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The only national event of its kind, NAEHCY’s annual conference provides professional development and networking opportunities for roughly 1,000 attendees.

2012 Conference Handouts

Preconference Institute Materials

A Whole Child Approach: Supporting the Social, Emotional, Physical, and Academic Needs of Homeless Students
Kay Carreira | Ron Thompson | Dearsley Vernon
A Whole Child Approach: Supporting the Social, Emotional, Physical, and Academic Needs of Homeless Students PPT

Educating Children and Youth in Homeless Situations: Laws, Policies, and How They Work in Real Life
Barbara Duffield | Patricia Julianelle
Educating Children and Youth in Homeless Situations: Laws, Policies, and How They Work in Real Life PPT

Establishing Partnerships with HUD & Housing Groups – the How
Joseph Sanchez | Dana Scott | Lynda Thistle-Elliott | Marty Brennan | Jocelyne Pinsonneault | Pam Kies-Lowe | Cathy Haller | Crystal Haslett
Establishing Partnerships with HUD & Housing Groups - the How PPT

Navigating the Higher Education Process
Marcia Weston | Misti Ruthven | Jennifer Martin | Cyekeia Lee
Navigating the Higher Education Process PPT

Professional Ethics in Action when Working with Runaway and Homeless Youth
Jeanne Stamp
Ethical considerations in working with homeless youth and families PPT
Case studies PPT
Ethics in action worksheet WORD

Strategies for Helping Unaccompanied Youth Access School and Services
Barb Dexter | Larissa Dickinson | Katara Jordan
Strategies for meeting the educational needs of unaccompanied youth PPT

Supporting a Child’s First and Most Influential Teachers
Tim Stahlke
Supporting a Child’s First and Most Influential Teachers PPT
Opening Reflection Questions WORD
Closing Reflection Questions WORD
Handout 1  PDF
Handout 2: An Inventory of Present Practices of School, Family, and Community Partnerships PDF

Young Homeless Children: Key Strategies for Success in School
Bettye Poole | Grace Whitney | Francine Hahn
Serving Young Children Experiencing Homelessness Preconference Institute PPT

Concurrent Session Materials

Anyone Can Do Service!
Tinnycua Williams
Anyone can do service! PPT

Beyond Poverty: Brain-Inspired Ways to Understand and Respond to Poverty
Heather Higgins | Debra Ingersoll
Beyond Poverty: Brain-Inspired Ways to Understand and Respond to Poverty PDF

Beyond the In-Service: Getting Your School District Truly Invested in McKinney-Vento
Noemi Berumen | Jennifer Jones | Patricia Julianelle | Cheryl Thomas
Beyond the In-Service: Getting Your School District Truly Invested in McKinney-Vento PPT

Breaking Down Silos Between Public Schools, Community Agencies, and Juvenile Justice Systems on Behalf of Homeless Youth
Chris Webster
M
aking A Broken System Work: Effective Collaboration Between LEA’s, Community Organizations, and the Continuum of Care PDF

Building a Community System to Support Positive Development and Resilience Among Young Children and Families Experiencing Homelessness
Angela Merkert | Wendy Wintermute
Resilience and Empowerment: Supporting  Young Children and Families Experiencing Homelessness PPT

Building Bridges of Hope: From Conflict to Solutions
Victoria Cofield-Aber | JoAnna Durham | Taneka Hamond
Building Bridges of Hope: From Conflict to Solution PPT

Data Dynamite: Mining a Collaborative Partnership for Demographics that Make a Difference
Martha Smallwood | Heather Melchor
Data Dynamite:Mining a Collaborative Partnership for Demographics that Make a Difference PDF

Diving RIght In! The DIGS Transitional Living Program from the Ground Up
Lindsey Parton | Erin Oligschlaeger
Diving RIght In! The DIGS Transitional Living Program from the Ground Up PPT

Educational Support for Homeless Youth: Lessons Learned From a Pilot Service-Based Intervention
Rachel Peterson | Jamison Fargo | Camille Odell
Educational Support for Homeless Youth: Lessons Learned from a Pilot Service-Based Intervention PPT

Educating Homeless Children After School: Collaborations that Work from Community Gardens to Harnessing the Power of Volunteers
Tinnycua Williams | Dona Anderson
Educating Homeless Children After School: Collaborations that Work from Community Gardens to Harnessing the Power of Volunteers PPT

Educating Children and Youth in Homeless Situations: Laws, Policies, and How They Work in Real Life
Barbara Duffield
Educating Children and Youth in Homeless Situations: Laws, Policies, and How They Work in Real Life PPT

Effective Collaboration Between Migrant and Homeless Education Programs
Lisa Phillips
Effective Collaboration  Between Migrant and Homeless State Education Programs PPT

Effective Collaboration Between Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs and McKinney-Vento Liaisons
Julie Davis | Sara Orris
Effective Collaboration Between Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs and McKinney-Vento Liaisons PPT

