Purple Star School Designation

Corky McMillin Elementary School has been recognized with the prestigious Purple Star School designation. This distinguished recognition comes from the California Purple Star School Designation Program (Purple Star Program), which aims to alleviate the challenges faced by military-connected students and their families. By identifying schools that meet specific criteria and offering crucial transition support, the Purple Star Program highlights schools dedicated and well-equipped to address the unique needs of military-connected students.

The Purple Star Program centralizes knowledge, builds a stakeholder network, and assists schools in developing and communicating cultural competency in supporting military-connected families. Corky McMillin Elementary has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to these principles, earning the Purple Star School designation for its exceptional services and programs tailored to military families’ needs. Some of Corky McMillin’s programs for military families include:

  • Welcoming and acclimating a new military-connected student.
  • Providing educational support for military-connected students, including special populations.
  • Providing social-emotional support for military-connected students.
  • Providing professional development to staff.

This designation reflects Corky McMillin’s ongoing commitment to an inclusive and supportive educational environment for students.

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