Providing Emergency Preparedness Supports for Students Experiencing Homelessness

Welcome to the pre-recorded webinar “Providing Emergency Preparedness Supports for Students Experiencing Homelessness,” hosted jointly by the National Center for Homeless Education and the Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools TA Center. Watch this video to learn more about incorporating the needs of students experiencing homelessness in School Safety Efforts, which include security, emergency management, and preparedness activities.

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the criteria for a student to be considered a homeless child or youth (HCY) under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (MV),
  • Identify the basic rights of students experiencing homelessness and responsibilities for ensuring these rights, and
  • Explain the basic components of an Emergency Operations Plan (EOPP) and strategies to incorporate children, youth, and families experiencing homelessness.

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Published September 2023