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 

    Robert Stingone, Assistant Principal for Curriculum
    Phone:  813.657.7266, ext. 224 

    School Registration
    Information and enrollment documents>>

    Please contact Alison Fish with question regarding registration at Alison.Fish@hcps.net or 813-657-7266 Ext 229.  

    Student Led Transition Program
    Anchored4Lifedevelops 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 Robert Stingone at 813 272-7775 or Robert.Stingone@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.  

Military Recognition Events

  • September - 9/11 - Heroes' Day Recognition
    November  - Veterans Week Activities
    April - Month of the Military Child