Test Preparation HTTP://WWW.NELNETSOLUTIONS.COM/DOD
  24. 24. INSTANTCERT COST options: Free for 30 day trial  $15.00 per month, Discount code: 53145  $108.00 for six months Tools for College Success:  College level examination program (CLEP prep)  Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES prep)  Excelsior College Examination (ECE prep)  Thomas Edison College Examination Program (TECEP prep)  Graduated Record Examination (GRE prep) WEBSITE LINK: WWW.INSTANTCERT.COM/
  25. 25. Local Education & Testing Centers NAVY COLLEGE OFFICE Bethesda ( previously at Anacostia – Testing Center coming ! ) UMUC National Testing Centers Walk-ins 0900, 1100 & 1400 MON-THU @ Andrews AFB TUE-FRI @ Bolling AFB HQ CLEP & DANTES Testing Center Walk-ins WED, THU & FRI @ 0900, 1100 & 1400 FT MEADE Education Services http://www.ftmeade.army.mil/pages/ed_ctr/education.html
  26. 26. WEBSITES: HTTP://WWW.NAVY.MIL/ HTTPS://SMART.NAVY.MIL/ HTTPS://NSIPS.NMCI.NAVY.MIL/ HTTP://WWW.NAVYADVANCEMENT.COM/ HTTP://WWW.MILITARYONESOURCE.COM/ OFFICER PACKAGE/STA-21 CHECK LIST: HTTPS://WWW.STA-21.NAVY.MIL/ E-LEARNING AND OTHER COURSES: WWW.NKO.NAVY.MIL/ WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/ WWW.ADVANCEMENT.CNET.NAVY.MIL/
  27. 27. A Parting Thought
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