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NCHE Webinars

live, interactive group trainingNCHE webinars allow you to participate in live, interactive online trainings with other attendees from around the country.

About NCHE Webinars

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.

NCHE Webinar Participation: Equipment/Technology Needed

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.

Register for a NCHE Webinar

To register, please click on the registration link below below for the webinar in which you wish to participate and follow the instructions provided.

McKinney-Vento 101: Understanding the Rights of Students Experiencing Homelessness
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET (please adjust for your time zone)
Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e68caef8d2f22b762d3fded1ebd7db6fc

Description: In this interactive webinar, presenters from the National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) 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) Topics will include:
  • Understanding the relationship between housing and school performance
  • ESSA and Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program Basics
  • Eligibility for McKinney-Vento rights and services
  • School selection and immediate school enrollment
  • Transportation
  • Dispute Resolution
Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with presenters and fellow attendees through polls and discussion periods.

Presenters: NCHE Staff


Determining McKinney-Vento Eligibility under ESSA
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET (please adjust for your time zone)
Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e3e7592c7c69686d3c90d71ddc58316c6

Description: In this interactive 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:
  • ESSA basics and context
  • Understanding the dynamics of family and youth homelessness
  • The McKinney-Vento definition of homeless, as amended by ESSA
  • New ESSA provisions on McKinney-Vento dispute resolution, including disputes related to eligibility
Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with presenters and fellow attendees through polls and discussion periods.

Presenters: NCHE Staff


Paving the Way to College for Students Experiencing Homelessness
Thursday, September 27, 2018 | 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM EST (please adjust for your time zone)
Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=eae98d898372557539f4951ec25223a34

Description: In this interactive 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 exam and college application fees
  • The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) process for both accompanied and unaccompanied homeless youth, including the U.S. Department of Education's early FAFSA submission timeframe and "prior-prior year tax information" practice
  • Higher Education Act provisions pertaining to unaccompanied homeless youth and the FAFSA
  • 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 interactive polls and discussion periods.

Presenters: NCHE Staff


McKinney-Vento 101: Understanding the Rights of Students Experiencing Homelessness
Thursday, October 11, 2018 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET (please adjust for your time zone)
Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e51fa45f539d66cb75a6dfbcd827484ed

Description: In this interactive webinar, presenters from the National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) 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) Topics will include:
  • Understanding the relationship between housing and school performance
  • ESSA and Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program Basics
  • Eligibility for McKinney-Vento rights and services
  • School selection and immediate school enrollment
  • Transportation
  • Dispute Resolution
Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with presenters and fellow attendees through polls and discussion periods.

Presenters: NCHE Staff
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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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