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

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

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=eaecb95681d0c360714fa42509cd51ffa
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

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e7a2c7d450179e3a153fee60ad2980c4f
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 SCHOOL SELECTION RIGHTS

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e4f8f31063125bef2f8b9da6adda5ec98
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

PAVING THE WAY TO COLLEGE FOR STUDENTS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS

Thursday, October 15, 2020 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e5ad711b26cf3b8b4ce5ca249b51a56c2
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

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=ea3c3ca3c550263f7f6f9e1d6e6e1a16e
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

SUPPORTING THE EDUCATION OF UNACCOMPANIED STUDENTS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS

Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e8a9c5b8f7558203ae80d3c3dc5c8de05
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

DETERMINING ELIGIBILITY FOR MCKINNEY-VENTO RIGHTS AND SERVICES

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e991ae36cca4b22aece48fbbceb9ad93a
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 SCHOOL SELECTION RIGHTS

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e9c29d0027120193ed42863dafe82a0a3
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, November 19, 2020 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e80a5a42c5b9b500e0a82667b085afc10
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