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Archived Homeless List Serve Messages

Subject:  Homeless Webinars— National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE)

ListServe Message Date:  August 1, 2011

The National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) is offering the following webinars free of charge during the month of August.  To register for any of these webinars, please visit:  http://center.serve.org/nche/web/group.php

Determining Eligibility for McKinney-Vento Rights and Services
Monday, August 15, 2011

2:00 - 3:30 pm ET (please adjust for your time zone)
Webinar Description: In this interactive webinar, NCHE staff will discuss the McKinney-Vento definition of homeless, including categories such as doubled-up, awaiting foster care placement, unaccompanied youth, and substandard housing. Participants will be invited to discuss scenarios to apply the knowledge presented during the webinar.
Presenters: NCHE Staff

McKinney-Vento 101: Knowing and Applying the Law
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
2:00 - 3:30 pm ET
(please adjust for your time zone)

Webinar Description: In this interactive webinar, NCHE presenters will discuss the educational rights and protections provided to eligible students under the McKinney-Vento Act. Participants will be invited to discuss scenarios to apply the knowledge presented during the webinar.

Presenters: NCHE Staff

Topics covered include:

Supporting the Education of Unaccompanied Homeless Students
Thursday, August 25, 2011
2:00 - 3:30 pm ET
(please adjust for your time zone)
Webinar Description: In this interactive webinar, NCHE staff will review the main points of the McKinney-Vento Act referring to the education of unaccompanied students experiencing homelessness. Presenters will also highlight important points of other federal laws dealing with the education of unaccompanied homeless students, including IDEA and the College Cost Reduction and Access Act. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss best practices.
Presenters: NCHE Staff

To register for any of these webinars, please visit:  http://center.serve.org/nche/web/group.php

Donna Cash
Supervisor, Federal Compliance
Coordinator, McKinney-Vento Program
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
P.O. Box 480, 205 Jefferson Street
Jefferson City, MO  65102-0480
Office:  573-522-8763  Fax:  573-526-6698
dese.mo.gov

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