Dr. Nixon Elementary Military Family Liaison
Bio: Bethany Bastien is a 1LT in the Idaho Army National Guard, and has been with Nixon since February 2023, when she and her husband PCS'd to Fort Bliss. Bethany is here to serve the Military Connected Students at Nixon Elementary through:
- Serving as the point of contact and working collaboratively between military-connected students and their families and the campus;
- Maintaining familiarity with enrollment processes, records transfer, existing community resources, and student supports;
- Ensuring military-connected students are identified and properly coded through the Texas Student Data System Public Education Information Management System (TSDS PEIMS);
- Determining campus-based supports and services available to military-connected students based on their unique needs, including their high mobility;
- Assisting in coordinating campus-based programs relevant to military-connected students
- Attending professional development or training annually to learn and understand topics related to the transition of military-connected students and their families.