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Military Families

Military Families

Within Beaufort County, there are three major military installations to include Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, and Naval Hospital Beaufort.  Approximately 1,531 children of active-duty military families currently attend Beaufort County School District schools.  The Beaufort County School District warmly welcomes those who are new to our area.


General Information

If you have questions, please contact Ms. Geraldine Henderson, Director of School Counseling, at (843) 322-0732 or visit our School Counseling page for additional information.


BCSD Military School Liaison
Kimberly Wiley, M.A.Ed.. MCAS Beaufort, SC 
Office: 843.228.6128
Cell: 843.941.3113
Fax: 843.228.6105
DSN: 335.6128

Military Family Life Counselors

The Department of Defense authorized the funding for several full-time Military Family Life Counselors (MFLCs) to serve the Beaufort County School District. They are located at Broad River Elementary and Coosa Elementary

School MFLCs offer short-term non-medical counseling services to military connected children, parents, faculty, and staff. The MFLC counselors are at the schools to help and are available to talk to military students, facilitate group activities, outreach to parents and to process interactions and concerns, such as:

  • Communication
  • Self-esteem/self-confidence
  • Resolving conflicts
  • Behavioral management techniques
  • Bullying
  • Helping children deal with angry feelings
  • Sibling/parental relationships
  • Deployment and reintegration issues

The MFLC program utilizes professional, licensed and credentialed counselors. 

Contact a Military Family Life Counselor

Broad River Elementary School
Angie McGlamery
474 Broad River Blvd.
Beaufort, SC 29906
Phone 843-322-8400
Fax 843-322-8380

Coosa Elementary School
Evelina Fair
45 Middle Road
Beaufort, SC 29907
Phone 843-322-6100
Fax 843-322-6187 or 6184

Local Military Commands

Marine Corp Recruit Depot, Eastern Recruiting Region, Parris Island, SC
Marine Corps Air Station, Beaufort, South Carolina
Naval Hospital Beaufort, South Carolina

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