Serving Homeless Students: LEA Requirements Under McKinney-Vento
Sloan & Veglahn
School district staff that work with homeless students are invited to attend a day with DPI Homeless Consultants. Legal requirements and best practices will be shared. The goal of this workshop is to provide a better understanding of the role and resources multiple staff play in regards to assisting homeless students and families.
Content to be covered:
- McKinney-Vento Law
- LEA Requirements
- District Homeless Liaison
- Identifying Homeless Students
- District Documentation
- Title I Budget/Reservation
- Budget Practices
- VISTA Position
- Collaborative activities and question/answers will be included throughout the day
- Title I Directors
- Transition Coordinators
- School Counselors
- Social Workers
- Homeless Liaison
Weather Conditions: If a workshop has been cancelled due to weather conditions, every effort will be made to reschedule the workshop. If weather conditions are questionable, please call CESA #4 Voice Mail at (608) 786-4800; Toll Free (800) 514-3075. A message will be posted regarding workshop weather cancellations.
Other Helpful Hints: Room temperatures vary from one workshop location to another, so bring a jacket or sweater for maximum comfort.
Accommodations: If you need an accommodation to participate including interpreter services (sign language or other spoken language) please email the workshop contact to set up these services. A two-week notice is appreciated.
CESA #4 IS HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE.