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Local Liaison Corner

Welcome to NCHE's Local Liaison Corner, where local homeless education liaisons will find resources designed specifically to help them with their role. As the technical assistance center for the U.S. Department of Education's federal Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program, NCHE is here to support you in your role.


Read a special welcome for Local Liaisons from NCHE's Director, George Hancock.

New Local Liaison Resources

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Local Liaison-Specific Resources

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  • Homeless Liaison Toolkit
    NCHE's Homeless Liaison Toolkit is a comprehensive resource that will assist both new and veteran local liaisons in carrying out their responsibilities. Updated to reflect the requirements of the McKinney-Vento Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the 2017 edition of the Homeless Liaison Toolkit includes requirements of the law, good practices, sample forms, and links to resources. Sixteen chapters on topics essential to implementing the McKinney-Vento Act synthesize in an easy-to-read format the essentials that local liaisons must know in order to carry out their responsibilities.

Other Resources

  • NCHE Legislation Webpage
    Visit the Legislation section of the NCHE website to access to the full statutory text, Regulations and Policy Guidance, and other targeted resources for key pieces of federal legislation related to the education and well-being of children, youth, and families experiencing homelessness.
  • NCHE Product List (electronic downloads and hard copies)
    Access a full list of NCHE products, including those that can be downloaded in electronic format and those that can be ordered in hard copy.
  • NCHE Product Order Form (hard copies)
    Order hard copies of NCHE products.
  • NCHE Staff Contact Information
    Access general NCHE contact information and that of individual NCHE staff members.
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The National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) is the U.S. Department of Education's technical assistance center for the federal Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program. NCHE is housed at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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