Veterans in the Classroom Veteran Request Form
The Veterans In The Classroom (VITC) program is a unique program within our state
and nation. For nearly 20 years, the Citrus County School District Superintendent has
invited Citrus County veterans to participate in educating our youth about military
service to our nation. During the two weeks prior to Veterans Day, veteran volunteers
present lectures to children in the school district. How does the program work?
1.Teachers make requests for a veteran to speak to their class. Sometimes the
teachers may request specific military skill sets like a pilot, a cook, or someone
who speaks a foreign language.
2.Veterans sign up as presenters and complete their contact information and
requested grades and schools in the signup process.
3.The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Citrus County Chapter
manages the VITC assignment process. The VITC manager matches teacher
requests with the skill sets and requested grades/schools of the veterans. Upon
making an acceptable match, the VITC manager emails the veteran and the
teacher with both of their contact information. The veteran then contacts the teacher to
confirm a day and time for the veteran’s presentation.
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Veterans in the Classroom
Veteran's Last Name
Veteran's First Name
Preferred Phone Contact (Format: XXX-XXX-XXXX)
Please type "Cell" prior to the number if the cell phone is the preferred contact.
Best Time to Contact You By Phone: AM (8-12); Early PM (12-5); Late PM (5-8). Please select one.
Street Address or PO Box (Address, City, FL, Zip Code)
This will be used to send invitations to the Veteran's Appreciation Luncheon.
U.S. Service Branch
Briefly list your service rank abbreviation, military skills, language skills, post military career skills, etc. This will allow us to match you to a teacher request. Example: CW3, helicopter pilot, Spanish speaker, Civilian flying.
Veterans in the Classroom
Please select one or more schools that you are willing to visit for your presentation. School type and grade levels: Elementary/Primary: K-5, Middle: 6-8, High: 9-12
Academy of Environmental Science (9-10)
Central Ridge Elementary
Citrus e-School (virtual K-12)
Citrus Springs Elementary
Citrus Springs Middle
CREST (K-12, special day school for students with disabilities)
Crystal River High
Crystal River Middle
Crystal River Primary
Floral City Elementary
Forrest Ridge Elementary
Pleasant Grove Elementary
Rock Crusher Elementary
Please select all grade levels you are willing to visit with your presentation.
Please indicate the maximum number of classroom periods you are willing to visit in the same day. A classroom period typically is 45 minutes. Please check only one of the boxes below.
For Questions About the Veterans In The Classroom (VITC) program or completing this registration form, please contact COL. Mark Bodenheim, USA (Ret), MOAA VITC manager at:
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