Military Family Support
Welcome to North Elementary School! We are so happy your family has joined the Cardinal family! We understand the needs of military families and know that transition can be difficult. We are here to make sure you and your student feel at home and we are excited to have you join us!
The Virginia Department of Education has numerous resources to help you and your family.
Please click here to access these resources.
School Division Military Support
Director of Elementary Education
School-Based Military Support
Vickie Elliott-School Guidance Counselor-Phone: (804) 458-8922
Vernita Ellis-Military Guidance Counselor-Phone: (804) 458-8922
Fort Lee Military Point of Contact
Fort Lee School Liason Officer
Phone: (804) 765-3813
Planning Your Arrival To North Elem.
Registrations are completed from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily Monday through Friday. No appointment necessary!
Documents to bring with you to registration:
Original Certified State Issued Birth Certificate
Virginia Physical signed by the Physician
Proof of Residency (Deed, Lease, Rental Agreement)
Previous School Records
IEP Records (if applicable)
Court Issued Custody Papers (if applicable)
Planning Your Move From North Elem.
Please call the school two weeks prior to the withdrawal. Speak with the registration clerk to request paperwork.
Academic Planning for Military Families
Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunities for Military Families
What is the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children?
The Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children is a law that has been adopted by all 50 states and Department of Defense Educational Activity (DoDEA schools). The law applies to the receiving state. To exercise provisions, parents must be on active military orders. This does not extend to Department of Defense (DoD) civilians or DoD contractors.
What are School Liaison Officers (SLO)?
Each Branch of Service has a DOD employee who is either a School Liaison Officer or a POC who fulfills the role. School Liaison Officers serves as the primary point of contact for school-related matters; Represents, informs, and assists Command; Assists military families with school issues; Coordinates with local school systems; Forges partnerships between the military and schools.
For more information visit the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity site.
Special Needs Navigation and Parental Rights
For information regarding Virginia Consent Provisions and Parental Rights Schools and Divisions:
Your Familys Special Education Rights-Virginia Procedural Safeguards Notice
8VAC20-81-170 Procedural Safeguards
Additional Resources for Military Families
For a sample of some of the organizations offering resources to military families, click here.