The following materials and resources have been developed
especially for use by homeless education liaisons and community
EDUCATION LIAISON TOOLBOX
Getting It Right Flowchart
This flowchart visually describes the process of identifying and
enrolling homeless students at the school and community level. It
is designed for use by homeless education liaisons, school staff,
service providers, shelters, families and unaccompanied youth.
This document can be used with the PowerPoint
presentation above to increase the identification and
referral of homeless students to homeless education liaisons.
Liaison Worksheet: Determining Homeless Status & School
Enrollment Requirements and Enrollment Dispute Resolution
This worksheet is designed to guide liaisons through the process
of identifying homeless students and to gather information on
school enrollment options. The content reflects the latest
federal guidance and uses the language of the law.
This document outlines 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.
Most Frequently Asked Questions on Education Rights of
Children and Youth in Homeless Situations
question about transportation of school of origin? Use this link
to download a PDF document that provides
answers to frequently asked questions on education for
homeless children and youth and basic information and tools to
assist homeless education liaisons, school staff, community
service providers and families.
Page Last Updated on October 2, 2014