Empowering Educators: A Comprehensive Training on McKinney-Vento Law and Homeless Education - LPC Credit - 33036

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
7/16/2024 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, Teacher - ESL (English as a Second Language), Teacher - General Education, Teacher - Special Education
Session 59538
Fee None
Seats Left 2
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Registration Deadline 6/21/2024 12:00 am
Credit Type Licensed Professional Counselor
Duration 06:00
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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