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McKinney-Vento Sub-Grant 2011 Presentation By: James L. Francis, Ed.D. Chris Satterfield Trish Kelly Brenda Staggs Tennessee Department of Education May 12, 2011 Presentation Focus EIS (Trish Kelly) Budget (Brenda Staggs) Application Instruction Application Dates Final Thoughts Application Prepared This application has been prepared in accordance with the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, reauthorized as Title X, Part C of ESEA. This statute may be accessed on the web at www.serve.org/nche. EIS Four Homeless Fields – uploaded from district student information systems to EIS • Homeless Student Classification (H) • Homeless Primary Nighttime Residence • Homeless Served with McKinney-Vento Funds • Homeless Unaccompanied Youth Discretionary Procedures Form without payroll Application Instructions (purpose) • Develop programs which address unique needs of homeless children and youth. • Reasons why children do not attend school – Transportation – Amount of time – Frequent school changes – Families lack of motivation – Parents Preoccupied – Supplies and clothing Unique Challenges/Education Needs • Remediation and tutoring • School supplies and clothing • Counselors who are knowledgeable • After-school and extracurricular activity • Transportation • Education process offering stability-continuity Application Instructions Cont. • Definitions (page 4) • Program Description (page 7) – facilitate enrollment, attendance, and success – Goals, completed needs assessment, activities – Assurances – Description – policies, procedures – Description – identification response – Standards, Indicators, and methods Authorized Activities (p. 7, 8 & 9 • Tutoring, supplemental • Retention services instructions, services • Before-After school • Expedited evaluations • Records • Professional • Parent training Development • Collaboration • Referral Services • Pupil services • Transportation • School Supplies • Early Childhood • Extraordinary LEA Roles and Responsibilities • All local educational agencies in Tennessee are required to: – Provide access – Best interest – eliminate barriers – Ensure free meals and textbooks – Coordination – Policies – procedures – Enrollment – Collaboration – Grant funds – expand not supplant Funding Structure • Tier 1: up to 20 – Grant range up to $1,600 • Tier 2: 21-150 – Grant range up to $12,000 • Tier 3: 151- 400 – Grant range up to $32,000 • Tier 4: 401-650 – Grant range up to $52,000 • Tier 5: 651-900 – Grant range up to $72,000 • Tier 6: 901 – Grant range up to $160,000 Application Instructions • Reports • Eligibility • Narrative and Selection • Monitoring • Fiscal Guidelines • Scoring Application • This is a competitive grant! • Must have a minimum score of 70 • Three year grant • Must submit two copies of the application • Application Title Page (EIS data) • Assurances • EIS Data (by grade) Application Continued • Collaboration Chart – Within the LEA – In the Community – Signature • Narrative Guidelines – Needs assessment – Action Plan and Evaluation – Raising Awareness and Eliminating Barriers – Program – Parental Involvement Collaboration Internal External • Title I • Early Intervention • Special Education • Head Start • Transportation • Housing agencies and • School Nutrition shelters (HUD, incl. • Migrant Education RHY) • Early Childhood • State homeless coalitions • Finance • Child Welfare • Data • Health, including mental health • Student Health Application Continued • Title I Set-Aside • Homeless Education Liaison/Contact • Budget Contact Dates • EIS data (5/23/2011) • June 10, 2011 (3:30 CST) • June 30, 2011 (Immunization Report Due, please submit asap) • May 27, 2011 all Self-Monitoring reports must be on file at the SDE Final Thoughts State and District Responsibilities States Appoint a State Coordinator of Homeless Education Remove barriers, including revising state policy/law Ensure compliance with Title X, Part C Districts Appoint a Local Homeless Education Liaison Remove barriers, including revising district policy/law Ensure compliance with Title X, Part C Supremacy Clause: U.S. Constitution, Article VI Federal law supersedes state and local law/policy Identification 1. We cannot serve children and youth if we don’t know who they are. 2. It can affect students’ eligibility for college financial aid. 3. It’s the law. 4. It affects the funding available to your state and district. New Registration Question • Where does your child stay at night? (Please check one) ___ Home/apartment owned or rented by the parent(s)/guardian(s) ___With a relative or friend (family does not have a residence) ___In a shelter ___In a motel ___In an automobile ___A campsite ___In housing that is inadequate (i.e. no electricity, running water, etc.) Other housing (please explain)_________________________________ These people can help you! CLOTHING FOOD TRANSPORTATION HOUSING EMPLOYMENT COUNSELING HEALTH SERVICES SCHOOL CONTACT For additional information, please contact Mary Maronek, Coordinator, Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program, firstname.lastname@example.org Appreciation is extended to Community Chest, PO Box 980,Virginia City, NV 98440 or (608) 261-6322, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Questions Contact Information • EIS: email@example.com • Budget: firstname.lastname@example.org • Grant: email@example.com • Grant: firstname.lastname@example.org State Contact Information • James Francis, Ed.D. 615-253-5210, email@example.com Tennessee Department of Education • Chris Satterfield 615-532-4777 firstname.lastname@example.org Tennessee Department of Education • EIS: email@example.com • Budget: firstname.lastname@example.org Resources NCHE website: www.serve.org/nche NCHE helpline: 800-308-2145 or email@example.com Other national organizations: NAEHCY (www.naehcy.org) NLCHP (www.nlchp.org) A Unique Professional Development Opportunity NAEHCY’s 23th Annual Conference November 5-8, 2011 – Pittsburgh, PA http://www.naehcy.org Thank You! Thank all of you for what you do everyday! I trust all of you will be a blessing to many in 2011.
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