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Navigating McKinney-Vento: What Every Liaison Should Know. NYS-TEACHS is a project of Advocates for Children and is funded by a grant from the New York State Education Department. Presented by NYS-TEACHS Toll-free Hotline: 800-388-2014. Poll 1. Who is on the call?. Pre-Test.

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Navigating McKinney-Vento: What Every Liaison Should Know

NYS-TEACHS

is a project of Advocates for Children

and is funded

by a grant

from the

New York

State Education

Department.

Presented by NYS-TEACHS

Toll-free Hotline:

800-388-2014


Poll 1

Who is on the call?


Pre-Test


Today’sTraining


Identification

and

Enrollment


Best Practices: Identification and Enrollment

WHO does WHAT?

  • Identifies McKinney-Vento students?

  • Enters data into the student management

    system?

  • Completes and submits the STAC?

  • Arranges transportation/other services?


X

Identification: Best Practices

“Homeless”

Shared

Housing

Affidavit


Poll 2

Which forms should be completed for all students seeking enrollment who are homeless?


Identification and Enrollment: A Roadmap of Forms


Identification Forms

Identification

1.Residency Questionnaire


Identification Forms

Identification

2. STAC 202


Jessica

District C

District B

District A


Poll 3

How should Box 7A (District of Attendance Before Becoming Homeless) be filled in?


Poll 4

How should

Box 7B (District Where Last Enrolled) be filled in?


Poll 5

How should Box 8A (District of Current Location) be filled in?


Poll 6

How should Box

9A (Designated District of Attendance) be filled in?


STAC 202

  • Who should receive a copy of the completed STAC?

    • Parent

    • District A

    • District B

    • District C

    • DSS, if it placed family


Takeaways

It is important to have clearly articulated roles at the school-level to support McKinney-Vento students.

Residency Questionnaire All students

STAC 202 McKinney-Vento students


Questions?


Enrollment Forms

Enrollment

1. MV Enrollment Checklist


Poll 7

True or False?

A Caregiver Authorization Form is an enrollment form for unaccompanied homeless youth to replace proof of guardianship.


Enrollment Forms

Enrollment

2.Caretaker Authorization Form


Enrollment Forms

Enrollment

3. Other documents for UY:

NOT REQUIRED FOR ENROLLMENT

  • Caregiver Authorization form

  • Notarized letters from parents

  • Person in Parental Relation form


Poll 8

What if your supervisor disagrees with your designation of a student as homeless?


Questions?


State Aid:

Instruction and Transportation


State Aid for Instruction: A Roadmap


State Aid for Instruction

STAC 4

paper submission


State Aid for Instruction

  • Automated Verification List (AVL)

  • Online only

  • Generated by SED, verified by district

  • Approved Payment Report

  • Reimbursement mailed to district of current location


State Aid for Instruction

  • General Formula Aid Output Report

  • Online report that includes any deduction from district of origin’s aid


Questions?


Transportation

Aid


Transportation Funding

90%

Transportation Aid Ratios for districts

60%

A

V

E

R

A

G

E

M

A

X

6.5%

M

I

N


Transportation FundingSources


Takeaways

SED will reimburse a district for the cost of instruction for a McKinney-Vento student who was last permanently housed in a different district.

SED reimburses districts 60% of their approved transportation costs, on average, including those for McKinney-Vento students.


Title I, Part A

Set-Aside


Title I Set-Aside

If district has non-participating T1 schools

MUST do set-aside

Set-aside look-up: http://www.forms2.nysed.gov/emsc/titlei/supplement/home.cfm


Strategies for Determining the T1 Set-Aside Amount


Title I Set-Aside Uses

  • Academic programs and educational support services

  • Basic/emergency supplies

  • Extended library hours/after school programs

  • Counseling services

  • Parental involvement

  • Intervention programs

  • Transportationonce the student is permanently housed

  • Outreach efforts to identify the STH population and help them

  • The work of the liaison

  • Research based programs that benefit highly mobile students

  • Data collection to assess the needs/progress of STH


Takeaway

Title I funds

Many uses to support students in temporary housing


Questions?


Data

Collection


McKinney-Vento Data in SIRS

43


Questions?


Dispute

Resolution


Dispute Resolution A Roadmap of the Process


Dispute ResolutionSample District Letter


Sample Appeal Evidence


Takeaway

When there is disagreement, immediately enroll and follow the dispute resolution process.


Questions?


Post-Test

Post-Test


Important Contact Information

  • SED STAC Office (instructional aid/tuition reimbursement): (518) 474-7116

  • SED State Aid Office (transportation aid): (518) 474-2977

  • SED Information and Reporting Services (data collection): (518) 474-7965

  • SED Program Associate for Homeless Education: Melanie Faby (518) 473-5260


Outreach Posters and Brochures

NYS-TEACHS Brochures are available in English and in Spanish and NYS-TEACHS Posters in 7 languages.

Please visit our website or call 800-388-2014 to order posters and brochure. (They’re free.)


Contact Information

NYS-TEACHS

Hotline: 800-388-2014

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.nysteachs.org


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