Educators' Workshop Program

 

Marine Corps Recruiting Command's Educators' Workshop Program

There are four different kinds of educators' workshops hosted annually. Educators' from priority colleges and universities have options to attend the Educators', Coaches' or Music Educators' workshops hosted at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. Educators from high schools may attend an Educators' Workshops hosted at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California or Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. For more on the Recruit Depot workshops, please scroll to the bottom of this page. 


All workshops are currently postponed until FY22.  If you choose, please submit your completed application for future workshops.
 

To apply to any of the workshops, please fill out this application and send it to community@marines.usmc.mil or to your local recruiting station.

Marine Corp Recruiting Command hosts the following three workshops annually at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia:

Coaches' Workshop

The Coaches' Workshop provides coaches and athletic directors, from priority colleges and universities, an opportunity to learn how Marine officers are recruited, trained, and developed into leaders from a pool of highly qualified college students. 

Music Educators' Workshop

The Music Educators' workshop provides music educators and directors from colleges, universities, and high schools the opportunity to learn how Marines are recruited, trained, and developed into leaders from a pool of highly qualified students, especially through the Musician Enlistment Option Program (MEOP). 

Educators' Workshop

Educators' Workshop provides educators from priority colleges and universities an opportunity to learn how Marine officers are recruited, trained and developed into leaders from a pool of highly qualified college students.

 

The Educators' Workshop program provides selected educators, coaches, directors and influential community members with an experiential opportunity to see how the Marine Corps transforms young men and women into Marines. It also provides attendees with current information regarding Marine Corps training practices, military job skills, service opportunities, military lifestyle, and educational benefits available to Marines. The program is designed to demystify recruit and officer candidate training, foster stronger relationships among recruiting personnel and the communities they serve, and increase advocacy among influencers who help shape decisions of young men and women.

Annually, educators and key influencers from colleges and universities across the United States gather for five days to attend Marine Corps Recruiting Command’s Educators' Workshops at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. During the workshop, participants visit Officer Candidates School and The Basic School to discover the leadership traits and career opportunities the Marine Corps offers, specifically for officer commissioning programs. The workshop provides an inside look at the Marine officer lifestyle and exhibits the types of training Marine officer prospects undergo to escalate physical, moral, and intellectual capabilities in order to benefit Marines in any clime and place.

  Click here to view the Educators' Workshop Brochure

To apply to any of the workshops, please fill out this application and send it to community@marines.usmc.mil or to your local recruiting station.
 

Marine Corps Recruit Depot Educators' Workshops

These week-long workshops provide selected high school educators and key influencers with the opportunity to gain firsthand knowledge about how prospects are recruited, trained, and transformed into Marines at the recruit depots. Participants are exposed to various facets of the Marine Corps through the lens of recruit training and active duty Marines at either MCRD Parris Island, South Carolina, or MCRD San Diego, California. Attendees will also have a chance to speak face to face with recruits and drill instructors and participate in a variety of interactive exercises.

*If you live east of the Mississippi River, please visit the link for MCRD Parris Island Educators' Workshop. If you live west of the Mississippi River, please visit the link for MCRD San Diego Educators' Workshop.*

  MCRD Parris Island Educators' Workshop

  MCRD San Diego Educators' Workshop

To apply to any of the Educators' Workshops, please fill out this application and send it to community@marines.usmc.mil or to your local recruiting station.


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