For Students or Families Experiencing Homelessness
The McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act is a federal law that discusses the public education of children and youth in temporary housing. Under McKinney-Vento and state law, students are considered to be in temporary housing if their nighttime residence is not fixed, regular and adequate. Some examples of temporary housing include:
- Sharing the housing of others due to loss of housing, economic hardship or other similar reason
- Living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, camping grounds
- Living in emergency or transitional shelters
- Abandoned in hospitals
- Living in a public or private place not designed for sleeping
- Living in cars, parks, abandoned buildings, bus or train stations, etc.
- Migratory living in circumstances described above
If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness, please contact your local McKinney-Vento liason below.
McKinney-Vento (homeless) Liaison for the Westmoreland Central School District
Enlace McKinney-Vento (sin hogar) para el Distrito Escolar Central de Westmoreland
McKinney-Vento (бездомный) Сотрудник Центрального школьного округа Уэстморленд
Director of PPS/K-12 Curriculum