Welcome to the

Special Operations Center of Excellence
Education Support Cell (ESC)

Fort Bragg, N.C.


Education Support Cell

The ESC is a team of experts who report to TLDE (Training, Leader Development, and Education) and interface with the training base, QAO, the Commandants, and Staff and Faculty Development Division. They foster ALM 2015 implementation and continuous improvement through curriculum assistance, instructional assistance, and data collection/management assistance.

Early Attrition Survey

Training, Leader Development and Education (TLDE) as well as Educational Support Cell (ESC) encourages you to take this survey for your Civil Affairs (CA) course, Psychological Operations (PSYOP) course, or Special Forces (SF) course. Please continue if you meet all of the following criteria:
1) You have successfully completed the Assessment and Selection phase of the course.
2) You have been recycled or relieved.
3) You have been counseled by Cadre or a significant enough amount of time has elapsed and you are confident counseling will not occur in the near future.
4) You understand that the answers you provide are anonymous but critical to our understanding the course from your perspective.

Civil Affairs Early Attrition Survey link

Psychological Operations Early Attrition Survey Link

Special Forces Early Attrition Survey Link

ESC Tips and Strategies Newsletter

Cadre Instructional Workshops Available by Request for Professional Development The ESC in coordination with TLDE publishes a monthly article that highlights a best practice in teaching and learning. Topics are requested by the USAJFKSWCS community or stem from discussions held in the Instructional Leaders Course (ILC) or from pertinent trends in the field of education. Due to the overall response and interest to our monthly newsletters which are archived below, the ESC has created instructional workshops available now by request. To learn more about how to schedule and request an instructional workshop at your unit, please email Rose Cooper @ ttp-usa email or @ email.

To be added to our distribution list or to request a topic, please contact Kim Rogers @  email

The Adaptive Team Model Just who are these Millennials, and how do we teach them? Coaching IV Reflections The Coaching Mindset III
The Adaptive Team Model Just who are these Millennials, and how do we teach them? Coaching IV Reflections The Coaching Mindset III
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The Coaching Mindset II The Coaching Mindset Cross-Training Next Steps
The Coaching Mindset II The Coaching Mindset Cross-Training Next Steps
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Professional Development Large Group Instruction
Professional Development Large Group Instruction
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Assessment Series, Part V Program Performance Assessment Series, Part IV Assessing Instructor Performance Assessment Series, Part III: Assessing Student Performance--
Formal, Summative Assessment Series, Part II: Assessing Student Performance How “Informal” Assessment becomes “Formative” Assessment
Assessment Series, Part V Program Performance Assessment Series, Part IV Assessing Instructor Performance Assessment Series, Part III: Assessing Student Performance-- Formal, Summative Assessment Series, Part II: How “Informal” Assessment becomes “Formative” Assessment
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What is Assessment, and why should I care? What is Assessment, and why should I care? The Effective Lesson, Part II: Pulling together those Learning Activities The Effective Lesson, Part I: Opening of the Lesson
What is Assessment, and why should I care? The Effective Lesson, Part III: Closing it out The Effective Lesson, Part II: Pulling together those Learning Activities The Effective Lesson, Part I: Opening of the Lesson
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The PUSH and the PULL of it Assessing Student Expectations for a Course Maximizing Class Discussions Critical Factors in Building an Optimal Learning Environment
The PUSH and the PULL of it Assessing Student Expectations for a Course Maximizing Class Discussions Critical Factors in Building an Optimal Learning Environment
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Flexible Thinking: Finding The Right Perspective On The Learning Environment Training and Education: Is it an all or nothing proposition? Building the Optimal Training Environment Journaling in the USAJFKSWCS Learning Environment
Flexible Thinking: Finding The Right Perspective On The Learning Environment Training and Education: Is it an all or nothing proposition? Building the Optimal Training Environment Journaling in the USAJFKSWCS Learning Environment
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Multigenerational Learners Take the Challenge: Finding opportunities for Critical Thinking Professional Development and You USAJFKSWCS and the Army Learning Model
Multigenerational Learners Take the Challenge: Finding opportunities for Critical Thinking Professional Development and You USAJFKSWCS and the Army Learning Model
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Establishing and Maintaining Good Relationships Between Training Developers and Instructors Making Learning Visible: How Do We Know They Are Learning? The Pre-Assessment and the Outcome: Ties that Bind The Guiding Principles on SWCS Student Performance Data
Establishing and Maintaining Good Relationships Between Training Developers and Instructors Making Learning Visible: How Do We Know They Are Learning? The Pre-Assessment and the Outcome: Ties that Bind The Guiding Principles on SWCS Student Performance Data
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Strategies for Creating a Facilitated Learning Experience ALM: Facilitators vice Instructors Cracking the code on Instructor Performance Data ALM and the ARSOF Attributes
Strategies for Creating a Facilitated Learning Experience ALM: Facilitators vice Instructors Cracking the code on Instructor Performance Data ALM and the ARSOF Attributes
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USAJFKSWCS 350-70-4 and the SWCS Instructor ALM and the Flipped Classroom ALM and PowerPoint ALM and the SWCS Instructor
USAJFKSWCS 350-70-4 and the SWCS Instructor ALM and the Flipped Classroom ALM and PowerPoint ALM and the SWCS Instructor
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ACADEMIC HANDBOOK

SWCS Academic Handbook

ESC contacts

Government Lead

Geoff Jones
910.396.2518 or email


ESC Lead

Marcus Holley
ttp-usa email


Organizational and Program Design

Kristin Richmond
ttp-usa email


Curriculum and Instructional Design

Rose Cooper
email
ttp-usa email

Dr. Lorae Roukema
ttp-usa email


Survey Design

Kim Rogers
ttp-usa email


ESC Data Collection and Application Field Element

Will Baynes
ttp-usa email