Navigating the School System

Published: April 5, 2022

Targeted to community-based organizations that partner with schools, this training is designed to help participants gain a deep understanding of how to navigate the public school system and its support programs for students and families experiencing homelessness. Topics covered include: the McKinney-Vento Act, eco-mapping for your community, and resources available at district and state levels. Presenters include: Mehret Tekle-Awarun, Director of Practice Innovation, Building Changes; Kayla Blau, writer and youth advocate; Joey Heilman, Education Strategy Specialist, Building Changes; and Samie Iverson, Senior Manager of Education Strategy, Building Changes.

This training was recorded on March 23, 2022 and is part of Building Changes’ Response to Student Homelessness Training Series created in partnership with the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI).

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