School Liaison Officer (SLO)
School Liaison Officer has the intent to level the playing field for transitioning military children and youth. SLO's will help prepare students, parents, schools and Navy leaders respond to permanent-change-of-station (PCS) and deployment issues impacting school-age children. They will help Navy families be the best "advocates" for their child's education. SLO's will work closely with local school personnel to identify and resolve issues that impact transitioning military students and will serve as a link between military families and schools during in and out-processing periods and deployments. To make the connection, CYP will work very closely with Fleet and Family Support providing deployment support, counseling and advocacy, relocation assistance and ombudsman support. SLO's will also link with services and programs delivered to Navy families in the Exceptional Family Member Program. They will be the primary advisor to commanding officers and staff on matters relating to schools serving the installation.