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Archived Homeless List Serve Messages

SUBJECT:  NCHE June Webinars

LISTSERVE MESSAGE DATE:  June 14, 2012

NCHE will be offering the following webinars free of charge during the month of June. 

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

McKinney-Vento 101: Knowing and Applying the Law
Thursday, June 14, 2012
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. Topics covered include:
Determining eligibility, Immediate Enrollment, School Selection, Transportation, Unaccompanied Youth, and Coordination with Title IA

Participants will be invited to discuss scenarios to apply the knowledge presented during the webinar.

Presenters: NCHE Staff

Determining Eligibility for McKinney-Vento Rights and Services
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
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. Guiding principles to use when determining McKinney-Vento eligibility by the definition will be presented. Participants will be invited to discuss scenarios to apply the knowledge presented during the webinar.

Presenters: NCHE Staff

Supporting the Education of Unaccompanied Homeless Students
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
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

Feel free to pass along this information to interested colleagues. Take advantage of these opportunities for quality professional development!
 

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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