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The Blended Retirement System Launch: Questions & Answers

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 11:00 am EST

This is a free webinar hosted by the Personal Finance concentration area of the Military Families Learning Network.The new Blended Retirement System goes into effect on January 1, 2018. Speaker Andy Corso will discuss the specifications of the new system, as well as the...

Beyond the Shape Sorter: Playful Interactions that Promote Strong Academic and Social-Emotional Skills

Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 11:00 am EST

A primary way children learn is through their interactions with toys and materials found in their environment. At times, however, children can get “stuck” in a loop, and they don’t continue to find new and more sophisticated ways to play. This impacts all levels of development...

2017 Personal Finance Year in Review

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

This is a free webinar hosted by the Personal Finance concentration area of the Military Families Learning Network.This 90-minute webinar will cover the top financial news stories, trends and legislation affecting finances of 2017. Dr. O'Neill delivers this annual review to...

Financial Planning Transitions for Different Generations: Touchstones, Tasks, and Teaching Strategies

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill, Lisa Hinz, Brian Fredrickson

This is a free webinar hosted by the Personal Finance and Family Transitions concentration areas of the Military Families Learning Network. This webinar is the third in a series on Generational Transitions. Watch the recording of Part 1, Engaging Across Generations:...

Anchored. Podcast Episode 11- Books Over Boots: Experiences of College Students in Military Families

Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 10:00 am EDT

About this PodcastAs a response to Dr. Jill Biden's address at the 2016 AERA annual meeting to study and serve military families, this Valdosta State University Professor was inspired to start a research initiative looking at dependents in military families who are currently...

When Play is More than Just "Playing": Delivering Intentional Instruction through Daily Interactions

Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT

We often say, “Play is the work of the child.” But do we really believe in the power of play and its impact on a child’s development and learning trajectories? In this age of accountability, it’s easy to lose sight of what matters most and begin to value formal instructional...

Successful Transition for Students with Special Needs: Advocating for Universal Design for Learning in Classrooms

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT

Research has shown that all students and especially those receiving special education who follow a carefully crafted transition plan are more likely to achieve post-secondary success. Helping professionals can craft these plans, but many may not be aware of the various...

Performance Nutrition Considerations for Service Members and Veterans

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT

Join the MFLN Nutrition & Wellness team and former Air Force dietitican Kimberly Feeney on sports nutrition considerations for service members and veterans. Questions? Contact us at MilFamLN@gmail.com.Learning Objectives Following the webinar, participants will be able...

30 Days of Savings Challenge Recap and Review

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Michael Gutter

This is a free webinar hosted by the Personal Finance concentration area of the Military Families Learning Network.During the month of September the Military Families Learning Network's Personal Finance team is hosting a 30-day money saving challenge that encourages...

CFPB Research - The Greatest Hits

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT

This is a free webinar hosted by the Personal Finance concentration area of the Military Families Learning Network.This webinar will offer an overview of some of the personal finance research conducted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that is most pertinent to...

Facebook Live: Savings Challenge Check In

Friday, September 29, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Michael Gutter

Dr. Michael Gutter will check in with participants of the 30 Days Savings Challenge to see how their progress is going in the final days of the challenge. He will ask participants to share their savings goals, tips for success and challenges. This event is presented by the...

MFLN Virtual Conference: Learning Through Change

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT

Welcome to the registration page of the MFLN 2017 Virtual Conference! Please register for the virtual conference by entering your name and email address into the grey box in the upper right hand corner of this page. By registering, you are also signing up to receive email...

Anchored. Podcast Episode 10- Keeping the Connections: A Look at Reintegration Groups for Families

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 8:00 am EDT

About this Podcast Reintegration after deployment is a familiar term for military service members and their families. The transition process often presents a variety of challenges, including difficulties making readjustments back into life with families, jobs, and within the...

Facebook Live: Savings Challenge Check In

Friday, September 22, 2017 at 1:30 pm EDT - Presented by Jennifer Hunter

Dr. Jennifer Hunter will check in with participants of the 30 Days Savings Challenge to see how their progress is going in the final days of the challenge. He will ask participants to share their savings goals, tips for success and challenges. This event is presented by the...

Facebook Live: Savings Challenge Check In

Friday, September 15, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

Dr. Barbara O'Neill will check in with participants of the 30 Days Savings Challenge to see how their progress is going during the second week of the challenge. She will give some tips and ideas to participants and ask for ideas from the audience. This event is presented by...