at Advocates for Children
151 West 30th Street
New York, NY 10001
New York State Technical and Education Assistance Center for Homeless Students (NYS-TEACHS) provides information, referrals, and trainings to schools, school districts, social service providers, parents, and others about the educational rights of children and youth experiencing homelessness.
NYS-TEACHS is funded by the New York State Education Department (NYSED) and is housed at Advocates for Children of New York, Inc. (AFC).
Advocates for Children of New York, Inc. (AFC) works on behalf of New York City's children who are at greatest risk for school-based discrimination and/or academic failure. These include children with disabilities, ethnic minorities, immigrants, children who are homeless, children in foster care, children with limited English proficiency, and those living in poverty. AFC provides a full range of services: free individual case advocacy, technical assistance, and training for parents, students and professionals about children's educational entitlements and due process rights in New York City.
- Joao M. Da Silva, Education Specialist
- Michelle Frank, JD, Assistant Director
- Sarah A. Khan, Administrative Assistant
- Emily J. Kramer, Senior Program Analyst
- Arija Linauts, Senior Program Associate
- Marlene D. Lleva, Education Specialist
- Jennifer Pringle, JD, Project Director
Upcoming Workshops and Trainings
10/17/16 Training at Nassau BOCES
10/26/16 Training at Eastern Suffolk BOCES
11/17/16 Workshop in Rochester
11/29/16 Workshop in Albany
09/20/16 Understanding ESSA in New York State
09/27/16 Transportation for Students in Temporary Housing (NYC)
09/29/16 Transportation for Students in Temporary Housing (NYS)