Serving Homeless Students: LEA Requirements Under McKinney-Vento

Sloan & Veglahn

Registration Closed.
Agency: CESA 4
Agency Contact: Jessie Sloan
Agency Assistant: Emily Nelson 6087864832
Location: CESA #4
923 East Garland Street
West Salem, WI 54669
Facility: Heritage A/B
4/20/2017 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM Registration and light breakfast begins at 8:30am; lunch is served at 11:30am.

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
Participant Cancellation Policy: You must contact CESA #4 to cancel attendance one week prior to the scheduled event. CESA #4 will only provide full refund of registration fees depending on individual circumstances. Refunds depend upon the ability of CESA #4 to cancel any financial obligations created by the registration such as meals, materials, etc. CESA #4 reserves the right to cancel any workshop due to insufficient enrollment. Participants will be notified by e-mail or phone if a workshop is cancelled. If a participant is a 'no show' the school will be billed for the registration fee, or loss of the 'free' attendance slot.

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.