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

Supporting the Education of Unaccompanied Students Experiencing Homelessness

Wednesday April 17, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=ec9e9ed5255a6fa22b87b8baf8c700f2d
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

Understanding Doubled Up

Thursday April 25, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=efea85674529a6baba6df02a714fef92e
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

Paving the Way to College for Students Experiencing Homelessness

Tuesday May 7, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=ed769ce71e669880a4d29bdd7d1cc499f
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

McKinney-Vento 101: Understanding the Rights of Students Experiencing Homelessness

Thursday May 23, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e21973f7743b0e6240971f4e09505bf8c
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

Determining Eligibility for McKinney-Vento Rights and Services
Wednesday May 29, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET Register:https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=ebd930e1f0942f1287e175ae94fff6308
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

McKinney-Vento 101: Understanding the Rights of Students Experiencing Homelessness

Thursday June 6, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ETRegister:https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=ec3dff823c9472a1fbc9b57bab33718e5
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

Supporting the Education of Unaccompanied Students Experiencing Homelessness

Thursday June 17, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ETRegister: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e6f5c36c4d160522c90093a6b73c59fa9
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

McKinney-Vento School Selection Rights
Tuesday June 11, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ETRegister: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e1e69b2e8d7e058e2b03076ae917de128
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 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