Education Services strives to develop resilient Airmen through off-duty educational opportunities allowing them to cultivate personal and professional knowledge and prepare for leadership roles.
The Keesler Education Center is here to assist you along your educational journey. There are counselors to assist local Air Force members, civilian personnel and families with their educational needs. Please contact us with any questions you have about higher learning.
Please see our forms and downloads area below for a list of scholarship websites, application forms, and other publications.
Troops to Teachers Workshop
Troops to Teachers is a Defense Department program that helps eligible military personnel begin a new career as a teacher in public schools where their skills, knowledge and experience are most needed. For registration and additional information, call 376-8297.
TAP T-GPS Education Training Workshop
Transition Goals, Plans & Success Achieving Higher Education Workshop is a two-day course designed to guide transitioning service members and their families through the variety of decisions involved in the institution of higher learning process, from selecting a school and degree program to funding your education to completing the application process. Documents needed for a successful workshop: Individual Transition Plan (ITP), Career Interest Inventory, and Military Occupation Code (MOC) Cross Walk Gap Analysis, Occupation/Education results from the DOL Workshop, Verification of Military Experience & Training (VMET), Military Transcripts (CCAF or JST), and VA Benefits I Participant Guide. Please bring personal computers. For registration and additional information, call 228-376-8297.
8 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Sablich Center Building 0701 Room 2223D
|2020 Schedule||2021 Schedule|
|Feb. 25 - 26||Mar. 24 – 25|
|Apr. 28 - 29||Jun. 23 – 24|
|Jun. 23 - 24||Sept. 22 – 23|
|Aug. 25 - 26||Dec. 15 – 16|
|Oct. 27 - 28|
|Dec. 15 - 16|
Armed Forces Personnel Testing(AFPT) and Foreign Language Proficiency Testing(FLPT)/Oral Proficiency Interview(OPI)
Weighted Airman Promotion System (WAPS) Testing, Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT), Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT), Foreign Language Skill Proficiency Testing, & Test of Basic Aviation Skills (TBAS). Located at Sablich Center, Room 203. For additional information, call 228-376-4415/8709.
Military Tuition Assistance Counseling & Commissioning Counseling
Military Tuition Assistance is utilized to pay for college classes. Attend TA briefings every Thursday at 2 p.m. Commissioning Counseling - attend commissioning briefings every 2nd Tuesday of each month 10 a.m. Located at Sablich Center, Room 223D. Contact 228-376-8708/8710.
To schedule an appointment for a CLEP, DSST or university exam, Click here.
Follow these steps:
If you are taking a CLEP, please make sure you have created your account with College Board, registered for the exam, and printed your registration ticket.
If you are taking a DSST, there is nothing further to do.
If you are taking a university exam, please make sure you have taken the necessary steps with your school for proctor approval.
NATIONAL TEST CENTER NMCB-Gulfport Bldg 60, Room 232: CLEP AND DSST EXAMS
CLEP: Register at: CLEP.org and Bring your Registration Ticket with ID# to appointment!
DSST: Register at: tcnet.prometric.com/dsst (Test Center # 7233/Select Military Payment source)
To reserve a test time go to: military.coastline.edu/ntc/
Test Center Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 9am-1pm
Roxanne Towles - Test Administrator
National Test Center/ NMCB-Gulfport Bldg 60, Room 232
Phone: (228) 871-3439
Air Force Credentialing Opportunities On-Line Air Force COOL is a pathway for enlisted Airmen to earn industry recognized professional certifications and licenses.
AF Cool Fast Facts
Leadership/Management credentials offered for members as an additional credentialing opportunity in the grades of E7 and above!
Air University (AU) Service Desk. Please view the following YouTube link for usage. Instructions for Assistance with AF COOL. https://youtu.be/QnWtqAX4oFE
AU Helpdesk for AF COOL questions: https://auservicedesk.af.edu/sp
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Building 0701 Room 217
Degrees Available: Associates Degree in BA and BS Prep curriculum; courses to meet CCAF requirements; Available formats: In-class, Online and Hybrid in 8-week terms. Five terms per year beginning in August, October, January, March and May.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Building 0701 Room 217
Degree Available: AS in Engineering Fundamentals, AS/BS Aeronautics, AS/BS Aviation Business Administration, AS/BS Aviation Maintenance, BS in Engineering Technology, AS/BS Technical Management, Master of Aeronautical Science, Master of Science in Aviation Finance, Master of Science in Engineering Management, Master of Science in Information, Security and Assurance, Master of Business Administration in Aviation, MS in Management, MS in Management Information Systems, MS in Project Management, MS in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Master of systems Engineering, Master of Science in Unmanned Systems; Available in 9-week terms in-class, online, or web-conferencing (Eaglevision); (12 online terms; 5 classroom terms per year). Classroom terms begin in August, October, January, March and May.
Must be accredited by a national, regional, or specialized accrediting body recognized by the Department of Education.
Please click the button below to download any of the available forms and downloadable media from this facility.
For more information about our services, click here.
Mon - Thur: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Academic Counseling, Commissioning, GI-Bill
Awards and Decorations
CCAF/Academic Counseling, AU-ABC
CCAF/Academic Counseling, Professional Certifications, Proctor Services
CCAF Student Services
CDC Testing, Base Training
Formal Training - Civilian
Formal Training - Military
Test Scheduling, PME Enrollment, TA Inquiries
500 Fisher St. Suite 224
Keesler AFB, MS 39534
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