Mandatory McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act Training for the 2023-24 School Year Memo
The Office of ESSA-Funded Programs has released a guidance document for LEAs related to the McKinney-Vento Act:
The Mandatory McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act Training for the 2023-24 School Year Memo informs LEAs of the requirement for McKinney-Vento liaisons to attend at least one of the professional development sessions offered by the department’s technical assistance center, NYS-TEACHS, by June 30, 2024.
LEAs with questions regarding these memos can email them to CONAPPTA@nysed.gov, call NYS-TEACHS at 1-800-388-2014, or reach out to Jane Fronheiser, McKinney Vento State Coordinator at 518-473-0295.
NYS-TEACHS provides school districts, social service providers, and other professionals with free trainings and webinars about the educational rights of children and youth experiencing homelessness.
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