Education and Employment – News – The Leavenworth Times – Leavenworth, KS


Starting July 11, soldiers with more than 16 years of total creditable service on active duty and/or the selected Reserve will no longer be eligible to transfer education benefits to their family members. To transfer GI Bill benefits to a family member, service members must have six or more years of service and must agree to serve four additional years from the date of election. For more information, call the Army Education Center counselor at 684-2496.

The Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program “calling all women” health seminar is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 21 in room 106 of the Resiliency Center. The seminar provides veterans and transitioning military women information on resources available specifically to women and answers questions regarding physical and mental health. This is a free event and no reservation is necessary. For more information, call the Women’s Veterans’ Call Center at (855) 829-6636.

Soldier For Life – Transition Assistance Program workshops are mandatory for all military personnel transitioning from active-duty service. The workshops are also available to spouses of transitioning military on a space-available basis. TAP workshops are five days from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Upcoming workshops are June 24-28. For more information, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.

The Army Expeditionary Civilian Workforce Briefing is 1:30-2:30 p.m. June 26 in DePuy Auditorium of Eisenhower Hall. For more information, call Billy Anderson at (703) 806-2986 or e-mail billy.t.anderson2.civ@mail.mil.

The Hiring Our Heroes corporate fellowship Program information briefs are conducted weekly at noon on Mondays in room 277 of the Resiliency Center. Completed application packets are due by June 28 for the next cohort that begins Aug. 26. The CFP places service members with 180 days or less left on active duty into a 12-week fellowship program. The program provides mid-to upper-level corporate experience, credentialing education and career skills training. Selection for this program is competitive, but placement rates average more than 80 percent per cohort. For more information, go to https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/corporate-fellowship-program-0 or call 684-8999.

The Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program offers a monthly Federal Application Seminar on submitting applications using the USAJobs website. The Civilian Personnel Advisory Center will provide instruction. The seminar covers navigating the USAJobs portal and preparing a resumé to apply for government employment. Classes are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 25 and Aug. 15 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. For information, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.

The Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program will host HIGHER Education Workshops from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 6-7, Oct. 1-2 and Dec. 10-11 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. For more information, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.

Upcoming Entrepreneur Workshops are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 8-9, Oct. 3-4 and Dec. 12-13 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. The workshop explains the basics of developing a business plan, legal and financial aspects of business ownership, advantages and disadvantages of purchasing a franchise, help available and how to overcome stress. For more information or to reserve a seat, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.

The Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program’s career and education fair is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Frontier Conference Center. The fair is open to all active duty, guard, reserve, retirees, veterans, family members and DoD civilians. For more information, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.

The Department of Labor Career exploration and planning track workshop is 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 13-14, Oct. 9-10 and Dec. 17-18 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. The workshop helps build a personalized career development assessment of occupational interests and abilities, and participants will learn to use self-sustaining tools to narrow their career focus by establishing achievable career goals and self-development strategies. For more information or to sign up, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.

The Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program’s Accredited Financial Planner can help with assessing current and future financial situations. For an appointment, call 684-2227.

The Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program’s education counselor is available Tuesday through Thursday at the Army Education Center and can assist with selecting a school or discipline, documenting current educational achievements and finding programs or benefits that are available after separation from active-duty military service.

Relocation Readiness Program’s In-processing Briefs for newly-arriving soldiers, Department of the Army civilians and family members are at 9 a.m. Tuesdays and 1 p.m. Thursdays at the Resiliency Center. For more information, call 684-2800.

Fort Leavenworth Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation has several job openings. Visit usajobs.gov and search for Fort Leavenworth.

The Fort Leavenworth Exchange has several full-time, part-time and intermittent job openings. Visit applymyexchange.com to apply.

Become a Family Child Care provider. A free training program is offered that will guide students step-by-step through the certification process. For more information, call 684-5117.



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