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Children of Incarcerated Parents (COIP) Experiencing Homelessness: How the McKinney-Vento Act Can Help

Posted by Maisha Meminger - On May 21, 2014 (EST)

Children of Incarcerated Parents (COIP) Experiencing Homelessness: How the McKinney-Vento Act Can Help Wednesday, May 28, 2014 | 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM EDT Visit to register This interactive webinar will help organizations serving children of incarcerated parents (COIP) understand the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act and how it may be used to support children with parents in the criminal justice system. The McKinney-Vento Act establishes the definition of homeless used by the U.S. Department of Education, and outlines the educational rights and services available to eligible students. This webinar will equip attendees with the information needed to understand: • when COIP may be eligible for McKinney-Vento services and what to do if working with a student who may be eligible; • what services and supports are available for eligible children and which services, in particular, may benefit COIP; and •how schools and providers of services to COIP can work together to support the education of these vulnerable students. Presenters: • Madeleine de Boinville, Social Science Analyst at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Co-Chair of the Federal Interagency Working Group for Children of Incarcerated Parents • Christina Dukes, Federal Liaison, National Center for Homeless Education • Beth McCullough, Regional McKinney-Vento Coordinator, Adrian Public Schools (MI)

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Modified On : May 21, 2014
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