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 August 14, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e07dc1982f6c9137227f2f879de1fb852
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 101: UNDERSTANDING THE RIGHTS OF STUDENTS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS

Thursday August 22, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e115d86a6e30aa72fe9e538824435b6e5
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

MCKINNEY-VENTO SCHOOL SELECTION RIGHTS

Tuesday August 27, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e346f643d771c86b0846962e93d3e1a31
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

PAVING THE WAY FOR STUDENTS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS

Wednesday September 4, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e44997b19a0057a26c9dbc8a695a65809
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

DETERMINING ELIGIBILITY FOR MCKINNEY-VENTO RIGHTS AND SERVICES

Thursday September 12, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e7c95404863d89f4a9ff0bb8159d86ae8
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 Youth and Young Adults Experiencing Homelessness through Education and Workforce Partnerships

Friday September 13, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=ec6b5e606e31e759078a38659090e968a
Description: In this webinar, attendees will learn about:

  • the connection between education, employment, and housing affordability outcomes, including as addressed in Home, Together: The Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness;
  • federal education and employment programs that serve youth experiencing homelessness (McKinney-Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth, Perkins Career and Technical Education, Adult Education, WIOA Youth Formula, YouthBuild, and Job Corps);
  • policy and practice levers to encourage more targeted local efforts to ensure education and employment program access and success for young people experiencing homelessness;
  • two local programs (Los Angeles and Washington, DC) that serve youth experiencing homelessness through intentional education and employment partnerships.

Time will be provided for Q&A.
Presenters include:

  • Faatimah Muhammad, U.S. Department of Education
  • Jasmine Hayes, U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness
  • Christina Dukes, National Center for Homeless Education
  • Jennifer Kemp, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Chang Kim, City of Los Angeles
  • Susana Martinez, Latin American Youth Center

UNDERSTANDING DOUBLED UP

Tuesday September 24, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e1f9080621a296dfc8a1309bae6309e63
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

MCKINNEY-VENTO SCHOOL SELECTION RIGHTS

Wednesday October 16, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=ebd4246265075858373d0a65c786eadc1
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

SUPPORTING THE EDUCATION OF UNACCOMPANIED STUDENTS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS

Thursday October 24, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e0eac4236bd4c01d884e070d236f4c73f
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 101: UNDERSTANDING THE RIGHTS OF STUDENTS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS

Tuesday October 29, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e78a1aa2e085fa401365757aa7131ac42
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