Military Child Education Services

Welcome Military Families! Wayne County Public Schools is here to help meet your unique needs as you PCS, experience deployment, TDYs, and the many other transitions military families face. The school district employs a District Military Liaison, who supports and advocates for military-connected students and families, while working in partnership with Seymour Johnson Air Force Base personnel, other state liaisons, and area schools. The WCPS District Military Liaison is ready to assist is any way possible:

  • School system navigation

  • Transitions, including transcript evaluation for high school students

  • Interstate Compact compliance

  • Deployment support

  • MFLC program

  • Student 2 Student "S2S" and "JS2S" program

  • Anchored 4 Life program

  • General concerns - individual consultation, parent conferences

  • Presentations and Trainings

  • Traumatic events

  • Student opportunities - scholarships and enrichment

  • Connection to community agencies

  • Military recognition events, such as Month of the Military Child

Heather Winstead, District Military Liaison
usiness Hours: Monday - Friday 7:45am until 3:15pm EST (out of the office during summer)
Phone: 919.738.0070 


MS in Counseling, East Carolina University
BA in Family and Community Services, East Carolina University

For those military families seeking assistance over the summer months, please use this website as a resource. As well, you may contact the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base School Liaison Officer, located at Das-Watkins Education Center: 919.722.5810.