EDUCATION & TRAINING CENTER
Bldg 1413 Arkansas Rd.
Joint Base Andrews, Maryland
Hours of Operation
Mon-Wed & Fri: 7:30am-4:00pm
Closed on Weekends, AFDW Family Days & Holidays
Education & Training ICE Comment
The Education and Training section provides base-level education and training support to the "Total Force." The education office oversees authorization of over 4 million dollars in tuition assistance funding for degrees of higher education. Primary programs include Community College of the Air Force student advisement, academic and vocational guidance/counseling from basic skills to graduate level, and DoD Skillbridge program guidance. Other education opportunities include Air Force COOL, Education Deferments, Montgomery and Post-9/11 GI Bill and commissioning programs guidance, Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Managing Your (MY) Education workshop, and the AF Institute of Technology. The office acts as a focal point to enroll in Intermediate and Senior Development Education (IDE/SDE) via correspondence.
The testing program includes tests for college credit, undergraduate college admissions, certification tests, and civilian and formal military testing. The office oversees and coordinates the activities and programs of four (4) institutions of higher learning which offer 35 degree programs on base.
*Visit the Home Page for information on any additional upcoming courses/events at Education & Training!
Education & Training is comprised of:
Colleges & Universities
National Testing Center
*For more information regarding our programs, services and resources, please visit the links listed under "Our Services" (below).
Air Force Virtual Education Center
To access AFVEC, log on to the AF Portal:
Scroll to: Career & Training, and select AFVEC (AF Virtual Ed Center).
You can register for all JBA Education Center briefings on the NEW Ed Center Events Calendar located on AFVEC. Click here to learn how to find the calendar and RSVP.
Airmen and Guardians who are interested in participating in the SkillBridge program must complete an initial SkillBridge briefing to be made eligible to apply in AFVEC. Members assigned to Joint Base Andrews can sign up for upcoming briefings on the Education Center Events Calendar in AFVEC. Members are encouraged to attend this briefing early in their transition planning process.
Skillbridge website: https://skillbridge.osd.mil/