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Education & Training Center





Requesting Counseling

Appointments

or Testing Dates

Education Counseling, Bldg. 252 (Room 117)
Scheduling Appointments: 828-3115,

Education Center Testing, Bldg. 252 (Room 117)
Scheduling CDCs: Unit Training Managers
Scheduling all others: 828-3115,
6fss.fsde.education@us.af.mil AFVEC ("Online Test Requests")

TESTS AVAILABLE (effective 1 Aug 18):

AFCT (Second Tue of the month, 1110)
CDC (Tue, 0800 & 1110, except 2nd Tue of ea mo)
PME (Tue, 1110, except 2nd Tue of ea mo)
DLPT/DLAB (Wed, 0800/Thu, 0800)

WAPS & Military Testing, Bldg. 252 (Annex Bldg.)
Scheduling WAPS: Unit WAPS Testing Monitors
Scheduling OPI/AFOQT/EDPT/TBAS: 828-4778, lechard.jones.1@us.af.mil

TESTS AVAILABLE:

WAPS    AFOQT    OPI




Tuition Assistance

Before registering with any college or university, check the actual course costs before committing. Air Force tuition assistance will only cover the actual tuition costs up to $250.00 per semester hour or $166.66 per quarter hour. Fees such as parking, lab, technology, etc. cannot be paid with AF tuition assistance funds. Some schools charge hefty fees to attend and those fees will be billed to the student. Visit the Education Center for more information on tuition assistance policies and/or education counseling.





Mandatory TA Briefing


The Education Office conducts weekly TA briefings every Wednesday at 9 am. These briefings are mandatory for first-time users and if it has been over a year since utilizing TA. No appointment necessary.





2019 Commissioning Briefs

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Participants must register by calling 828-3117/15




Total Force Officer Training (TFOT)

Application Process

is now virtual!


Airmen must apply for the TFOT commissioning program through the Air Force Portal page managed by AFRS. Active duty members applying for a commission through the TFOT Program, please review your eligibility status and, if eligible, submit your application through sharepoint here:
http://tinyurl.com/hddqpkr
(Note: CAC card log in required)



Attention Transitioning

Service Members!

The two-day Accessing Higher Education (AHE) workshop is for those pursuing higher education. It assists Service members in identifying the education requirements that support their personal goals. This workshop focuses on topics such as how to achieve academic success, how to research and compare institutions, and how to finance higher education. After completing the Accessing Higher Education workshop, service members will be prepared to complete an application to an accredited institution, schedule a session with a counselor from an academic institution, or meet individually with education counselors, as needed.

Contact Fred Bandy at the Base Education Center (828-3116) to register.





Army Education Advising

Army Continuing Education Services
Mrs. Agnes Foster-Sanchez
Education Center, Room 116
Email: agnes.foster-sanchez.ctr@us.af.mil
Phone: 828-3795 or DSN: 968-3795
Fax: 813-828-9972

Hrs:
Mon-Fri, 9 am-3 pm

Please contact Mrs. Foster-Sanchez for assistance with:
Army Tuition Assistance
Go Army Ed

College/Degree Program Information
Commissioning Program Information
GI Bill Information (Montgomery/Post 9-11)
Spousal Education Assistance Programs


Please contact MacDill AFB Education Center at 828-3115 for assistance with the following:
Exam Scheduling: DLPT, DLAB, ASVAB, SAT/ACT
 




Career Assistance Advisor/

Professional Development

Please click here to visit our Sharepoint Site

Note: For authorized DoD users only; CAC card required




MacDill AFB

Professional Development Center

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2019 Course Schedule

CAA Quarterly Newsletter (3rd Qtr 2019)




MACDILL ON-BASE COLLEGES

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Hillsborough Community College

Saint Leo University



CLEP/DANTES Testing

Saint Leo University is the National Test Center for all CLEP/DSST testing. To schedule an exam, please email the Test Administrator, macdill@saintleo.edu with your name, exam title, and preferred test date and time, at least 7 days in advance. Public Speaking is limited to only two test candidates per test session.

Testing will be conducted on Wednesdays at 9:30 am.

All CLEP tests require registration at http://clep.collegeboard.org/register/exam. All DSST tests require registration at http://getcollegecredit.com.
Register as a user, update your profile to show your military status, then register for the test you wish to take.

You must bring your ID card and DSST username/password or CLEP Exam Registration Ticket on test day.

Click HERE to view the available tests




Are you a Military Spouse

Pursuing an Advanced

Education?

Check out MyCAA (My Career Advancement Account), a program where eligible military spouses are able to receive up to $4,000 of Financial Assistance that can help you pursue an education, training, licenses, certificates and degrees leading to employment in portable career fields.
Take advantage of this little-known,
but very valuable program!
Click here to link to MyCAA website




Educational Links of Interest

Air University

Air Force Virtual Education Center

Community College of the Air Force (CCAF)

DANTES (Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support)

Online Academic Skills Course

Troops to Teachers

Tutor.com for US Military Families

VA Educational Benefits

(Note: Some links require CAC card to access)