Welcome Military Families

  • Hillsborough County Public Schools is honored to serve you and your family during your time at MacDill Air Force.

School & HCPS Resources

  • Military Point of Contact -

    Alision Tischio, School Counselor
    (813) 672-5388

    Brad Fuller, Principal
    (813) 672-5388

    School RegistrationContact data Rebecca Kirkpatrick our data processor at 813-672-5388 or by email: Rebecca.Kirkpatrick@hcps.net  

    Information on documents required for school enrollment can be found by visiting:  Enrollment, Withdrawals and Re-entry / Overview

    Student Led Transition Program
    Anchored4Life develops leadership skills, enhances life skills, builds confidence, reinforces team building, and offers support by: Building positive connections. Increasing self-esteem and positive self-worth. Anchored4Life provides students peer support to assist their transition into our school.

    Exceptional Student Education
    Families can contact Stacy Padin at 813 672-5388 or email Stacy.Padin@hcps.net with questions regarding Exceptional Student Education.   

    If you are transitioning to the area and have questions about services in Hillsborough County Public Schools contact the Choice Information Line at (813) 272-4692 and identify yourself as a transitioning military family to connect with the Exceptional Student Education Department.

    Mental Health Resources
    There are many challenges military students face due to their unique situation, such as having a parent deployed for extended periods of time, changing schools, and leaving friends.  Your child’s School Student Services staff, i.e. School Counselor, School Psychologist and/or School Social Worker can provide support and share resources to assist during these challenging times. Families can also visit the HCPS Mental Health Matters site for additional resources.

    Contact Venetia Waters, MAFB’s School Liaison Officer to connect your child or a family member to a Military Family Life Counselor.
    (813) 828-0146 or venetia.waters@us.af.mil

    Student Progression Plan
    Provides families with academic information at the elementary, middle and high school level.