Live Interactive Group Training - NCHE Webinars

Description

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.

Participation Requirements

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.

Registration

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

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

Thursday October 11, 2018 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register:
https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e51fa45f539d66cb75a6dfbcd827484ed
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 Subtitle VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Topics will include:
  • Understanding the relationship between housing and school performance
  • ESSA and 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 polls and discussion periods.

Presenters: NCHE Staff 

Determining McKinney-Vento Eligibility under ESSA

Tuesday November 6, 2018 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register:
https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=eeecc1696a50adf3d31e09945feaef079
Description: In this interactive 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:
  • ESSA 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 discussion periods.

Presenters: NCHE Staff 

Paving the Way to College for Students Experiencing Homelessness

Thursday November 8, 2018 | 2:00PM-3:15PM ET

Register:
https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=eb271494882c641102cfa7260aa6c527e
Description: In this interactive 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 exam and college application fees
  • The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) process for both accompanied and unaccompanied homeless youth, including the U.S. Department of Education's early FAFSA submission timeframe and "prior-prior year tax information" practice
  • Higher Education Act provisions pertaining to unaccompanied homeless youth and the FAFSA
  • 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 interactive polls and discussion periods.

Presenters: NCHE Staff 

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

Thursday November 15, 2018 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET
Register:
https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e3f7e7801eb3986cd763d2d146b6e5a1f
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 Subtitle VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Topics will include:
  • Understanding the relationship between housing and school performance
  • ESSA and 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 polls and discussion periods.

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

Tuesday December 4, 2018 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register:
https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e3a8a0696edd8f78114c0d2ad7c28febb

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 Subtitle VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Topics will include:

  • Understanding the relationship between housing and school performance
  • ESSA and 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 polls and discussion periods.

Presenters: NCHE Staff


Determining McKinney-Vento Eligibility under ESSA

Wednesday December 12, 2018 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register:
https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e269ce9950364c8dd3d3a7e167926b163

Description: In this interactive 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:

  • ESSA 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 discussion periods.

Presenters: NCHE Staff 


Supporting the Education of Unaccompanied Homeless Students under ESSA

Thursday December 20, 2018 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET
 
Register:
https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e1a474f82609330cf92d413920f9845a9

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, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Presenters will cover:

  • 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