Education Center hosting Cinco de Mayo open house

The Scott Education and Training Center will host a Cinco de Mayo open house at the education office beginning at 9 a.m. May 3.

The purpose of the open house is to expand the awareness of all the education programs offered by the Air Force. The event is open to anyone with access to the installation.

Visitors will learn about different agencies and programs offered by the Education and Training Center while being provided refreshments by the United Service Organizations.

The Agencies we have involved are all excellent at providing support to the military populace. We have all the people on base and all the colleges and universities on base participating. That involves six different schools that offer programs from the associates’ level all the way through the graduates’ level.

LaDonna Livingston, SETC chief in training

“The Agencies we have involved are all excellent at providing support to the military populace,” said LaDonna Livingston, SETC chief in training. “We have all the people on base and all the colleges and universities on base participating. That involves six different schools that offer programs from the associates’ level all the way through the graduates’ level.”

Attendees also will participate in education specialist-led navigation of online assessment and skills development tools and play a game of washers for a chance to win St. Louis Cardinals tickets.

Visitors can also learn about programs that offer federal student aid which can be used in conjunction with the Tuition Assistance program to cover tuition and fees that TA does not cover.

Livingston said she hopes the event brings more use of the programs the military funds for the populace.

“I think our Airman are so busy accomplishing the mission that often times they don’t stop and take the time to take care of…

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