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Fall 2019

LIAISON RESPONSIBILITIES (NYS)  –  (10/17/19)
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Handouts:

TRANSPORTATION (NYS) – (10/03/19)
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Handouts:
– Powerpoint (PDF)
– Tip Sheet for Transportation Directors (PDF)
– Runaway and Homeless Youth Transportation Reimbursement Form (PDF)
– Transportation for Pre-K Students (PDF)
– Transportation Guide for Students in Temporary Housing (PDF)

DETERMINING ELIGIBILITY (NYS) – (09/26/19)
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Handouts:
– Powerpoint (PDF)
– Tips for Navigating Challenging Conversations (PDF)
– Housing Questionnaire (DOCX)
– Determining McKinney-Vento Eligibility (PDF)

MCKINNEY-VENTO 101 (NYS) – (09/17/19)
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Handouts:
– Powerpoint (PDF)
– Determining McKinney-Vento Eligibility (PDF)
– Housing Questionnaire (DOCX)
– Tips for Navigating Challenging Conversations (PDF)
– Sample Transportation Protocol (DOCX)
– College Access Checklist (PDF)

PREPARING FAMILIES FOR THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL (NYC DHS) – (08/22/19)
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Handouts:
– Powerpoint (PDF)
– District 79 Brochure (PDF)
– Early Learn One-Pager (PDF)
– Education Guide for Students in Shelters (PDF)
– Back to School Flyer (PDF)

PREPARING FAMILIES FOR THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL (NYC DV PROVIDERS) – (08/20/19)
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Handouts:
– Powerpoint (PDF)
– Risk Assessment Questionnaire for School Selection (DOCX)
– School-Based Safety Plan (DOCX)
– Template Shelter Residency Letter (DOCX)
– Back to School Flyer (PDF)

Winter/Spring 2019

DATA COLLECTION & REPORTING (NYS)  –  (06/06/19)
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Handouts:
– Powerpoint (PDF)
– SIRS Data Manual (Website)
– NYS-TEACHS Data Manual (PDF)

HOW *YOU* CAN CONNECT CHILDREN EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS WITH EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION SERVICES  (ALL AUDIENCES) –  (05/30/19)
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Handouts:
– Powerpoint (PDF)
– ECAC Guide: Early Care and Education Services for Children Experiencing Homelessness (PDF)

DETERMINING ELIGIBILITY (ALL AUDIENCES)  –  (04/03/19)
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Handouts:
– Powerpoint (PDF)
– Navigating Challenging Conversations (PDF)
– Determining McKinney-Vento Eligibility (PDF)
– Housing Questionnaire (DOCX)
– Template End-of-Year Letter and Protocol (DOCX)

DISPUTE RESOLUTION (ALL AUDIENCES)  –  (03/13/19)
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Handouts:
– Powerpoint (PDF)
– Template End-of-Year Letter and Protocol (DOCX)
– Template Final Decision Letter (DOCX)
– Annotated Form Notice of Petition (PDF)
– Appeal Sample Evidence (PDF)

TRAUMA SENSITIVITY AND SCHOOL SUCCESS (ALL AUDIENCES)  –  (02/27/19)
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Handouts:
– Powerpoint (PDF)
– Alarms and Triggers (PDF)
– Matrix of School Success Strategies (PDF)
– Tips for Navigating Challenging Conversations (PDF)
– NYS-TEACHS Trauma Sensitivity Webpage

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (NYS)  –  (02/14/19)
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Handouts:
– Powerpoint (PDF)
– Creating Routines (PDF)
– Taking Care of Yourself (PDF)
– Tips for Head Start Programs (PDF)

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (NYC) – (02/12/19)
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Handouts:
– Powerpoint (PDF)
– Creating Routines (PDF)
– Taking Care of Yourself (PDF)
– Tips for Head Start Programs (PDF)

CHARTER SCHOOLS (NYS)  –  (02/07/19)
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Handouts:
– Powerpoint (PDF)
– Determining McKinney-Vento Eligibility (PDF)
– Tips for Navigating Challenging Conversations (PDF)
– Tips for Transportation Directors (PDF)

CHARTER SCHOOLS (NYC) – (02/06/18)
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Handouts:
– Powerpoint (PDF)
– Charter School Guidance Q&A (PDF)
– Tips for Transportation Directors (PDF)

TRANSPORTATION (NYC)  –  (01/15/19)
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Handouts:
– Powerpoint (PDF)
– NYC DOE Temporary Housing Transportation Request Form (PDF)
– Emergency Evaluation Request Form (PDF)
– Education Guide for Students in Shelter (PDF)

LIAISON RESPONSIBILITIES (NYS)  –  (01/10/19)
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Handouts:
– Powerpoint (PDF)
– Sample Transportation Protocol (DOCX) 
– Tips for Navigating Challenging Conversations  
(PDF)  
– Housing Questionnaire (PDF)

SCHOOL-BASED LIAISON RESPONSIBILITIES (NYC) –  (01/08/19)
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Handouts:
– Powerpoint (PDF) 
– NYC Department of Education Housing Questionnaire (PDF)
– School-Based Liaison Checklist (DOCX)

Fall 2018

COLLEGE ACCESS (ALL AUDIENCES)  –  (10/29/18)
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Handouts:
– Powerpoint (PDF)
– McKinney-Vento Liaison Checklist: Supporting College Access (PDF)
– FAFSA Determination (LINK)
– Strategies for Transitioning from High School to College (LINK)

UNACCOMPANIED YOUTH (ALL AUDIENCES)  –  (10/24/18)
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Handouts:
– Powerpoint (PDF)
– FAFSA Verification Letter (DOCX)
– NCHE Issue Brief on Unaccompanied Youth (PDF)
– Caregiver Authorization Form (PDF)
– Designation of Person in Parental Relationship Form (PDF)

MCKINNEY-VENTO 101 (NYC) – (09/18/18)
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Handouts:
– Powerpoint (PDF)
– Department of Education and Pathways to Graduation Brochure (PDF)
– Early Learn Programs Information (PDF)
– Education and Childcare Guide for Students in Temporary Housing (PDF)
– Quick Guide for Enrollment (All Languages)

Fall 2017

FUNDING AND REIMBURSEMENT (ALL AUDIENCES)  –  (12/20/17)
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Handouts:
– Powerpoint (PDF)
– Runaway and Homeless Youth Transportation Reimbursement Instructions (PDF)
– NYSED STAC Guidance (PDF)
– Implementation of Changes to Education Law § 3209 and Commissioner’s Regulation § 100.2(x) (PDF)

SUPPORTING STUDENTS DISPLACED BY NATURAL DISASTERS (ALL AUDIENCES)  –  (11/21/17)
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Handouts:
– Powerpoint (PDF)
– US DOE: Helping Families and Schools Recover in the Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey (PDF)
– Rochester City School District Families in Temporary Housing – Task Force Members (DOCX)
– Matrix of School Success Strategies (PDF)
– Tips for Navigating Challenging Conversations (PDF)