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

Determining Eligibility for McKinney-Vento Rights and Services

Wednesday January 16, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET
 
Register:
https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e572d614435701335bd2a33f7e542bc67

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 January 24, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET
 
Register:
https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=ea15be9d32d4e53cba26387c6b0db7e59

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


Understanding Doubled Up

Tuesday February 5, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register:
https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=ef3bd9776b54d2d023a39ff7a9076d9f1

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 101: Understanding the Rights of Students Experiencing Homelessness

Monday February 11, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register:
https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e2e284f2533533e89074533c7212a161d

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 Homlessness

Thursday February 28, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register:
https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=eb674f73b410a87f4441b6cdcdeb7220f

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 

Paving the Way to College for Students Experiencing Homelessness

Wednesday March 6, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register:
https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e81b43dba5ee9e413ebf9de546db5096e

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

Register:
https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=eeee05ed29044d014d855443a0b76bc56

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 March 28, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register:
https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e3a07a887bd4022b3c39f591c300cebc2

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 April 9, 2019 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register:
https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e673803485f2ac60a828fba48c6e3f3d2

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

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