Diane Gawkins

Diane Gawkins

Diane Gawkins, a nurse and member of Military Families for High Standards, is a former major in the Army and the parent of two adult daughters who attended schools in Texas, Kansas, Germany, Massachusetts, and Virginia. Diane believes that military children are our future leaders and that we should be striving to make transitions easier for them as they move from school to school.

High, shared standards: That’s how we keep our students in military families from losing ground

At schools near military bases, experienced teachers will be able to pick out the truly new faces in classrooms and at parent-teacher conferences. These will be children and parents of military families who have transferred into the community at the request of Uncle Sam.  Military families present a special challenge for teachers and the education system in general. As a… Read more →

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