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NCHE Webinars

live, interactive group trainingNCHE webinars allow you to participate in live, interactive online trainings with other attendees from around the country.

About NCHE Webinars

NCHE hosts webinars regularly so that participants can train from the convenience and comfort of their office. NCHE webinars focus on issues related to the education of children and youth experiencing homelessness. During NCHE webinars, presenters explain important concepts, while also giving participants the opportunity to ask questions and interact with each other.

NCHE Webinar Participation: Equipment/Technology Needed

To participate in a NCHE webinar, you must have a computer with internet access. You can connect to webinar audio by calling into the conference call number provided once you register or via your computer speakers and microphone. Those connecting to audio via telephone can ask questions via the questions pane or over the phone. Those connecting to audio via computer speakers and microphone can only ask questions via the questions pane. If you call in using your phone, the cost of the webinar is that of the long distance phone call.

To register, please click on the registration link below below for the webinar in which you wish to participate and follow the instructions provided.

Register for a NCHE Webinar

Determining McKinney-Vento Eligibility: Changes under ESSA
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET (please adjust for your time zone)
Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=ef7b76186ed53e6aee73bce7c7d453fd1

Description: In this interactive webinar, presenters will review changes to the McKinney-Vento definition of homeless children and youth, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Presenters will cover:
  • ESSA basics, including key implementation dates
  • The amended McKinney-Vento definition of homeless, including the removal of "awaiting foster care placement" and new guidance on substandard housing
  • New ESSA provisions on McKinney-Vento dispute resolution, including disputes related to eligibility
Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with presenters and fellow attendees through polls and discussion periods.

Presenters: NCHE Staff


McKinney-Vento School Selection Rights: Changes Under ESSA
Thursday, May 18, 2017 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET (please adjust for your time zone)
Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=efa3c71e55bb629afbe54a48dcd9b0a61

Description: In this interactive webinar, presenters will review important changes related to school selection for homeless children and youth under the McKinney-Vento Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Presenters will review:
  • ESSA basics, including key implementation dates
  • Changes to the definition of "school of origin"
  • Changes related to determining the best interest of the child or youth in terms of school selection
  • Changes related to the provision of transportation to currently homeless students and formerly homeless students who have become permanently housed
  • Changes to the McKinney-Vento dispute resolution process, including disputes about school enrollment and selection
Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with presenters and fellow attendees through polls and discussion periods.

Presenters: NCHE Staff


Supporting the Education of Unaccompanied Homeless Students under ESSA
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET (please adjust for your time zone)
Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=ee9c632bff5d3d58af4f8dd67c2488ba9

Description: In this interactive webinar, presenters will review changes to the McKinney-Vento Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), related to supporting the education of unaccompanied homeless students. Presenters will cover:
  • ESSA basics, including key implementation dates
  • The definitions of "unaccompanied" and "homeless", including ESSA amendments to these terms
  • K-12 educational rights and supports for unaccompanied homeless students
  • Supports for unaccompanied homeless youth transitioning to higher education
Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with presenters and fellow attendees through polls and discussion periods.

Presenters: NCHE Staff


Supporting the Education of Unaccompanied Homeless Students under ESSA
Monday, June 5, 2017 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET (please adjust for your time zone)
Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e9052a020980880f6e66ece88eb3b85c1

Description: In this interactive webinar, presenters will review changes to the McKinney-Vento Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), related to supporting the education of unaccompanied homeless students. Presenters will cover:
  • ESSA basics, including key implementation dates
  • The definitions of "unaccompanied" and "homeless", including ESSA amendments to these terms
  • K-12 educational rights and supports for unaccompanied homeless students
  • Supports for unaccompanied homeless youth transitioning to higher education
Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with presenters and fellow attendees through polls and discussion periods.

Presenters: NCHE Staff


Determining McKinney-Vento Eligibility: Changes under ESSA
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET (please adjust for your time zone)
Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=eaa5cf18b4616afa1a80ad01ab67a620b

Description: In this interactive webinar, presenters will review changes to the McKinney-Vento definition of homeless children and youth, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Presenters will cover:
  • ESSA basics, including key implementation dates
  • The amended McKinney-Vento definition of homeless, including the removal of "awaiting foster care placement" and new guidance on substandard housing
  • New ESSA provisions on McKinney-Vento dispute resolution, including disputes related to eligibility
Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with presenters and fellow attendees through polls and discussion periods.

Presenters: NCHE Staff


McKinney-Vento School Selection Rights: Changes Under ESSA
Thursday, June 29, 2017 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET (please adjust for your time zone)
Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=ee65508fadf3c186b899c402cfeb1bf32

Description: In this interactive webinar, presenters will review important changes related to school selection for homeless children and youth under the McKinney-Vento Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Presenters will review:
  • ESSA basics, including key implementation dates
  • Changes to the definition of "school of origin"
  • Changes related to determining the best interest of the child or youth in terms of school selection
  • Changes related to the provision of transportation to currently homeless students and formerly homeless students who have become permanently housed
  • Changes to the McKinney-Vento dispute resolution process, including disputes about school enrollment and selection
Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with presenters and fellow attendees through polls and discussion periods.

Presenters: NCHE Staff
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The National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) is the U.S. Department of Education's technical assistance center for the federal Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program. NCHE is housed at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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