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at Advocates for Children

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

TEL 800.388.2014
FAX 212.807.6872


Each year NYSED and NYS-TEACHS provide free, comprehensive, half-day McKinney-Vento Workshops. NYS-TEACHS also provides free regional trainings across New York State for school districts, social service agencies, and other professionals about the educational rights of children and youth experiencing homelessness. For online training, sign up for our free webinars held throughout the year or watch a recorded webinar.

Regional Trainings

Please stay tuned for more information on 2017-2018 Regional Trainings.

Annual McKinney-Vento Workshops

New York State Workshops

Agendas, session slides, and accompanying materials from the Fall 2016 McKinney-Vento Workshops in Rochester and Albany are available here.

McKinney-Vento Fall 2017 Workshop
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Crowne Plaza - Syracuse
701 E Genesee St, Syracuse, NY 13210
Stay tuned for more details

McKinney-Vento Fall 2017 Workshop
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Embassy Suites - Buffalo
200 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202
Stay tuned for more details

New York City Workshops

NYS-TEACHS will be holding three December 2017 workshops at CUNY Graduate Center. Please stay tuned for more information.


One set of webinars is designed for audiences in New York City (NYC) and the other set is for audiences in all other areas of New York State (NYS). You should register for the session that is customized to your region.


Changes Regarding the Education of Homeless Children and Youth - Updates to Education Law § 3209 and Commissioner’s Regulations
Thursday, June 22, 2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Description and Registration

View materials & recordings from past webinars.

Upcoming Workshops and Trainings

Stay tuned for the Summer and Fall 2017 Workshop and Training schedules.

Upcoming Webinars

Stay tuned for the Fall/Winter 2017 Webinar series.

Webinar Schedule

Recorded Webinars and Materials

More dates, information and registration

Workshops and Training Materials

Training and Workshop Materials