Education

 

Children’s Education
Parenting in the Foreign Service
Adult/Continuing Education

 

CHILDREN’S EDUCATION

General

Office of Overseas Schools
http://www.state.gov/m/a/os/index.htm

FLO Education & Youth
http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c1958.htm

Educational Travel Allowances
http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c21965.htm

OBC’s Guide on Educational Travel Allowance
http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/162921.pdf

AFSA Education Resources
http://www.afsa.org/schools-supplement

Educational Support Businesses run by Foreign Service family members (counseling, school placement, supplemental materials, college prep)
http://efmbusiness.aafsw.org/

Researching Overseas Schools

 

U.S. Schools

FSYF DC Area Schools
http://www.fsyf.org/DCSchools

FLO’s Education and Youth Office
http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c1958.htm

 

Scholarships

AAFSW 2017 Merit Scholarships
http://www.aafsw.org/blog/2017/01/03/2017-aafsw-merit-scholarships/

AAFSW Youth Merit Scholarship
http://www.aafsw.org/services/aafsw-awards/aafsw-youth-merit-scholarships/

FSYF Contests & Awards
http://www.fsyf.org/ContestsAwards

AFSA College Scholarship
http://www.afsa.org/afsa-scholarships

State Department Federal Credit Union Scholarships
https://www.sdfcu.org/scholarship

 

Programs for Young Adults

Internships, exchange programs and scholarships in foreign affairs
http://www.afsa.org/state-department-opportunities-students?utm_

 

Special Needs & Gifted Students

FLO Special Needs & the Foreign Service Child
http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c22458.htm

FLO Gifted Education
http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c21956.htm

AAFSW Special Needs Families – Facebook group
Facebook.com/groups/AAFSWSpecialNeedsFamilies

FSSpecialNeeds – yahoo group
https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/FSspecialneeds/info

FSYF’s Special Needs & Gifted Students Resources
http://www.fsyf.org/SpecialNeeds

 

Homeschooling

FLO Homeschooling and Online Education
http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c21941.htm

FSYF’s Home and Online Learning Resources
http://www.fsyf.org/Homeschooling

FSHomeSchool – Yahoo group
https://beta.groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/FShomeschool/info?referrer=FS-IMS

Tigris Academy – Umbrella school for homeschoolers operated by an EFM
http://www.tigrisacademy.com

 

Boarding School

FLO Boarding School Options
http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c21940.htm

Allowances and Options
http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c21944.htm

AAFSW Boarding School Parents – Facebook group
Facebook.com/groups/AAFSWBoardingSchoolParents/

FSYF Boarding School
http://www.fsyf.org/Boarding

RNG International: Boarding school placement service operated by a Foreign Service family
http://rnginternational.com/

AFSA Boarding School Lists
http://www.afsa.org/schools-supplement

 

College Admission Resources

FLO College & Beyond
http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c21958.htm

Foreign Service College Bound – Facebook group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1577455095866805/

FSYF College Bound Resources
http://www.fsyf.org/CollegeBound

 

PARENTING IN THE FOREIGN SERVICE

Reading List for Foreign Service Parents

Raising Kids in the Foreign Service
http://www.amazon.com/Raising-Foreign-Associates-American-Worldwide/dp/1518664407/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1448537855&sr=8-1&keywords=raising+kids+in+the+foreign+service

FLO Bouncing Back: Transition and re-entry planning for the parents of Foreign Service youth
http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/199652.pdf

FLO Suggested Reading List of Books on Parenting Abroad
http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c21993.htm

Denizen Magazine
http://denizenmag.com

Third Culture Kids: Growing Up Among Worlds
http://www.expatbookshop.com/books/ruth-e-van-reken-david-c-pollock-third-culture-kids/

Raising Global Nomads: Parenting Abroad in an On-Demand World
http://www.expatexpert.com/bookstore

Relocation Workbook “Kids on the Move”
http://afterschoolplans.com/afterschoolplans-bookstore/kids-on-the-move/

Emotional Resilience and the Expat Child: practical storytelling techniques that will strengthen the global family
http://www.amazon.com/Emotional-Resilience-Expat-Child-Storytelling/dp/1904881343

AAFSW’s Online Book Shop
http://www.aafsw.org/publications/book-shop/

FS Blog Roll
AAFSW
http://www.aafsw.org/foreign-service-blogs

AFSA
http://www.afsa.org/foreign-service-blogs

 

Transition Center Courses

Challenges for Foreign Service Families Course Listing
http://www.state.gov/m/fsi/tc/fslstraining/c48064.htm

Course Listing on Foreign Service Children
http://www.state.gov/m/fsi/tc/fslstraining/c48068.htm

 

Social Media Resources for Parents

FSParents – yahoo group
https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/FSparent/info

FSSpecialNeeds – yahoo group
https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/FSspecialneeds/info

AAFSW Special Needs Families – Facebook group
Facebook.com/groups/AAFSWSpecialNeedsFamilies

AAFSW Parents – Facebook group
https://www.Facebook.com/groups/AAFSWParents/

Foreign Service Special Needs Affinity Group – Facebook group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1657499171174414/

 

Adoption

FLO Pregnancy & Adoption
http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c25862.htm

 

Single Parents

Single Parents in the Foreign Service – Facebook group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/SingleParentsInTheForeignService/

Contingency Planning for Single Parents and Tandem Couples with Children
http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/2082.pdf

 

ADULT/CONTINUING EDUCATION

FLO Adult Education
http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c21945.htm

FLO Professional Development Fellowship
http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c21642.htm