Group Training

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.

To participate in a NCHE webinar, you must have a computer with internet access and a working speaker (whether internal or external). You will be able to interact with presenter by typing your questions or comments into the Q&A pane.

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

*Note all times are Eastern Timezone

UNDERSTANDING DOUBLED UP

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e60cae6fd8e7a0e524df8363a6a89899d
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 may download webinar handouts at https://nche.ed.gov/understanding-doubled-up/
Presenters: NCHE Staff

Serving Young Children Experiencing Homelessness under the McKinney-Vento Act

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e10c0759b31d41994a7f41f363636cc9e
Description: First in the three-part Supporting Young Children Experiencing Homelessness series presented by NCHE and the Ounce of Prevention Fund, an organization that focuses solely on ensuring quality experiences for all children aged 0-5, especially those born into poverty.
This session will set the context for the series by explaining the McKinney-Vento Act requirements related to identifying, enrolling, and transporting young children and good strategies for implementation. Participants will not only hear strategies from presenters but also have the opportunity to ask questions, share any successful practices, and learn from each other.

Handouts: You may download webinar handouts at https://nche.ed.gov/early-childhood-webinar-series/
Presenters: NCHE and Ounce of Prevention Fund staff

SUPPORTING THE EDUCATION OF UNACCOMPANIED STUDENTS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS

Thursday, June 18, 2020 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=ed10930929aba25e61714e2b3371b309e
Description: In this interactive NCHE webinar, presenters will review key concepts related to the education of unaccompanied youth experiencing homelessness included in the McKinney-Vento Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Presenters will cover:

  • McKinney-Vento Act 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

Early Care & Education Programs and Services for Young Children Experiencing Homelessness

Tuesday, June 23, 2020| 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=eef572a14dcbb16cde3f6f9f2cc274df8
Description: Second in the three-part Supporting Young Children Experiencing Homelessness series presented by NCHE and the Ounce of Prevention Fund, an organization that focuses solely on ensuring quality experiences for all children aged 0-5, especially those born into poverty.

Presenters will describe the various programs and services providing early care, education, and family support to children and families, including program eligibility requirements and benefits. Participants will learn how to help families experiencing homelessness access early care and education programs in their communities and gain strategies for creating partnerships with early childhood stakeholders. There will be time for questions and discussion.

Handouts: You may download webinar handouts at https://nche.ed.gov/early-childhood-webinar-series/
Presenters: NCHE and Ounce of Prevention Fund staff

DETERMINING ELIGIBILITY FOR MCKINNEY-VENTO RIGHTS AND SERVICES

Monday, June 29, 2020 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e46ac89b4621c965cd2a4949ae534631e
Description: In this interactive NCHE webinar, presenters will review the McKinney-Vento definition of homeless children and youth, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Presenters will cover:

  • McKinney-Vento Act basics and context
  • Understanding the dynamics of family and youth homelessness
  • The McKinney-Vento definition of homeless
  • McKinney-Vento provisions on dispute resolution, including disputes related to eligibility

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/determining-eligibility-webinar/.
Presenters: NCHE Staff

EARLY CHILDHOOD TRAUMA AND HOMELESSNESS

Tuesday, June 30, 2020| 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e5bd464b428faf57bbd804b28f3c71424
Description: Third in the three-part Supporting Young Children Experiencing Homelessness series presented by NCHE and the Ounce of Prevention Fund, an organization that focuses solely on ensuring quality experiences for all children aged 0-5, especially those born into poverty.

This session will provide an overview of early childhood trauma and how it impacts young children – especially those experiencing homelessness. Presenters will discuss trauma-informed practice and review specific interventions and resources. Participants can ask questions and will learn strategies they can implement when working with and on behalf of young children who have experienced trauma and homelessness.

Handouts: You may download webinar handouts at https://nche.ed.gov/early-childhood-webinar-series/
Presenters: NCHE and Ounce of Prevention Fund staff

 

MCKINNEY-VENTO SCHOOL SELECTION RIGHTS

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=ebbb85379ec22c1be8255828fd48f6435
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 originoMcKinney-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 homeless students who have become permanently housed
  • McKinney-Vento provisions related to dispute resolution, including disputes about school enrollment and selection

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/mckinney-vento-school-selection-rights/.
Presenters: NCHE Staff

MCKINNEY-VENTO 101: UNDERSTANDING THE RIGHTS OF STUDENTS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS

Thursday, July 23, 2020 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e832913c0888a98beaa1a969a786e6c85
Description: In this interactive NCHE webinar, presenters will provide a high-level overview of the educational rights of children and youth experiencing homelessness under Subtitle VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Presenters will cover:

  • Understanding the relationship between housing and school performance
  • McKinney-Vento basics and context
  • Eligibility for McKinney-Vento rights and services
  • Immediate school enrollment, school selection, and transportation rights under McKinney-Vento
  • The McKinney-Vento dispute resolution process

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/mckinney-vento-101-understanding-the-rights-of-students-experiencing-homelessness/.
Presenters: NCHE Staff

PAVING THE WAY TO COLLEGE FOR STUDENTS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e9e28cf50e4b13e1fc6e7450cddf508b2
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 undocumented youth wishing to attend college

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/nche-webinar-materials-paving-the-way-to-college-for-students-experiencing-homelessness/
Presenters: NCHE Staff

UNDERSTANDING DOUBLED UP

Thursday, August 6, 2020 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e0196a893881fac771d97bae2f11d0452
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 may download webinar handouts at https://nche.ed.gov/understanding-doubled-up/
Presenters: NCHE Staff

DETERMINING ELIGIBILITY FOR MCKINNEY-VENTO RIGHTS AND SERVICES

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e4dce382b72aab979ad1d2a2ec3797329
Description: In this interactive NCHE webinar, presenters will review the McKinney-Vento definition of homeless children and youth, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Presenters will cover:

  • McKinney-Vento Act basics and context
  • Understanding the dynamics of family and youth homelessness
  • The McKinney-Vento definition of homeless
  • McKinney-Vento provisions on dispute resolution, including disputes related to eligibility

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/determining-eligibility-webinar/.
Presenters: NCHE Staff

SUPPORTING THE EDUCATION OF UNACCOMPANIED STUDENTS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e93d3198c7868c967b92002456e8d6859
Description: In this interactive NCHE webinar, presenters will review key concepts related to the education of unaccompanied youth experiencing homelessness included in the McKinney-Vento Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Presenters will cover:

  • McKinney-Vento Act 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