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GoArmyEd Information Portal for NG-Wisconsin Education Services Office


                                         Wisconsin Army National Guard Education Services Office 

To improve the strength and readiness of the WI Army National Guard by supporting the civilian education needs of Soldiers and families through career counseling and providing information which focuses on the optimal usage of benefits and incentives available to further both professional and military goals.

Mailing Address:
Joint Forces Headquarters-WI
ATTN: G1-Education Office
2400 Wright Street
Madison, WI 53708-8111

Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA) Program Contact Info
Operating Hours:
Time: 0700-1600 hrs
Days: Monday through Friday (excluding federal holidays and weekends) 
Primary: FTA Regional Education Services Specialist                                                                                                                                                                       Alternate: Education Services Officer
Norris D. Johnson (DANTES & APT ATCO                                                                                                                                                                                           CPT Dustin J. Cebula (DANTES & APT TCO
(608)-242-3454                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         (608)-242-3447
norris.d.johnson.civ@mail.mil                                                                                                                                                                                                               dustin.j.cebula.mil@mail.mil 



Helpful Federal Tuition Assistance Videos:

2) Print TA Authorization Form:  https://www.goarmyed.com/docs/videos/print_ta.wmv 
6) How to Enroll in a Class through GAE: https://www.goarmyed.com/docs/videos/enroll_in_a_class.wmv
7) How to Drop/Withdraw from a Class in GAE: https://www.goarmyed.com/docs/videos/withraw_for_military_reasons.wmv  


Testing Information:
*All Testing is conducted on Thursdays and by appointment only
Types of Tests:                           

National Testing Center for WIARNG Soldiers:
Concordia University-Wisconsin (CUW) has an established memorandum of agreement with the WIARNG G1 Education Office. Under this agreement the University agrees to administer CLEP and DANTES tests to all military personnel on a one-time, no-fee basis. Military personnel may test once on any CLEP/DANTES test at no charge. 
These DANTES/CLEP tests are computer/online based and are administered at any one of the ten locations throughout the state.
Click the following link: http://www.cuw.edu/locations/dsst/index.html for additional information.

Special Links:
1) Our Facebook Page: 
2) WIARNG Education Benefits Page: http://wisconsinmilitary.org/benefits/education/
3) Joint Services Transcript: https://jst.doded.mil/smart/signIn.do
4) Army Continuing Education System: Army Continuing Education System


