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Military Family Support

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  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.

Planning Your Arrival and Departure from North Elementary

Arriving to North Elementary Departing from North Elementary
Registrations are completed from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily Monday through Friday. Appointments are required. Please call the school to schedule an appointment. (804) 458-8922. Please make sure you have all necessary documentation to register your student.
Documents Needed:
  • Student's original certified state issued birth certificate
  • Proof of residency-this can be an electric, gas or water bill showing usage within the last 30 days or a dead, lease or rental agreement
  • School Health Information Form*-the school physical form is available online at the Virginia Department of Education's website.
*This form should be completed by your child's doctor and should include proof of adequate age-appropriate immunization.
  • Court issued custody papers- if applicable
  • Foster care information form- if applicable
  • Previous school records including Individual Education Plans (IEP or 504)-if applicable
Please notify the school as soon as possible of your departure date!You can ask to speak with the registration clerk to request paperwork. Final grades and departing documents (report card and or interim, shots, physical, birth certificate, withdraw form, IEP or 504 if applicable) are provided to the parent(s) during the withdraw process.Any other documents are requested from the receiving school upon enrollment.



Resources and Documents

Academic Planning

Special Needs and Parental Rights

Use the resources below to learn more about academic planning options for Military families at Walton Elementary

PGCS Student Services Website - Special Education Resources

 PACE/SOAR Gifted Services, Mr. Pete Herzing

 PGCS Home Schooling

 VA Graduation Requirements VDOE 

 Advanced Academic Programs

 Prince George County Public Schools Website

Use the links below to access information regarding Virginia Consent Provisions and Parental Rights in Schools and Divisions

PGCS Military Family Resource Page

Your Family's Special Education Rights - VA Procedural Safeguards Notice

8VAC20-81-170 Procedural Safeguards




Points of Contact

School Division Military Support School Based Military Support Fort Lee Military Point of Contact
Mrs. Robin Germanos
Director of Elementary Education
Phone: (804) 937-2700
Mrs. Shenita Ruiz-Williamson
School Guidance Counselor
Phone: (804) 458-8922
Mrs. Chaundra Taswell
Fort Lee School Liaison Officer
Phone:  (804) 765-3813

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.


Prince George County Public Schools - District Military Website