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Military Interstate Children's Compact Tennessee State Council (MIC3)

The goal of the Compact is to replace the widely varying policies affecting transitioning military students. The Compact leverages a comprehensive approach that provides a consistent policy in every state and school district that chooses to join.

Contact MIC3:

Deanna M. McLaughlin
Tennessee Commissioner
State Council Chairman
107 Mossland Drive
Clarksville, TN 37042


SEEKING VOLUNTEER - Military Family Education Liaison (MFEL)

The Military Family Education Liaison (MFEL) will:

  • Be the first stop for Military Parents seeking assistance in the placement of their dependent military child in a Tennessee Public School under the Military Interstate Children's Compact. 
  • Document Compact related issues and review the Compact Rules to determine the best course of action. 
  • Consult with the MIC3 Tennessee State Commissioner to discuss options to resolve the enrollment issue of the dependent military child prior to taking any action.
  • Provide Compact related information to impacted school systems.

    If you are interesting in filling this volunteer position, please contact Deanna McLaughlin at with a letter of intent, qualifications, and a letter of recommendation.