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Pre- and in-service teachers lack the skills to identify and support students experiencing homelessness. This introductory micro-course provides the foundations of the McKinney-Vento Act. The McKinney-Vento Act requires all school districts to provide a liaison within the district that supports students experiencing homelessness. Unfortunately, pre-and in-service teachers lack training in the supports McKinney-Vento Act affords. Further, any person within a school campus must be aware of McKinney-Vento Act and support students experiencing homelessness. Research shows that educators, staff, and administrators do not have proper training in identifying students experiencing homelessness. Further, adults lack the communication skills and tools to help students experiencing homelessness. This is the first course in a series of micro-courses on McKinney-Vento and supporting students experiencing homelessness.

McKinney-Vento Act

  • Asynchronous- This option allows educators to work through the course at their own pace. The program is a three-hour course that integrates individual and reflective tasks to check for understanding. The course will provide specific strategies that educators can immediately transfer to their classrooms.

    Blended/Hybrid- The blended option includes discussion and interaction with an expert in self-regulated learning. The course will have deadlines and collaboration with a self-regulated learning expert. Please contact us for pricing.

    Synchronous- This option is a flipped model. Learners will begin the course with an asynchronous section to develop foundational knowledge on the topic. Following asynchronous sections, either through Zoom or other conferencing tools, students will meet with an expert in self-regulated learning and communicate and collaborate. The program revolves around the needs of each client. The model is student-centered and includes project-based, authentic, collaborative learning, enhancing transfer to the classroom. Please contact us for pricing.

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