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October 2022

Supporting the Education of Unaccompanied Students Experiencing Homelessness

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

Description: In this interactive webinar, presenters will review key concepts related to the education of unaccompanied youth experiencing homelessness included in the McKinney-Vento Act. Presenters will cover: The definitions of "unaccompanied" and "homeless" 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 Q&A/discussion periods. Handouts: You may download webinar handouts at https://nche.ed.gov/supporting-the-education-of-unaccompanied-students-experiencing-homelessness/. Presenters: NCHE Staff Register here. Please adjust…

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

October 25 @ 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. 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 fellow attendees through…

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November 2022

Paving the Way to College for Students Experiencing Homelessness

November 7 @ 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

November 30 @ 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 through polls and Q&A/discussion periods. Handouts: You…

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