Empowering Educators: A Comprehensive Training on McKinney-Vento Law and Homeless Education - 32855

This workshop is designed to empower educators with a comprehensive understanding of the McKinney-Vento Act. Participants will learn about the legal requirements of McKinney-Vento, including identification, enrollment, and educational stability for students experiencing homelessness. We will explore key topics, including the definition of homelessness according to The McKinney-Vento Act, the impact of homelessness on student learning, best practices for providing academic and emotional support, and strategies and practical tools to connect homeless students with the appropriate community resources and support. Participants will leave with a thorough understanding of the unique challenges faced by students experiencing homelessness and the role of educators in identifying, supporting, and advocating for students who are eligible for support and services under the McKinney-Vento Act.

Schedule & Location
6/20/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ESC Region 11
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Audiences
Central Office Administrators, Charter School Personnel, Counselors, Federal Program Directors/Coordinators, McKinney-Vento, Assistant Principals, Bus Drivers, Coordinators, Migrant, Principals
Objectives
Participants will: 1. Understand the legal requirements of the McKinney-Vento Act, including identification, enrollment, and educational stability for students experiencing homelessness. 2. Develop an awareness of the unique challenges homeless students face in their academic and personal lives. 3. Prepare to support and advocate for students experiencing homelessness.
Session 59537
Fee None
Seats Left 15
T-TESS 3.3

Registration Deadline 6/21/2024 12:00 am
Credit Type Continuing Professional Education
Duration 06:00
T-PESS

Presenter
Maria Collins ESC Region 11


Maria Collins

For assistance contact:

Maria Collins
Digital Resources Consultant
mcollins@esc11.net
(817) 740-7562

Lesley Cathey

For assistance contact:

Lesley Cathey
TEHCY Team Lead
lcathey@esc11.net