MSA Candidate Application Packet. The Military School-Age Credential (MSA) is an opportunity for staff working with school-age children on military bases to gain professional recognition by demonstrating competence in their on-the-job skills. Staff must complete the Foundation Level Individual Development Plan (IDP) to be eligible for the Military School-Age Credential. The Military School-Age Candidate Packet contains ALL of the documents MSA candidates will need to apply for the MSA assessment.
An MSA Credential is valid for three years from the award date, after which it may be renewed in five-year increments. The MSA Renewal process gives you the opportunity to reaffirm your competence as a Military School-Age Associate. The Military School-Age Renewal Packet contains ALL of the documents MSA candidates will need to renew their MSA credential.