Military Specific Resources  *** All Web URLs listed for information ONLY!    
  Name Address/URL Format
  United Services Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP)
** At this time for coast Guard, Marine Corps and Navy
https://usmap.cnet.navy.mil/usmapss/static/usmap.jsp Online
  United States Dept of Labor - Office of Apprenticeship http://www.doleta.gov/OA/  
Executive Order 13607 -     
  Federal Register /Vol. 77, No. 85 /Wednesday, May 2, 2012 Presidential Documents http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-05-02/pdf/2012-10715.pdf Online
  American Legion Comments on Exec Order 13607 http://www.legion.org/legislative/testimony/166793/examining-executive-order-13607-and-its-impact Online
  GI Bill Magazine Comments on Exec Order 13607 http://www.gibillmagazine.com/obama-signs-executive-order-to-protect-troops-from-for-profit-college-deceptive-practices.html Online
  Executive Order 13607 http://www.dantes.doded.mil/education-counselors/dod-mou/index.html Online
Financial Aid    
  American Legion - "Need A Lift?" http://needalift.org/ Online booklet
  Members of the U.S. Armed Forced -Federal student Loan benefits http://www.studentaid.ed.gov/sites/default/files/military-student-loan-benefits.pdf Online
** See U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs -- for VA Education programs      
Foreign Transcript Evaluation    
  AACRAO http://ies.aacrao.org/about/ Online
  NACES http://www.naces.org/members.html Online
Free College Prep / Career Exploration    
  Career Exploration (for military careers - all branches of service) http://www.careersinthemilitary.com/ Online
  DLRSA - Take a Survey to see if Distance Learning is right for You http://www.dantescatalogs.com/DlDemo/dlDemoIntro.aspx Online
  Kuder® Journey http://www.dantes.kuder.com/ Online
  Kuder® Journey for Family Members (via Military OneSource) https://www.militaryonesourceeap.org/achievesolutions/en/militaryonesource/login.do Online
  Peterson's - Online Academic Skills Course (OASC) & College Placement Skills Training (CPST) http://www.nelnetsolutions.com/dantes/ Online / Log In
  VA -  Choosing a college http://www.gibill.va.gov/resources/education_resources/choosing_a_school.html Online
Kindle Books / eGuides    
  American Institute for Preventive Medicine (various military info booklets) http://www.healthylife.com/template.asp?pageID=12 Online
  Quick Series  http://www.quickseries.com/ Online
Military Experience to college credits  
 ACE CREDIT Registry and Transcript Systemhttp://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Military-Guide-Online.aspxOnline / Log In
 ACE- Find out if military course has been evaluated http://www2.acenet.edu/militaryguide/CourseSearch.cfmOnline
 Community College of the Air Force (CCAF)http://www.au.af.mil/au/ccaf/Online
 Joint Services Transcript (JST) formerly SMART / AARTS / CG Transcripthttps://jst.doded.milOnline / Log In
 The Ace Credit® College and University Networkhttp://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/The-ACE-CREDIT®-College-and-University-Network.aspxpdf Online
Military Family Members - Education Assistance  
 Army Spouse Education Assistance Program (SEAP) http://www.aerhq.org/dnn563/EducationalAssistance/Spouses.aspxOnline
  Air Force General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Programhttp://www.afas.org/education-grantsOnline
 Coast Guard Mutual Assistance Education grants and loanshttp://www.cgmahq.org/Assistance/Programs/edu.htmlOnline
 College Scholarships.orghttp://www.collegescholarships.org/scholarships/family.htmOnline
 Military OneSource https://www.militaryonesourceeap.org/achievesolutions/en/militaryonesource/login.doOnline / Log In
 MyCAAhttps://aiportal.acc.af.mil/mycaa/Default.aspxOnline / Log In
 National Military Family Association (NMFA)http://www.militaryfamily.org/Online / Log In
 Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society's (NMCRS) education programshttp://www.nmcrs.org/pages/education-loans-and-scholarshipsOnline
 Post 9/11 GI Bill - Transferabilityhttp://www.defense.gov/home/features/2009/0409_gibill/Online
   *Transfer of Post 9/11 GI Bill -- VA informationhttp://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/post_911_gibill/transfer_of_benefits.htmlOnline
Military In-State Tuition    
 H.R. 4137, Sec 114 / Sec 135 (pg 34 of pdf)http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-110hr4137enr/pdf/BILLS-110hr4137enr.pdfOnline
Online Tutoring  
Testing for College Credit  
 College Level Examination Program (CLEP)http://clep.collegeboard.org/Online
 CLEP Info - DANTEShttp://www.dantes.doded.mil/service-members/prep-for-college/examinations/index.htmlOnline
 DSST - (formerly known as  DANTES Subject Standardized Tests) http://www.getcollegecredit.com/ Online
  DSST  Info - DANTES  http://www.dantes.doded.mil/service-members/prep-for-college/examinations/index.html Online