Eligible or Not? Understanding the McKinney-Vento Definition of Homeless
Jan Moore | Christina Dukes
Eligible or Not? Understanding the McKinney-Vento Definition of Homeless PPT

Facilitating Resilience in the Face of Poverty and Hardship: Program Components Positively Impacting Academic Success
Michele Einspar
Facilitating Resilience in the Face of Poverty and Hardship:  Program Components Having a Positive Impact on Academic Success PPT

Help! I Don’t Speak Housing!
Jeremy Rosen | Mattie Lord
Help! I Don’t Speak Housing! PPT

How NOT to Get Sued for McKinney-Vento Noncompliance: Advancements in Homeless Education From Litigation and Legal Q&A
Eric Tars | Maura McInerney | Roberta Ritvo
McKinney-Vento Compliance and Other Lessons from Litigation PPT

Hot Flashes: Sizzling Ideas For Creating Comprehensive Community Collaborations That Work
Eileen Worthington | Kim Gehrke | Ann Schwarm | Patricia Walton
Hot Flashes: Sizzling Ideas for Creating Comprehensive Community Collaborations That Work PDF
Resources PDF

I Have Data, Now What? Red Hot Report Solutions for School Improvement, School, District and Community Reporting
Karen Roy | Pam Kies-Lowe
I Have Data, Now What? Red Hot Report Solutions for School Improvement, School, District and Community Reporting PDF
Items to Consider When Developing Your Data Collection Tool and Report Templates DOC
Sample Data EXCEL

Instructional Strategies and Practices of Teachers Working with Students Experiencing Homelessness
Kimberly Pickles | Stephanie Leek
Instructional Strategies and Practices of Teachers Who Work with Students Experiencing Homelessness PPT

Lessons Learned: What Can Twenty Years Teach You?
Tara Wallace | Jani Koester, Teacher | Amy Noble
Lessons Learned: What 20 Years Can Teach You PDF
Building Best Practices for Homeless Students in Middle and High School PDF
Building Best Practices for Unaccompanied Youth: Questions to Consider PDF
Garbage Bag Activity PDF
Get the Word Out to your community: McKinney-Vento PDF
Get the Word Out: Professional Development Worksheet PDF
Goodbye Activities PDF
Helpful Hints for Tutors and Volunteers PDF
New Student Planning Sheet PDF
Potential Warning Signs of Homelessness PDF
Regional Homeless Liaison Meetings: Checklist PDF
Madison Metropolitan School District Student/Family Residence Questionnaire PDF
Tips for Bus and Taxi Drivers when Transporting Students Experiencing Homelessness PDF
Tips for School Nurses and Health Aides PDF
Transportation Agreement PDF
Transportation Notes PDF
Understanding Mobility and Homelessness Class Information PDF
Using a Camera: Build Community and Welcoming Practices PDF
Unaccompanied Youth (UY) Safety Checklist PDF
What Homeless Youth Want You To Know PDF
Who We Are: Voices in Our Community PDF
Working with Highly Mobile and Homeless Families PDF

Paint by Number: Understanding Numerical Patterns as Images of Student Success
Christina Endres
Paint by Number: Understanding Numerical Patterns as Images of Student Success PPT
2010 Report on Indiana’s Homeless Children and Youth PDF
2009 Report on Indiana’s Homeless Children and Youth PDF
Georgia
McKinney-Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth Data Collection Summary FY08-FY10 PDF

Paving the Way to Higher Education for Students Experiencing Homelessness
Christina Dukes | Jennifer Martin
Paving the Way to College for Students Experiencing Homelessness PPT

Practical Tools and Resources from NCHE and NAEHCY
Diana Bowman | Dana Scott
NCHE and NAEHCY: Tools and Resources PPT

Programs that Promote Healing and Improve Learning Outcomes for Children Experiencing Homelessness and Trauma Due to Domestic Violence
Joanne Osterland

Programs that Promote Healing and Improve Learning Outcomes for Children Experiencing Homelessness and Trauma Due to Domestic Violence PPT

Project CATCH - Community Action Targeting Children Who are Homeless
Peter Donlon | Emma Pope, Outreach Case Manager | Christine Shaw
Project CATCH - Community Action Targeting Children Who are Homeless PPT
The Impact of Trauma on Child Development PDF
A Pilot Study Comparing Two Developmental Screening Tools for Use With Homeless Children PDF
The role of supportive housing in homeless children's well-being: An investigation of child welfare and educational outcomes PDF
Understanding the Ecology and Development of Children and Families Experiencing Homelessness: Implications for Practice, Supportive Services, and Policy PDF

Qualities of Effective Teachers: Working with Students who are Homeless, Highly Mobile, or Placed At-risk
Patricia Popp | Xianxuan Xu
Qualities of Effective Teachers: Working With Students Who Are Homeless, Highly Mobile, or Placed At-risk PPT

