Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Jennifer Carey

Please contact Mrs. Jennifer Carey, School Counselor, with any questions or concerns as your military child transitions to Dixie Elementary.



Registration is available online at the Russell County School District's website ( under the enroll tab.

Questions about registration please contact Mrs. Tammy Sides, School Secretary, at
For assistance with transitions associated with military life, please contact Marcus DuBose, School Liaison Officer.

(706) 626-8624 or (706) 545-3062

  • Facilitates understanding of the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children and liaisons between the parent and the school as needed to ensure compliance and develop solutions
  • Provides information about post-secondary opportunities from college and vocational school applications to scholarships and career choice
  • Youth Sponsorship facilitates the transition from installation to installation and school to school by providing information, a sense of belonging, and the opportunity to make friends in both youth centers and schools.
  • Delivering the Army Ready and Resilient program for teens is aligned, through experiential and outreach activities, with the training soldiers and Army Spouses receive, creating a common language around resilience between parents, youth, and educators
  • Facilitates the Partnerships in Education program, fostering relationships between units and local schools and encouraging parent involvement
  • The In/Out Processing Protocol provides soldiers with an overview of available CYS options and educational support.
  • Army High School Senior Stabilization supports college and career readiness by allowing soldiers to delay PCS so students can complete their senior year of high school., through the military, provides no-cost online 24/7 tutoring.

Likitca Ligon | Alabama State Coordinator 

Military Child Education Coalition® | MCEC®



Tashina Lemons, Community Coordinator

Military Child Education Coalition, MCEC