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School Liaison Office
Bldg 503B Pershing Rd, Room 224
El Paso, TX  79916
(915) 569-5064/5065

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Hours of Operation:7:30am-4:30pm
Closed on Federal Holidays



WELCOME TO THE School LIAISON Services

What can the School Liaison Office (SLO) do for you?

Coordinate and assist school-age and youth of military parents with educational opportunities and information necessary to achieve academic success.

Work in partnership with local schools to provide caring adults to enhance the education experience

  • Formalize the Army School Liaison Program
  • Promote parent involvement by Army parents of school-age children in their students’ education
  • Provide Army parents of school-age children the tools they need to overcome obstacles to education that stem from the military lifestyle
  • Promote and educate local communities and schools on the needs of military children

“Parents and families are the first and most important teachers.  If families teach a love of learning, it can make all the difference in the world to the children.”

 

HOW CAN THE SCHOOL LIAISON OFFICE HELP ME

  • Assists parents in locating points of contact in the schools and makes referrals as appropriate
  • Maintains resource materials to assist parents in understanding the policies and procedures of the El Paso school system
  • Maintains resource materials to assist parents in understand the policies and procedures of the El Paso school system

 

LEAVING FORT BLISS

Soldiers with children ages infant through 18 will out process through CYSS and SLO for an explanation of services that will help ease the transition, transfer CYSS records, and school information.  All Soldiers with school age children must complete a withdrawal form, have it signed by the school and present to CYSS/SLO when clearing.  Click here to access form. Click here for Transition Tips

 

NEW TO FORT BLISS

All Soldiers with children, ages infant through 18 will in process CYSS/SLO for information on services and resources to ease the transition.

Impact Aid

Impact Aid forms are normally sent home with your child in Sep/Oct of each school year.  Impact Aid helps fund construction, remodeling and other efforts to accommodate federally connected students.  For the Garrison Commander’s letter encouraging participation in Impact Aid click here.

Parent Student Handbook

The regulations and procedures enclosed were revised for the 2012/13 school year.  You will find information on each district, enrollment requirements, immunizations, STAAR, private/parochial/charter schools and so much more.   Click here for the Parent Student Handbook

Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children

  • For EPISDs Administrative Guidelines on the Military Interstate Compact click here
  • Click here for brochure
  • Click here for a one pager on what parents, families and guardians should know
  • Click herefor a one pager on what schools and administrators should know
  • Click here for a two pager on what parents, schools and administrators should know

Partners in Education Program

Fort Bliss is pleased to announce the partnership between more than 70 units and schools in El Paso, TX and Gadsden, NM.  Last year, more than 20,000 volunteer hours were dedicated to mentoring, tutoring, participation in special events, JROTC sponsorship and so much more.  Click here for a copy of the PIE Handbook

 

 

 

 

Special Links/Parent-Student Resources

El Paso Area Public Schools 2010/11 Report
Deployment Workshop Slides
College Search Information
Military Youth On the Move
District Accountability Summary for All El Paso School Districts
SchoolQuest
Youth Handbook & Resource Guide
Military One Source
Military K-12 Partners
Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC)
Military Impacted Schools Association (MISA)
Army FMWR
School Matters

FAQ'S

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SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

For information regarding scholarships visit the Youth Education Support Services website by clicking here

IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS

 

Fort Bliss AREA SCHOOL WEBSITES:

(*Schools listed above are those most impacted by the military in the El Paso area.)

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

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