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Educating Homeless Children and Youth

KSDE is committed to helping districts serve students who are in homeless situations. Guidance is provided to districts, families, and communities who are in need of information regarding students who may be in homeless situations.

Homeless Liaison Contacts by District (PDF)
Kansas School Staff Resource Guide Homeless Children And Youth (PDF)
Self-Assessment Guide (PDF)
Homeless Fact Sheet (PDF)
Title I Homeless Set Asides - Use of Funds Fact Sheet (PDF)
McKinney-Vento Grantee - Use of Funds Fact Sheet (PDF)
Required Staff and Student Trainings (PDF)
McKinney Vento 101 (Vimeo) / Powerpoint (PDF)


Youth Poster   English (PDF)      Spanish (PDF)
Parent Poster   English (PDF)      Spanish (PDF)

McKinney-Vento Mortgage Poster (PDF)
McKinney-Vento FAFSA Poster (PDF)

McKinney Vento Office Hours

The McKinney Vento State Coordinator will offer weekly, virtual office hours on Tuesdays at 1:30 pm. A zoom link will be distributed through the McKinney Vento listserv prior to the meeting time.

McKinney Vento Listerv

The McKinney Vento Listserv is used to send out information, updates, conference dates and professional development opportunities to LEA's.

To sign up, send this information:
Subject line: McKinney Vento Listserv
Body of message: Please add (first and last name) to the McKinney Vento listserv for USD Number, USD Name, Work Phone Number
Send to this address: mruhlman@ksde.org

You should receive an e mail from the listserv within 10 business days.

Educating Homeless Children/Youth
Education Program Consultant

Maureen Ruhlman

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Main Team Page
Special Education
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Fact Sheets
Kansas Integrated Accountability System (KIAS)
Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) (external link)
Kansas’ Technical Assistance System Network (TASN) (external link)

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