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March 2023

McKinney-Vento School Selection Rights

March 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Description: In this interactive NCHE 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 cover: McKinney-Vento basics and context The McKinney-Vento Act’s definition of school of origin McKinney-Vento provisions related to determining the best interest of a student in terms of school selection (local school or school of origin) The provision of school-of-origin transportation to currently homeless students and formerly…

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April 2023

McKinney-Vento 101: Basic Requirements of the McKinney-Vento Act

April 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Description: In this interactive webinar, presenters from the National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) will provide a high-level overview of the educational rights of children and youth experiencing homelessness under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. Topics will include: Understanding the relationship between housing and school performance Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program Basics Eligibility for McKinney-Vento rights and services School selection and immediate school enrollment Transportation Dispute Resolution Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with presenters and…

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Determining McKinney-Vento Eligibility

April 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free webinar: Determining Eligibility for McKinney-Vento Rights and Services

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May 2023

Paving the Way to College for Students Experiencing Homelessness

May 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Description: In this interactive NCHE webinar, presenters will review important information about supports available to youth experiencing homelessness as they seek to attend college. Attendees can hope to gain a better understanding of: Fee waiver options for college entrance exams and college application fees The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) process for students experiencing homelessness with their family/parent/guardian, and students experiencing homelessness on their own (unaccompanied homeless youth) Options for seeking financial assistance beyond federal financial aid Options for…

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Understanding Doubled Up

May 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Description: In this 45-minute NCHE webinar, presenters explore the issue of doubling-up. Doubled-up is the informal wording used to describe a concept included in the McKinney-Vento Act's definition of homeless. It refers to shared living arrangements, some of which may be considered homeless, while others may not be, depending on various factors. In this session, attendees will explore some of these factors in greater detail. Attendees also will have the opportunity to interact with presenters and fellow attendees and participate in Q&A/discussion periods. Handouts: You…

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