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Staff Training

The McKinney-Vento staff training video aims to provide training and information to all school staff on how to identify and support students experiencing homelessness.  This video covers topics such as the definition of homelessness under McKinney-Vento, the rights of homeless students, strategies for identifying homeless students, and best practices for supporting these students academically and socially.  

Overall, the McKinney-Vento staff training video aims to help school staff better understand the needs of homeless students and provide the support and resources necessary for these students to succeed in school.


Working with Parents

Working with McKinney-Vento student's parents is crucial for supporting their child's education and well-being. Effective communication, active listening, and providing information about available resources can help establish trust and rapport. Engaging parents in decision-making processes can also empower them and create a positive relationship for their child's academic success.

Working with Parents



Parent testimonials can be a powerful tool for showcasing the effectiveness of a program. When parents share their positive experiences and the impact a program has had on their child, it can help build credibility and trust with potential users. Testimonials can also highlight specific features or benefits of a program that may resonate with other parents or families. 



Memorandum of Understanding

Adhering to school district's, state, and federal guidelines for Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs) is crucial for ensuring that all parties involved understand their roles and responsibilities. MOUs outline the terms and conditions of an agreement between two or more parties and help ensure that the agreement is legally binding and enforceable. By adhering to guidelines, all parties can avoid misunderstandings or disputes that may arise from unclear or ambiguous terms. Following guidelines can also ensure that MOUs comply with relevant laws and regulations, which can help prevent legal complications or penalties. Adhering to guidelines can also help ensure that MOUs are consistent with the goals and objectives of the school district, state, and federal government, which can promote positive outcomes and successful partnerships. Overall, adhering to guidelines for MOUs is critical for establishing clear expectations, promoting accountability, and ensuring successful partnerships between organizations.


Maximizing Partnerships

Collaborating with community and local partners to support students can provide a range of benefits for schools and students alike. Partnerships with organizations such as local businesses, non-profits, and community groups can offer additional resources, support, and expertise to help schools meet the needs of their students. Collaboration can lead to increased access to services and resources, such as mentoring programs, job shadowing opportunities, and after-school activities. These partnerships can also help create a sense of community, providing students with a wider network of support beyond the school walls. Collaborating with community partners can also help schools identify and address specific needs of their student population, such as access to food, housing, or mental health services. 

Maximizing Partnerships