  Test Prep - Peterson's DoD/MWR Library Resources  http://www.nelnetsolutions.com/dod/ Online / Log In
Troops to Teachers    
  Troops to Teachers http://www.troopstoteachers.net/ Online
Tuition Assistance for Military    
  DoD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)  http://www.dodmou.com/ Online
  Air Force TA (AFVEC)  https://www.my.af.mil/ Online / Log In
  Air Force Reserves TA http://www.afreserve.com/?:Benefits Online
  Army TA (GoArmyEd) https://www.goarmyed.com/login.aspx Online / Log In
  Army Reserves TA http://www.goarmy.com/reserve/benefits/education.html Online
  Coast Guard TA http://www.uscg.mil/hq/cgi/ Online
  Marine Corps TA http://www.marines.mil/News/Messages/tabid/13074/Article/141314/voluntary-education-services-and-tuition-assistance.aspx Online
  National Guard TA http://www.nationalguard.com/education Online / Log In
  Navy TA https://www.navycollege.navy.mil/ta_info.aspx Online
  Navy WebTA https://myeducation.netc.navy.mil/consentbanner.html Online / Log In
  Tuition Assistance (VA - Top Up) http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/tuition_assistance.asp Online
U.S. Dept of Defense (Education)    
  Voluntary Education http://www.militaryonesource.mil/voluntary-education Online
  DoD 1322.25 (March 2011 plus 2014 change) http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/132225p.pdf pdf
U.S. Dept of Education    
  Dept of Ed - Grants/Scholarship Info for military http://studentaid.ed.gov/types/grants-scholarships/military  Online
  Dept of Ed - Info for military families http://www.ed.gov/veterans-and-military-families/information#benefits Online
  Dept of Ed - Scholarship Info - specific to military members http://studentaid.ed.gov/sites/default/files/scholarships-for-military.pdf  Online pdf
U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs    
  Dependents' Educational Assistance Program (DEA) - Chapter 35  http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/docs/pamphlets/ch35_pamphlet_2.pdf Online
  Education Programs http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/education_programs.asp Online
  Federal Benefits - Online Booklet http://www.va.gov/opa/publications/benefits_book.asp Online
  MGIB - Chapter 30 Brochure http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/docs/pamphlets/ch30_pamphlet.pdf Online
  MGIB - Selected Reserves - Chapter 1606 Brochure  http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/docs/pamphlets/ch1606_pamphlet.pdf Online
  Post 9/11 GI Bill - Chapter 33 Brochure http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/docs/pamphlets/ch33_pamphlet.pdf Online
  REAP - Chapter 1607 Brochure http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/docs/pamphlets/ch1607_pamphlet.pdf Online
  State Veteran's Affairs offices http://www.va.gov/statedva.htm Online
  Various VA Education Program Resources http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/handouts_forms.asp Online
  VEAP - Chapter 32 Brochure http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/docs/pamphlets/ch32_pamphlet.pdf Online
  Yellow Ribbon Program - Brochure http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/docs/pamphlets/Yellow_Ribbon_Pamphlet.pdf Online
Virtual Library Resources     
  Peterson's - MWR/DoD Library Resources http://www.nelnetsolutions.com/dod/ Online / Log In
Web Sites (URLs)    
  Air Force Credentialing and Education Research Tool (CERT) http://www.au.af.mil/au/barnes/ccaf/certifications.asp Online / Log In
  American Legionhttp://www.legion.org/Online
 Army Credentialing Opportunities Online (COOL)https://www.cool.army.mil/Online
 Directory of Military Education Centershttp://www.dantes.doded.mil/service-members/contact-a-counselor/index.htmlOnline
 e-VETS Resource Advisor (Dept of Labor)http://www.dol.gov/elaws/evets.htmOnline
 Marine Corps - Academic Explorer (AEX)http://www.mcaex.net/Online
 Military Connectionhttp://www.militaryconnection.com/Online
 National Archiveshttp://www.archives.gov/veterans/Online
 National Guard (Air Force) - State Education Programshttp://www.goang.com/Benefits/BenefitsOnline
 National Guard (Army) - State Education Programshttp://www.nationalguard.com/tools/state-education-programsOnline
 Navy College Program Distance Learning Partnership (Rating and Degree Roadmaps) https://www.navycollege.navy.mil/ncpdlp_schools.aspx Online
  Navy Credentialing Opportunities Online (COOL) https://www.cool.navy.mil/ Online
  SOC (Servicemember's Opportunity Colleges) http://www.soc.aascu.org/ Online
  Transition Assistance Program http://www.taonline.com/TAPOffice/ Online
  Verification of Military Experience and Training (VMET) https://www.dmdc.osd.mil/tgps/ Online / Log In
**  NOTE:   Military Members should check with specific military branch Voluntary Education web portals for voluntary education information (Navy VOLED web pages, NKO,   
Go ArmyEd, Air Force - AFVEC, Coast Guard Institute, Marine Corps Lifelong Learning, and Military OneSource)