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NYS-TEACHS
at Advocates for Children

151 West 30th Street
5th Floor
New York, NY 10001

TEL 800.388.2014
FAX 212.807.6872

info@nysteachs.org

About Us

About NYS-TEACHS

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).

About 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.

NYS-TEACHS Staff

  • Karen E. Chicas, Administrative Assistant
  • Joao M. Da Silva, Education Specialist
  • Michelle Frank, JD, Assistant Director
  • 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

McKinney-Vento 101 @ HSU
Fri, Sept 19, 2014
New York, NY

Long Island
Thurs, Nov 6, 2014
Melville, NY

Rochester
Fri, Nov 14, 2014
Rochester, NY

New York City
3 Dates
Nov 18, Dec 2, & Dec 9, 2014

MORE WORKSHOP DETAILS

Upcoming Webinars

McKinney-Vento 101 (NYC)
Fri, Sept 19, 2014
10 - 11 am

Navigating McKinney-Vento: Forms and Procedures (NYS)
Tue, Sept 30, 2014
10 - 11 am

Recorded Webinars and Materials

Workshops and Training Materials

Training and Workshop Materials

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