COVID-19 Update: Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, our trainings are virtual and we will not be scheduling in-person events at this time. All webinars will be posted on this page, both upcoming and recently-offered webinars. You can click the links below to register for upcoming webinars or access recordings and materials from recent webinars. If you have any questions, please contact us at info@nysteachs.org.


Updated: 10/12/2021


UPCOMING WEBINARS

McKinney-Vento Liaisons – Roles & Responsibilities

October 28, 2021 9:30am to 11:00am 

All Local Educational Agencies (LEAs), which includes all school districts, charter schools, and BOCES, must designate an appropriate staff person to serve as the McKinney-Vento liaison to help students in temporary housing and their families. This session is designed especially for McKinney Vento liaisons who are new to their role in implementing the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. 

Participants will:

  • Become familiar with the role as a McKinney-Vento liaison.
  • Learn about the responsibilities to assist children and families experiencing homelessness.
  • Receive resources to support the work as a McKinney-Vento liaison.

Register now!


RECENT WEBINARS

Back to School with McKinney-Vento

The New York State Technical and Education Assistance Center offered “Back to School with McKinney-Vento” webinar on August 26th from 12:00–1:00pm. The webinar was designed to provide an opportunity to meet the members of the new NYS TEACHS Technical Assistance Center, review the provisions of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act as it relates to identification and immediate enrollment, and receive resources to support the work of McKinney-Vento liaisons.

If you missed the webinar or would like to review the content and materials further, please follow this link to access a summary of the webinar.

RECENT WEBINARS

Supporting Students in Temporary Housing: Identification & Enrollment

The New York State Technical and Education Assistance Center offered “Supporting Students in Temporary Housing: Identification & Enrollment” webinar on September 30, 2021. The webinar was designed to support McKinney-Vento Liaisons in the identification of students experiencing homelessness and in determining the eligibility of services as provided by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.

If you missed the webinar or would like to review the content and materials further, please follow this link to access a summary of the webinar.

REMINDERS 

All McKinney-Vento liaisons are required to attend a training and are required to ensure that others in their district are training. For more information please view the NYS Field Memo (PDF).

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for social workers will be available for in-person trainings unless otherwise noted. Please note that CEUs are NOT available for our webinars.