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Welcome to the website of the North Carolina Homeless Education Program (NCHEP). NCHEP operates the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction's technical assistance center in the area of homeless education. For assistance with homeless education issues, contact NCHEP at 1-800-659-3204 (toll-free).

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What's New?

McKinney-Vento data collection for the 2014-2015 SY will open on October 1st.

For more information on McKinney-Vento 2014-2015 SY data collection, join us for a webinar on September 30th at 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

The webinar will cover:

  • Requirement for data collection,
  • Data to be compiled for entry,
  • LEA-based data entry system - HomeBase,
  • Basic Home-Base access and manipulation,
  • Overview of "Homeless" pages,
  • How to edit/delete preloaded student data,
  • How to add newly identified students,
  • How to enter student data for students not currently enrolled in your LEA, and
  • How to submit data at the end of the year.

Go to: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/529968930 to register for the webinar.

For more information about McKinney-Vento 2014-2015 SY data collection and steps necessary to ensure data entry access, visit the data collection page.


Registration for the NCHEP Liaisons' 2014/2015 Regional Compliance Forums is now open.

Register to attend the NC Homeless Education Liaisons 2014/2015 Regional Compliance Forums. Get information about the Forums. Register for the Forum in your region.


Educational Services for Immigrant Children and Those Recently Arrived in the United States

The U.S. Department of Education has released a Fact Sheet and FAQ document pertaining to the education of immigrant children and those who recently arrived in the United States as unaccompanied children. Download a copy of the document.


USE OF TITLE I FUNDS TO SUPPORT HOMELESS CHILDREN AND YOUTH

Download an important memo from the NC Department of Public Instruction and NC Homeless Education Program concerning the USE OF TITLE I FUNDS TO SUPPORT HOMELESS CHILDREN AND YOUTH.

Hold the Date!

NAEHCY 2014 Annual Conference
Paving the Way: Educating ALL Our Children & Youth

October 25-28, 2014
Kansas City, MO
The Westin Crown Center

Preconference - October 25th
Full Conference - October 26th-28th

Visit the NAEHCY Conference website to download
the conference agenda and brochure


Did You Know?...



homeless education trainingNCHEP staff members are available to provide Homeless Education training in your school district or community agency. Visit NCHEP's online training request form to request a training in your area.



nchep product collageNCHEP is pleased to announce the availability of online ordering of NCHEP products. Now you can order NCHEP brochures and posters with the click of a mouse.
Visit NCHEP's online order form to order NCHEP products in hard copy.
Download NCHEP products in electronic copy.


NCHEP listservStay informed about emerging issues in the field of homeless education and dialogue with other across the state about promising practices and strategies.


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