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Family Orientation

We offer two International Family Orientation Program (IFOP) sessions every year to help spouses acclimate to the local area, learn need-to-know information like US healthcare and severe weather preparation, and build lasting friendships.

English Course

IFSO's International Dependents' English Course (IDEC) is a 12-week beginner's English course offered September through November. The course is executed by volunteers and funded by community donations.