Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC)

Over one million military-connected children in the United States
have been separated from mom or dad because of deployment.

Living in the New Normal (LINN) Practicum

The Military Child Education Coalition’s Living in the New Normal: Helping Children Thrive through Good and Challenging Times (LINN) is grounded in research and provides parents, communities, and education and military leaders the tools they need to mitigate risks and amplify positive responses to a challenging military family environment.

Presented by MCEC professional staff:

This one-day session provides parents, childcare practitioners, educators, family readiness group leaders, and other concerned adults with the knowledge and tools to develop resilient children who will be better able to meet the challenges of deployment and separation.


– Living in the New Normal

– Map to the Joint Forces Training Base

– Map to the JFTB Veteran's Service Center