Robert C. McEwen
Fort Drum offers a variety of Educational services and programs.
Army Education Center
The Army Education Center of Fort Drum serves Soldiers, Family members, DOD Civilians as well as our neighbors of the North Country. Programs offered range from Associate degrees to Master degrees in most fields of study. The Army Education Center is co-located with the McEwen Library at 4300 Camp Hale Road. Contact number is 315-772-6878.
The McEwen Library
Active Duty and Retired Military, Family members age ten and
over, and civilian employees may borrow materials from the
library. National Guard, Reservists, and TDY personnel may Suse
the library while at Fort Drum.
McEwen Library 315-772-9099
Interlibrary Loan 315-772-6005
The library is a state-of-the-art 18,000 square-foot
facility that includes a multimedia area, a children's library,
periodical area, and an open reading area with 48 computers
linked with the classroom network in the education center.
Patrons have access to periodical databases and an online public
The extensive collection includes fiction and nonfiction,
talking books, cassettes, and music CDs and tapes. Materials may
be borrowed for three weeks and renewed twice. With the exception
of movies, there is no limit on the number of materials
that may be checked out.
For your convenience, you can renew materials in
person, over the phone, or by e-mail.
Fort Drum MWR 's School Liaison
Officer is located on the second floor of Clark Hall and is here to assist military families with transitions to
the local schools. We encourage you to utilize her services as
we commit ourselves to a better relationship between school
districts and the Fort Drum community.
Duties of the
School Liaison Officer
Establish, implement, and coordinate all school liaison
administrative and operational policies and procedures.
Act as primary advisor to the garrison commander and principal
staff on all matters of concern among students, parents and
local school districts.
Act as an advisor on all matters of concern among students,
parents and local school districts.
Meet monthly with school principals/ superintendents, guidance
counselors and other staff.
Coordinate monthly FDELC meeting.
Function as an intermediary and advocate between parents and
Provide assistance, as needed, in school enrollment and
Manage the "Piece of the Rock" program in schools.
Prepare reports, information papers, fact sheets, briefings and
studies as required.
The New York State Education
Department posts a web site with the statistical report card for
every school district in the state. For more information about
the schools in our area, Jefferson & Lewis Counties visit NY State School District Report Card Site
The McEwen Library
Pine Plains Activity Center, Conway Road, Bldg. P-4300
Community Recreation Division
Complex, Bldg. P-10050
Parent Central Services
Clark Hall, Bldg P-10720
The Hours of Operation for each
facility are listed on the Directory page.