Red Hot Solutions from Kansas: Community Connections to Assist Homeless Children and Youth
Alison Banikowski | Larry Katzif | Heather Schoonover
Red Hot Solutions from Kansas: Community Connections to Assist Homeless Children and Youth PDF

Removing Barriers & Finding Families: Increasing the Identification of Homeless Students
Christina Endres
Removing Barriers & Finding Families: Increasing the Identification of Homeless Students PPT

Rural Reality: Understanding Homelessness Outside of an Urban Setting
Wendy Kinnear
Poverty and Rural Homelessness PPT

School on Wheels: A Model for Using Your Community’s Resources to Engage Homeless Children and Youth in Their Education
Linda Huddle
School on Wheels:
A Model for Using Your Community’s Resources to Engage Homeless Children and Youth in Their Education PDF

Six Minute Online Training
Kim Gehrke | Larry Pfeiffer, Regional Supt., Regional Office of Education | Ann Schwarm
Six Minute Online Training PPT
Local Liaison Training Video MP4 VIDEO
Bus Driver Training Video MP4 VIDEO
Secretary Training Video MP4 VIDEO
Teacher Training Video MP4 VIDEO

Students Against Hunger and Homelessness (SAHH) - A College and Students’ Response
Mary Ann Prado | Teishica Awaysa | Natalia Stimac
Students Against Hunger and Homelessness: A College And Students Response Against Hunger And Homelessness PDF

Supporting Foster Care Students Through Collaboration and Cross-Agency Training
Kathi Sheffel | Amy Parmentier
Supporting Foster Care Students PPT

Supporting Unaccompanied Homeless Youth: A Model for Community Collaboration
Kathi Sheffel | Felicea Meyer-DeLoatch
Supporting

Unaccompanied Youth: A Model for Community Collaboration PPT

Student Records Do’s and Don’ts, Mays And Shalls: Everything You Want To Know But Are Afraid To Ask
Sherman Garnett | Brenda Dowdy
Student Records: Everything You Wanted To Know But Were Afraid To Ask PPT

The Best Summer Ever: 21st Century Opportunities for Homeless Students
Judith Martinez | Tom Denning | Tenley Stillwell
The Best Summer Ever: 21st Century Opportunities for Homeless Students PDF

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: A Consumer’s Guide to Research on Homeless Education
Jan Moore | Diana Bowman
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: A Consumer’s Guide to Research on Homeless Education PPT

The Power of Community: It’s All About Relationship
Jeanne Carroll
The Power of Community: It’s All About Relationships PPT

Transportation for Homeless Students: What’s Working
Karen Madrone | Diana Bowman
Transporting Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness PDF

Trauma-Informed Services for Homeless Students: How Our Community Is Reaching Out and Changing Lives
Jean West
Trauma-Informed Services for Homeless Students: How our Community is Reaching out and Changing Lives PPT

Unaccompanied Youth: Legal Rights and Legal Advocacy
Liz McGrath | Patricia Julianelle
Unaccompanied Youth: Legal Rights and Legal Advocacy PPT
Unaccompanied Homeless Youth Scenarios WORD

Undocumented Youth: Rights to Education and Paths to Legal Status
Gabriele Ross | Megan McKenna
Supporting Undocumented Homeless Youth PPT

Unsecured Housing in the Migrant Agricultural Environment for the Student = Migrant and McKinney Blend, Pack, Unpack, Pack
Marc Fortney
How McKinney & Migrant Education Work Together to Serve Migrant Students Experiencing Housing Insecurity PPT

Untangling the Web: Implementing the HEARTH Act
Margaret Schuelke | Sonya Hunte | Sara Smith | Beth Vann-Turnbull
Untangling the Web: Collaborations Between Housing Agencies and School Districts to Meet HEARTH Act Requirements PPT

Using Statewide Networks to Assist Homeless Youth in Making Successful Transitions to Postsecondary Programs
Marcia Weston
Statewide Networks and Postsecondary Programs PPT

What’s Hot and What’s Not: A Federal Policy Update
Barbara Duffield
What’s Hot and What’s Not: A Federal Policy Update PPT

When Two Laws Go Walking: IDEA and McKinney-Vento Serving Students with Disabilities Experiencing Homelessness
Patricia Popp

When Two Laws Go Walking: IDEA and McKinney-Vento Serving Students with Disabilities Experiencing Homelessness PPT
NAEHCY Memo:
LEA Responsibilities to Evaluate Students for Special Education Pursuant to a Parental Request, When Students Have Missed Long Periods of Schooling WORD
Highly Mobile Children and Youth with Disabilities: Policies and Practices in Five States PDF
Questions and Answers on Special Education and Homelessness PDF
Response to “Questions and Answers on Special Education and Homelessness” of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) WORD

Youth Creating Change Through Film and Art
Wendy Wintermute | Vittoria Totaro
Youth Creating Change Film & Art Festival PDF

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