General Information

  • Collage of photos featuring military children

    Approximately 1,400 children of active-duty military families currently attend Berkeley County School District schools.

    The District thanks those who have already entrusted BSCD schools with their children's education and warmly welcomes those who are new to our area.

    Please contact the District's Office of Communications & Community Relations at (843) 899-8611 or the liaison listed below if we can answer any questions or provide assistance.

    To address the unique educational and transitional needs specific to Military Families, there are serveral resources available.

    ** Active duty military families residing anywhere in Berkeley County can choose to have their child attend Marrington Elementary and Marrington Middle School of the Arts, regardless of where their child is zoned. Marrington Elementary is located on the base of Naval Weason Station, Joint Base Charleston.

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Military Support Contacts

  • Military mom with student Military Student Transition Consultant (MSTC)

    Jenna Young - additional information
    Ph: 843-636-5847
    Email: YoungJ@bcsdschools.net

    Berkeley County's Military Student Transition Consultant (MSTC) serves military-connected students at Marrington Elementary School, Marrington Middle School of the Arts, and Cane Bay Elementary School. The MSTC serves as an expert navigator, advocate, and support for military connected students and families, providing a continuum of care from entry to exit.

     

    School Liaison Specialist (SLS) - Joint Base Charleston

    Chris Gerry
    Ph:  843-963-4410
    Cell:  843-300-2523
    Email: christopher.gerry@us.af.mil

    Jennifer Ohmer
    Ph: 843-963-2931
    Cell: 843-998-1456
    Email: jennifer.ohmer@us.af.mil

    School Liaisons address the unique educational needs specific to military families.  The SLS advocates for the educational needs of military children, and serves as a point of contact for military families seeking assistance with school related K-12 matters.  School Liaisons collaborate with the district, and the MSTC, to ensure educational transitions are seamless, and that resources are readily available for families and district personnel.

    Website: jbcharleston.com/school-liaison-office

     

    Berkeley County School District Office of Communications & Community Relations

    Katie Tanner
    Public Information Officer
    Ph: 843-899-8611
    Email: officeofcommunications@bcsdschools.net

     

    Berkeley County School District Military Relations Contact

    Dr. Glenda Levine
    Chief Diversity Officer
    Ph: 843-899-8505
    Email: Levineg@bcsdschools.net

Military Family Life Counselors

  • confident and smiling student The Department of Defense (DOD) authorized the funding for several full-time Military Family Life Counselors (MFLCs) to serve elementary schools, middle schools and one middle/high school in the tricounty area.

    In Berkeley County School District, there are MFLCs at Marrington Elementary School, Marrington Middle School of the Arts and Cane Bay Elementary School.

    School MFLCs offer short-term non-medical counseling services to military connected children, parents, faculty, and staff. The MFLC counselors are at the schools to help and are available to talk to military students, facilitate group activities, outreach to parents and to process interactions and concerns, such as:

    • Communication
    • Self-esteem/self-confidence
    • Resolving conflicts
    • Behavioral management techniques
    • Bullying
    • Helping children deal with angry feelings
    • Sibling/parental relationships
    • Deployment and reintegration issues

    The MFLC program utilizes professional, licensed and credentialed counselors. 

     

    Contact a Military Family Life Counselor

    Marrington Elementary School MFLC
    843-238-7141

    Marrington Elementary School MFLC
    843-238-7142

    Marrington Middle School of the Arts MFLC
    843-238-7138

    Cane Bay Elementary School MFLC
    803-603-0590