TJC Primary Points of Contact for Military Students
TJC's primary point of contact for our prospective/current military students and dependents is Chris Fontaine, Executive Director of Academic Advising, Veteran and Military Services, and Testing Services.
Mr. Fontaine is the Compliance Officer for TJC, is SCO trained, has served and been trained throughout a 30-year career as a Director of Financial Aid and is also a certified Career Advisor.
The academic advising team under Mr. Fontaine are all trained to assist and advise TJC’s military students relating to degree completion, transfer advising assistance, initializing help for TJC students wanting to utilize military benefits, and how to assist TJC military students relating to remaining in good academic and financial standing. In addition, the academic advising and VA departments are the hub of assisting TJC’s military students connect with other department partners including disabilities services, career planning, student life, financial aid, admissions, registrar’s office, TJC support services, and TRIO.
Mr. Fontaine is also a veteran of the US Navy. His contact information is Chris.Fontaine@tjc.edu or text at 903-300-5644, or phone at 903-510-2496.
In addition, TJC is dedicated to providing specialized services to our military students specifically relating to Disabilities Services, Counseling, and Career Planning/Job Search. Here is more information for each area:
Led by Tracey Williams, who is a licensed counselor with over 20 years of experience at TJC serving students:
Career Planning/Job Search Assistance
Led by Sherry Fuller, who is a certified Career Planner with over 5 years of experience at TJC serving students:
Led by Margaret Rapp, who is a licensed counselor with close to 20 years of experience at TJC serving students: