Purple Star Award

The Purple Star Award is a designation assigned to schools which display a special commitment to supporting military children and their families. Common Ground Partners review applications and the West Virginia Department of Education issues awards to schools meeting the award’s eligibility criteria. Schools receiving the award are issued an official certificate and additional ...

Educator Request for the Speaker Series

Common Ground Speaker Series If you are a public school educator in West Virginia and you would like to submit a request for having a military service member visit your school or classroom as a guest speaker, please provide the following consent and complete the request form: ...

Common Ground

Resources for students, educators and military families. Focused on ensuring the success of all students. Submit a request to have a military service member visit your school. Learn about recognition for military-friendly schools and how to apply.

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