Program Goals

  • ImageThe goals of the Homeless Education Program are to:

    • Identify all preschool (3 & 4 yrs. old) & school-aged students who are homeless or in transition.
    • Assist with school enrollment & transportation to school.
    • Remove barriers to their education.
    • Provide supplemental academic assistance (tutors).
    • Facilitate the student's ability to maintain a stable educational environment.
    • Make referrals for health & other services as needed by each child and family.
    • Educate district staff and the community about the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act and services provided by the ACPS Homeless Education Program