Liaison Toolbox

The following materials and resources have been developed especially for use by homeless education liaisons and community service providers. Getting it Right

Liaison School Referral Form

Webinar - Supporting Kids Together
Homeless Service & Education Partnerships in Vermont

Homeless shelter/service providers and PreK to 12 school partners are often serving the same kids and families who are homeless or experiencing housing crisis. The two systems have many overlapping goals when working with homeless students and their families. Learn more about the resources available in Vermont and hear from peers about their strong collaborative partnerships in Franklin and Caledonia Counties.

Homeless Liaison Worksheet: Determining Homeless Status & School Placement
Guide for liaisons to identify homeless students and to gather information on school enrollment options. The content reflects the latest federal guidance and uses the language of the law.

Enrollment Requirements and Dispute Resolution Process
A three-step process to address school enrollment guidelines for homeless children and youth and provides enrollment dispute and appeal process guidelines.

Parent and Youth Information Posters
These posters can be used by homeless education liaisons, school, and community personnel as a handout or as a poster to explain the educational rights under the McKinney-Vento Act.

FAQs on Education Rights of Children and Youth in Homeless Situations


Beth Meyer at or (802) 479-3112

Page Last Updated on January 24, 2016