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Policy


DoD Instruction 1342.12 - Provision of Early Intervention and Special Education Services to Eligible DoD Dependents
Establishes early intervention and special education services for eligible DoD dependents.
 
DoD Instruction 1315.18 - Procedures for Military Personnel Assignments
Establishes policy and procedure for assignment, PCS, and overseas tour length for service members.
 
DoDEA AI 5035.01 - Provision of Financial Assistance and Support for Education of Eligible Department of Defense Dependents in Overseas Locations (Ch 1)
Establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for the education of eligible dependents of DoD personnel at overseas locations where there are no schools operated by DoD.
 
DoD Instruction 1400.25 - Civilian Personnel Management
Establishes policy and procedure for civilian personnel management within the DoD.
 
DoD Instruction 1315.19 - The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP)
Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and implements procedures for the exceptional family member program for travel overseas.
 
DoD Manual 1342.12 - Implementation of Early Intervention and Special Education Services to Eligible DoD Dependents
Establishes procedures for implementation of the early intervention and special education services for eligible DoD dependents.


Guidance
Non-DoD School Listings
An Excel Spread Sheet that list all the Non-DoD Schools all over the world.


NDSP Welcome Brochure
Provides overview of processes, resource links, contact information, and eligibility for the NDSP.
 
Choosing an International School Checklist
This resource provides topics to consider when looking at different international schools, such as “what are the class sizes?” and “what type of curriculum does the school use?”
 
NDSP Parent Guide to British Education
Use this comprehensive guide to better understand the differences between British curriculum and U.S. curriculum, types of schools in the United Kingdom, things to think about when choosing a school, and British education terms.
 
NDSP Directive 14E001
Boarding School - Student Education Travel
 
Comparison School Systems Grade Equivalents
This chart explains the grade equivalent of other countries to U.S. grade equivalents (e.g. The Netherlands and the UK use a different system).
 
Non-English School Guidance
Provides key information to be aware of when selecting a Non-English Speaking School
NDSP Orientation
eBook provides an overview of the important policies, procedures and guidelines for the NDSP.