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Subject:  Homeless Webinars — National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE)

ListServe Message Date:  October 4, 2011

The National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) will be offering the following webinars free of charge during the month of October:

Determining Eligibility for McKinney-Vento Rights and Services
Thursday, October 13, 2011
1:00 - 2:30 pm ET (please adjust for your time zone)


Webinar Description: In this interactive webinar, NCHE staff will discuss the McKinney-Vento definition of homeless, including categories such as doubled-up, awaiting foster care placement, unaccompanied youth, and substandard housing. Guiding principles to use when determining McKinney-Vento eligibility by the definition will be presented.  Participants will be invited to discuss scenarios to apply the knowledge presented during the webinar.
Presenters: NCHE Staff

McKinney-Vento 101: Knowing and Applying the Law
Monday, October 24, 2011
2:00 - 3:30 pm ET (please adjust for your time zone)


Webinar Description: In this interactive webinar, NCHE presenters will discuss the educational rights and protections provided to eligible students under the McKinney-Vento Act.  Participants will be invited to discuss scenarios to apply the knowledge presented during the webinar.

Topics covered include:
                -Determining eligibility
                -Immediate Enrollment
                -School Selection
                -Transportation
                -Unaccompanied Youth
                -Coordination with Title IA
Presenters: NCHE Staff

To register for either of these webinars, please visit http://center.serve.org/nche/web/group.php.

Donna Cash
Supervisor, Federal Compliance
Coordinator, McKinney-Vento Program
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
P.O. Box 480, 205 Jefferson Street
Jefferson City, MO  65102-0480
Office:  573-522-8763  Fax:  573-526-6698
dese.mo.gov

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